Parallel Verses

Amplified

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai; [he] chose thirty thousand mighty men of strength and sent them forth by night.

New American Standard Bible

So Joshua rose with all the people of war to go up to Ai; and Joshua chose 30,000 men, valiant warriors, and sent them out at night.

King James Version

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valour, and sent them away by night.

Holman Bible

So Joshua and the whole military force set out to attack Ai. Joshua selected 30,000 fighting men and sent them out at night.

International Standard Version

So Joshua and all of the fighting men prepared to go out against Ai. Joshua selected 30,000 valiant warriors and sent them out by night,

A Conservative Version

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai. And Joshua chose out thirty thousand men, the mighty men of valor, and sent them forth by night.

American Standard Version

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand men, the mighty men of valor, and sent them forth by night.

Bible in Basic English

So Joshua and the fighting-men got ready to go up against Ai; and Joshua took thirty thousand men of war, and sent them out by night.

Darby Translation

And Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai. And Joshua chose thirty thousand valiant men, and sent them away by night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So Joshua arose and all the people of war, to go up against Ai; and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valour and sent them away by night.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joshua will rise, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai: and Joshua will choose thirty thousand men mighty of strength, and he will send them by night

King James 2000

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valor, and sent them away by night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Joshua and {all the fighting men} went up immediately to Ai. Joshua chose thirty thousand of the best fighting men and sent them [by] night.

Modern King James verseion

So Joshua and all the people of war arose to go up against Ai. And Joshua chose out thirty thousand men, mighty warriors, and sent them away by night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then Joshua arose and all the men of war, to go up unto Ai. And Joshua chose out thirty thousand men of war, and sent them by night.

NET Bible

Joshua and the whole army marched against Ai. Joshua selected thirty thousand brave warriors and sent them out at night.

New Heart English Bible

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai. Joshua chose thirty thousand men, the mighty men of valor, and sent them out by night.

The Emphasized Bible

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai, - and Joshua chose out thirty thousand men, the mighty men of valour, and sent them forth by night.

Webster

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valor, and sent them away by night.

World English Bible

So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai. Joshua chose thirty thousand men, the mighty men of valor, and sent them out by night.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joshua riseth, and all the people of war, to go up to Ai, and Joshua chooseth thirty thousand men, mighty ones of valour, and sendeth them away by night,

Interlinear

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

and all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

to go up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

עיּת עיּא עי 
`Ay 
Usage: 40

and Joshua
יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218

שׁלשׁים שׁלושׁים 
Sh@lowshiym 
Usage: 172

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of valour
חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

and sent them away
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

References

American

Ai

Easton

Ai

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Ai Is Destroyed

2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king, except that its spoil and its cattle [this time] you shall take as booty for yourselves. Lay an ambush against the city behind it. 3 So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai; [he] chose thirty thousand mighty men of strength and sent them forth by night. 4 And he commanded them, Behold, you shall lie in wait against the city behind it. Do not go very far from the city, but all of you be ready.


Cross References

Matthew 24:39

And they did not know or understand until the flood came and swept them all away -- "so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:50

The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour of which he is not aware,

Matthew 25:6

But at midnight there was a shout, Behold, the bridegroom! Go out to meet him!

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For you yourselves know perfectly well that the day of the [return of the] Lord will come [as unexpectedly and suddenly] as a thief in the night.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will vanish (pass away) with a thunderous crash, and the [ material] elements [of the universe] will be dissolved with fire, and the earth and the works that are upon it will be burned up.

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