Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leads to Ophrah, to the land of Shual;

New American Standard Bible

And the raiders came from the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned toward Ophrah, to the land of Shual,

King James Version

And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned unto the way that leadeth to Ophrah, unto the land of Shual:

Holman Bible

Raiding parties went out from the Philistine camp in three divisions. One division headed toward the Ophrah road leading to the land of Shual.

International Standard Version

Raiders went out of the Philistine camp in three companies. One company turned in the direction of Ophrah, to the land of Shual,

A Conservative Version

And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies. One company turned to the way that leads to Ophrah, to the land of Shual,

American Standard Version

And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned unto the way that leadeth to Ophrah, unto the land of Shual;

Amplified

And raiders came out of the Philistine camp in three companies; one company turned toward Ophrah, to the land of Shual,

Bible in Basic English

And three bands of men came out from the Philistines to make an attack; one band went by the road which goes to Ophrah, into the land of Shual:

Darby Translation

And the ravagers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned the way of Ophrah, into the land of Shual;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And three companies came out of the camp of the Philistines to destroy the land. One company turned unto the way that leads to Ophrah unto the land of Shual.

Julia Smith Translation

And he destroying will come forth from the camp of the rovers, three heads: one head will turn to the way of Ophrah, to the land of Shual:

King James 2000

And raiders came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned unto the way that leads to Ophrah, unto the land of Shual:

Lexham Expanded Bible

The {raiders} went out from the camp of [the] Philistines [in] three divisions. One division turned on the road to Ophrah toward the land of Shual.

Modern King James verseion

And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies. One company turned to the way to Ophrah, to the land of Shual.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there came out of the host of the Philistines three companies, to destroy: one company turned unto the way that leadeth to Ophrah unto the land of Shual;

NET Bible

Raiding bands went out from the camp of the Philistines in three groups. One band turned toward the road leading to Ophrah by the land of Shual;

New Heart English Bible

The spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leads to Ophrah, to the land of Shual;

The Emphasized Bible

And the spoilers came forth out of the camp of the Philistines, in three companies, the first company, turned unto the way of Ophrah, unto the land of Shual;

Webster

And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leadeth to Ophrah, to the land of Shual:

Youngs Literal Translation

And the destroyer goeth out from the camp of the Philistines -- three detachments; the one detachment turneth unto the way of Ophrah, unto the land of Shual;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

of the camp
מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

of the Philistines
פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

in three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

unto the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

עפרה 
`Ophrah 
Usage: 8

unto the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Hard Times For Israel

16 Saul, and Jonathan his son, and the people who were present with them, stayed in Geba of Benjamin: but the Philistines encamped in Michmash. 17 The spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leads to Ophrah, to the land of Shual; 18 and another company turned the way to Beth Horon; and another company turned the way of the border that looks down on the valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness.



Cross References

Joshua 18:23

Avvim, Parah, Ophrah,

1 Samuel 14:15

There was a trembling in the camp, in the field, and among all the people; the garrison, and the spoilers, they also trembled; and the earth quaked: so there was an exceeding great trembling.

Joshua 19:3

Hazar Shual, Balah, Ezem,

1 Samuel 11:11

It was so on the next day, that Saul put the people in three companies; and they came into the midst of the camp in the morning watch, and struck the Ammonites until the heat of the day: and it happened, that those who remained were scattered, so that no two of them were left together.

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