Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then seek and make search and enquire diligently. If it be true, and the thing of a surety that such abomination is wrought among you:

New American Standard Bible

then you shall investigate and search out and inquire thoroughly. If it is true and the matter established that this abomination has been done among you,

King James Version

Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;

Holman Bible

you are to inquire, investigate, and interrogate thoroughly. If the report turns out to be true that this detestable thing has happened among you,

International Standard Version

You must thoroughly investigate and inquire if it is true that this detestable thing exists among you. If it is so,

A Conservative Version

then thou shall inquire, and make search, and ask diligently. And, behold, if it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in the midst of thee,

American Standard Version

then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in the midst of thee,

Amplified

then you shall investigate and search out [witnesses] and ask thorough questions. If it is true and the matter is established that this loathsome thing has been done among you,

Bible in Basic English

Then let a full search be made, and let questions be put with care; and if it is true and certain that such a disgusting thing has been done among you;

Darby Translation

then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and if it be truth, and the thing be certain, that this abomination hath happened in the midst of thee,

Julia Smith Translation

And seek, and examine, and ask, doing well; and behold, the truth and the word certain this abomination being done in the midst of you;

King James 2000

Then shall you inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;

Lexham Expanded Bible

then you shall inquire and examine and interrogate thoroughly, and, look! [It is] true; the thing has actually been done, this detestable thing in your midst,

Modern King James verseion

then you shall inquire and make search, and ask carefully. And behold, if it is true, and the thing is certain, that such an abomination is done among you,

NET Bible

You must investigate thoroughly and inquire carefully. If it is indeed true that such a disgraceful thing is being done among you,

New Heart English Bible

then you shall inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in the midst of you,

The Emphasized Bible

and thou shalt enquire, and search out, and ask diligently, - and lo! true - certain, is the thing, this abomination, hath been done, in thy midst,

Webster

Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and behold, if it is truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;

World English Bible

then you shall inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in the midst of you,

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast enquired, and searched, and asked diligently, and lo, truth; the thing is established; this abomination hath been done in thy midst:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

and make search
חקר 
Chaqar 
Usage: 27

and ask
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

and, behold, if it be truth
אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

and the thing
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

זאת 
Zo'th 
Usage: 602

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

13 that certain being the children of Belial are gone out from among you and have moved the inhabiters of their city, saying, 'Let us go and serve strange gods which ye have not known.' 14 Then seek and make search and enquire diligently. If it be true, and the thing of a surety that such abomination is wrought among you: 15 then thou shalt smite the dwellers of that city with the edge of the sword, and destroy it merciless and all that is therein, and even the very cattle thereof with the edge of the sword.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:4

and it was told thee and thou hast heard of it: Then thou shalt enquire diligently. And if it be true and the thing of a surety that such abomination is wrought in Israel,

Numbers 35:30

Whosoever slayeth, shall be slain at the mouth of witnesses. For one witness shall not answer against one person to put him to death.

Deuteronomy 10:18

but doeth right unto the fatherless and widow and loveth the stranger, to give him food and raiment.

Isaiah 11:3-4

And he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes: neither shall rebuke after the hearing of his ears.

John 7:24

Judge not after the outer appearance: but judge righteous judgment."

1 Timothy 5:19

Against an elder receive none accusation: but under two or three witnesses.

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