Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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,

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:

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 You 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 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. 22 Let them judge the people at all times. It shall be that every great matter they shall bring to you, but every small matter they shall judge themselves. So shall it be easier for you, and they shall share the load with you.



Cross References

Acts 6:3

Therefore select from among you, brothers, seven men of good report, full of the Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

2 Chronicles 19:5-10

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

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

You shall make judges and officers in all your gates, which Yahweh your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Genesis 42:18

Joseph said to them the third day, "Do this, and live, for I fear God.

Exodus 18:25

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, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,

Ezekiel 18:8

he who has not given forth on interest, neither has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,

Genesis 22:12

He said, "Don't lay your hand on the boy, neither do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me."

Exodus 23:2-9

"You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; neither shall you testify in court to side with a multitude to pervert justice;

Numbers 10:4

If they blow just one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

Deuteronomy 1:13-17

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

Joshua 22:14

and with him ten princes, one prince of a fathers' house for each of the tribes of Israel; and they were everyone of them head of their fathers' houses among the thousands of Israel.

1 Samuel 8:3

His sons didn't walk in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, 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 Yahweh, and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Of whose hand have I taken a ransom to blind my eyes therewith? I will restore it to you."

1 Kings 3:9-12

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

1 Kings 18:3

Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared Yahweh greatly:

1 Kings 18:12

It will happen, as soon as I am gone from you, that the Spirit of Yahweh will carry you I don't know where; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he can't find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared Yahweh from my youth.

Nehemiah 5:9

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

Nehemiah 7:2

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

Job 29:16

I was a father to the needy. The cause of him who I didn't know, I searched out.

Job 31:13

"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;

Psalm 15:5

he who doesn't lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken. A Poem by David.

Psalm 26:9-10

Don't gather my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloodthirsty men;

Proverbs 28:2

In rebellion, a land has many rulers, but order is maintained by a man of understanding and knowledge.

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 duty of man.

Isaiah 16:5

A throne will be established in loving kindness. One will sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously, and speaks blamelessly; He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing to take a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil --

Isaiah 59:4

None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Isaiah 59:14-15

Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.

Jeremiah 5:1

"Run back and forth through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places of it, if you can find a man, if there are any who does justly, who seeks truth; and I will pardon her.

Ezekiel 22:12

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.

Zechariah 7:9

"Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

Zechariah 8:16

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

Luke 18:2

saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.

Luke 18:4

He wouldn't for a while, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man,

Acts 20:33

I coveted no one's silver, or gold, or clothing.

1 Timothy 3:3

not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;

1 Timothy 6:9-11

But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;

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