Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, know that you will certainly die, you and all who are yours.”

New American Standard Bible

"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."

King James Version

Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.

International Standard Version

Now then, return the man's wife. As a matter of fact, he's a prophet and can intercede for you so you'll live. But if you don't return her, be aware that you and all who are yours will certainly die."

A Conservative Version

Now therefore restore the man's wife. For he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shall live. And if thou do not restore her, know thou that thou shall surely die, thou, and all that are thine.

American Standard Version

Now therefore restore the man's wife. For he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live. And if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.

Amplified

So now restore to the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her [to him], know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.

Bible in Basic English

So now, give the man back his wife, for he is a prophet, and let him say a prayer for you, so your life may be safe: but if you do not give her back, be certain that death will come to you and all your house.

Darby Translation

And now, restore the man's wife; for he is a prophet, and will pray for thee, that thou mayest live. And if thou do not restore her, know that thou shalt certainly die, thou and all that is thine.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now therefore restore the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live. And if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou and all that are thine.

Julia Smith Translation

And now turn back to the man the woman; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and do thou live: and if thou turn her not back, know that dying, thou shalt die, thou and all which are to thee.

King James 2000

Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for you, and you shall live: and if you restore her not, know that you shall surely die, you, and all that are yours.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So now, return the wife of the man, for he [is] a prophet, so that he will pray for you and you will live. And {if you do not return her}, know that you will certainly die, and all that [are] yours."

Modern King James verseion

Now therefore, restore his wife to the man. For he is a prophet, and he shall pray for you, and you shall live. And if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you, and all that are yours.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now, therefore, deliver the man his wife again, for he is a prophet. And let him pray for thee that thou mayest live. But and if thou deliver her not again, be sure that thou shalt die the death, with all that thou hast."

NET Bible

But now give back the man's wife. Indeed he is a prophet and he will pray for you; thus you will live. But if you don't give her back, know that you will surely die along with all who belong to you."

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore, restore the man's wife. For he is a prophet, and he will pray for you, and you will live. If you do not restore her, know for sure that you will die, you, and all who are yours."

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore restore the man's wife, for a prophet, is he, that he may pray for thee and live thou, - But if thou art not going to restore her, know, that thou shalt die, thou - and all that are thine.

Webster

Now therefore restore to the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou shalt not restore her, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou and all that are thine.

World English Bible

Now therefore, restore the man's wife. For he is a prophet, and he will pray for you, and you will live. If you don't restore her, know for sure that you will die, you, and all who are yours."

Youngs Literal Translation

and now send back the man's wife, for he is inspired, and he doth pray for thee, and live thou; and if thou do not send back, know that dying thou dost die, thou, and all that thou hast.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

for he is a prophet
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

and he shall pray
פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

בּעד 
B@`ad 
at, for, by, over, upon, about, up, through
Usage: 104

and thou shalt live
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

and if thou restore
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

thou that thou shalt surely
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

Context Readings

Abraham And Abimelech

6 Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you did this with a clear conscience. I have also kept you from sinning against Me. Therefore I have not let you touch her. 7 Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, know that you will certainly die, you and all who are yours.” 8 Early in the morning Abimelech got up, called all his servants together, and personally told them all these things, and the men were terrified.


Cross References

1 Samuel 7:5

Samuel said, “Gather all Israel at Mizpah, and I will pray to the Lord on your behalf.”

Job 42:8

Now take seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. Then My servant Job will pray for you. I will surely accept his prayer and not deal with you as your folly deserves. For you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.”

2 Samuel 24:17

When David saw the angel striking the people, he said to the Lord, “Look, I am the one who has sinned; I am the one who has done wrong. But these sheep, what have they done? Please, let Your hand be against me and my father’s family.”

Numbers 16:32-33

The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, all Korah’s people, and all their possessions.

2 Kings 5:11

But Naaman got angry and left, saying, “I was telling myself: He will surely come out, stand and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and will wave his hand over the spot and cure the skin disease.

