Parallel Verses

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,

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:

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.

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 hast warned them concerning the statutes and the laws, and hast made known to them the way in which they go, and the work which they do. 21 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, 22 and they have judged the people at all times; and it hath come to pass, every great matter they bring in unto thee, and every small matter they judge themselves; and lighten it from off thyself, and they have borne with thee.



Cross References

Acts 6:3

look out, therefore, brethren, seven men of you who are well testified of, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may set over this necessity,

2 Chronicles 19:5-10

And he establisheth judges in the land, in all the fenced cities of Judah, for every city,

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

Judges and authorities thou dost make to thee within all thy gates which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, for thy tribes; and they have judged the people -- a righteous judgment.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph saith unto them on the third day, 'This do and live; God I fear!

Exodus 18:25

and Moses chooseth men of ability out of all Israel, and maketh them chiefs over the people, heads of thousands, heads of hundreds, heads of fifties, and heads of tens,

2 Samuel 23:3

He said -- the God of Israel -- to me, He spake -- the Rock of Israel: He who is ruling over man is righteous, He is ruling in the fear of God.

Ezekiel 18:8

In usury he doth not give, and increase taketh not, From perversity he turneth back his hand, True judgment he doth between man and man.

Genesis 22:12

and He saith, 'Put not forth thine hand unto the youth, nor do anything to him, for now I have known that thou art fearing God, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one, from Me.'

Exodus 23:2-9

Thou art not after many to evil, nor dost thou testify concerning a strife, to turn aside after many to cause others to turn aside;

Numbers 10:4

And if with one they blow, then have the princes, heads of the thousands of Israel, met together unto thee;

Deuteronomy 1:13-17

Give for yourselves men, wise and intelligent, and known to your tribes, and I set them for your heads;

Joshua 22:14

and ten princes with him, one prince, one prince, for a house of a father, for all the tribes of Israel, and each of them a head of a house of their fathers, for the thousands of Israel.

1 Samuel 8:3

and his sons have not walked in his ways, and turn aside after the dishonest gain, and take a bribe, and turn aside judgment.

1 Samuel 8:12

also to appoint for himself heads of thousands, and heads of fifties; also to plow his plowing, and to reap his reaping; and to make instruments of his war, and instruments of his charioteer.

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Lo, here am I; testify against me, over-against Jehovah, and over-against His anointed; whose ox have I taken, and whose ass have I taken, and whom have I oppressed; whom have I bruised, and of whose hand have I taken a ransom, and hide mine eyes with it? -- and I restore to you.'

1 Kings 3:9-12

and Thou hast given to Thy servant an understanding heart, to judge Thy people, to discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this Thy great people?'

1 Kings 18:3

and Ahab calleth unto Obadiah, who is over the house -- and Obadiah hath been fearing Jehovah greatly,

1 Kings 18:12

and it hath been, I go from thee, and the Spirit of Jehovah doth lift thee up, whither I know not, and I have come to declare to Ahab, and he doth not find thee, and he hath slain me; and thy servant is fearing Jehovah from my youth.

Nehemiah 5:9

And I say, 'Not good is the thing that ye are doing; in the fear of our God do ye not walk, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?

Nehemiah 7:2

and I charge Hanani my brother, and Hananiah head of the palace, concerning Jerusalem -- for he is as a man of truth, and fearing God above many --

Job 29:16

A father I am to the needy, And the cause I have not known I search out.

Job 31:13

If I despise the cause of my man-servant, And of my handmaid, In their contending with me,

Psalm 15:5

His silver he hath not given in usury, And a bribe against the innocent Hath not taken; Whoso is doing these is not moved to the age!

Psalm 26:9-10

Do not gather with sinners my soul, And with men of blood my life,

Proverbs 28:2

By the transgression of a land many are its heads. And by an intelligent man, Who knoweth right -- it is prolonged.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The end of the whole matter let us hear: -- 'Fear God, and keep His commands, for this is the whole of man.

Isaiah 16:5

And established in kindness is the throne, And one hath sat on it in truth, in the tent of David, Judging and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.

Isaiah 33:15

Whoso is walking righteously, And is speaking uprightly, Kicking against gain of oppressions, Shaking his hands from taking hold on a bribe, Stopping his ear from hearing of blood, And shutting his eyes from looking on evil,

Isaiah 59:4

There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.

Isaiah 59:14-15

And removed backward is judgment, And righteousness afar off standeth, For truth hath been feeble in the street, And straightforwardness is not able to enter,

Jeremiah 5:1

Go to and fro in streets of Jerusalem, And see, I pray you, and know, And seek in her broad places, if ye find a man, If there be one doing judgment, seeking stedfastness -- Then am I propitious to her.

Ezekiel 22:12

A bribe they have taken in thee to shed blood, Usury and increase thou hast taken, And cuttest off thy neighbour by oppression, And Me thou hast forgotten, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!

Zechariah 7:9

'Thus spake Jehovah of Hosts, saying: True judgment judge ye, And kindness and mercy do one with another.

Zechariah 8:16

These are the things that ye do: Speak ye truth each with his neighbour, Truth and peaceful judgment judge in your gates,

Luke 18:2

saying, 'A certain judge was in a certain city -- God he is not fearing, and man he is not regarding --

Luke 18:4

and he would not for a time, but after these things he said in himself, Even if God I do not fear, and man do not regard,

Acts 20:33

'The silver or gold or garments of no one did I covet;

1 Timothy 3:3

not given to wine, not a striker, not given to filthy lucre, but gentle, not contentious, not a lover of money,

1 Timothy 6:9-11

and those wishing to be rich, do fall into temptation and a snare, and many desires, foolish and hurtful, that sink men into ruin and destruction,

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery, and unable to cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having an heart exercised in covetousnesses, children of a curse,

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