Parallel Verses

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.

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 [in marriage] to one who is not circumcised, because that would be a 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 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, speaking with deceit because he had defiled Dinah their sister. 14 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. 15 But in this we will agree with you, if you will be as we are, that every male of you be circumcised,


Cross References

Genesis 17:11

And you 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 child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant.

Joshua 5:2-9

At that time Jehovah said to Joshua, Make sharp knives for yourselves and circumcise the sons of Israel again, the second time.

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to the young man who bore his armor, Come, and let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised ones. It may be that Jehovah will work for us. For there is no restraint to Jehovah, to save by many or by few.

1 Samuel 17:26

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

1 Samuel 17:36

Your servant killed both the lion and the bear. And this uncircumcised Philistine shall be like one of them, since he has defied the armies of the living God.

2 Samuel 1:20

Tell it not in Gath, do not let it be known in the streets of Askelon, lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

2 Samuel 15:7

And it happened at the end of forty years, Absalom said to the king, Please let me go and pay my vow which I have vowed to Jehovah in Hebron.

1 Kings 21:9

And she wrote in the letter, saying, Proclaim a fast and set Naboth on high among the people.

Matthew 2:8

And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child. And when you have found him, bring me word again so that I may come and worship him also.

Matthew 2:13

And when they had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise and take the young child and His mother and flee into Egypt. And be there until I bring you word, for Herod is about to seek the child to destroy Him.

Matthew 23:1-39

Then Jesus spoke to the crowd and to His disciples,

Romans 4:11

And he received a sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith while still uncircumcised; so that he might be the father of all those believing through uncircumcision, for righteousness to be imputed to them also;

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