Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach thou it the sons of Israel. Put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the sons of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

“Now therefore, write this song for yourselves, and teach it to the sons of Israel; put it on their lips, so that this song may be a witness for Me against the sons of Israel.

King James Version

Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

Holman Bible

Therefore write down this song for yourselves and teach it to the Israelites; have them recite it, so that this song may be a witness for Me against the Israelites.

International Standard Version

"Now write this song and teach it to the Israelis. Put this song in their very mouths, so that it will be a witness for me against the Israelis,

American Standard Version

Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach thou it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

Amplified

“Now then, write this song for yourselves, and teach it to the sons of Israel; put it in their mouth, so that this song may be a witness for Me against the sons of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

Make then this song for yourselves, teaching it to the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, so that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

Darby Translation

And now, write ye this song, and teach it to the children of Israel; put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And now write ye for you this song, and teach it to the sons of Israel: put it in their mouth so that this song shall be to me for a testimony among the sons of Israel.

King James 2000

Now therefore write this song for you, and teach it to the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And so then write this song for yourselves and teach it to the {Israelites}; put it in their mouth, so that this song may be for me as a witness against the {Israelites}.

Modern King James verseion

Now, therefore, write this song for you, and teach it to the sons of Israel. Put it in their mouths, so that this song may be a witness for Me against the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now, therefore, write ye this song, and teach it the children of Israel and put it in their mouths - that this song may be my witness unto the children of Israel.

NET Bible

Now write down for yourselves the following song and teach it to the Israelites. Put it into their very mouths so that this song may serve as my witness against the Israelites!

New Heart English Bible

"Now therefore write this song for yourselves, and teach it to the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore write ye for you this Song, and teach it unto the sons of Israel put it in their mouths, - that this Song may become for me a witness against the sons of Israel.

Webster

Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach it to the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

World English Bible

"Now therefore write this song for yourselves, and teach it to the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And now, write for you this song, and teach it the sons of Israel; put it in their mouths, so that this song is to Me for a witness against the sons of Israel,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

ye this song
שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

may be a witness
עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

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Context Readings

Joshua Commissioned To Lead Israel

18 And I will surely hide my face in that day for all the evil which they shall have wrought, in that they have turned to other gods. 19 Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach thou it the sons of Israel. Put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the sons of Israel. 20 For when I shall have brought them into the land which I swore to their fathers, flowing with milk and honey, and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and grown fat, then they will turn to other gods, and serve them, and de



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:7

And thou shall teach them diligently to thy sons, and shall talk of them when thou sit in thy house, and when thou walk by the way, and when thou lay down, and when thou rise up.

Deuteronomy 31:21-22

And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles have come upon them, that this song shall testify before them as a witness, for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed. For I know their imagination which t

Deuteronomy 31:26

Take this book of the law, and put it by the side of the ark of the covenant of LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.

Exodus 4:15

And thou shall speak to him, and put the words in his mouth. And I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach you what ye shall do,

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes saw, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but make them known to thy sons and thy son's sons--

Deuteronomy 11:19

And ye shall teach them to your sons, talking of them when thou sit in thy house, and when thou walk by the way, and when thou lay down, and when thou rise up.

Deuteronomy 31:30-45

And Moses spoke in the ears of all the assembly of Israel the words of this song, until they were finished:

2 Samuel 14:3

And go in to the king, and speak on this manner to him. So Joab put the words in her mouth.

Isaiah 51:16

And I have put my words in thy mouth, and have covered thee in the shadow of my hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say to Zion, Thou are my people.

Isaiah 59:21

And as for me, this is my covenant with them, says LORD: My Spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed

Jeremiah 1:9

Then LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And LORD said to me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

Ezekiel 2:5

And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear (for they are a rebellious house), yet shall know that there has been a prophet among them.

Matthew 10:18

and ye will be brought to governors and even kings because of me, for a witness to them and to the Gentiles.

John 12:48

He who rejects me and does not receive my sayings, has that which judges him: the word that I spoke, that will judge him in the last day.

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