Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The young man did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob's daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.

King James Version

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.

Holman Bible

The young man did not delay doing this, because he was delighted with Jacob's daughter. Now he was the most important in all his father's house.

International Standard Version

so the young man did not delay the matter any further, since he was delighted with Jacob's daughter.

A Conservative Version

And the young man did not delay to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was honored above all the house of his father.

American Standard Version

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was honored above all the house of his father.

Amplified

And the young man did not delay to do the thing, for he delighted in Jacob's daughter. He was honored above all his family [so, ranking first, he acted first].

Bible in Basic English

And without loss of time the young man did as they said, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he was the noblest of his father's house.

Darby Translation

And the youth did not delay to do this, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was honourable above all in the house of his father.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter and he was the most honourable of all the house of his father.

Julia Smith Translation

And the youth deferred not to do the word, for he delighted in Jacob's daughter, and he was honorable more than all his father's house.

King James 2000

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honorable than all the house of his father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the young man did not delay to do the thing, for he wanted the daughter of Jacob. Now he [was] the most honored of his father's house.

Modern King James verseion

And the young man did not hesitate to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was more honorable than all the house of his father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the young man deferred not for to do the thing, because he had a lust to Jacob's daughter: he was also most set by of all that were in his father's house.

NET Bible

The young man did not delay in doing what they asked because he wanted Jacob's daughter Dinah badly. (Now he was more important than anyone in his father's household.)

New Heart English Bible

The young man did not wait to do this thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he was honored above all the house of his father.

The Emphasized Bible

and the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, - he, moreover being more honourable than all the house of his father.

Webster

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honorable than all the house of his father.

World English Bible

The young man didn't wait to do this thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he was honored above all the house of his father.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the young man delayed not to do the thing, for he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he is honourable above all the house of his father.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

not to do

Usage: 0

the thing
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

18 Now their words seemed reasonable to Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son. 19 The young man did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob's daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father. 20 So Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city, saying,


Cross References

1 Chronicles 4:9

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez saying, "Because I bore him with pain."

Genesis 29:20

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 41:20

and the lean and ugly cows ate up the first seven fat cows.

Numbers 22:15

Then Balak again sent leaders, more numerous and more distinguished than the former.

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants is as faithful as David, even the king's son-in-law, who is captain over your guard, and is honored in your house?

2 Kings 5:1

Now Naaman, captain of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man with his master, and highly respected, because by him the LORD had given victory to Aram. The man was also a valiant warrior, but he was a leper.

Song of Songs 8:6

"Put me like a seal over your heart, Like a seal on your arm For love is as strong as death, Jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, The very flame of the LORD.

Isaiah 3:3-5

The captain of fifty and the honorable man, The counselor and the expert artisan, And the skillful enchanter.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge; And their honorable men are famished, And their multitude is parched with thirst.

Isaiah 23:8-9

Who has planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, Whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the honored of the earth?

Isaiah 62:4

It will no longer be said to you, "Forsaken," Nor to your land will it any longer be said, "Desolate"; But you will be called, "My delight is in her," And your land, "Married"; For the LORD delights in you, And to Him your land will be married.

Acts 13:50

But the Jews incited the devout women of prominence and the leading men of the city, and instigated a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.

Acts 17:12

Therefore many of them believed, along with a number of prominent Greek women and men.

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