Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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!

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!

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 as water, you shall not excel; because you went up to your father's bed, then defiled it. He went up to my couch. 5 "Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence. 6 My soul, do not come into their council. My glory, do not be united to their assembly; for in their anger they killed men. In their self-will they hamstrung cattle.


Cross References

Genesis 29:33-34

She conceived again, and bore a son, and said, "Because the LORD has heard that I am hated, he has therefore given me this son also." She named him Simeon.

Genesis 34:25-31

It happened on the third day, when they were sore, that two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, each took his sword, came upon the unsuspecting city, and killed all the males.

Genesis 46:10-11

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

Proverbs 18:9

One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction.

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