Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Again the Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man that we may fight together."

King James Version

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Holman Bible

Then the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me a man so we can fight each other!”

International Standard Version

The Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel today. Send me one man and let's fight together."

A Conservative Version

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day. Give me a man, that we may fight together.

American Standard Version

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Amplified

And the Philistine said, I defy the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Bible in Basic English

And the Philistine said, I have put to shame the armies of Israel this day; give me a man so that we may have a fight together.

Darby Translation

And the Philistine said, I have defied the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Julia Smith Translation

And he of the rovers will say, I upbraided the ranks of Israel this day; ye shall give to me a man and we will fight together.

King James 2000

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the Philistine said, "I hereby defy the battle lines of Israel today! Give me a man so that we may fight each other!"

Modern King James verseion

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day. Give me a man, and we will fight together.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Philistine said, "I have defied the host of Israel this day; give me a man and let us fight together."

NET Bible

Then the Philistine said, "I defy Israel's troops this day! Give me a man so we can fight each other!"

New Heart English Bible

The Philistine said, "I defy the armies of Israel this day. Give me a man, that we may fight together."

The Emphasized Bible

And the Philistine said - I, reproach the ranks of Israel, this day, - give me a man, that we may fight together.

Webster

And the Philistine said, I defy the armies of Israel this day; give me a man, that we may fight together.

World English Bible

The Philistine said, "I defy the armies of Israel this day! Give me a man, that we may fight together!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Philistine saith, 'I have reproached the ranks of Israel this day; give to me a man, and we fight together.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

I defy
חרף 
Charaph. 
Usage: 41

the armies
מערכה 
Ma`arakah 
Usage: 19

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

me a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Philistine Champion Taunts Israel

9 If he is able to fight with me and to overcome me, then will we be your slaves, but if I prevail against him and overcome him, then ye shall be our slaves and serve us. 10 Again the Philistine said, "I defy the ranks of Israel this day; give me a man that we may fight together." 11 When Saul and all Israel heard those words of the Philistine, they were dismayed and greatly afraid.


Cross References

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of the hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast dishonoured.

2 Samuel 21:21

And when he dishonoured Israel, Jonathan, the son of Shimea, the brother of David, slew him.

1 Samuel 17:36

Whether it was a lion or a bear thy slave would kill it, and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he has dishonoured the armies of the living God.

1 Samuel 17:25-26

And each one of the men of Israel were saying, Have ye seen this man that is come up? He is come up to dishonour Israel. It shall be that the king will enrich the man who overcomes him with great riches and will give him his daughter and make his father's house free in Israel.

Numbers 23:7-8

And he took up his parable and said, Balak, the king of Moab, has brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob and come, denounce Israel.

2 Samuel 23:9

And after him was Eleazar, the son of Dodo, the Ahohite, one of the three mighty men who were with David, when they defied the Philistines that were there gathered together to battle, and those of Israel were gone away.

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat, the Horonite, and Tobiah, the slave, the Ammonite, and Geshem, the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn and despised us and said, What is this thing that ye do? Will ye rebel against the king?

Job 40:9-12

Hast thou an arm like God? And canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Psalm 9:4-5

For thou hast accomplished my judgment and my cause; thou didst sit in the throne judging according to righteousness.

Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus hath the LORD said, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and build up and glorify the King of heaven because all his works are truth, and his ways judgment: and he is able to humble those that walk with arrogance.

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