Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"The thing pleased me and I took twelve of your men, one man for each tribe.

King James Version

And the saying pleased me well: and I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe:

Holman Bible

The plan seemed good to me, so I selected 12 men from among you, one man for each tribe.

International Standard Version

Because this suggestion seemed good to me, I chose twelve men from among you, one from each tribe.

A Conservative Version

And the thing pleased me well. And I took twelve men of you, one man for every tribe.

American Standard Version

And the thing pleased me well; and I took twelve men of you, one man for every tribe:

Amplified

The thing pleased me well, and I took twelve men of you, one for each tribe.

Bible in Basic English

And what you said seemed good to me, and I took twelve men from among you, one from every tribe;

Darby Translation

And the matter was good in mine eyes; and I took twelve men of you, one man for a tribe.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the saying seemed good unto me, and I took twelve men of you, one of each tribe.

Julia Smith Translation

And the word will be good in mine eyes: and I will take from you twelve men, one man to a tribe.

King James 2000

And the saying pleased me well: and I took twelve men of you, one of each tribe:

Lexham Expanded Bible

The plan was good {in my opinion}, and [so] I took from [among] you twelve men, {one from each tribe}.

Modern King James verseion

And the saying pleased me very much. And I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the saying pleased me well, and I took twelve men of you; of every tribe, one.

NET Bible

I thought this was a good idea, so I sent twelve men from among you, one from each tribe.

New Heart English Bible

The thing pleased me well; and I took twelve men of you, one man for every tribe:

The Emphasized Bible

And the thing, was good in mine eyes, - so I took from among you twelve men, one man for each tribe.

Webster

And the saying pleased me well: and I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe:

World English Bible

The thing pleased me well; and I took twelve men of you, one man for every tribe:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the thing is good in mine eyes, and I take of you twelve men, one man for a tribe.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the saying
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

and I took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of you, one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

References

Context Readings

Historical Prologue

22 "Then all of you approached me and said, 'Let us send men before us, that they may search out the land for us, and bring back to us word of the way by which we should go up and the cities which we shall enter.' 23 "The thing pleased me and I took twelve of your men, one man for each tribe. 24 "They turned and went up into the hill country, and came to the valley of Eshcol and spied it out.



Cross References

Numbers 13:3-33

So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the sons of Israel.

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