Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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:

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 Then the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and his father Hamor speaking deceitfully, because he had defiled Dinah their sister. 14 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. 15 Only on this [condition] will we give consent to you; if you will become like us--every male among you to be circumcised.


Cross References

Genesis 17:11

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

Genesis 17:14

And [as for any] uncircumcised male who has not circumcised the flesh of his foreskin, that person shall be cut off from his people. He has broken my covenant.

Joshua 5:2-9

At that time Yahweh said to Joshua, "Make for yourself knives of flint, and circumcise the {Israelites} a second time."

1 Samuel 14:6

So Jonathan said to {his armor bearer}, "Come, let us go over to the garrisons of these uncircumcised; perhaps Yahweh will act for us, for there is no hindrance for Yahweh to save by many or by few."

1 Samuel 17:26

Now David had spoken to the men [who were] standing with him, saying, "What will be done for the man who defeats this Philistine and removes [the] disgrace from Israel? For who [is] this uncircumcised Philistine that he defies the battle lines of the living God?"

1 Samuel 17:36

Your servant has struck down both the lion and the bear, and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he defied the battle lines of the living God."

2 Samuel 1:20

Do not tell it in Gath; do not proclaim it in the streets of Ashkelon, lest the daughters of [the] Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised exult.

2 Samuel 15:7

It happened at the end of four years [that] Absalom said to the king, "Please let me go and pay my vow which I have made to Yahweh in Hebron,

1 Kings 21:9

She had written in the letters, saying, "Call a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people.

Matthew 2:8

And he sent them to Bethlehem [and] said, "Go, inquire carefully concerning the child, and when you have found [him], report to me so that I also may come [and] worship him."

Matthew 2:13

Now [after] they had gone away, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph, saying, "Get up, take the child and his mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. For Herod is about to seek the child to destroy him."

Matthew 23:1-39

Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples,

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision [as] a seal of the righteousness by faith which [he had] {while uncircumcised}, so that he could be the father of all who believe {although they are uncircumcised}, so that righteousness could be credited to them,

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