Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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


“Listen carefully, I have appointed him [David, representing the Messiah] to be a witness to the nations [regarding salvation],
A leader and 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.

Darby Translation

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

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 to me, and hear, and your soul shall live; and I will cut out with you an eternal covenant, the sure mercies of David. 4 Behold, I gave him a witness of the nations, a leader and commanding the nations 5 Behold, nations thou shalt not know; thou shalt call, and nations that knew thee not shall run to thee, for sake of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he honored thee.


Cross References

Jeremiah 30:9

And they served Jehovah their God, and David their king whom I will raise up to them.

Daniel 9:25

And thou shalt know and understand, from the going forth of the word to turn back and to build Jerusalem even to Messiah the leader, seventy weeks, and sixty and two weeks: and the street shall turn back and be built, and the ditch, in the trouble of the times.

Hosea 3:5

Afterward the sons of Israel shall turn back and they sought Jehovah their God, and David their king; and they trembled at Jehovah and at his goodness in the last of the days.

Psalm 2:6

And I anointed my king over Zion my holy mountain.

Ezekiel 34:23-24

And I raised up one shepherd over them, and he fed them, my servant David; he shall feed them and he shall be to them for shepherd.

John 18:37

Then said Pilate to him, Art thou not then king? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am king. For this was I born, and for this came I into the world, that I testify to the truth. Every one being of the truth hears my voice.

Psalm 18:43

Thou wilt deliver me from the contentions of the people; thou wilt set me for head of the nations: a people I knew not shall serve me.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child was born to us, a son was given to us, and the dominion shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called, Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Captain of Peace.

Isaiah 49:8-10

Thus said Jehovah, In a time of acceptance I answered thee, and in the day of salvation I helped thee: and I will guard thee, and I will give thee for a covenant of the people to cause the earth to stand, to cause to inherit the inheritance of desolations,

Micah 5:2-4

And thou, house of bread, of Ephratah, for being small among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall come forth to me he being ruler in Israel; and his goings forth from of old from the days of eternity.

Matthew 2:6

And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, by no means art thou least among the leaders of Judah for out of thee shall come forth the leader, who shall feed my people.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus, having come near, spake 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 born Son, that every one believing in him perish not, but have eternal life.

John 10:3

To him the guard of the door 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 would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant: and if any one serve me, him will the Father honour.

John 13:13

Ye call one Teacher and Lord: and ye say well; for I am.

Ephesians 5:24

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

2 Thessalonians 1:8

In fire of flame giving vengeance to them not knowing God, and to them not listening to the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ:

1 Timothy 6:13

I beseech thee before God, making all things alive, and Christ Jesus, he having witnessed to Pontius Pilate the good confession;

Hebrews 2:10

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

Hebrews 5:9

And being perfected, he became to all them lending a willing ear to him the origin of eternal salvation

Revelation 1:5

And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the chief of the kings of the earth. To him having loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood,

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; Thus says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

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