Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he provided the first part for himself, For there was reserved the portion of the lawgiver; And he came with the heads of the people; The justice of Jehovah and his judgments Hath he executed with Israel.

New American Standard Bible

"Then he provided the first part for himself, For there the ruler's portion was reserved; And he came with the leaders of the people; He executed the justice of the LORD, And His ordinances with Israel."

King James Version

And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.

Holman Bible

He chose the best part for himself,
because a ruler’s portion was assigned there for him.
He came with the leaders of the people;
he carried out the Lord’s justice
and His ordinances for Israel.

International Standard Version

He chose the best part for himself, when the leader's portion was assigned. He came at the head of the people, carrying out the LORD'S justice and his ordinances concerning Israel."

A Conservative Version

And he provided the first part for himself, for there was the lawgiver's portion reserved. And he came [with] the heads of the people. He executed the righteousness of LORD, and his ordinances with Israel.

American Standard Version

And he provided the first part for himself, For there was the lawgiver's portion reserved; And he came with the heads of the people; He executed the righteousness of Jehovah, And his ordinances with Israel.

Amplified

He selected the best land for himself, for there was the leader's portion reserved; yet he came with the chiefs of the nation, and the righteous will of the Lord he performed, and His ordinances with Israel.

Bible in Basic English

He kept for himself the first part, for his was the ruler's right: he put in force the righteousness of the Lord, and his decisions for Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he saw the best for himself because there the portion of the lawgiver was enclosed; and he came at the head of the people; he shall execute the righteousness of the LORD and his judgments with Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will see the first-fruits to himself, for there the portion of the ruler he covered: and he will mark out the heads of the people; he did the justice of Jehovah, and his judgments with Israel.

King James 2000

And he provided the first part for himself, because there, with the portion of a lawgiver, was he seated; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he selected [the] best [part] for himself, for there [the] portion of a ruler [is] included, and he came [with the] heads of [the] people; he did the righteousness of Yahweh, and his regulations for Israel."

Modern King James verseion

And he provided the first part for himself, because there was the portion of the lawgiver hidden. And he came with the heads of the people. He executed the justice of Jehovah, and His judgments with Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He saw, therefore, his beginning, and that there was a portion there to hide the lawgiver; and he came with the heads of the people, and executed the righteousness of the LORD and his judgments with Israel."

NET Bible

He has selected the best part for himself, for the portion of the ruler is set aside there; he came with the leaders of the people, he obeyed the righteous laws of the Lord and his ordinances with Israel.

New Heart English Bible

He provided the first part for himself, for there was the lawgiver's portion reserved. He came with the heads of the people. He executed the righteousness of the LORD, His ordinances with Israel."

The Emphasized Bible

And hath provided a first part for himself, For, there, a commander's portion hath been hid, - So he cometh with the heads of the people, The righteousness of Yahweh, he executeth, And his regulations, with Israel.

Webster

And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated: and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.

World English Bible

He provided the first part for himself, for there was the lawgiver's portion reserved. He came [with] the heads of the people. He executed the righteousness of Yahweh, His ordinances with Israel."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he provideth the first part for himself, For there the portion of the lawgiver is covered, And he cometh with the heads of the people; The righteousness of Jehovah he hath done, And His judgments with Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the first part
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

of the lawgiver
חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

was he seated
ספן 
Caphan 
Usage: 6

and he came
אתא אתה 
'athah 
Usage: 21

with the heads
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

the justice
צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

of the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Gad

Context Readings

Blessing On Gad

20 And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad! As a lion doth he dwell, and teareth the arm, even the top of the head. 21 And he provided the first part for himself, For there was reserved the portion of the lawgiver; And he came with the heads of the people; The justice of Jehovah and his judgments Hath he executed with Israel. 22 And of Dan he said, Dan is a young lion; He shall spring forth from Bashan.



Cross References

Joshua 1:14

Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall abide in the land that Moses gave you on this side of the Jordan, but ye, all the valiant men, shall go over in array before your brethren and help them,

Numbers 32:1-6

And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had much cattle, a very great multitude; and they saw the land of Jaazer, and the land of Gilead, and behold, the place was a place for cattle.

Numbers 32:16-42

And they drew near to him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones;

Joshua 4:12-13

And the children of Reuben, and the children of Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh, went over in array before the children of Israel, as Moses had spoken to them.

Joshua 22:1-4

Then Joshua called the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh,

Judges 5:2

"That the leaders took the lead in Israel, that the people offered themselves willingly, bless the LORD!

Judges 5:11

To the sound of musicians at the watering places, there they repeat the triumphs of the LORD, the triumphs of his peasantry in Israel. "Then down to the gates marched the people of the LORD.

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