Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

When ye were but few, even a 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 you were few in number very few, and strangers at that

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

When ye were but a few men in number, Yea, very few, and sojourners in it;

Amplified

When they were but few, even a very few, and only temporary residents and strangers in it,

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

When ye were a few men in number, Of small account, and strangers in it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

when ye were but few in number, and strangers in it.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

When you were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When you were few in number, little, and sojourners [were] in it,

Modern King James verseion

when you were but few, even a few, and strangers in it,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When you were a small company in number, even but a few, and thereto strangers therein.

NET Bible

When they were few in number, just a very few, and foreign residents within it,

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

While, as yet, ye were men who could be counted, a very few, and sojourners therein:

Webster

When ye were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

When ye are few of number, As a little thing, and sojourners in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When ye were but few
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

even a few
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

and strangers
גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 98

Verse Info

Context Readings

David's Psalm Of Thanksgiving

18 Saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan, As the portion of your inheritance." 19 When they were only a few in number, Very few, and strangers in it, 20 And they wandered about from nation to nation, And 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,

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 11:13

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

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