Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, “The Lord is witness between us; surely we will do as you have said.”

King James Version

And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, The LORD be witness between us, if we do not so according to thy words.

Holman Bible

The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, “The Lord is our witness if we don’t do as you say.”

International Standard Version

The elders of Gilead responded to Jephthah, "May the Lord serve as a witness that we're making this agreement between ourselves to do as we've said."

A Conservative Version

And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, LORD shall be witness between us. Surely according to thy word so will we do.

American Standard Version

And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, Jehovah shall be witness between us; surely according to thy word so will we do.

Amplified

The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, “The Lord is the witness between us; be assured that we will do as you have said.”

Bible in Basic English

And the responsible men of Gilead said to Jephthah, May the Lord be our witness: we will certainly do as you say.

Darby Translation

And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "The LORD will be witness between us; we will surely do as you say."

Julia Smith Translation

And the old men of Gilead will say to Jephthah, Jehovah shall be hearing between us, if we did not thus to thee according to thy word.

King James 2000

And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, The LORD be witness between us, if we do not so according to your words.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "Yahweh will be a {witness} between us; we will act according to your word."

Modern King James verseion

And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, Jehovah is witness between us if we do not do so according to your word.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "The LORD be witness between us if we do not according to thy words."

NET Bible

The leaders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "The Lord will judge any grievance you have against us, if we do not do as you say."

New Heart English Bible

The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "The LORD shall be witness between us; surely according to your word so will we do."

The Emphasized Bible

And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah - Yahweh himself, will be hearkening between us, if, according to thy word, so, we do not.

Webster

And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, The LORD be a witness between us, if we do not so according to thy words.

World English Bible

The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "Yahweh shall be witness between us; surely according to your word so will we do."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the elders of Gilead say unto Jephthah, 'Jehovah is hearkening between us -- if according to thy word we do not so.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of Gilead
גּלעד 
Gil`ad 
Usage: 114

יפתּח 
Yiphtach 
Usage: 30

between us, if we do

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Jephthah Becomes Israel's Leader

9 So Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, “If you take me back to fight against the sons of Ammon and the Lord gives them up to me, will I become your head?” 10 The elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, “The Lord is witness between us; surely we will do as you have said.” 11 Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and chief over them; and Jephthah spoke all his words before the Lord at Mizpah.


Cross References

Jeremiah 42:5

Then they said to Jeremiah, “May the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with the whole message with which the Lord your God will send you to us.

Genesis 31:50

If you mistreat my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no man is with us, see, God is witness between you and me.”

Jeremiah 29:23

because they have acted foolishly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors’ wives and have spoken words in My name falsely, which I did not command them; and I am He who knows and am a witness,” declares the Lord.’”

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done me be upon you. I gave my maid into your arms, but when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her sight. May the Lord judge between you and me.”

Genesis 21:23

now therefore, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my offspring or with my posterity, but according to the kindness that I have shown to you, you shall show to me and to the land in which you have sojourned.”

Genesis 31:53

The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the fear of his father Isaac.

Exodus 20:7

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

Deuteronomy 1:16

“Then I charged your judges at that time, saying, ‘Hear the cases between your fellow countrymen, and judge righteously between a man and his fellow countryman, or the alien who is with him.

1 Samuel 12:5

He said to them, “The Lord is witness against you, and His anointed is witness this day that you have found nothing in my hand.” And they said, “He is witness.”

1 Samuel 24:12

May the Lord judge between you and me, and may the Lord avenge me on you; but my hand shall not be against you.

Zechariah 5:4

I will make it go forth,” declares the Lord of hosts, “and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and consume it with its timber and stones.”

Malachi 3:5

“Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me,” says the Lord of hosts.

Romans 1:9

For God, whom I serve in my spirit in the preaching of the gospel of His Son, is my witness as to how unceasingly I make mention of you,

2 Corinthians 11:31

The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, He who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying.

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