Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus he turned the hearts of all the men of Judah as one man, so that they sent word to the king, saying, "Return, you and all your servants."

King James Version

And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent this word unto the king, Return thou, and all thy servants.

Holman Bible

So he won over all the men of Judah, and they sent word to the king: "Come back, you and all your servants."

International Standard Version

By doing things like this, he persuaded all the men of Judah to unite in support of him. They sent the king this message: "Come on back, you and all of your army!"

A Conservative Version

And he inclined the heart of all the men of Judah, even as [the heart of] one man, so that they sent to the king, [saying], Return thou, and all thy servants.

American Standard Version

And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent unto the king,'saying , Return thou, and all thy servants.

Amplified

He inclined the hearts of all the men of Judah as one man, so they sent word to [him], Return, you and all your servants.

Bible in Basic English

And the hearts of the men of Judah were moved like one man; so that they sent to the king, saying, Come back, with all your servants.

Darby Translation

And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah as of one man; and they sent to the king, Return, thou and all thy servants.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he inclined the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man, so that they sent this word unto the king, Return thou and all thy slaves.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will incline the heart of all the men of Judah as one man; and they will send to the king, Turn back thou, and all thy servants.

King James 2000

And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent this word unto the king, Return you, and all your servants.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he turned the heart of all the men of Judah as one man, and they sent [word] to the king, "Return, you and all your servants."

Modern King James verseion

And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as one man, so that they sent to the king, saying, Return, you and all your servants.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he bowed the hearts of all the men of Judah, as a man would bow the heart of one man: so that they sent word to the king, that he should return with all his servants.

NET Bible

He won over the hearts of all the men of Judah as though they were one man. Then they sent word to the king saying, "Return, you and all your servants as well."

New Heart English Bible

He bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as one man; so that they sent to the king, saying, "Return, you and all your servants."

The Emphasized Bible

Thus bowed he the heart of all the men of Judah, as one man, - and they sent unto the king, Return, thou, and all thy servants.

Webster

And he bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent this word to the king, Return thou, and all thy servants.

World English Bible

He bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, even as [the heart of] one man; so that they sent to the king, saying, "Return, you and all your servants."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he inclineth the heart of all the men of Judah as one man, and they send unto the king, 'Turn back, thou, and all thy servants.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

of all the men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

even as the heart of one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Context Readings

David Returns From Exile

13 "Say to Amasa, 'Are you not my bone and my flesh? May God do so to me, and more also, if you will not be commander of the army before me continually in place of Joab.'" 14 Thus he turned the hearts of all the men of Judah as one man, so that they sent word to the king, saying, "Return, you and all your servants." 15 The king then returned and came as far as the Jordan. And Judah came to Gilgal in order to go to meet the king, to bring the king across the Jordan.



Cross References

Judges 20:1

Then all the sons of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, including the land of Gilead, came out, and the congregation assembled as one man to the LORD at Mizpah.

Psalm 110:2-3

The LORD will stretch forth Your strong scepter from Zion, saying, "Rule in the midst of Your enemies."

Acts 4:32

And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.

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