Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a valiant warrior, but he was the son of a harlot. And Gilead was the father of Jephthah.

King James Version

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valour, and he was the son of an harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah.

Holman Bible

Jephthah the Gileadite was a great warrior, but he was the son of a prostitute, and Gilead was his father.

International Standard Version

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a valiant soldier, but he was also the son of a prostitute and Jephthah's father Gilead.

A Conservative Version

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a harlot, and Gilead begot Jephthah.

American Standard Version

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah.

Amplified

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a brave warrior, but he was the son of a prostitute. Gilead was the father of Jephthah.

Bible in Basic English

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a great man of war; he was the son of a loose woman, and Gilead was his father.

Darby Translation

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior, but he was the son of a harlot. Gilead was the father of Jephthah.

Julia Smith Translation

and Jephthah the Gileadite was a man of strength, and he the son of a woman, a harlot And Gilead will beget Jephthah.

King James 2000

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior; he was the son of a prostitute, and {Gilead was his father}.

Modern King James verseion

Now Jephthah, the Gileadite, was a mighty man of war. And he was the son of a harlot. And Gilead fathered Jephthah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there was one Jephthah a Gileadite, a strong man, which was the son of a harlot: Howbeit Gilead begat Jephthah.

NET Bible

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a brave warrior. His mother was a prostitute, but Gilead was his father.

New Heart English Bible

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a prostitute. And Gilead became the father of Jephthah.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Jephthah the Gileadite, was a mighty man of valour, but, he, was the son of an unchaste woman, - yet Gilead was the father of Jephthah.

Webster

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah.

World English Bible

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a prostitute: and Gilead became the father of Jephthah.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jephthah the Gileadite hath been a mighty man of valour, and he is son of a woman, a harlot; and Gilead begetteth Jephthah,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יפתּח 
Yiphtach 
Usage: 30

the Gileadite
גּלעדי 
Gil`adiy 
Usage: 11

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

of valour
חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

and he was the son

Usage: 0

of an harlot
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and Gilead
גּלעד 
Gil`ad 
Usage: 114

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

Context Readings

Jephthah Becomes Israel's Leader

1 Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a valiant warrior, but he was the son of a harlot. And Gilead was the father of Jephthah. 2 And Gilead's wife bore him sons; and when his wife's sons grew up, they threw Jephthah out and said unto him, Thou shalt not inherit in our father's house, for thou art the son of a strange woman.


Cross References

Hebrews 11:32

And what shall I more say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon and of Barak and of Samson and of Jephthae, of David also and Samuel and of the prophets,

Judges 6:12

And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him and said unto him, The LORD is with thee, thou mighty man of valour.

2 Kings 5:1

Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high esteem because by him the LORD had given salvation unto Syria; he was also a mighty man in valour, but he was a leper.

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