Psalm 105:12



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New American Standard Bible

When they were only a few men in number, Very few, and strangers in it.

King James Version

When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Holman Bible

When they were few in number, very few indeed, and temporary residents in Canaan,

International Standard Version

When the Hebrews were few in number so very few and were sojourners in it,

A Conservative Version

when they were but a few men in number, yea, very few, and sojourners in it.

American Standard Version

When they were but a few men in number, Yea, very few, and sojourners in it.

Amplified

When they were but a few men in number, in fact, very few, and were temporary residents and strangers in it,

Bible in Basic English

When they were still small in number, and strange in the land;

Darby Translation

When they were a few men in number, of small account, and strangers in it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

when they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Julia Smith Translation

In their being men of number, as few and strangers in it.

King James 2000

When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When they were {few in number}-- a trifle--and [were] sojourners in it,

Modern King James verseion

when they were a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When there was yet but a few of them - and they strangers in the land -

NET Bible

When they were few in number, just a very few, and resident aliens within it,

New Heart English Bible

when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.

New simplified Bible

They were a few men in number, very few, and strangers in it.

The Emphasized Bible

While as yet they were men easily counted, - A very few, and sojourners therein;

Webster

When they were a few men in number; yes, very few, and strangers in it.

World English Bible

when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

In their being few in number, But a few, and sojourners in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מת 
Math 
men , few , few , friends , number , persons , small , with
Usage: 21

in number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 98

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Work On Behalf Of Israel

11 Saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan As the portion of your inheritance," 12 When they were only a few men in number, Very few, and strangers in it. 13 And they wandered about from nation to nation, From one kingdom to another people.


Cross References

Genesis 34:30

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me by making me odious among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and my men being few in number, they will gather together against me and attack me and I will be destroyed, I and my household."

Deuteronomy 7:7

"The LORD did not set His love on you nor choose you because you were more in number than any of the peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples,

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;

Genesis 23:4

"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

Deuteronomy 26:5

"You shall answer and say before the LORD your God, 'My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down to Egypt and sojourned there, few in number; but there he became a great, mighty and populous nation.

Genesis 17:8

"I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."

Isaiah 51:2

"Look to Abraham your father And to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain; When he was but one I called him, Then I blessed him and multiplied him."

Ezekiel 33:24-33

"Son of man, they who live in these waste places in the land of Israel are saying, 'Abraham was only one, yet he possessed the land; so to us who are many the land has been given as a possession.'

Acts 7:5

"But He gave him no inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, and yet, even when he had no child, He promised that HE WOULD GIVE IT TO HIM AS A POSSESSION, AND TO HIS DESCENDANTS AFTER HIM.

Hebrews 11:12

Therefore there was born even of one man, and him as good as dead at that, as many descendants AS THE STARS OF HEAVEN IN NUMBER, AND INNUMERABLE AS THE SAND WHICH IS BY THE SEASHORE.

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