Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a prince and commander to the peoples.

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples, A leader and commander for the peoples.

King James Version

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

Holman Bible

Since I have made him a witness to the peoples,
a leader and commander for the peoples,

International Standard Version

"Look! I have made him a witness to the nations, a leader and commander of the nations.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.

American Standard Version

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.

Amplified

Behold, I have appointed him (Him) [David, as a representative of the Messiah, or the Messiah Himself] to be a witness [one (One) who shall testify of salvation] to the nations, a prince (Prince) and commander (Commander) to the peoples.

Bible in Basic English

See, I have given him as a witness to the peoples, a ruler and a guide to the nations.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a captain and teacher to the peoples.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, I gave him a witness of the nations, a leader and commanding the nations

King James 2000

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! I made him a witness to [the] peoples, a leader and a commander [for the] peoples.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I have given Him for a witness to the people, a Leader and Commander of peoples.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I shall give him for a witness among the folk, for a Prince and Captain unto the people.

NET Bible

Look, I made him a witness to nations, a ruler and commander of nations."

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! As a witness to the peoples, have I given him, - As a leader and commander to the peoples:

Webster

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

World English Bible

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, a witness to peoples I have given him, A leader and commander to peoples.

Interlinear

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

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

to the people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

a leader
נגד נגיד 
Nagiyd 
Usage: 44

and commander
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Invitation To True Rewards

3 Incline your ear, and come unto me; hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the sure mercies of David. 4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a prince and commander to the peoples. 5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation thou knowest not, and a nation that knew not thee shall run unto thee, because of Jehovah thy God, and the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.


Cross References

Jeremiah 30:9

But they shall serve Jehovah their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

Daniel 9:25

Know therefore and understand: From the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem unto Messiah, the Prince, are seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks. The street and the moat shall be built again, even in troublous times.

Hosea 3:5

Afterwards shall the children of Israel return, and seek Jehovah their God, and David their king; and shall turn with fear toward Jehovah and toward his goodness, at the end of the days.

Psalm 2:6

And I have anointed my king upon Zion, the hill of my holiness.

Ezekiel 34:23-24

And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said to him, Thou art then a king? Jesus answered, Thou sayest it, that I am a king. I have been born for this, and for this I have come into the world, that I might bear witness to the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears my voice.

Psalm 18:43

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; thou hast made me the head of the nations: a people I knew not doth serve me.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 49:8-10

Thus saith Jehovah: In a time of acceptance have I answered thee, and in the day of salvation have I helped thee; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the land, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

Micah 5:2-4

(And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall he come forth unto me who is to be Ruler in Israel: whose goings forth are from of old, from the days of eternity.)

Matthew 2:6

And thou Bethlehem, land of Juda, art in no wise the least among the governors of Juda; for out of thee shall go forth a leader who shall shepherd my people Israel.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus coming up spoke to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believes on him may not perish, but have life eternal.

John 10:3

To him the porter opens; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.

John 10:27

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me;

John 12:26

If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.

John 13:13

Ye call me the Teacher and the Lord, and ye say well, for I am so.

Ephesians 5:24

But even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who know not God, and those who do not obey the glad tidings of our Lord Jesus Christ;

1 Timothy 6:13

I enjoin thee before God who preserves all things in life, and Christ Jesus who witnessed before Pontius Pilate the good confession,

Hebrews 2:10

For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make perfect the leader of their salvation through sufferings.

Hebrews 5:9

and having been perfected, became to all them that obey him, author of eternal salvation;

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: These things says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

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