Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O Israel: today you are to go over Jordan, to take the heritage of nations greater and stronger than yourselves, and towns of great size with walls as high as heaven;

New American Standard Bible

“Hear, O Israel! You are crossing over the Jordan today to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than you, great cities fortified to heaven,

King James Version

Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fenced up to heaven,

Holman Bible

“Listen, Israel: Today you are about to cross the Jordan to go and drive out nations greater and stronger than you, with large cities fortified to the heavens.

International Standard Version

"Listen, Israel! Today you are about to cross the Jordan to enter and dispossess greater and mightier nations than you, who live in large cities that are fortified to the sky.

A Conservative Version

Hear, O Israel: Thou are to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,

American Standard Version

Hear, O Israel: thou art to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,

Amplified

“Hear, O Israel! You are crossing the Jordan today to go in to dispossess nations greater and more powerful than you, great cities fortified to heaven,

Darby Translation

Hear, Israel! Thou art to pass over the Jordan this day, to enter in to possess nations greater and mightier than thou, cities great and walled up to heaven,

Julia Smith Translation

Hear, Israel: Thou passest this day over Jordan to go to possess nations great and strong above thee; cities great and fortified to the heavens:

King James 2000

Hear, O Israel: you are to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Hear, Israel, you [are] about to cross the Jordan today to go to dispossess nations larger and more numerous than you, great cities fortified {with high walls},

Modern King James verseion

Hear, O, Israel! You are to pass over Jordan today, to go in to expel nations greater and mightier than you, cities great and fenced up to heaven,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear, Israel: thou goest over Jordan this day, to go and conquer nations greater and mightier than thyself: and cities great and walled up to heaven,

NET Bible

Listen, Israel: Today you are about to cross the Jordan so you can dispossess the nations there, people greater and stronger than you who live in large cities with extremely high fortifications.

New Heart English Bible

Hear, Israel: you are to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to the sky,

The Emphasized Bible

Hear O Israel! thou art passing, to-day, over the Jordan, to go in to dispossess nations, greater and stronger than thou, - cities great and fortified into the heavens;

Webster

Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,

World English Bible

Hear, Israel: you are to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to the sky,

Youngs Literal Translation

'Hear, Israel, thou art passing over to-day the Jordan, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than thyself; cities great and fenced in the heavens;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

ירדּן 
Yarden 
Usage: 182

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

to go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to possess
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

and mightier
עצם עצוּם 
`atsuwm 
Usage: 31

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

1 Give ear, O Israel: today you are to go over Jordan, to take the heritage of nations greater and stronger than yourselves, and towns of great size with walls as high as heaven; 2 A people great and tall, the sons of the Anakim, of whom you have knowledge and of whom it has been said, All are forced to give way before the sons of Anak.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:38

Driving out before you nations greater and stronger than you, to take you into their land and give it to you for your heritage, as at this day.

Deuteronomy 1:28

Where are we going up? Our brothers have made our hearts feeble with fear by saying, The people are greater and taller than we are, and the towns are great and walled up to heaven; and more than this, we have seen the sons of the Anakim there.

Deuteronomy 11:23

Then the Lord will send these nations in flight before you, and you will take the lands of nations greater and stronger than yourselves.

Deuteronomy 11:31

For you are about to go over Jordan to take the heritage which the Lord your God is giving you, and it will be your resting-place.

Deuteronomy 7:1

When the Lord your God takes you into the land where you are going, which is to be your heritage, and has sent out the nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and stronger than you;

Joshua 1:11

Go through the tents and give orders to the people, saying, Get ready a store of food; for in three days you are to go over this river Jordan and take for your heritage the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

Numbers 13:22

They went up into the South and came to Hebron; and Ahiman and Sheshai and Talmai, the children of Anak, were living there. (Now the building of Hebron took place seven years before that of Zoan in Egypt.)

Numbers 13:28-33

But the people living in the land are strong, and the towns are walled and very great; further, we saw the children of Anak there.

Deuteronomy 3:18

At that time I gave you orders, saying, The Lord has given you this land for your heritage: all the men of war are to go over armed before your brothers the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 27:2

And on the day when you go over Jordan into the land which the Lord your God is giving you, put up great stones, coating them with building-paste,

Joshua 3:6

Then Joshua said to the priests, Take up the ark of the agreement and go over in front of the people. So they took up the ark of the agreement and went in front of the people.

Joshua 3:14

So when the people went out from their tents to go over Jordan, the priests who took up the ark of the agreement were in front of the people;

Joshua 3:16

Then the waters flowing down from higher up were stopped and came together in a mass a long way back at Adam, a town near Zarethan; and the waters flowing down to the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were cut off: and the people went across opposite Jericho.

Joshua 4:5

And he said to them, Go over before the ark of the Lord your God into the middle of Jordan, and let every one of you take up a stone on his back, one for every tribe of the children of Israel:

Joshua 4:19

So on the tenth day of the first month the people came up out of Jordan, and put up their tents in Gilgal, on the east side of Jericho.

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