Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Treat Ai and its king as you did Jericho and its king; you may plunder its spoil and livestock for yourselves. Set an ambush behind the city.” 3 So Joshua and the whole military force set out to attack Ai. Joshua selected 30,000 fighting men and sent them out at night. 4 He commanded them: “Pay attention. Lie in ambush behind the city, not too far from it, and all of you be ready.


Cross References

Matthew 24:39

They didn’t know until the flood came and swept them all away. So this is the way the coming of the Son of Man will be:

Matthew 24:50

that slave’s master will come on a day he does not expect and at an hour he does not know.

Matthew 25:6

“In the middle of the night there was a shout: ‘Here’s the groom! Come out to meet him.’

1 Thessalonians 5:2

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

2 Peter 3:10

But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief; on that day the heavens will pass away with a loud noise, the elements will burn and be dissolved, and the earth and the works on it will be disclosed.

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