Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;

Holman Bible

the two people in the dispute must stand in the presence of the Lord before the priests and judges in authority at that time.

International Standard Version

then both must stand with their dispute in the LORD's presence, the priests, and the judges at that time.

A Conservative Version

then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before LORD, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days,

American Standard Version

then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days;

Amplified

then both parties to the controversy shall stand before the Lord, before the priests and the judges who will be in office at that time.

Bible in Basic English

Then the two men, between whom the argument has taken place, are to come before the Lord, before the priests and judges who are then in power;

Darby Translation

then both the men between whom the controversy is shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days;

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, who shall be in those days;

Lexham Expanded Bible

then the two men {to whom the legal dispute pertains} shall stand {before} Yahweh, {before} the priests and the judges who are [in office] in those days.

Modern King James verseion

then both the men who are disagreeing shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges which shall be in those days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then let both the men which strive together stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges which shall be in those days,

NET Bible

then both parties to the controversy must stand before the Lord, that is, before the priests and judges who will be in office in those days.

New Heart English Bible

then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;

The Emphasized Bible

then shall the two men who are at variance stand before Yahweh, - before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;

Webster

Then both the men between whom the controversy is shall stand before the LORD, before the priests, and the judges, who shall be in those days;

World English Bible

then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Yahweh, before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;

Youngs Literal Translation

then have both the men who have the strife stood before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges who are in those days,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

and the judges
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

16 If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing, 17 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. 18 The judges shall investigate thoroughly, and if the witness is a false witness and he has accused his brother falsely,



Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:9

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.

Deuteronomy 21:5

Then the priests, the sons of Levi, shall come near, for the Lord your God has chosen them to serve Him and to bless in the name of the Lord; and every dispute and every assault shall be settled by them.

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.

Matthew 23:2-3

saying: The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses;

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