Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Of Benjamin he said, The beloved of LORD shall dwell in safety by him. He covers him all the day long, and he dwells between his shoulders.

New American Standard Bible

Of Benjamin he said,
May the beloved of the Lord dwell in security by Him,
Who shields him all the day,
And he dwells between His shoulders.”

King James Version

And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.

Holman Bible

He said about Benjamin:

The Lord’s beloved rests securely on Him.
He shields him all day long,
and he rests on His shoulders.

International Standard Version

About Benjamin he said: "The beloved of the LORD will live confidently, the Most High protecting him all day long, and resting in his bosom."

American Standard Version

Of Benjamin he said, The beloved of Jehovah shall dwell in safety by him; He covereth him all the day long, And he dwelleth between his shoulders.

Amplified

Of Benjamin he said,

“May the beloved of the Lord dwell in safety by Him;
He shields and covers him all the day long,
And he dwells between His shoulders.”

Bible in Basic English

And of Benjamin he said, Benjamin is the loved one of the Lord, he will be kept safe at all times; he will be covered by the Most High, resting between his arms.

Darby Translation

Of Benjamin he said, The beloved of Jehovah, he shall dwell in safety by him; He will cover him all the day long, And dwell between his shoulders.

Julia Smith Translation

To Benjamin he said, The beloved of Jehovah shall dwell confidently by him; he covered over him all the day, and he dwelt between his shoulders.

King James 2000

And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Of Benjamin he said, "The beloved of Yahweh dwells {securely}, the Most High shields [all] around him, all the day, and between his shoulders he dwells."

Modern King James verseion

Of Benjamin he said, The beloved of Jehovah shall live in safety beside Him, and shall cover him all the day long, yea he shall dwell between His shoulders.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto Benjamin he said, "The LORD's darling shall dwell in safety by him and keep himself in the haven by him continually, and shall dwell between his shoulders."

NET Bible

Of Benjamin he said: The beloved of the Lord will live safely by him; he protects him all the time, and the Lord places him on his chest.

New Heart English Bible

Of Benjamin he said, "The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him. He covers him all the day long. He dwells between his shoulders."

The Emphasized Bible

Of Benjamin, he said, The beloved of Yahweh, shall settle down securely, - With one to throw a shade over him all the day long, Yea, between his shoulders, hath he found rest.

Webster

And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.

World English Bible

Of Benjamin he said, "The beloved of Yahweh shall dwell in safety by him. He covers him all the day long. He dwells between his shoulders."

Youngs Literal Translation

Of Benjamin he said: -- The beloved of Jehovah doth tabernacle confidently by him, Covering him over all the day; Yea, between his shoulders He doth tabernacle.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

he said

Usage: 0

ידיד 
Y@diyd 
Usage: 10

of the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

by him and the Lord shall cover
חפף 
Chophaph 
Usage: 1

him all the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

long, and he shall dwell
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

References

Context Readings

Blessing On Benjamin

11 Bless, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands. Smite through the loins of those who rise up against him, and of those who hate him, that they not rise again. 12 Of Benjamin he said, The beloved of LORD shall dwell in safety by him. He covers him all the day long, and he dwells between his shoulders. 13 And of Joseph he said, Blessed of LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that couches beneath,



Cross References

Exodus 28:12

And thou shall put the two stones upon the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, to be stones of memorial for the sons of Israel. And Aaron shall bear their names before LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial.

Deuteronomy 12:10

But when ye go over the Jordan, and dwell in the land which LORD your God causes you to inherit, and he gives you rest from all your enemies round about, so that ye dwell in safety,

Deuteronomy 33:27-29

The eternal God is [thy] dwelling-place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy from before thee, and said, Destroy.

Joshua 18:11-28

And the lot of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin came up according to their families, and the border of their lot went out between the sons of Judah and the sons of Joseph.

Judges 1:21

And the sons of Benjamin did not drive out the Jebusites who inhabited Jerusalem, but the Jebusites dwell with the sons of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this day.

1 Kings 12:21

And when Rehoboam came to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Judah, and the tribe of Benjamin, a hundred and eighty thousand chosen men, who were warriors, to fight against the house of Israel, to bring the kingdom again to R

2 Chronicles 11:1

And when Rehoboam came to Jerusalem, he assembled the house of Judah and Benjamin, a hundred and eighty thousand chosen men, who were warriors, to fight against Israel, to bring the kingdom again to Rehoboam.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. LORD is with you while ye are with him. And if ye seek him, he will be found of you, but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 17:17-19

And of Benjamin: Eliada a mighty man of valor, and with him two hundred thousand armed with bow and shield;

Psalm 91:4

He will cover thee with his pinions, and under his wings shall thou take refuge. His truth is a shield and a buckler.

Psalm 132:14

This is my resting place forever. Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Isaiah 37:22

this is the word which LORD has spoken concerning him: The virgin daughter of Zion has despised thee and laughed thee to scorn. The daughter of Jerusalem has shaken her head at thee.

Isaiah 37:35

For I will defend this city to save it, for my own sake, and for my servant David's sake.

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.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who have been sent to her. How often I wanted to gathered thy children together the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and ye would not.

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