Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal: every one according to his name shall they be for the twelve tribes.

New American Standard Bible

"The stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel: twelve, according to their names; they shall be like the engravings of a seal, each according to his name for the twelve tribes.

King James Version

And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.

Holman Bible

The 12 stones are to correspond to the names of Israel’s sons. Each stone must be engraved like a seal, with one of the names of the 12 tribes.

International Standard Version

The stones are to correspond to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve stones corresponding to their names. They are to be engraved like a signet, each with the name of one of the twelve tribes.

A Conservative Version

And the stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one according to his name; they shall be for the twelve tribes.

American Standard Version

And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, every one according to his name, they shall be for the twelve tribes.

Amplified

And the stones shall be twelve, according to the names of the sons of Israel, like the engravings of a signet, each with its name for the twelve tribes.

Bible in Basic English

The jewels are to be twelve in number, for the names of the children of Israel; every jewel having the name of one of the twelve tribes cut on it as on a stamp.

Julia Smith Translation

And the stones shall be over the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to their names, the engravings of a signet; each according to his name shall be the twelve tribea

King James 2000

And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with its name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The stones will be according to the names of the {Israelites}, twelve according to their names, [with] seal engravings, each according to its name they will be for [the] twelve tribes.

Modern King James verseion

And the stones shall be with the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet. They shall be each one with his name according to the twelve tribes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the stones shall be graven as signets be graven: with the names of the children of Israel, even with twelve names every one with his name according to the twelve tribes.

NET Bible

The stones are to be for the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to the number of their names. Each name according to the twelve tribes is to be like the engravings of a seal.

New Heart English Bible

The stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, everyone according to his name, they shall be for the twelve tribes.

The Emphasized Bible

And the stones shall be after the names of the sons of Israel - twelve, after their names, - as the engravings of a seal-ring everyone after his name, shall they be, for the twelve tribes,

Webster

And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.

World English Bible

The stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, everyone according to his name, they shall be for the twelve tribes.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the stones are according to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to their names, openings of a signet, each by his name are they for the twelve tribes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
shall be with the names
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

פּתּח פּתּוּח 
Pittuwach 
Usage: 11

of a signet
חתם חותם 
Chowtham 
Usage: 14

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

with his name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

Context Readings

The Breastpiece

20 and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings. 21 And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal: every one according to his name shall they be for the twelve tribes. 22 And thou shalt make on the breastplate chains of laced work, of wreathen work, of pure gold.


Cross References

Revelation 7:4-8

And I heard the number of the sealed, a hundred and forty-four thousand, sealed out of every tribe of the sons of Israel:

Revelation 21:12

having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names inscribed, which are those of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.

1 Kings 18:31

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of Jehovah came saying, Israel shall be thy name;

Luke 22:30

that ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

James 1:1

James, bondman of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the dispersion, greeting.

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