Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Simeon and Levi, are brethren, - Instruments of violence, are their agreements:

New American Standard Bible

Simeon and Levi are brothers;
Their swords are implements of violence.

King James Version

Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.

Holman Bible

Simeon and Levi are brothers;
their knives are vicious weapons.

International Standard Version

"Simeon and Levi are brothers; their swords are violent weapons.

A Conservative Version

Simeon and Levi are brothers, weapons of violence are their swords.

American Standard Version

Simeon and Levi are brethren; Weapons of violence are their swords.

Amplified


“Simeon and Levi are brothers [equally headstrong, deceitful, vindictive, and cruel];
Their swords are weapons of violence and revenge.

Bible in Basic English

Simeon and Levi are brothers; deceit and force are their secret designs.

Darby Translation

Simeon and Levi are brethren: Instruments of violence their swords.

Julia Smith Translation

Simon and Levi brethren; their swords instruments of violence.

King James 2000

Simeon and Levi are brothers; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

Simeon and Levi are brothers; tools of violence are their weapons.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The brethren Simeon and Levi, wicked instruments are their weapons.

NET Bible

Simeon and Levi are brothers, weapons of violence are their knives!

New Heart English Bible

"Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence.

Webster

Simeon and Levi are brethren: instruments of cruelty are in, their habitations.

World English Bible

"Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence.

Youngs Literal Translation

Simeon and Levi are brethren! Instruments of violence -- their espousals!

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמעון 
Shim`own 
Usage: 44

and Levi
לוי 
Leviy 
Usage: 66

Context Readings

Jacob Blesses His Twelve Sons

4 Boiling over like water, thou mayest not have pre-eminence, Because thou didst mount the bed of thy father, - Then, wast thou profane - My marriage-bed, he mounted! 5 Simeon and Levi, are brethren, - Instruments of violence, are their agreements: 6 Into their circle, do not thou enter my soul! In their convocation, do not thou join mine honour! For in their anger, they slew brave men, And in their wantonness, they hamstrung oxen.


Cross References

Genesis 29:33-34

And she conceived again, and bare a son, and said. Because Yahweh heard that, I, was I hated, he gave me, this one also. So she called his name Simeon.

Genesis 34:25-31

And it came to pass on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of the sons of Jacob Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took each man his sword, and came in upon the city, boldly, - and slew every, male;

Genesis 46:10-11

And, the sons of Simeon, - Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar, - and Shaul, son of the Canaanitess;

Proverbs 18:9

Surely he that is slothful in his work, brother, is he to a master at laying waste.

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