Parallel Verses

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.

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 hesitate to do the [required] thing, for he was delighted with Jacob’s daughter. Now he was more respected and honored than all [others] in the household of his father.

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.

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

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Morish

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Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

18 And their words were good in the eyes of Hamor and in the eyes of Shechem, the son of Hamor. 19 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. 20 Then Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city, and they spoke to the men of their city, saying,


Cross References

1 Chronicles 4:9

And Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. And his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain."

Genesis 29:20

And Jacob worked for Rachel seven years, but they were as a few days in his eyes because he loved her.

Genesis 41:20

And the thin and ugly cows ate the former seven healthy cows.

Numbers 22:15

Balak again sent many princes, [who were more] honored {than the former}.

1 Samuel 22:14

But Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants [is] as faithful as David? He [is] the son-in-law of the king who moves [quickly] to safeguard you and is honored in your house.

2 Kings 5:1

Now Naaman was the commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man before his master and {highly regarded}, for by him Yahweh had given victory to Aram. Now the man was a mighty warrior, [but he was] afflicted with a skin disease.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love [is] strong as death; passion [is] fierce as Sheol; its flashes [are] flashes of fire; [it is] a blazing flame.

Isaiah 3:3-5

captain of fifty and the honorable men of rank, and counselor and skillful magicians and skillful enchanter.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people will go into exile without knowledge, [and] their nobles [will be] men of hunger, 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, her traders [the] honored ones of [the] earth?

Isaiah 62:4

It shall no longer be said of you, "Forsaken," and it shall no longer be said of your land, "Desolation!" but {you will} be called "My Delight [Is] In Her," and your land, "Married," for Yahweh delights in you, and your land shall be married.

Acts 13:50

But the Jews incited the devout women of high social standing and the most prominent men of the city, and stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas and threw them out of their district.

Acts 17:12

Therefore many of them believed, and not a few of the prominent Greek women and men.

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