Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 And thou shalt do to Ai and her king as thou didst unto Jericho and her king: only the spoil thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye take for a prey unto yourselves: lay thee an ambush for the city behind it. 3 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. 4 And he commanded them, saying, Behold, ye shall lie in wait against the city, even behind the city: go not very far from the city, but be ye all ready:


Cross References

Matthew 24:39

And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:50

The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,

Matthew 25:6

And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

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