Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

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 mighty man of valor, and he was the son of a harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah. 2 And Gilead's wife bore him sons; and his wife's sons grew up, and they thrust out Jephthah, and said to 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 say more? for the time would fail me to tell of Gideon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthah, of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:

Judges 6:12

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

2 Kings 5:1

Now Naaman, captain of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the LORD had given deliverance to Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper.

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