Parallel Verses

World English Bible

What man is there who has pledged to be married a wife, and has not taken her? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her."

New American Standard Bible

'And who is the man that is engaged to a woman and has not married her? Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man would marry her.'

King James Version

And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

Holman Bible

Has any man become engaged to a woman and not married her? Let him leave and return home. Otherwise he may die in battle and another man marry her.’

International Standard Version

And is there a man here who is engaged to a woman and has not yet married her? Let him go back home. Otherwise, he may die in battle and another man marry her.'

A Conservative Version

And what man is there who has betrothed a wife, and has not taken her? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

American Standard Version

And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

Amplified

And what man has betrothed a wife and has not taken her? Let him return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man take her.

Bible in Basic English

Or if any man is newly married and has had no sex relations with his wife, let him go back to his house, so that in the event of his death in the fight, another man may not take her.

Darby Translation

And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And what man is there that has betrothed a wife and has not taken her? Let him go and return unto his house lest peradventure he die in the battle and another man take her.

Julia Smith Translation

And what man betrothed a wife and took her not? he shall go and turn back to his house lest he shall die in the war, and another man shall take her.

King James 2000

And what man is there that has betrothed a wife, and has not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And who [is] the man who got engaged to a woman and [has] not married her? Let him go and let him return to his house, so that he does not die in battle and {another man} marries her.'

Modern King James verseion

And who is the man that has become engaged to a wife and has not taken her? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man take her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if any man be betrothed unto a wife and have not taken her, let him go and return again unto his house, lest he die in the battle and another take her.'

NET Bible

Or who among you has become engaged to a woman but has not married her? He may go home, lest he die in battle and someone else marry her."

New Heart English Bible

What man is there who has pledged to be married a wife, and has not taken her? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her."

The Emphasized Bible

And who is the man that hath betrothed a wife and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, - lest he die in the battle, and, another man, take her.

Webster

And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return to his house, lest he should die in battle, and another man should take her.

Youngs Literal Translation

And who is the man that hath betrothed a woman, and hath not taken her? -- let him go and turn back to his house, lest he die in battle, and another man take her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ארשׂ 
'aras 
Usage: 11

a wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and hath not taken
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

her let him go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

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

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

6 What man is there who has planted a vineyard, and has not used its fruit? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use its fruit. 7 What man is there who has pledged to be married a wife, and has not taken her? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her." 8 The officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall say, "What man is there who is fearful and fainthearted? Let him go and return to his house, lest his brother's heart melt as his heart."



Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:5

When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out in the army, neither shall he be assigned any business: he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.

Deuteronomy 28:30

You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.

Deuteronomy 22:23-25

If there is a young lady who is a virgin pledged to be married to a husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her;

Matthew 1:18

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was like this; for after his mother, Mary, was engaged to Joseph, before they came together, she was found pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

Luke 14:18-20

They all as one began to make excuses. "The first said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please have me excused.'

2 Timothy 2:4

No soldier on duty entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.

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