Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

That first slaughter which Jonathan and his armor bearer made was about twenty men within about half a furrow in an acre of land.

King James Version

And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armourbearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were an half acre of land, which a yoke of oxen might plow.

Holman Bible

In that first assault Jonathan and his armor-bearer struck down about 20 men in a half-acre field.

International Standard Version

In the initial attack, Jonathan and his armor bearer struck down about twenty men in an area of about half an acre of land.

A Conservative Version

And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armor bearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were half a furrow's length in an acre of land.

American Standard Version

And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armorbearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were half a furrow's length in an acre of land.

Amplified

And that first slaughter which Jonathan and his armor-bearer made was about twenty men within about a half acre of land [which a yoke of oxen might plow].

Bible in Basic English

And at their first attack, Jonathan and his servant put to the sword about twenty men, all inside the space of half an acre of land.

Darby Translation

And that first slaughter which Jonathan and his armour-bearer wrought was about twenty men, as it were on the half-furrow of an acre of land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And that first slaughter which Jonathan and his armourbearer made was about twenty men within as it were a half acre of land, which a yoke of oxen might plow.

Julia Smith Translation

And the first blow which Jonathan struck, and he lifting up his arms, will be about twenty men in about half the furrow of a yoke of a field.

King James 2000

And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armorbearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were a half acre of land, which a yoke of oxen might plow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So was the first attack [in] which Jonathan and {his armor bearer} killed about twenty men within about half of a furrow in an acre of [an] open field.

Modern King James verseion

And this was the first blow, when Jonathan and his armor-bearer struck about twenty men in about half of a furrow of an acre of a field.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And that first slaughter which Jonathan and his harness bearer made was upon a twenty men, within the compass as it were about a half acre of land.

NET Bible

In this initial skirmish Jonathan and his armor bearer struck down about twenty men in an area that measured half an acre.

New Heart English Bible

That first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armor bearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were half a furrow's length in an acre of land.

New simplified Bible

In that first slaughter Jonathan and the young man killed about twenty men in an area of about half an acre.

The Emphasized Bible

And the first smiting wherewith Jonathan and his armour-bearer smote, was about twenty men, - within, as it were, half a furrow's length of a yoke of land.

Webster

And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armor-bearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were a half-acre of land, which a yoke of oxen might plow.

World English Bible

That first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armor bearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were half a furrow's length in an acre of land.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the first smiting which Jonathan and the bearer of his weapons have smitten is of about twenty men, in about half a furrow of a yoke of a field,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

מכּה מכּה 
Makkah 
Usage: 48

יונתן 
Yownathan 
Usage: 11

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

within as it were an half
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

מענה 
Ma`anah 
Usage: 2

of land
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

צמד 
Tsemed 
Usage: 15

Verse Info

Context Readings

Jonathan Leads The Counterattack

13 Then Jonathan climbed up on his hands and feet, with his armor bearer behind him; and they fell before Jonathan, and his armor bearer put some to death after him. 14 That first slaughter which Jonathan and his armor bearer made was about twenty men within about half a furrow in an acre of land. 15 And there was a trembling in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders trembled, and the earth quaked so that it became a great trembling.





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