Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

A newly married man will not have to go out with the army or undertake any business, but may be free for one year, living in his house for the comfort of his wife.

New American Standard Bible

When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

King James Version

When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.

Holman Bible

“When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that he can bring joy to the wife he has married.

International Standard Version

"When a man is newly married, he must not be sent out to war or have a related duty placed on him. Let him stay home for one year and be happy with his wife whom he has married.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

When a man taketh a new wife, he shall not go out in the host, neither shall he be charged with any business: he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife whom he hath taken.

Amplified

When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.

Darby Translation

When a man hath newly taken a wife, he shall not go out with the army, neither shall any kind of business be imposed upon him; he shall be free for his house one year, and shall gladden his wife whom he hath taken.

Julia Smith Translation

When a man shall take a new wife, he shall not go out in the war, and nothing shall pass upon him for any word: he shall be free to his house one year, and gladden his wife whom he took.

King James 2000

When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"When a man takes a new wife he shall not go out with the army, and {he shall not be obligated with anything}; he shall be free from obligation, {to stay at home} for one year, and he shall bring joy [to] his wife that he took.

Modern King James verseion

When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any duty. He shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife whom he has taken.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When a man taketh a new wife, he shall not go a warfare neither shall be charged with any business: but shall be free at home one year and rejoice with his wife which he hath taken.

NET Bible

When a man is newly married, he need not go into the army nor be obligated in any way; he must be free to stay at home for a full year and bring joy to the wife he has married.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

When a man taketh a new wife, he shall not go forth to war, neither shall he be charged with any business, - free, shall he be for his own house one year, and shall rejoice with his wife whom he hath taken.

Webster

When a man hath newly taken a wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife which he hath taken.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

When a man taketh a new wife, he doth not go out into the host, and one doth not pass over unto him for anything; free he is at his own house one year, and hath rejoiced his wife whom he hath taken.

Interlinear

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

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

a new
חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

he shall not go out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

to war
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

with any business
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

but he shall be free
נקיא נקי 
Naqiy 
Usage: 43

at home
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

and shall cheer up
שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

4 Her first husband, who had sent her away, may not take her back after she has been wife to another; for that is disgusting to the Lord: and you are not to be a cause of sin in the land which the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage. 5 A newly married man will not have to go out with the army or undertake any business, but may be free for one year, living in his house for the comfort of his wife. 6 No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 20:7

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.

Proverbs 5:18

Let blessing be on your fountain; have joy in the wife of your early years.

Genesis 2:24

For this cause will a man go away from his father and his mother and be joined to his wife; and they will be one flesh.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Have joy with the woman of your love all the days of your foolish life which he gives you under the sun. Because that is your part in life and in your work which you do under the sun.

Matthew 19:4-6

And he said in answer, Have you not seen in the Writings, that he who made them at the first made them male and female, and said,

Mark 10:6-9

But from the first, male and female made he them.

1 Corinthians 7:10-15

But to the married I give orders, though not I but the Lord, that the wife may not go away from her husband

1 Corinthians 7:29

But I say this, my brothers, the time is short; and from now it will be wise for those who have wives to be as if they had them not;

Ephesians 5:28-29

Even so it is right for husbands to have love for their wives as for their bodies. He who has love for his wife has love for himself:

Titus 2:4-5

Training the younger women to have love for their husbands and children,

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