Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and behold, the multitude melted away, and they went [here] and there.

New American Standard Bible

Now Saul’s watchmen in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude melted away; and they went here and there.

King James Version

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down one another.

Holman Bible

When Saul’s watchmen in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, they saw the panicking troops scattering in every direction.

International Standard Version

Saul's sentries in Gibeah of Benjamin watched as the camp was in disarray, going this way and that.

A Conservative Version

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went [here] and there.

American Standard Version

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went hither and thither.

Amplified

Saul’s watchmen in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude melted away and they went here and there.

Bible in Basic English

And the watchmen of Saul, looking out from Geba in the land of Benjamin, saw all the army flowing away and running here and there.

Darby Translation

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on slaying one another.

Julia Smith Translation

And the watchman to Saul will see in the hill of Benjamin, and behold, the multitude melting away, and going, and fighting.

King James 2000

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went here and there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the lookouts of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin saw {that} the multitude {surged back and forth}.

Modern King James verseion

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude had melted away and went on here and there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin saw. And behold, the people scattered and ran hither and thither.

NET Bible

Saul's watchmen at Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin looked on as the crowd of soldiers seemed to melt away first in one direction and then in another.

New Heart English Bible

The watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and behold, the multitude melted away, and scattered.

The Emphasized Bible

And the scouts of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and lo! the camp, melted away, hither and thither.

Webster

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down one another.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin see, and lo, the multitude hath melted away, and it goeth on, and is beaten down.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

of Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

in Gibeah
גּבעה 
Gib`ah 
Usage: 45

בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and, behold, the multitude
המן המון 
Hamown 
Usage: 83

מוּג 
Muwg 
Usage: 17

and they went
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

הלם 
Halam 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

A Defeat For The Philistines

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. 16 The watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and behold, the multitude melted away, and they went [here] and there. 17 Then Saul said to the people who were with him, "Count now, and see who is missing from us." When they had counted, behold, Jonathan and his armor bearer were not there.



Cross References

Judges 7:22

They blew the three hundred trumpets, and Yahweh set every man's sword against his fellow, and against all the army; and the army fled as far as Beth Shittah toward Zererah, as far as the border of Abel Meholah, by Tabbath.

1 Samuel 14:20

Saul and all the people who were with him were gathered together, and came to the battle: and behold, every man's sword was against his fellow, [and there was] a very great confusion.

2 Chronicles 20:22-25

When they began to sing and to praise, Yahweh set ambushers against the children of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir, who had come against Judah; and they were struck.

Psalm 58:7

Let them vanish as water that flows away. When they draw the bow, let their arrows be made blunt.

Psalm 68:2

As smoke is driven away, so drive them away. As wax melts before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.

Isaiah 19:2

I will stir up the Egyptians against the Egyptians, and they will fight everyone against his brother, and everyone against his neighbor; city against city, and kingdom against kingdom.

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