Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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 And Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, If ye bring me home again to fight with the sons of Ammon, and LORD delivers them before me, shall I be your head? 10 And the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, LORD shall be witness between us. Surely according to thy word so will we do. 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 LORD in Mizpah.


Cross References

Jeremiah 42:5

Then they said to Jeremiah, LORD be a TRUE and faithful witness amongst us, if we do not according to all the word with which LORD thy God shall send thee to us.

Genesis 31:50

if thou will afflict my daughters, and if thou will take wives besides my daughters, no man is with us, see, God is witness between me and thee.

Jeremiah 29:23

because they have wrought folly 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 witness, says LORD.

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be upon thee. I gave my handmaid into they bosom, and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes. LORD judge between me and thee.

Genesis 21:23

Now therefore swear to me here by God that thou will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son. But according to the kindness that I have done to thee, thou shall do to me, and to the land in which thou have

Genesis 31:53

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

Exodus 20:7

Thou shall not take the name of LORD thy God in vain, for LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

Deuteronomy 1:16

And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and the sojourner who is with him.

1 Samuel 12:5

And he said to them, LORD is witness against you, and his anointed is witness this day, that ye have not found anything in my hand. And they said, He is witness.

1 Samuel 24:12

LORD judge between me and thee, and LORD avenge me of thee, but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Zechariah 5:4

I will cause it to go forth, says LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him who swears falsely by my name. And it shall abide in the midst of his house, and shall consume it, with the

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness whom I serve in my spirit in the good-news of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,

2 Corinthians 11:31

The God and Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, he who is blessed into the ages, knows that I do not lie.

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