Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

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, even the sure mercies of David. 4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people. 5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.


Cross References

Jeremiah 30:9

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

Daniel 9:25

Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.

Hosea 3:5

Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.

Psalm 2:6

Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

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 unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

Psalm 18:43

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall 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 shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 49:8-10

Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;

Micah 5:2-4

But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.

Matthew 2:6

And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 10:3

To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.

John 10:27

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

John 12:26

If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

John 13:13

Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

1 Timothy 6:13

I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession;

Hebrews 2:10

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

Hebrews 5:9

And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;

Revelation 1:5

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Revelation 3:14

And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

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