Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.

King James Version

And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us:

Holman Bible

“We cannot do this thing,” they said to them. “Giving our sister to an uncircumcised man is a disgrace to us.

International Standard Version

They told them, "We can't do this. We can't give our sister to a man who isn't circumcised, because that would be insulting to us.

A Conservative Version

and said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to a man who is uncircumcised, for that is a reproach to us.

American Standard Version

and said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us.

Amplified

They said to them, We cannot do this thing and give our sister to one who is not circumcised, for that would be a reproach and disgrace to us.

Bible in Basic English

And they said, It is not possible for us to give our sister to one who is without circumcision, for that would be a cause of shame to us:

Darby Translation

and said to them, We cannot do this, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach to us.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say to them, We shall not be able to do this word, to give our sister to a man which to him is uncircumcision; for this a reproach to us.

King James 2000

And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that would be a reproach unto us:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to a man who [is] uncircumcised, for that [is] a disgrace for us.

Modern King James verseion

And they said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised. For it is a reproach to us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said unto them, "We cannot do this thing, that we should give our sister to one that is uncircumcised, for that were a shame unto us.

NET Bible

They said to them, "We cannot give our sister to a man who is not circumcised, for it would be a disgrace to us.

New Heart English Bible

and said to them, "We can't do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised; for that is a reproach to us.

The Emphasized Bible

and said unto them - We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to a man that is uncircumcised, - for a reproach, it would be to us.

Webster

And they said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised: for that would be a reproach to us:

World English Bible

and said to them, "We can't do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised; for that is a reproach to us.

Youngs Literal Translation

and say unto them, 'We are not able to do this thing, to give our sister to one who hath a foreskin: for it is a reproach to us.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

to give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114

to one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ערלה 
`orlah 
Usage: 15

חרפּה 
Cherpah 
Usage: 73

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Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

13 And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully and talked because he had defiled Dinah their sister: 14 They said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us. 15 But with this condition we will consent unto you: If ye will become as we are that every male of you be circumcised,


Cross References

Genesis 17:11

And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin, and it shall be a token of the covenant between me and you.

Genesis 17:14

And the uncircumcised male whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that person shall be cut off from his people; he has annulled my covenant.

Joshua 5:2-9

At that time the LORD said unto Joshua, Make thee sharp knives and circumcise again the sons of Israel the second time.

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armour, Come and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised; peradventure the LORD will work for us, for it is not difficult for the LORD to save by many or by few.

1 Samuel 17:26

Then David spoke to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that overcomes this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should dishonour the armies of the living God?

1 Samuel 17:36

Whether it was a lion or a bear thy slave would kill it, and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he has dishonoured the armies of the living God.

2 Samuel 1:20

Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

2 Samuel 15:7

And at the end of a predetermined period of forty years, it came to pass that Absalom said unto the king, I pray thee, let me go to Hebron and pay my vow, which I have vowed unto the LORD.

1 Kings 21:9

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast and set Naboth at the head of the people

Matthew 2:8

and sending them to Bethlehem, he said, Go there and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again that I may come and worship him also.

Matthew 2:13

And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in dreams, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother and flee into Egypt and remain there until I bring thee word, for Herod will seek the young child to kill him.

Matthew 23:1-39

Then Jesus spoke to the multitude and to his disciples,

Romans 4:11

And he received the circumcision as a sign, as a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised, that he might be the father of all the uncircumcised believers, that it might be counted unto them also as righteousness,

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