Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Eli, was very old, - but he used to hear all that his sons did unto all Israel, and how they even lay with the women who did service, at the opening of the tent of meeting.

New American Standard Bible

Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel, and how they lay with the women who served at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

King James Version

Now Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel; and how they lay with the women that assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Holman Bible

Now Eli was very old. He heard about everything his sons were doing to all Israel and how they were sleeping with the women who served at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

International Standard Version

Now Eli was very old, and he had heard everything that his sons were doing to the Israelis, and how they lay with the women who were serving regularly at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

A Conservative Version

Now Eli was very old. And he heard all that his sons did to all Israel, and how that they lay with the women who assembled at the door of the tent of meeting.

American Standard Version

Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons did unto all Israel, and how that they lay with the women that did service at the door of the tent of meeting.

Amplified

Now Eli was very old; and he heard about everything that his sons were doing to all [the people of] Israel, and how they were lying with the women who served at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle).

Bible in Basic English

Now Eli was very old; and he had news from time to time of what his sons were doing to all Israel.

Darby Translation

And Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel, and that they lay with the women that served at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Julia Smith Translation

And Eli a very old man, and he heard all that his sons did to all Israel; and they will lie with the women going forth at the door of the tent of appointment

King James 2000

Now Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel; and how they lay with the women that assembled at the door of the tabernacle of meeting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Eli was very old, and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel and that they [were] having sexual relations with the women who [were] serving [at] the entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Modern King James verseion

And Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did to all Israel, and how they lay with the women who gathered at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Eli was very old and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel, and how they slept with the women that waited in the door of the tabernacle of witness,

NET Bible

Now Eli was very old when he heard about everything that his sons used to do to all the people of Israel and how they used to have sex with the women who were stationed at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

New Heart English Bible

Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons did to all Israel, and how that they lay with the women who served at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Webster

Now Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did to all Israel; and how they lay with the women that assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

World English Bible

Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons did to all Israel, and how that they lay with the women who served at the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Eli is very old, and hath heard all that his sons do to all Israel, and how that they lie with the women who are assembling at the opening of the tent of meeting,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלי 
`Eliy 
Eli
Usage: 33

old
זקן 
Zaqen 
...old, aged
Usage: 27

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and how they lay
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

with the women
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 14

at the door
פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

of the tabernacle
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

Context Readings

Eli Rebukes His Evil Sons

21 And Yahweh visited Hannah, and she conceived, and bare three sons, and two daughters. Thus did the boy Samuel grow up with Yahweh. 22 Now, Eli, was very old, - but he used to hear all that his sons did unto all Israel, and how they even lay with the women who did service, at the opening of the tent of meeting. 23 So he said to them, Wherefore should ye do such things as these? for I keep hearing of your wicked doings, from all these people.


Cross References

Exodus 38:8

And he made the laver of bronze, and the stand thereof of bronze, - with the mirrors of the female hosts who did service at the opening of the tent of meeting.

1 Samuel 2:13-17

And, the custom of the priests with the people, was - when any man offered a sacrifice, then would come the priests young man, as the flesh was boiling, with a three-pronged fork in his hand;

1 Samuel 8:1

And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he appointed his sons judges to Israel;

Jeremiah 7:9-10

Are ye to steal, commit murder and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, - and walk after other gods whom ye have not known;

Ezekiel 22:26

Her priests have done violence to my law And have profaned my holy things, Between the hallowed and the common, have they put no difference, And between the unclean and clean, have they not taught men to discern,- And from my sabbaths, have they hid their eyes, So that I have been profaned in their midst.

Hosea 4:9-11

So doth it come to be - like people, like priest, - therefore will I visit upon him his ways, and, his doings, will I bring back to him;

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