Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me, making me stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites! I [am] few in number! If they gather against me and attack me, I will be destroyed--I and my household!"

New American Standard Bible

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me odious among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and my men being few in number, they will gather together against me and attack me and I will be destroyed, I and my household.”

King James Version

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Holman Bible

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me, making me odious to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. We are few in number; if they unite against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed.”

International Standard Version

Then Jacob told Simeon and Levi, "You have certainly stirred up trouble for me! You've made me despised by the Canaanites and the Perizzites who live in this territory. Because I have only a few men with me, they're going to gather themselves together and attack me until I am totally destroyed, along with my entire household!"

A Conservative Version

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me, to make me odious to the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. And, I being few in number, they will gather themselves together against me and smit

American Standard Version

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me, to make me odious to the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and, I being few in number, they will gather themselves together against me and smite me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Amplified

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have ruined me, making me a stench to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites! My men are few in number, and the men of the land will band together against me and attack me; I shall be destroyed, I and my household.”

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have made trouble for me and given me a bad name among the people of this country, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and because we are small in number they will come together against me and make war on me; and it will be the end of me and all my people.

Darby Translation

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me, in that ye make me odious among the inhabitants of the land among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and I am few men in number, and they will gather themselves against me and smite me, and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will say to Simeon and to Levi, Ye troubled me to make me evil to him dwelling in the land to the Canaanites, and to the Perizzites and I men of number, and they will gather together and smite me, and I all be destroyed, and my house.

King James 2000

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have troubled me to make me repulsive among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have troubled me, to make me stink among those who live in the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. And I, being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and kill me. And I shall be destroyed, my house and I.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "Ye have troubled me, and made me stink unto the inhabiters of the land, both to the Canaanites and also unto the Perizzites. And I am few in number. Wherefore they shall gather themselves together against me and slay me, and so shall I and my house be destroyed."

NET Bible

Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought ruin on me by making me a foul odor among the inhabitants of the land -- among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. I am few in number; they will join forces against me and attack me, and both I and my family will be destroyed!"

New Heart English Bible

Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have troubled me, to make me odious to the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. I am few in number. They will gather themselves together against me and strike me, and I will be destroyed, I and my house."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Jacob unto Simeon and unto Levi - Ye have troubled me by making me odious among them that dwell in the land, among the Canaanites, and among the Perizzites, - I, having only men that may be counted, they will gather themselves, together against me and smite me, - and I shall be destroyed both I and my house.

Webster

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me odious among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites, and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they will assemble themselves against me, and slay me, and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

World English Bible

Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have troubled me, to make me odious to the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. I am few in number. They will gather themselves together against me and strike me, and I will be destroyed, I and my house."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob saith unto Simeon and unto Levi, 'Ye have troubled me, by causing me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanite, and among the Perizzite: and I am few in number, and they have been gathered against me, and have smitten me, and I have been destroyed, I and my house.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

to Simeon
שׁמעון 
Shim`own 
Usage: 44

and Levi
לוי 
Leviy 
Usage: 66

עכר 
`akar 
Usage: 14

me to make me to stink
בּאשׁ 
Ba'ash 
Usage: 17

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

כּנעני 
K@na`aniy 
Usage: 74

and the Perizzites
פּרזּי 
P@rizziy 
Usage: 23

and I being few
מת 
Math 
Usage: 21

in number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

against me, and slay me
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

and I shall be destroyed
שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

29 They captured and plundered all that [was] in the houses--all their wealth, their little ones, and their women. 30 Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me, making me stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites! I [am] few in number! If they gather against me and attack me, I will be destroyed--I and my household!" 31 But they said, "Shall he treat our sister like a prostitute?"


Cross References

Exodus 5:21

And they said to them, "May Yahweh look upon you and judge because you have caused our fragrance to stink in the eyes of Pharaoh and in the eyes of his servants [so as] to put a sword into their hand to kill us."

1 Samuel 13:4

And all Israel did hear, saying, "Saul has defeated the garrison of [the] Philistines; and also, Israel has become a stench among [the] Philistines!" So the people were called out after Saul at Gilgal.

Psalm 105:12

When they were {few in number}-- a trifle--and [were] sojourners in it,

Joshua 7:25

And Joshua said, "Why did you bring us trouble? Yahweh will bring you trouble on this day." And all Israel stoned them [with] stones; and they burned them with fire [after] they stoned them with stones.

Genesis 13:7

And there was a quarrel between the herdsmen of the livestock of Abram and the herdsmen of the livestock of Lot. Now at that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land.

1 Samuel 27:12

And Achish trusted David, saying, "{He has made himself utterly hated} among his people in Israel, and he will be my servant forever."

1 Chronicles 16:19

When you were few in number, little, and sojourners [were] in it,

1 Chronicles 19:6

And when the {Ammonites} saw that they made themselves odious to David, Hanun and the {Ammonites} sent one thousand talents of silver to hire for themselves horses and chariots from Aram-Naharaim, Aram-Maacah, and Zobah.

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great. And you will be a blessing.

Genesis 12:12

and it shall happen [that], if the Egyptians see you, then they will say, 'This [is] his wife,' then they will kill me but let you live.

Genesis 28:13-14

And behold, Yahweh [was] standing beside him, and he said, "I [am] Yahweh, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac. The ground on which you [were] sleeping I will give to you and to your descendants.

Genesis 46:27

And the sons of Joseph who were born to him in Egypt [were] two persons. All the persons of the house of Jacob who came to Egypt [were] seventy.

Genesis 49:5-7

Simeon and Levi [are] brothers; weapons of violence [are] their swords. Let me not come into their council.

Deuteronomy 4:17

a replica of any animal that [is] upon the earth, a replica of any winged bird that flies in the air,

Deuteronomy 7:7

"Yahweh loved you and chose you not {because of your great number} exceeding all [other] peoples, for you [are] fewer than all of the peoples,

1 Samuel 16:2

But Samuel said, "How can I go? If Saul hears, he will kill me." Yahweh said, "You must take a heifer from the herd {with you}, and you must say, 'I have come to sacrifice to Yahweh.'

1 Samuel 27:1

Then David {thought to himself}, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul! There is nothing better for me but [that] I must certainly escape to the land of [the] Philistines. Then Saul will desist from searching for me further in all of the territories of Israel, and so I will escape from his hand."

2 Samuel 10:6

When the {Ammonites} saw that they had become odious to David, the {Ammonites} sent [word] and hired Aram Beth-Rehob and Aram-Zobah, twenty thousand infantry; and [they also hired] the king of Maacah, a thousand men, and the men of Tob, twelve thousand men.

1 Kings 18:18

He said, "I did not throw Israel into confusion; rather you and the house of your father [have] by forsaking the commands of Yahweh when you went after the Baals!

1 Chronicles 2:7

The son of Carmi: Achar, the troubler of Israel, who acted unfaithfully in the matter of the devoted thing.

1 Chronicles 16:12

Remember his wonderful works that he has done, his wonders and the judgments of his mouth,

Proverbs 11:17

A person of kindness rewards himself, but a cruel [person] harms his own flesh.

Proverbs 11:29

He who brings trouble [to] his household, he will inherit wind, and a fool will serve the wise of heart.

Proverbs 15:27

He who makes trouble for his house [is] he who is greedy for unjust gain, but he who hates bribes will live.

Romans 4:18-20

who against hope believed in hope, so that he became the father of many nations, according to what was said, "so will your descendants be."

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