Parallel Verses

Amplified

Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read it [aloud] before the king.

New American Standard Bible

Moreover, Shaphan the scribe told the king saying, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read it in the presence of the king.

King James Version

And Shaphan the scribe shewed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Holman Bible

Then Shaphan the court secretary told the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book,” and Shaphan read it in the presence of the king.

International Standard Version

Then Shaphan the scribe informed the king, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a book." Then Shaphan read from it in the king's presence.

A Conservative Version

And Shaphan the scribe told the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest has delivered to me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

American Standard Version

And Shaphan the scribe told the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Bible in Basic English

Then Shaphan the scribe said to the king, Hilkiah the priest has given me a book; and he was reading it before the king.

Darby Translation

And Shaphan the scribe informed the king saying, Hilkijah the priest has given me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Julia Smith Translation

And Shaphan the scribe will announce to the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest gave to me a book, and Shapban will read it before the king.

King James 2000

And Shaphan the scribe showed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest has delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Shaphan the secretary informed the king saying, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a scroll." Then Shaphan read before the king.

Modern King James verseion

And Shaphan the scribe showed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest has delivered me a Book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Furthermore Shaphan the scribe showed the king saying, "Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me here a book." And Shaphan read it before the king.

NET Bible

Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a scroll." Shaphan read it out loud before the king.

New Heart English Bible

Shaphan the scribe told the king, saying, "Hilkiah the priest has delivered a book to me." Shaphan read it before the king.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, saying - A book, hath Hilkiah the priest delivered unto me. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Webster

And Shaphan the scribe showed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

World English Bible

Shaphan the scribe told the king, saying, "Hilkiah the priest has delivered a book to me." Shaphan read it before the king.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Shaphan the scribe declareth to the king, saying, 'A book hath Hilkiah the priest given to me;' and Shaphan readeth it before the king.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁפן 
Shaphan 
שׁפן 
Shaphan 
Usage: 34
Usage: 34

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

חלקיּהוּ חלקיּה 
Chilqiyah 
Usage: 34

the priest
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

me a book
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

it before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

A Scroll Of The Torah Discovered In The Temple

9 Shaphan the scribe came to the king and brought back word to him: “Your servants have emptied out the money that was found in the house, and have placed it in the hands of the workmen who have been appointed over the house of the Lord.” 10 Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read it [aloud] before the king. 11 Now when the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he tore his clothes.


Cross References

Jeremiah 36:21

So the king sent Jehudi to get the scroll, and he took it out of the chamber of Elishama the scribe. And Jehudi read it to the king and all the princes who stood beside the king.

Deuteronomy 17:18-20

“Now it shall come about when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write for himself a copy of this law on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests.

Deuteronomy 31:9-13

So Moses wrote this law and gave it to the priests, the sons of Levi who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and to all the elders of Israel.

2 Chronicles 34:18

Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read from it in the presence of the king.

Nehemiah 8:1-7

Then all the people gathered together as one man at the open square in front of the Water Gate; and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses which the Lord had given to Israel.

Nehemiah 8:14-15

They found written in the Law how the Lord had commanded through Moses that the Israelites should live in booths (huts) during the feast of the seventh month.

Nehemiah 8:18

Every day, from the first day to the last, Ezra read from the Book of the Law of God. They celebrated the feast for seven days; on the eighth day there was a [closing] solemn assembly in accordance with the ordinance.

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read aloud from the book of Moses so that the people could hear [its words], and in it was found written that no Ammonite or Moabite could ever enter the assembly of God,

Jeremiah 13:18


Say to the king and the queen mother,
“Humble yourselves and take a lowly seat,
For your beautiful crown [the crown of your glory]
Has come down from your head.”

Jeremiah 22:1-2

Thus says the Lord, “Go down to the house of the king of Judah and speak this word there:

Jeremiah 36:6

So you go to the Lord’s house on a day of fasting and read from the scroll the words of the Lord to the people which you have written as I dictated. And also you shall read them to all the people of Judah who come from their cities.

Jeremiah 36:15

And they said to him, “Sit down now and read it to us.” So Baruch read it to them.

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