Parallel Verses

King James Version

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.

New American Standard Bible

And as raiders wait for a man, So a band of priests murder on the way to Shechem; Surely they have committed crime.

Holman Bible

Like raiders who wait in ambush for someone,
a band of priests murders on the road to Shechem.
They commit atrocities.

International Standard Version

Like a gang of thieves that stalk a man, priests commit murder along the road to Shechem, committing shameful crimes.

A Conservative Version

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem. Yea, they have committed iniquity.

American Standard Version

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem; yea, they have committed lewdness.

Amplified

And as troops of robbers lie in wait for a man, so the company of priests murder on the road toward Shechem; yes, they commit villainy and outrages.

Bible in Basic English

And like a band of thieves waiting for a man, so are the priests watching secretly the way of those going quickly to Shechem, for they are working with an evil design.

Darby Translation

And as troops of robbers lie in wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way of Shechem; yea, they commit lewdness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the council of priests murder in the way by common accord; for they put the abomination into effect.

Julia Smith Translation

As troops waiting for a man, the company of priests will break in pieces the way with the shoulder: for they did wickedness.

King James 2000

And as bands of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like bandits lying in wait, [so is] a band of priests; they murder [on the] road to Shechem; indeed, they commit a monstrous crime.

Modern King James verseion

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, the company of priests murder in the way of Shechem; for they committed wickedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The multitude of the priests is like a heap of thieves, murderers and bloodthirsty: for they have wrought abomination.

NET Bible

The company of priests is like a gang of robbers, lying in ambush to pounce on a victim. They commit murder on the road to Shechem; they have done heinous crimes!

New Heart English Bible

As gangs of robbers wait to ambush a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem, committing shameful crimes.

The Emphasized Bible

And, like liers in wait for a man, in troops, is a band of priests, on the road, will they murder towards Shechem, - because, a shameful deed, they have done.

Webster

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.

World English Bible

As gangs of robbers wait to ambush a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem, committing shameful crimes.

Youngs Literal Translation

And as bands do wait for a man, A company of priests do murder -- the way to Shechem, For wickedness they have done.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And as troops
גּדוּד 
G@duwd 
Usage: 33

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

for a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

so the company
חבר 
Cheber 
Usage: 7

of priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

רצח 
Ratsach 
Usage: 47

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

by consent
שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 22

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

A Call To Yahweh

8 Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity, and is polluted with blood. 9 And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness. 10 I have seen an horrible thing in the house of Israel: there is the whoredom of Ephraim, Israel is defiled.



Cross References

Hosea 7:1

When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they commit falsehood; and the thief cometh in, and the troop of robbers spoileth without.

Hosea 5:1

Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ye ear, O house of the king; for judgment is toward you, because ye have been a snare on Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.

1 Kings 12:25

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

Ezra 8:31

Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.

Job 1:15-17

And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.

Proverbs 1:11-19

If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:

Jeremiah 7:9-10

Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not;

Jeremiah 11:9

And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Micah 3:9

Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all equity.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

Mark 14:1

After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.

Luke 22:2-6

And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

John 11:47

Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.

Acts 4:24

And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:

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