Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

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
And the young man
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

not to do

Usage: 0

the thing
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

in Jacob's
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

than all the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

18 What they said pleased Hamor and his son Shechem, 19 so the young man did not delay the matter any further, since he was delighted with Jacob's daughter. 20 Now Shechem was the most important person in his father's household. So Hamor and his son Shechem entered the gate of their city and addressed the men of their city.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 4:9

Jabez enjoyed more honor than his relatives his mother named him Jabez, she said, "because I bore him in pain."

Genesis 29:20

Jacob served seven years for Rachel, but it seemed like only a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 41:20

But those thin, gaunt cows gobbled up the first seven healthy cows!

Numbers 22:15

In response, Balak sent more officers higher ranking ones, at that!

1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech answered the king, "Who among all your officials is as faithful as David? He is the king's son-in-law, the captain of your bodyguard, and he's honored in your household.

2 Kings 5:1

Naaman, the commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man in the opinion of his master. He was highly favored, because by him the LORD had given victory to Aram. Though he was a mighty and valiant man, he was suffering from leprosy.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, passion as intense as Sheol. The flames of love are flames of fire, a blaze that comes from the LORD.

Isaiah 3:3-5

the commander of fifty and the man of rank, and the counselor, the expert magician, and the medium.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people go into exile because they lack understanding; my honored men go hungry, and the crowd is parched with thirst.

Isaiah 23:8-9

Who has planned this against Tyre, that bestower of crowns, whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the most renowned on earth?

Isaiah 62:4

And you'll no longer be called "Deserted,' and your land will no longer be called "Desolate'; but people will call you "Hephzibah,' and your land "Beulah' for the LORD will take delight in you, and your land will be married."

Acts 13:50

But the Jewish leaders stirred up devout women of high social standing and the officials in the city, started a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their territory.

Acts 17:12

Many of them believed, including a large number of prominent Greek women and men.

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