Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

So Adoni-zedek and his people were greatly alarmed because Gibeon was a large city like one of the royal cities; it was larger than Ai, and all its men were warriors.

New American Standard Bible

that he feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.

King James Version

That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.

International Standard Version

So they were terrified, since Gibeon was a large city, comparable to one of the royal cities, was larger than Ai, and all of its men had been warriors.

A Conservative Version

that they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men of it were mighty.

American Standard Version

that they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.

Amplified

He feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.

Bible in Basic English

He was in great fear, because Gibeon was a great town, like one of the king's towns, greater than Ai, and all the men in it were men of war.

Darby Translation

that they feared greatly; for Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

they feared greatly because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will fear greatly, for a great city was Gibeon, as one of the cities of the kingdom, and that it was great above Ai, and all her men mighty.

King James 2000

That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

he became very afraid because Gibeon [was] a very large city, {like one of the royal cities}, and because it [was] larger than Ai, and all its men [were] mighty warriors.

Modern King James verseion

they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all of its men were mighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then they feared exceedingly, for Gibeon was a great city, as any city of the kingdom, and thereto greater than Ai, and all her men were mighty.

NET Bible

All Jerusalem was terrified because Gibeon was a large city, like one of the royal cities. It was larger than Ai and all its men were warriors.

New Heart English Bible

that they were very afraid, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.

The Emphasized Bible

then feared they greatly, because Gibeon was, a great city, as one of the royal cities, - and because, it, was greater than Ai, and, all the men thereof, were mighty:

Webster

That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men of it were mighty.

World English Bible

that they were very afraid, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

that they are greatly afraid, because Gibeon is a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it is greater than Ai, and all its men -- heroes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּבעון 
Gib`own 
Usage: 37

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

as one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

of the royal
ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

עיּת עיּא עי 
`Ay 
Usage: 40

and all the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

References

Context Readings

The Sun Stands Still At Gibeon

1 Now Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had captured Ai and completely destroyed it, treating Ai and its king as he had Jericho and its king, and that the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were living among them. 2 So Adoni-zedek and his people were greatly alarmed because Gibeon was a large city like one of the royal cities; it was larger than Ai, and all its men were warriors. 3 Therefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem sent word to Hoham king of Hebron, Piram king of Jarmuth, Japhia king of Lachish, and Debir king of Eglon, saying,


Cross References

Exodus 15:14-16

When the peoples hear, they will shudder;
anguish will seize the inhabitants of Philistia.

Deuteronomy 11:25

No one will be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will put fear and dread of you in all the land where you set foot, as He has promised you.

Deuteronomy 28:10

Then all the peoples of the earth will see that you are called by Yahweh’s name, and they will stand in awe of you.

Joshua 2:9-13

and said to them, “I know that the Lord has given you this land and that the terror of you has fallen on us, and everyone who lives in the land is panicking because of you.

Joshua 2:24

They told Joshua, “The Lord has handed over the entire land to us. Everyone who lives in the land is also panicking because of us.”

1 Samuel 27:5

Now David said to Achish, “If I have found favor with you, let me be given a place in one of the outlying towns, so I can live there. Why should your servant live in the royal city with you?”

2 Samuel 12:26

Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal fortress.

Psalm 48:4-6

Look! The kings assembled;
they advanced together.

Proverbs 1:26-27

I, in turn, will laugh at your calamity.
I will mock when terror strikes you,

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked dreads will come to him,
but what the righteous desire will be given to them.

Hebrews 10:27

but a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of a fire about to consume the adversaries.

Hebrews 10:31

It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!

Revelation 6:15-17

Then the kings of the earth, the nobles, the military commanders, the rich, the powerful, and every slave and free person hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.

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