Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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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Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

18 And their words pleased Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son. 19 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. 20 And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and talked with 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 with sorrow.

Genesis 29:20

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him a few days, for the love he had for her.

Genesis 41:20

And the lean and the evil-appearing cows ate up the first seven fat cows.

Numbers 22:15

And Balak sent leaders again, more and more honorable than those.

1 Samuel 22:14

And Ahimelech answered the king and said, And who is so faithful among all your servants as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and who goes at your bidding, and who is honorable in your house?

2 Kings 5:1

And Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great and exalted man with his master, because Jehovah had given deliverance to Syria by him. He was also a mighty man, but a leper.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal on Your heart, as a seal on Your arm; for love is strong as death. Jealousy is cruel as the grave; its flames are flames of fire, a flame of Jehovah.

Isaiah 3:3-5

the captain of fifty, and the honorable man, and the adviser, and the skilled worker, and the expert charmer.

Isaiah 5:13

For this My people go into exile without knowledge, and their honorable men into famine, and his multitude is dried up with thirst.

Isaiah 23:8-9

Who has purposed this against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are rulers, whose merchants are the weighty of the earth?

Isaiah 62:4

You will no more be called Forsaken; nor will your land any more be called Desolate; but you will be called My Delight is in her, and your land, Married; for Jehovah delights in you, and your land is married.

Acts 13:50

But the Jews stirred up the devout and honorable women, and the chief ones of the city, and raised a persecution against Paul and Barnabas. And they threw them out of their borders.

Acts 17:12

Therefore many of them believed, and quite a few of honorable Greek women and men.

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