Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

We said, therefore, Let us prepare, we pray you, to build us an altar, - not for ascending-offering, nor for sacrifice;

New American Standard Bible

“Therefore we said, ‘Let us build an altar, not for burnt offering or for sacrifice;

King James Version

Therefore we said, Let us now prepare to build us an altar, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice:

Holman Bible

“Therefore we said: Let us take action and build an altar for ourselves, but not for burnt offering or sacrifice.

International Standard Version

"That's why we said, "Let's build an altar for ourselves, not for burnt offerings or sacrifice,

A Conservative Version

Therefore we said, Let us now prepare to build us an altar, not for burnt-offering, nor for sacrifice,

American Standard Version

Therefore we said, Let us now prepare to build us an altar, not for burnt-offering, nor for sacrifice:

Amplified

“So we said, ‘Let us prepare and build an altar, not for burnt offering or for sacrifice,

Bible in Basic English

So we said, Let us now make an altar for ourselves, not for burned offerings or for the offerings of beasts:

Darby Translation

And we said, Let us now set to work to build an altar, not for burnt-offering, nor for sacrifice,

Julia Smith Translation

And we shall say, We will do now for ourselves to build an altar, not for burnt-offerings and not for sacrifice:

King James 2000

Therefore we said, Let us now prepare to build us an altar, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice:

Lexham Expanded Bible

So we said, 'Let us build immediately for ourselves an altar, not for burnt offerings or for sacrifices;

Modern King James verseion

And we said, Let us now prepare to build us an altar, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And therefore we said, 'Let us cause an altar to be made, not for burnt offerings, nor sacrifices,

NET Bible

So we decided to build this altar, not for burnt offerings and sacrifices,

New Heart English Bible

Therefore we said, 'Let's now prepare to build ourselves an altar, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice;

Webster

Therefore we said, Let us now prepare to build us an altar, not for burnt-offering, nor for sacrifice:

World English Bible

"Therefore we said, 'Let's now prepare to build ourselves an altar, not for burnt offering, nor for sacrifice;

Youngs Literal Translation

And we say, Pray let us prepare for ourselves to build the altar -- not for burnt-offering nor for sacrifice --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

us an altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

עולה עלה 
`olah 
Usage: 288

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Civil War Is Averted

25 seeing that, a boundary, hath Yahweh put between us and you, ye sons of Reuben and ye sons of Gad - even the Jordan, ye have no portion in Yahweh, - so might your sons cause our sons, to cease from revering Yahweh. 26 We said, therefore, Let us prepare, we pray you, to build us an altar, - not for ascending-offering, nor for sacrifice; 27 but that, a witness, it may be between us and you, and between our generations after us, that we are to do the service of Yahweh, before him, with our ascending-offerings and with our sacrifices, and with our peace-offerings, - that your sons may not say, in time to come, to our sons, Ye have no portion in Yahweh.



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