Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Joshua and all the people of war with him came upon them suddenly by the waters of Merom, and attacked them.

King James Version

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly; and they fell upon them.

Holman Bible

So Joshua and his whole military force surprised them at the waters of Merom and attacked them.

International Standard Version

So Joshua and his entire fighting force approached them suddenly by the waters of Merom and attacked them.

A Conservative Version

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell upon them.

American Standard Version

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell upon them.

Amplified

So Joshua and all the people of war with him came against them suddenly by the Waters of Merom and fell upon them.

Bible in Basic English

So Joshua and all the men of war with him came against them suddenly at the waters of Merom, and made an attack on them.

Darby Translation

And Joshua, and all the people of war with him, came upon them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So Joshua came against them with all the people of war and fell upon them suddenly by the waters of Merom.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joshua will come, and all the people of war with him, upon them by the water of Merom suddenly, and they will fall upon them.

King James 2000

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly; and they fell upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Joshua, and {all the fighting men} with him, came against them suddenly at the waters of Merom, and {they attacked them}.

Modern King James verseion

And Joshua came suddenly, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom. And they fell on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joshua came, and all the men of war with him, against them: unto the water of Merom, suddenly, and fell upon them.

NET Bible

Joshua and his whole army caught them by surprise at the Waters of Merom and attacked them.

New Heart English Bible

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell on them.

The Emphasized Bible

So Joshua, and all the army with him, came in upon them, by the waters of Merom, suddenly, and fell upon them.

Webster

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and they fell upon them.

World English Bible

So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and fell on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joshua cometh, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly, and they fall on them;

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So Joshua
יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

with him, against them by the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

of Merom
מרום 
merowm 
Usage: 2

פּתאם פּתאום 
Pith'owm 
Usage: 25

Context Readings

Joshua's Conquest Of The North

6 Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow at this time I will deliver all of them slain before Israel; you shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire." 7 So Joshua and all the people of war with him came upon them suddenly by the waters of Merom, and attacked them. 8 The LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, so that they defeated them, and pursued them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim and the valley of Mizpeh to the east; and they struck them until no survivor was left to them.


Cross References

Joshua 10:9

So Joshua came upon them suddenly by marching all night from Gilgal.

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

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