Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

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!

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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 You are destructive like water and will not excel, for you got on your father's bed, then you defiled it -- he got on my couch! 5 Simeon and Levi are brothers, weapons of violence are their knives! 6 O my soul, do not come into their council, do not be united to their assembly, my heart, for in their anger they have killed men, and for pleasure they have hamstrung oxen.


Cross References

Genesis 29:33-34

She became pregnant again and had another son. She said, "Because the Lord heard that I was unloved, he gave me this one too." So she named him Simeon.

Genesis 34:25-31

In three days, when they were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, each took his sword and went to the unsuspecting city and slaughtered every male.

Genesis 46:10-11

The sons of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar, and Shaul (the son of a Canaanite woman).

Proverbs 18:9

The one who is slack in his work is a brother to one who destroys.

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