Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.

King James Version

And thou shalt come unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and inquire; and they shall shew thee the sentence of judgment:

Holman Bible

You are to go to the Levitical priests and to the judge who presides at that time. Ask, and they will give you a verdict in the case.

International Standard Version

Present the case to the Levitical priest or the judge at that time. When you have inquired and they have announced the verdict,

A Conservative Version

And thou shall come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge who shall be in those days, and thou shall inquire. And they shall show thee the sentence of judgment.

American Standard Version

and thou shalt come unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days: and thou shalt inquire; and they shall show thee the sentence of judgment.

Amplified

And you shall come to the Levitical priests and to the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall consult them and they shall make clear to you the decision.

Bible in Basic English

And come before the priests, the Levites, or before him who is judge at the time: and they will go into the question and give you a decision:

Darby Translation

And thou shalt come unto the priests, the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and inquire; and they shall declare unto thee the sentence of judgment;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and thou shalt come unto the priests, the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days and enquire, and they shall show thee the word of judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

And you shall come unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and inquire; and they shall show you the sentence of judgment:

Lexham Expanded Bible

then you shall go to the priests and the Levites and to the judge who will be [in office] in those days, and you shall enquire, and they shall announce to you {the verdict}.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall come to the priests of the Levites, and to the judge that shall be in those days, and ask. And they shall declare to you the sentence of judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and go unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and ask, and they shall show thee how to judge.

NET Bible

You will go to the Levitical priests and the judge in office in those days and seek a solution; they will render a verdict.

New Heart English Bible

and you shall come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge who shall be in those days: and you shall inquire; and they shall show you the sentence of judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

and shalt come in unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge who shall be in those days, - and shalt enquire and they shall declare unto thee, the sentence of judgment;

Webster

And thou shalt come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge that shall be in those days, and inquire; and they shall show thee the sentence of judgment:

World English Bible

and you shall come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge who shall be in those days: and you shall inquire; and they shall show you the sentence of judgment.

Youngs Literal Translation

and hast come in unto the priests, the Levites, and unto the judge who is in those days, and hast inquired, and they have declared to thee the word of judgment,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou shalt come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

and unto the judge
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and enquire
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

8 "If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the LORD your God chooses. 9 "So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case. 10 "You shall do according to the terms of the verdict which they declare to you from that place which the LORD chooses; and you shall be careful to observe according to all that they teach you.



Cross References

Ezekiel 44:24

"In a dispute they shall take their stand to judge; they shall judge it according to My ordinances They shall also keep My laws and My statutes in all My appointed feasts and sanctify My sabbaths.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."

Haggai 2:11

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Ask now the priests for a ruling:

Malachi 2:7

"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Deuteronomy 19:17-21

then both the men who have the dispute shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges who will be in office in those days.

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