Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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.

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.

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 Hiding, I will hide my face in that day for all the evils which he did, for he turned to other gods. 19 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. 20 For I shall bring him to the land which I sware to his fathers, flowing milk and honey; and he ate and was satisfied and was fat, and turned to other gods, and they served them and despised me and brake my covenant



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:7

And sharpen them to thy sons, and speak in them in thy resting in thy house, and in thy going in the way, and in thy lying down and in thy rising up.

Deuteronomy 31:21-22

And it was when many evils and afflictions shall find him, and this song testified before him for a witness: for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouth of his seed; for I knew his formation which he did this day, before I shall bring him to the land which I sware

Deuteronomy 31:26

Take the book of this law and put it at the side of the ark of the covenant of Jehovah your God, and it was there for a witness against thee.

Exodus 4:15

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

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Only watch to thyself and watch thy soul greatly, lest thou. shalt forget the words which thine eyes saw, and lest they shall remove from thy heart all the days of thy life: and make them known to thy sons and to the sons of thy sons.

Deuteronomy 11:19

And teach them to your sons to speak in them in thy resting in thy house, and in thy walking in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up

Deuteronomy 31:30-45

And Moses will speak in the ears of all the gathering of Israel the words of this song till he finished them.

2 Samuel 14:3

And come to the king and speak to him according to this word. And Joab will put words in her mouth.

Isaiah 51:16

And I will put my word in thy mouth, and in the shadow of my hand I covered thee, to plant the heavens and to found the earth, and to say to Zion, Thou my people.

Isaiah 59:21

And I, this my covenant with them, said Jehovah: my spirit which is upon thee, and my word which I put in thy mouth shall not depart from thy mouth, and from the mouth of thy seed, from the mouth of thy seed's seed, said Jehovah, from now and even forever.

Jeremiah 1:9

And Jehovah will stretch forth his hand and touch upon my mouth: and Jehovah will say to me, Behold, I gave my words into thy mouth.

Ezekiel 2:5

And if they will hear, and if they will desist, (for they a house of contradiction,) and they shall know that a prophet was in the midst of them.

Matthew 10:18

And ye shalt be brought before leaders and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.

John 12:48

He rejecting me, and not receiving my words, has him judging him: the word which I spake, that shall judge him in the last day.

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