Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Furthermore, let the officials ask the army, "Is there a man here who has built a new house but has not yet dedicated it? Let him go back home. Otherwise, he may die in battle and another man dedicate it.

New American Standard Bible

"The officers also shall speak to the people, saying, 'Who is the man that has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man would dedicate it.

King James Version

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

Holman Bible

“The officers are to address the army, ‘Has any man built a new house and not dedicated it? Let him leave and return home. Otherwise, he may die in battle and another man dedicate it.

A Conservative Version

And the officers shall speak to the people, saying, What man is there who has built a new house, and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

American Standard Version

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

Amplified

And the officers shall speak to the people, saying, What man is there who has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man dedicate it.

Bible in Basic English

And let the overseers say to the people, If there is any man who has made for himself a new house and has not gone into it, let him go back to his house, so that in the event of his death in the fight, another may not take his house for himself.

Darby Translation

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house lest peradventure he die in the battle and another man dedicate it.

Julia Smith Translation

And the scribes spake to the people, saying, What man who built a new house and consecrated it not? be shall go and turn back to his house, lest he shall die in the war, and another man shall consecrate it

King James 2000

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that has built a new house, and has not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the officials shall speak to the troops, {saying}, 'Who [is] the man who has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to this house, so that he does not die in battle and {another man} dedicates it.

Modern King James verseion

And the officers shall speak to the people saying, Who is the man that has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man dedicate it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let the officers speak unto the people, saying, 'If any man have built a new house and have not dedicate it, let him go and return to his house lest he die in the battle, and another dedicate it.

NET Bible

Moreover, the officers are to say to the troops, "Who among you has built a new house and not dedicated it? He may go home, lest he die in battle and someone else dedicate it.

New Heart English Bible

The officers shall speak to the people, saying, "What man is there who has built a new house, and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

The Emphasized Bible

Then shall the officers speak unto the people saying, Who is the man that hath built a new house and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return unto his house, - lest he die in the battle, and, another man dedicate it.

Webster

And the officers shall speak to the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he should die in the battle, and another man should dedicate it.

World English Bible

The officers shall speak to the people, saying, "What man is there who has built a new house, and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the authorities have spoken unto the people, saying, Who is the man that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? -- let him go and turn back to his house, lest he die in battle, and another man dedicate it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁטר 
Shoter 
Usage: 25

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

a new
חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and hath not dedicated
חנך 
Chanak 
Usage: 5

it let him go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to his house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

lest he die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

in the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

and another
אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

חנך 
Chanak 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

4 For the LORD your God will be with you, fighting on your behalf against your enemies in order to grant you victory.' 5 "Furthermore, let the officials ask the army, "Is there a man here who has built a new house but has not yet dedicated it? Let him go back home. Otherwise, he may die in battle and another man dedicate it. 6 And is there a man here who has planted a vineyard and not yet benefited from it? Let him go home. Otherwise, he may die in battle and another man use it.



Cross References

Nehemiah 12:27

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they invited the descendants of Levi to come from wherever they lived to Jerusalem so they could celebrate the dedication with joy, thanksgiving, and songs, accompanied by cymbals, lyres, and harps.

Numbers 31:14

But Moses became livid with anger at the officers of the army, the captains of thousands, and the captains of hundreds who had returned from servicing in the battle.

Numbers 31:48

Then the officers in charge of thousands of soldiers, the captains of thousands, and the captains of hundreds approached Moses

Deuteronomy 1:15

So I chose leaders from your tribes, wise and respected men, and I appointed them over you commanders of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.

Deuteronomy 16:18

"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.

1 Samuel 17:18

Take these ten pieces of cheese to the commander of the unit, check on the well-being of your brothers, and bring something back from them.

Psalm 30:1

I exalt you, LORD, for you have lifted me up, and my enemies could not gloat over me.

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