Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said to the sons of Israel, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What are these stones?'

King James Version

And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

Holman Bible

and he said to the Israelites, "When your children ask their fathers in the future, 'What is the meaning of these stones?'

International Standard Version

Then he told the Israelis, "When your descendants ask their parents in years to come, "What is the meaning of these stones?'

A Conservative Version

And he spoke to the sons of Israel, saying, When your sons shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What do these stones mean?

American Standard Version

And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

Amplified

And he said to the Israelites, When your children ask their fathers in time to come, What do these stones mean?

Bible in Basic English

And he said to the children of Israel, When your children say to their fathers in time to come, What is the reason for these stones?

Darby Translation

And he spoke to the children of Israel, saying, When your children hereafter ask their fathers, saying, What mean these stones?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he spoke unto the sons of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What do these stones mean unto you?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to the sons of Israel, saying, When your sons shall ask their fathers to-morrow, saying, What these stones?

King James 2000

And he spoke unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to the {Israelites}, "When your children ask in the future {their parents}, '{What is the meaning of these stones}?'

Modern King James verseion

And he spoke to the sons of Israel saying, When your sons shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What do these stones mean?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask you in time to come saying, 'What mean these stones?'

NET Bible

He told the Israelites, "When your children someday ask their fathers, 'What do these stones represent?'

New Heart English Bible

He spoke to the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What do these stones mean?'

The Emphasized Bible

Then spake he unto the sons of Israel, saying, - When your sons shall ask, in time to come, of their fathers, saying, - What mean these stones?

Webster

And he spoke to the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

World English Bible

He spoke to the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What do these stones mean?'

Youngs Literal Translation

And he speaketh unto the sons of Israel, saying, 'When your sons ask their fathers hereafter, saying, What are these stones?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

in time to come
מחר 
Machar 
to morrow, time to come
Usage: 52

References

Context Readings

The Israelites Make A Memorial

20 Those twelve stones which they had taken from the Jordan, Joshua set up at Gilgal. 21 He said to the sons of Israel, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What are these stones?' 22 then you shall inform your children, saying, 'Israel crossed this Jordan on dry ground.'


Cross References

Joshua 4:6

"Let this be a sign among you, so that when your children ask later, saying, 'What do these stones mean to you?'

Psalm 105:2-5

Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.

Psalm 145:4-7

One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts.



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