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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.

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.”

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 Then Jephthah said to the responsible men of Gilead, If you take me back to make war against the children of Ammon, and if with the help of the Lord I overcome them, will you make me your head? 10 And the responsible men of Gilead said to Jephthah, May the Lord be our witness: we will certainly do as you say. 11 So Jephthah went with the responsible men of Gilead, and the people made him head and chief over them; and Jephthah said all these things before the Lord in Mizpah.


Cross References

Jeremiah 42:5

Then they said to Jeremiah, May the Lord be a true witness against us in good faith, if we do not do everything which the Lord your God sends you to say to us.

Genesis 31:50

If you are cruel to my daughters, or if you take other wives in addition to my daughters, then though no man is there to see, God will be the witness between us.

Jeremiah 29:23

Because they have done shame in Israel, and have taken their neighbours' wives, and in my name have said false words, which I did not give them orders to say; and I myself am the witness, says the Lord.

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai said to Abram, May my wrong be on you: I gave you my servant for your wife and when she saw that she was with child, she no longer had any respect for me: may the Lord be judge between you and me.

Genesis 21:23

Now, then, give me your oath, in the name of God, that you will not be false to me or to my sons after me, but that as I have been good to you, so you will be to me and to this land where you have been living.

Genesis 31:53

May the God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, be our judge. Then Jacob took an oath by the Fear of his father Isaac.

Exodus 20:7

You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged a sinner by the Lord

Deuteronomy 1:16

And at that time I gave orders to your judges, saying, Let all questions between your brothers come before you for hearing, and give decisions uprightly between a man and his brother or one from another nation who is with him.

1 Samuel 12:5

Then he said, The Lord is witness against you, and the man on whom he has put the holy oil is witness this day that you have seen no wrong in me. And they said, He is witness.

1 Samuel 24:12

May the Lord be judge between me and you, and may the Lord give me my rights against you, but my hand will never be lifted up against you.

Zechariah 5:4

And I will send it out, says the Lord of armies, and it will go into the house of the thief and into the house of him who takes a false oath by my name: and it will be in his house, causing its complete destruction, with its woodwork and its stones.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you for judging; I will quickly be a witness against the wonder-workers, against those who have been untrue in married life, against those who take false oaths; against those who keep back from the servant his payment, and who are hard on the widow and the child without a father, who do not give his rights to the man from a strange country, and have no fear of me, says the Lord of armies.

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness, whose servant I am in spirit in the good news of his Son, that you are at all times in my memory and in my prayers,

2 Corinthians 11:31

The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom be praise for ever, is witness that the things which I say are true.

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