Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Let the officials also speak to the army, "Is there a man here who is afraid and faint-hearted? Let him go back home. Otherwise, he may demoralize his fellow soldier.'

New American Standard Bible

"Then the officers shall speak further to the people and say, 'Who is the man that is afraid and fainthearted? Let him depart and return to his house, so that he might not make his brothers' hearts melt like his heart.'

King James Version

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.

Holman Bible

The officers will continue to address the army and say, ‘Is there any man who is afraid or cowardly? Let him leave and return home, so that his brothers’ hearts won’t melt like his own.’

A Conservative Version

And the officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall say, What man is there who is fearful and faint-hearted? Let him go and return to his house, lest his brother's heart melt as his heart.

American Standard Version

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and faint-hearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart melt as his heart.

Amplified

And the officers shall speak further to the people, and say, What man is fearful and fainthearted? Let him return to his house, lest [because of him] his brethren's [minds and] hearts faint as does his own.

Bible in Basic English

And let the overseers go on to say to the people, If there is any man whose heart is feeble with fear, let him go back to his house before he makes the hearts of his countrymen feeble.

Darby Translation

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and shall say, What man is there that is timid and faint-hearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart melt as well as his heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and a coward at heart? Let him go and return unto his house that he not cause his brethren's hearts to become as his heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And the scribes shall add to speak to the people, and they said, What man was afraid and cast down of heart? he shall go and turn back to his house, and he shall not melt his brother's heart as his heart.

King James 2000

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the officials shall continue to speak to the troops, and they shall say, '{What man} is afraid {and disheartened}? Let him go, and let him return to his house, and let him not cause the heart of his brothers to melt like his.'

Modern King James verseion

And the officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall say, Who is the man that is fearful and faint-hearted? Let him go and return to his house, lest his brothers' heart faint as well as his heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let the officers speak further unto the people, and say, 'If any man fear and be fainthearted, let him go and return unto his house, lest his brother's heart be made faint as well as his.'

NET Bible

In addition, the officers are to say to the troops, "Who among you is afraid and fainthearted? He may go home so that he will not make his fellow soldier's heart as fearful as his own."

New Heart English Bible

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."

The Emphasized Bible

Then shall the officers further speak unto the people, and say - Who is the man that is fearful and faint-hearted? let him go and return unto his house, - lest his brethren's heart melt as well as his heart.

Webster

And the officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and faint-hearted? let him go and return to his house, lest his brethren's heart should faint as well as his heart.

World English Bible

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."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the authorities have added to speak unto the people, and said, Who is the man that is afraid and tender of heart? -- let him go and turn back to his house, and the heart of his brethren doth not melt like his heart;

Interlinear

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

unto the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

רך 
Rak 
Usage: 16

let him go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

מסס 
Macac 
Usage: 21

References

Fausets

Hastings

War

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

7 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.' 8 "Let the officials also speak to the army, "Is there a man here who is afraid and faint-hearted? Let him go back home. Otherwise, he may demoralize his fellow soldier.' 9 "When the officials have finished speaking to the army, they must appoint officers to lead the troops."



Cross References

Judges 7:3

That's why you're to ask in full view of the soldiers, "Whoever is afraid or is trembling may go back from Mount Gilead and return home." So 22,000 soldiers left and 10,000 remained.

Deuteronomy 1:28

Where can we go? Our brothers discouraged us when they said that the people are bigger and taller than we are. Their cities are tall and fortified to the sky, and we also saw the Anakim there.'

Acts 15:37-38

Barnabas wanted to take along John, who was called Mark,

Exodus 15:15

Then the chiefs of Edom were terrified, the nobles of Moab trembled uncontrollably, and all the inhabitants of Canaan melted away.

Numbers 13:31-3

"We can't attack those people," the men who were with him said, "because they're too strong compared to us."

Numbers 32:9

When they arrived in the Eshcol Valley and saw the land, they discouraged the Israelis from entering the land that the LORD had given them.

Deuteronomy 23:9

"When you are encamped for battle against your enemies, be on guard against every form of impropriety.

Luke 9:62

Jesus told him, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God."

1 Corinthians 15:33

Stop being deceived: "Wicked friends lead to evil ends."

Revelation 3:16

Since you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, I am going to spit you out of my mouth.

Revelation 21:8

But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

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