Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered, and spoke to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

New American Standard Bible

Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered and spoke to the heads of the families of Israel.

King James Version

Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered, and said unto the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Holman Bible

The Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh answered the leaders of the Israelite clans,

International Standard Version

The descendants of Reuben, the descendants of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered the officials of the tribes of Israel,

American Standard Version

Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered, and spake unto the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Amplified

Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered and said to the heads of the families of Israel,

Bible in Basic English

Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh said in answer to the heads of the families of Israel,

Darby Translation

And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered and said to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh will answer and will speak to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

King James 2000

Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered, and said unto the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the descendants of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh spoke with the heads of the clans of Israel,

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered and said to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the children of Reuben and of Gad, and half the tribe of Manasseh answered, and said unto the heads over the thousands of Israel,

NET Bible

The Reubenites, Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered the leaders of the Israelite clans:

New Heart English Bible

Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered, and spoke to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

The Emphasized Bible

Then responded the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh, - and spake unto the heads of the thousands of Israel:

Webster

Then the children of Reuben, and the children of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered, and said to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

World English Bible

Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered, and spoke to the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Youngs Literal Translation

And the sons of Reuben, and the sons of Gad, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh, answer and speak with the heads of the thousands of Israel:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Reuben
ראוּבן 
R@'uwben 
Usage: 72

of Gad
גּד 
Gad 
Gad
Usage: 71

and the half
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

מנשּׁה 
M@nashsheh 
Usage: 146

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and said
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto the heads
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the thousands
אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Civil War Is Averted

20 Did not Achan the son of Zerah commit a trespass in what was set apart, and wrath fell upon all the congregation of Israel? And that man did not perish alone in his iniquity. 21 Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered, and spoke to the heads of the thousands of Israel, 22 The Mighty One, God, LORD, the Mighty One, God, LORD, he knows, and Israel he shall know, if it is in rebellion, or if in trespass against LORD (do not save us this day),



Cross References

Exodus 18:21-25

Moreover thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a grievous word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 16:1

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from LORD.

Proverbs 18:13

He who gives answer before he hears, it is folly and shame to him.

Proverbs 24:26

He who gives a right answer kisses the lips.

Micah 5:2

But thou, Bethlehem Ephrathah, which are little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee he shall come forth to me who is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.

Acts 11:4

But when Peter began, he expounded to them in order, saying,

James 1:19

Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.

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