Genesis 2:17

but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for on the day you eat from it, you will certainly die.”

Genesis 12:15

Pharaoh’s officials saw her and praised her to Pharaoh, so the woman was taken to Pharaoh’s household.

Genesis 12:17

But the Lord struck Pharaoh and his household with severe plagues because of Abram’s wife Sarai.

Genesis 20:18

for the Lord had completely closed all the wombs in Abimelech’s household on account of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.

Exodus 4:16

He will speak to the people for you. He will be your spokesman, and you will serve as God to him.

Exodus 7:1

The Lord answered Moses, “See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh, and Aaron your brother will be your prophet.

Exodus 12:1-3

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt:

Exodus 18:17

“What you’re doing is not good,” Moses’ father-in-law said to him.

Leviticus 6:4

once he has sinned and acknowledged his guilt—he must return what he stole or defrauded, or the deposit entrusted to him, or the lost item he found,

Leviticus 6:7

In this way the priest will make atonement on his behalf before the Lord, and he will be forgiven for anything he may have done to incur guilt.”

1 Samuel 7:8

The Israelites said to Samuel, “Don’t stop crying out to the Lord our God for us, so that He will save us from the hand of the Philistines.”

1 Samuel 12:19

They pleaded with Samuel, “Pray to the Lord your God for your servants, so we won’t die! For we have added to all our sins the evil of requesting a king for ourselves.”

1 Samuel 12:23

“As for me, I vow that I will not sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you. I will teach you the good and right way.

1 Kings 13:6

Then the king responded to the man of God, “Plead for the favor of the Lord your God and pray for me so that my hand may be restored to me.” So the man of God pleaded for the favor of the Lord, and the king’s hand was restored to him and became as it had been at first.

1 Kings 18:1-46

After a long time, the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year: “Go and present yourself to Ahab. I will send rain on the surface of the land.”

2 Kings 19:2-4

Then he sent Eliakim, who was in charge of the palace, Shebna the court secretary, and the leading priests, who were wearing sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.

1 Chronicles 16:22

“Do not touch My anointed ones
or harm My prophets.”

Job 34:19

God is not partial to princes
and does not favor the rich over the poor,
for they are all the work of His hands.

Psalm 25:14

The secret counsel of the Lord
is for those who fear Him,
and He reveals His covenant to them.

Psalm 105:9-15

the covenant He made with Abraham,
swore to Isaac,

Jeremiah 14:11

Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of these people.

Jeremiah 15:1

Then the Lord said to me: “Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My compassions would not reach out to these people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.

Jeremiah 27:18

If they are indeed prophets and if the word of the Lord is with them, let them intercede with the Lord of Hosts not to let the articles that remain in the Lord’s temple, in the palace of the king of Judah, and in Jerusalem go to Babylon.’

Ezekiel 3:18

If I say to the wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ but you do not warn him—you don’t speak out to warn him about his wicked way in order to save his life—that wicked person will die for his iniquity. Yet I will hold you responsible for his blood.

Ezekiel 33:8

If I say to the wicked, ‘Wicked one, you will surely die,’ but you do not speak out to warn him about his way, that wicked person will die for his iniquity, yet I will hold you responsible for his blood.

Ezekiel 33:14-16

“So when I tell the wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ but he repents of his sin and does what is just and right—

1 Corinthians 14:4

The person who speaks in another language builds himself up, but he who prophesies builds up the church.

Hebrews 1:1

Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage must be respected by all, and the marriage bed kept undefiled, because God will judge immoral people and adulterers.

James 5:14-16

Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray over him after anointing him with olive oil in the name of the Lord.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not bring death, he should ask, and God will give life to him—to those who commit sin that doesn’t bring death. There is sin that brings death. I am not saying he should pray about that.

Revelation 11:5-6

If anyone wants to harm them, fire comes from their mouths and consumes their enemies; if anyone wants to harm them, he must be killed in this way.

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