Parallel Verses

Amplified

So they [both young men and women] gave to Jacob all the strange gods they had and their earrings which were [worn as charms against evil] in their ears; and Jacob buried and hid them under the oak near Shechem.

New American Standard Bible

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which they had and the rings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the oak which was near Shechem.

King James Version

And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Holman Bible

Then they gave Jacob all their foreign gods and their earrings, and Jacob hid them under the oak near Shechem.

International Standard Version

So they handed over to Jacob all their foreign gods on which they had been depending, along with the rings that they were wearing on their ears. Jacob buried them under the oak that grew near Shechem.

A Conservative Version

And they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hand, and the rings which were in their ears. And Jacob hid them under the oak that was by Shechem.

American Standard Version

And they gave unto Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hand, and the rings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Bible in Basic English

Then they gave to Jacob all the strange gods which they had, and the rings which were in their ears; and Jacob put them away under the holy tree at Shechem.

Darby Translation

And they gave to Jacob all the strange gods that were in their hand, and the rings that were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the terebinth that is by Shechem.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their power and all their earrings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will give to Jacob all the strange gods which are in their hand and the earrings which are in their ears, and Jacob will hide them under the turpentine tree which is in Shechem.

King James 2000

And they gave unto Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that [were] in their hands, and the ornamental rings that [were] in their ears. And Jacob buried them under the oak which [was] near Shechem.

Modern King James verseion

And they gave all the strange gods which were in their hands to Jacob, and the earrings in their ears. And Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were under their hands, and all their earrings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under an oak at Shechem.

NET Bible

So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods that were in their possession and the rings that were in their ears. Jacob buried them under the oak near Shechem

New Heart English Bible

They gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hands, and the rings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

The Emphasized Bible

So they gave unto Jacob all the gods of the alien which were in their hand, and the earrings which were in their ears, - and Jacob hid them under the oak, which was by Shechem.

Webster

And they gave to Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and the ear-rings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

World English Bible

They gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hands, and the rings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they give unto Jacob all the gods of the stranger that are in their hand, and the rings that are in their ears, and Jacob hideth them under the oak which is by Shechem;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

all the strange
נכר 
Nekar 
Usage: 36

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

נזם 
Nexem 
Usage: 17

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

and Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

hid
טמן 
Taman 
Usage: 31

them under the oak
אלה 
'elah 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

Jacob Goes Back To Bethel

3 Then let us arise and go up to Bethel, and I will make there an altar to God Who answered me in the day of my distress and was with me wherever I went. 4 So they [both young men and women] gave to Jacob all the strange gods they had and their earrings which were [worn as charms against evil] in their ears; and Jacob buried and hid them under the oak near Shechem. 5 And they journeyed and a terror from God fell on the towns round about them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.


Cross References

Joshua 24:25-26

So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and made statutes and ordinances for them at Shechem.

Judges 9:6

And all the men of Shechem gathered together and all of Beth-millo, and they went and made Abimelech king by the oak (terebinth) of the pillar at Shechem.

Exodus 32:2-4

So Aaron replied, Take the gold rings from the ears of your wives, your sons, and daughters, and bring them to me.

Exodus 32:20

And he took the calf they had made and burned it in the fire, and ground it to powder and scattered it on the water and made the Israelites drink it.

Deuteronomy 7:5

But thus shall you deal with them: you shall break down their altars and dash in pieces their pillars and hew down their Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah] and burn their graven images with fire.

Deuteronomy 7:25

The graven images of their gods you shall burn with fire. You shall not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, lest you be ensnared by it, for it is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Judges 8:24-27

And Gideon said to them, Let me make a request of you -- "every man of you give me the earrings of his spoil. For [the Midianites] had gold earrings because they were Ishmaelites [general term for all descendants of Keturah].

Isaiah 2:20

In that day men shall cast away to the moles and to the bats their idols of silver and their idols of gold, which they made for themselves to worship,

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your carved images overlaid with silver and your molten images plated with gold; you will cast them away as a filthy bloodstained cloth, and you will say to them, Be gone!

Hosea 2:13

And I will visit [punishment] upon her for the feast days of the Baals, when she burned incense to them and decked herself with her earrings and nose rings and her jewelry and went after her lovers and forgot Me, says the Lord.

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