Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Judges and scribes shall thou give to thee in all thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee according to thy tribes: and they judged the people just judgment

New American Standard Bible

“You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

King James Version

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

Holman Bible

“Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.

International Standard Version

"Appoint judges and civil servants according to your tribes in all your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you, so they may judge the people impartially.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall make judges and officers for thee in all thy gates, which LORD thy God gives thee, according to thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

American Standard Version

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, according to thy tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Amplified

“You shall appoint judges and officers in all your cities (gates) which the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Bible in Basic English

You are to make judges and overseers in all your towns which the Lord your God gives you, for every tribe: and they are to be upright men, judging the people in righteousness.

Darby Translation

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes, that they may judge the people with just judgment.

King James 2000

Judges and officers shall you make in all your gates, which the LORD your God gives you, throughout your tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.

Modern King James verseion

You shall appoint judges and officers for yourself in all your gates which Jehovah your God gives you, tribe by tribe. And they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Judges and officers thou shalt make thee in all thy cities, which the LORD thy God giveth thee throughout thy tribes: And let them judge the people righteously.

NET Bible

You must appoint judges and civil servants for each tribe in all your villages that the Lord your God is giving you, and they must judge the people fairly.

New Heart English Bible

You shall make judges and officers in all your gates, which the LORD your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

Judges and officers, shalt thou appoint thee in all thy gates, which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee, by thy tribes, - and they shall judge the people, with righteous judgment,

Webster

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

World English Bible

You shall make judges and officers in all your gates, which Yahweh your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Youngs Literal Translation

Judges and authorities thou dost make to thee within all thy gates which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, for thy tribes; and they have judged the people -- a righteous judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

and officers
שׁטר 
Shoter 
Usage: 25

shalt thou make
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Context Readings

Appointing Judges And Officials

17 Each according to the gift of his hand, according to the blessing of Jehovah thy God which he gave to thee. 18 Judges and scribes shall thou give to thee in all thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee according to thy tribes: and they judged the people just judgment 19 Thou shalt not turn away Judgment; thou shalt not look upon and thou shalt not take a gift, for the gift will blind the eyes of the wise and will pervert the words of the just.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 23:4

From these to superintend over the work of the house of Jehovah, twenty and four thousand; and scribes and judges, six thousand:

1 Chronicles 26:29

To the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons for the work without over Israel, for scribes and for judges.

Exodus 18:25-26

And Moses will choose men of ability from all Israel, and he will give them heads over the people, chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, chiefs of ten.

Exodus 21:6

And his lord brought him near to God, and he brought him near to the door, or to the door-post, and his lord pierced his ear with an awl; and he served him forever.

Deuteronomy 1:15-17

And I will take the heads of your tribes, men wise and known, and I will give them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains and hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and scribes for your tribes.

Deuteronomy 17:9

And thou didst go to the priests, the Levites, and to the judge which shall be in those days, and seek out; and they shall announce to thee the word of judgment

Deuteronomy 17:12

And the man which shall do in pride not to hear to the priest, he standing to serve there Jehovah thy God, or to the judge, and that man shall die: and put thou away evil from Israel

Deuteronomy 19:17-18

And the two men to whom is the contention stood before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;

Deuteronomy 21:2

And thy old men and thy judges shall come forth and measure to the cities which are round about him wounded:

2 Chronicles 19:5-11

And he will set up judges in the land in all the fortified cities of Judah, to city and city;

Psalm 82:2-3

How long will ye judge wickedness, and ye will lift up the faces of the unjust? Silence.

Romans 13:1-6

Let every soul be placed under the protecting powers. For there is no power except from God: and the powers being, were ordered by God.

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