Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If you mistreat my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no man is with us, see, God is witness between you and me."

King James Version

If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness betwixt me and thee.

Holman Bible

If you mistreat my daughters or take other wives, though no one is with us, understand that God will be a witness between you and me."

International Standard Version

If you mistreat my daughters or if you take other wives besides them, though no one is watching us, keep in mind that God stands as a witness between you and me."

A Conservative Version

if thou will afflict my daughters, and if thou will take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us, see, God is witness between me and thee.

American Standard Version

If thou shalt afflict my daughters, and if thou shalt take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness betwixt me and thee.

Amplified

If you should afflict, humiliate, or lower [divorce] my daughters, or if you should take other wives beside my daughters, although no man is with us [to witness], see (remember), God is witness between you and me.

Bible in Basic English

If you are cruel to my daughters, or if you take other wives in addition to my daughters, then though no man is there to see, God will be the witness between us.

Darby Translation

if thou shouldest afflict my daughters, or if thou shouldest take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness between me and thee!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness between me and thee.

Julia Smith Translation

If thou shalt afflict my daughters, and if thou shalt take wives to my daughters, no man is with us, seeing God a witness between me and between thee.

King James 2000

If you shall afflict my daughters, or if you shall take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness between me and you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you mistreat my daughters, and if you take wives besides my daughters, [when] there is no man with us, see--God [is] a witness between me and you."

Modern King James verseion

If you shall not afflict my daughters, or if you shall take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us. See! God is witness between you and me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that thou shalt not vex my daughters neither shalt take other wives unto them. Here is no man with us: behold, God is witness betwixt thee and me."

NET Bible

If you mistreat my daughters or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no one else is with us, realize that God is witness to your actions."

New Heart English Bible

If you afflict my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us; behold, God is witness between me and you."

The Emphasized Bible

If thou oppress my daughters, or if thou take wives besides my daughters, - there may be no man with us - see! God, be witness betwixt me, and thee!

Webster

If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives besides my daughters; no man is with us; See, God is witness betwixt me and thee.

World English Bible

If you afflict my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us; behold, God is witness between me and you."

Youngs Literal Translation

if thou afflict my daughters, or take wives beside my daughters -- there is no man with us -- see, God is witness between me and thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If thou shalt afflict
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

בּת 
Bath 
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587
Usage: 587

or if thou shalt take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

no man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

is with us see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

References

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

49 and Mizpah, for he said, "May the LORD watch between you and me when we are absent one from the other. 50 "If you mistreat my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no man is with us, see, God is witness between you and me." 51 Laban said to Jacob, "Behold this heap and behold the pillar which I have set between you and me.



Cross References

Jeremiah 42:5

Then they said to Jeremiah, "May the LORD be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with the whole message with which the LORD your God will send you to us.

Jeremiah 29:23

because they have acted foolishly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and have spoken words in My name falsely, which I did not command them; and I am He who knows and am a witness," declares the LORD.'"

Judges 11:10

The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "The LORD is witness between us; surely we will do as you have said."

1 Samuel 12:5

He said to them, "The LORD is witness against you, and His anointed is witness this day that you have found nothing in my hand." And they said, "He is witness."

Micah 1:2

Hear, O peoples, all of you; Listen, O earth and all it contains, And let the Lord GOD be a witness against you, The Lord from His holy temple.

Leviticus 18:18

'You shall not marry a woman in addition to her sister as a rival while she is alive, to uncover her nakedness.

Malachi 2:14

"Yet you say, 'For what reason?' Because the LORD has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 19:5-6

and said, 'FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH'?

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed--God is witness--

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