Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"I'm coming," Jehoshaphat replied. "I'm like you! My army will act like your army and my cavalry like your cavalry," Then Jehoshaphat added: "What road do we take?" Jehoram answered, "We'll go along the Edom desert road."

New American Standard Bible

He said, "Which way shall we go up?" And he answered, "The way of the wilderness of Edom."

King James Version

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way through the wilderness of Edom.

Holman Bible

Then he asked, “Which route should we take?”Joram replied, “The route of the Wilderness of Edom.”

A Conservative Version

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way of the wilderness of Edom.

American Standard Version

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way of the wilderness of Edom.

Amplified

Joram said, Which way shall we go up? Jehoshaphat answered, The way through the Wilderness of Edom.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Which way are we to go? And he said in answer, By the waste land of Edom.

Darby Translation

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he said, By way of the wilderness of Edom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way through the wilderness of Edom.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Where the way we shall go up? And he will say, The way of the desert of Edom.

King James 2000

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way through the wilderness of Edom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "Which way shall we go up?" And he answered, "By way of the wilderness of Edom."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way through the wilderness of Edom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "What way shall we go?" And the other answered, "The way through the wilderness of Edom."

NET Bible

He then asked, "Which invasion route are we going to take?" Jehoram answered, "By the road through the Desert of Edom."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Which way shall we go up?" He answered, "The way of the wilderness of Edom."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Which way, then, shall we go up? And he said - The way of the wilderness of Edom.

Webster

And he said, which way shall we go up? And he answered, The way through the wilderness of Edom.

World English Bible

He said, "Which way shall we go up?" He answered, "The way of the wilderness of Edom."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Where is this -- the way we go up?' and he saith, 'The way of the wilderness of Edom.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

shall we go up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

References

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Smith

Context Readings

Joram Meets Moab In Battle

7 As he was going out, he sent this message to King Jehoshaphat of Judah: "The king of Moab has rebelled against me. Will you go with me to fight Moab?" 8 "I'm coming," Jehoshaphat replied. "I'm like you! My army will act like your army and my cavalry like your cavalry," Then Jehoshaphat added: "What road do we take?" Jehoram answered, "We'll go along the Edom desert road." 9 So the king of Israel, the king of Judah, and the king of Edom made a complete circuit on the road for seven days, but there was no water for the army or for the livestock that accompanied them.



Cross References

Numbers 21:4

After this, they traveled from Mount Hor along the caravan route by way of the Sea of Reeds and went around the land of Edom. But when the people got impatient because it was a long route,

Malachi 1:2-3

"I've loved you," says the LORD. "But you ask, "How have you loved us?'

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