Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write for himself a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests, the Levites;

New American Standard Bible

"Now it shall come about when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write for himself a copy of this law on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests.

King James Version

And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites:

Holman Bible

When he is seated on his royal throne, he is to write a copy of this instruction for himself on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests.

International Standard Version

When he occupies his royal throne, he must make a copy of this Law for himself from a scroll used by the Levitical priests.

A Conservative Version

And it shall be, when he sits upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write for him a copy of this law in a book, out of [it] before the priests the Levites,

American Standard Version

And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a book, out of that which is before the priests the Levites:

Amplified

And when he sits on his royal throne, he shall write for himself a copy of this law in a book, out of what is before the Levitical priests.

Bible in Basic English

And when he has taken his place on the seat of his kingdom, he is to make in a book a copy of this law, from that which the priests, the Levites, have in their care:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it shall be when he sits upon the throne of his kingdom that he shall cause a copy of this second law to be written in a book in the presence of the priests the Levites;

Julia Smith Translation

And it was when he sits upon the throne of his kingdom and he wrote for him this second law upon a book, from before the priests, the Levites.

King James 2000

And it shall be, when he sits upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write himself a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{And then} {when he is sitting} on the throne of his kingdom, then he shall write for himself a copy of this law on a scroll {before} the Levitical priests.

Modern King James verseion

And it shall be, when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write a copy of this Law in a book from before the priests, the Levites.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when he is sitten upon the seat of his kingdom, he shall write him out this second law in a book; taking a copy of the priests' the Levites'.

NET Bible

When he sits on his royal throne he must make a copy of this law on a scroll given to him by the Levitical priests.

New Heart English Bible

It shall be, when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law on a scroll, out of that which is before the priests the Levites:

The Emphasized Bible

But it shall be when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, then shall he write for himself a copy of this law upon a scroll, out of that which is before the priests the Levites:

Webster

And it shall be when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites.

World English Bible

It shall be, when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a book, out of [that which is] before the priests the Levites:

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath been, when he sitteth on the throne of his kingdom, that he hath written for himself the copy of this law, on a book, from that before the priests the Levites,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall be, when he sitteth
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

upon the throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

him a copy
משׁנה 
Mishneh 
Usage: 35

of this law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

in a book
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

Context Readings

Appointing A King

17 Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away; neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold. 18 And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write for himself a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests, the Levites; 19 and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life; that he may learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them;



Cross References

Deuteronomy 31:9

And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it to the priests, the sons of Levi, who bore the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and to all the elders of Israel.

2 Kings 11:12

And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, Long live the king!

2 Kings 22:8

And Hilkijah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of Jehovah. And Hilkijah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26

And it came to pass, when Moses had ended writing the words of this law in a book, until their conclusion,

2 Chronicles 34:15

Then Hilkijah spoke and said to Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of Jehovah. And Hilkijah gave the book to Shaphan.

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