Parallel Verses

Amplified

Son of man, take a stick and write on it, For Judah and the children of Israel his companions; then take another stick and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel his companions;

New American Standard Bible

"And you, son of man, take for yourself one stick and write on it, 'For Judah and for the sons of Israel, his companions'; then take another stick and write on it, 'For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and all the house of Israel, his companions.'

King James Version

Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions:

Holman Bible

“Son of man, take a single stick and write on it: Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him. Then take another stick and write on it: Belonging to Joseph—the stick of Ephraim—and all the house of Israel associated with him.

International Standard Version

"Now as for you, Son of Man, grab a stick of wood for yourself and write on it these words: "FOR JUDAH AND THE ISRAELIS, HIS COMPANIONS' "Then grab another stick and write on it: "FOR JOSEPH, THE STICK OF EPHRAIM, AND ALL THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL, HIS COMPANIONS'

A Conservative Version

And thou, son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his companions. Then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and [for] all the house of Israel his

American Standard Version

And thou, son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions:

Bible in Basic English

And you, son of man, take one stick, writing on it, For Judah and for the children of Israel who are in his company: then take another stick, writing on it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and all the children of Israel who are in his company:

Darby Translation

And thou, son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel, his companions. And take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and all the house of Israel, his companions.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou, son of man, take one stick and write upon it: To Judah, and to the sons of Israel his companions; then take another stick and write upon it: To Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and to all the house of Israel his companions:

Julia Smith Translation

And thou son of man, take to thee one tree and write upon it, For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his company: and take one tree and write upon it, For Joseph, the tree of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel his company:

King James 2000

Moreover, you son of man, take you one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel, his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel, his companions:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And you, son of man, take for yourself {a piece of wood}, and write on it, 'For Judah and for the {Israelites} his associates,' and take another [piece of] wood, and write on it, 'For Joseph, [the piece of] wood of Ephraim and all of the house of Israel his associates.'

Modern King James verseion

And you, son of man, take a stick and write on it, For Judah and for his companions, the sons of Israel. And take another stick and write on it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel, his companions.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, take a stick and write upon it, 'Unto Judah; and to the children of Israel, his companions.' Then take another stick, and write upon it, 'Unto Joseph, the stock of Ephraim; and to all the household of Israel, his companions.'

NET Bible

"As for you, son of man, take one branch, and write on it, 'For Judah, and for the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another branch and write on it, 'For Joseph, the branch of Ephraim and all the house of Israel associated with him.'

New Heart English Bible

"You, son of man, take one stick, and write on it, 'For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions': then take another stick, and write on it, 'For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions':

The Emphasized Bible

Thou therefore Son of man Take thee one stick, and write upon it For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his companions, Then take thou another stick, and write upon it For Joseph the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel his companions.

Webster

Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions:

World English Bible

You, son of man, take one stick, and write on it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write on it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and [for] all the house of Israel his companions:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And thou, son of man, take to thee one stick, and write on it, For Judah, and for the sons of Israel, his companions; and take another stick, and write on it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel, his companions,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

and write
כּתב 
Kathab 
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223
Usage: 223

upon it, For Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505
Usage: 2505

חבר 
Chaber 
Usage: 12

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

the stick
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

of Ephraim
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

and for all the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

A Valley Of Dried Bones; A Renewed Nation Of Israel

15 The word of the Lord came again to me, saying, 16 Son of man, take a stick and write on it, For Judah and the children of Israel his companions; then take another stick and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel his companions; 17 And join them together into one stick that they may become one in your hand.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:9

And he gathered all Judah and Benjamin and the strangers with them out of Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon, for they came over to Asa out of Israel in large numbers when they saw that the Lord his God was with him.

Numbers 17:2-3

Speak to the Israelites and get from them rods or staves, one for each father's house, from all their leaders according to their father's houses, twelve rods. Write every man's name on his rod.

2 Chronicles 10:17

But as for the Israelites who dwelt in Judah's cities, Rehoboam ruled over them.

2 Chronicles 10:19

And Israel has rebelled against the house of David to this day.

1 Kings 12:16-20

So when all Israel saw that the king did not heed them, they answered the king, What portion have we in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Look now to your own house, David! So Israel went to their tents.

2 Chronicles 11:11-17

He fortified the strongholds and put captains in them, with stores of food, oil, and vintage fruits.

2 Chronicles 30:11-18

Yet, a few of Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

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