Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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.

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 ears, and come unto me, take heed, and your soul shall live. For I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David. 4 Behold, I shall give him for a witness among the folk, for a Prince and Captain unto the people. 5 Lo, thou shalt call an unknown people: and a people that had no knowledge of thee, shall run unto thee, because of the LORD thy God, the holy one of Israel which glorifieth thee.


Cross References

Jeremiah 30:9

but they shall do service unto God their LORD, and to David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

Daniel 9:25

Understand this then, and mark it well: That from the time it shall be concluded to go and repair Jerusalem again, unto Christ, the anointed Prince: there shall be seven weeks.Then shall the streets and walls be builded again sixty two weeks, but with hard troublous time.

Hosea 3:5

But afterward shall the children of Israel convert, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king: and in the latter days they shall worship the LORD, and his loving-kindness.

Psalm 2:6

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

Ezekiel 34:23-24

I will raise up to them one only shepherd: even my servant David. He shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

John 18:37

Pilate said unto him, "Art thou a King then?" Jesus answered, "Thou sayest that I am a King. For this cause was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. And all that are of the truth hear my voice."

Psalm 18:43

Thou shalt deliver me from the strivings of the people, and thou shalt make me the head of the Heathen. A people whom I have not known shall serve me. {TYNDALE: And thou deliveredst me from the dissension of my people, and keepest me to be a head over nations, for the people which I knew not became my servants.}

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, and unto us a son is given. Upon his shoulders shall the kingdom lie, and he shall be called with his own name, "Wonderful, the giver of counsel, the mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of peace."

Isaiah 49:8-10

And thus sayeth the LORD: In the time appointed will I be present with thee. And in the hour of health will I help thee, and deliver thee. I will make thee a pledge for the people, so that thou shalt help up the earth again, and challenge again the scattered heritages:

Micah 5:2-4

And thou Bethlehem Ephrata, art little among the thousands of Judah: Out of thee shall come one, unto me, which shall be the governour in Israel: whose outgoing hath been from the beginning, and from everlasting.

Matthew 2:6

'And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Jewry, art not the least concerning the Princes of Judah: For out of thee shall come the captain, that shall govern 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 loveth the world, that he hath given his only son, for the intent that none that believe in him should perish: But should have everlasting life.

John 10:3

To him the porter openeth the door, 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 minister unto me, let him follow me: and where I am, there shall also my minister be. And if any man minister unto me, him will my father honour.

John 13:13

Ye call me 'Master' and 'Lord,' and ye say well, for so am I.

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the congregation is in subjection to Christ, likewise let the wives be in subjection to their husbands in all things.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

in flaming fire, rendering vengeance unto them that know not God, and to them that obey not unto the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Timothy 6:13

I give thee charge in the sight of God, which quickeneth all things, and before Jesus Christ, which under Pontius Pilate witnessed a good witnessing,

Hebrews 2:10

For it became him - for whom are all things, and by whom are all things - after that he had brought many sons unto glory, that he should make the Lord of their salvation perfect through suffering.

Hebrews 5:9

and was made perfect, and the cause of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him:

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ which is a faithful witness, and first begotten of the dead: and Lord over 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 messenger of the congregation which is in Laodicea write, 'This saith - amen - the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creatures of God.

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