Parallel Verses

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 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.

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 Their offer pleased Hamor and his son Shechem. 19 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.) 20 So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city,


Cross References

1 Chronicles 4:9

Jabez was more respected than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, for she said, "I experienced pain when I gave birth to him."

Genesis 29:20

So Jacob worked for seven years to acquire Rachel. But they seemed like only a few days to him because his love for her was so great.

Genesis 41:20

The lean, bad-looking cows ate up the seven fat cows.

Numbers 22:15

Balak again sent princes, more numerous and more distinguished than the first.

1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech replied to the king, "Who among all your servants is faithful like David? He is the king's son-in-law, the leader of your bodyguard, and honored in your house!

2 Kings 5:1

Now Naaman, the commander of the king of Syria's army, was esteemed and respected by his master, for through him the Lord had given Syria military victories. But this great warrior had a skin disease.

Song of Songs 8:6

The Beloved to Her Lover: Set me like a cylinder seal over your heart, like a signet on your arm. For love is as strong as death, passion is as unrelenting as Sheol. Its flames burst forth, it is a blazing flame.

Isaiah 3:3-5

captains of groups of fifty, the respected citizens, advisers and those skilled in magical arts, and those who know incantations.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people will be deported because of their lack of understanding. Their leaders will have nothing to eat, their masses will have nothing to drink.

Isaiah 23:8-9

Who planned this for royal Tyre, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are the dignitaries of the earth?

Isaiah 62:4

You will no longer be called, "Abandoned," and your land will no longer be called "Desolate." Indeed, you will be called "My Delight is in Her," and your land "Married." For the Lord will take delight in you, and your land will be married to him.

Acts 13:50

But the Jews incited the God-fearing women of high social standing and the prominent men of the city, stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and threw them out of their region.

Acts 17:12

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

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