Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Moreover thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,

New American Standard Bible

Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.

King James Version

Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Holman Bible

But you should select from all the people able men, God-fearing, trustworthy, and hating bribes. Place them over the people as commanders of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.

International Standard Version

You are to look for capable men among the people, men who fear God, men of integrity who hate dishonest gain. You are to set these men over them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.

American Standard Version

Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Amplified

Furthermore, you shall select from all the people competent men who [reverently] fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; you shall place these over the people as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.

Bible in Basic English

But for the rest, take from among the people able men, such as have the fear of God, true men hating profits wrongly made; and put such men over them, to be captains of thousands, captains of hundreds and of fifties and of tens;

Darby Translation

But do thou provide among all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place them over them, chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of tens,

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt look out from all the people men of ability, fearing God, men of truth, men hating gain; and set thou over them chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of ten.

King James 2000

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you will select from all the people men of ability, fearers of God, trustworthy men, haters of [dishonest] gain, and you will appoint [such men] over them [as] commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, and commanders of tens.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall look out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain. And place such over them to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, seek out, among all the people, men of activity which fear God; and men that are true and hate covetousness: and make them heads over the people, captains over thousands, over hundreds, over fifty, and over ten.

NET Bible

But you choose from the people capable men, God-fearing, men of truth, those who hate bribes, and put them over the people as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

New Heart English Bible

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou thyself, therefore shalt look out, from among all the people - men of ability, reverers of God, men of fidelity, haters of extortion, - and place them over them as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Webster

Moreover, thou shalt provide out of all the people, able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

World English Bible

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou -- thou dost provide out of all the people men of ability, fearing God, men of truth, hating dishonest gain, and hast placed these over them, heads of thousands, heads of hundreds, heads of fifties, and heads of tens,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

out of all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42
Usage: 42

such as fear
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

and place
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

such over them, to be rulers
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

and rulers
שׂר 
Sar 
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421
Usage: 421

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of fifties
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

20 And thou shall teach them the statutes and the laws, and shall show them the way in which they must walk, and the work that they must do. 21 Moreover thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens, 22 and let them judge the people at all seasons. And it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring to thee, but every small matter they shall judge themselves. So shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear [the burden



Cross References

Acts 6:3

Therefore, brothers, seek ye out seven men from you being well reported, full of Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this need.

2 Chronicles 19:5-10

And he set judges in the land throughout all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city,

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

Thou shall make judges and officers for thee in all thy gates, which LORD thy God gives thee, according to thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph said to them the third day, This do, and live, for I fear God:

Exodus 18:25

And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me. He who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,

Ezekiel 18:8

he who has not given forth upon interest, nor has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed TRUE justice between man and man,

Genesis 22:12

And he said, Do not lay thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything to him. For now I know that thou fear God, since thou have not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.

Exodus 23:2-9

Thou shall not follow a multitude to do evil, neither shall thou speak in a case to turn aside after a multitude to distort [justice],

Numbers 10:4

And if they blow but one, then the rulers, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to thee.

Deuteronomy 1:13-17

Take for you wise men, and understanding, and known, according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.

Joshua 22:14

and with him ten rulers, one ruler of a fathers' house for each of the tribes of Israel. And they were each man of them head of their fathers' houses among the thousands of Israel.

1 Samuel 8:3

And his sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 8:12

And he will appoint them to him for captains of thousands, and captains of fifties. And [he will set some] to plow his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and the instruments of his chariots.

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Here I am. Witness against me before LORD, and before his anointed: Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with i

1 Kings 3:9-12

Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to judge this thy great people?

1 Kings 18:3

And Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared LORD greatly;

1 Kings 18:12

And it will come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of LORD will carry thee where I know not. And so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he will kill me. But I thy servant fear LORD from my you

Nehemiah 5:9

Also I said, The thing that ye do is not good. Ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?

Nehemiah 7:2

that I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the castle, charge over Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

Job 29:16

I was a father to the needy, and I searched out the case of him whom I did not know.

Job 31:13

If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,

Psalm 15:5

he who puts not his money out to interest, nor takes a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 26:9-10

Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood,

Proverbs 28:2

For the transgression of a land many are the rulers of it. But by men of understanding [and] knowledge the state shall be prolonged.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

[This is] the end of the matter, all has been heard: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for this is the whole of man.

Isaiah 16:5

And a throne shall be established in loving kindness, and he shall sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, and seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.

Isaiah 59:4

No man sues in righteousness, and no man pleads in truth. They trust in vanity, and speak lies. They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Isaiah 59:14-15

And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off. For truth has fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places if it, if ye can find a man, if there is any who does justly, who seeks truth, and I will pardon her.

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.

Zechariah 7:9

Thus LORD of hosts has spoken, saying, Execute TRUE justice, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

Zechariah 8:16

These are the things that ye shall do: Speak ye every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates.

Luke 18:2

saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.

Luke 18:4

And for a time he would not, but after these things he said within himself, Although I fear not God, and regard not man,

Acts 20:33

I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

1 Timothy 3:3

no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,

1 Timothy 6:9-11

But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,

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