Parallel Verses

Amplified


“May [the tribe of] Reuben live and not die out,
But let his men be few.”

New American Standard Bible

May Reuben live and not die,
Nor his men be few.”

King James Version

Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few.

Holman Bible

Let Reuben live and not die
though his people become few.

International Standard Version

"May Reuben live and not die, though his numbers are few."

A Conservative Version

Let Reuben live, and not die, nor let his men be few.

American Standard Version

Let Reuben live, and not die; Nor let his men be few.

Bible in Basic English

Let life not death be Reuben's, let not the number of his men be small.

Darby Translation

Let Reuben live, and not die; And let his men be few.

Julia Smith Translation

Reuben shall live and shall not die; and his men shall be of number.

King James 2000

Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"May Reuben live, and may he not die, {and let his number not be few}."

Modern King James verseion

Let Reuben live and not die, and let not his men be few.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Reuben shall live and shall not die: but his people shall be few in number. This is the blessing of Judah."

NET Bible

May Reuben live and not die, and may his people multiply.

New Heart English Bible

"Let Reuben live, and not die; Nor let his men be few."

The Emphasized Bible

Let Reuben live and not die, - Nor his men he easily counted.

Webster

Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few.

World English Bible

"Let Reuben live, and not die; Nor let his men be few."

Youngs Literal Translation

Let Reuben live, and not die, And let his men be a number.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראוּבן 
R@'uwben 
Usage: 72

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

and not die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

and let not his men
מת 
Math 
Usage: 21

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Blessing On Reuben

5
“The Lord was King in Jeshurun (Israel),
When the heads of the people were gathered,
The tribes of Israel together.
6 
“May [the tribe of] Reuben live and not die out,
But let his men be few.”
7 And [Moses said] this of Judah:

“Hear, O Lord, the voice of Judah,
And bring him to his people.
With his hands he contended for them,
And may You be a help against his enemies.”



Cross References

Genesis 49:3-4


“Reuben, you are my firstborn;
My might, the beginning of my strength and vigor,
Preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power [that should have been your birthright].

Genesis 49:8


“Judah, you are the one whom your brothers shall praise;
Your hand will be on the neck of your enemies;
Your father’s sons shall bow down to you.

Numbers 32:31-32

The sons of Gad and the sons of Reuben answered, “As the Lord has said to your servants, so will we do.

Joshua 22:1-9

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

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