Parallel Verses

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.'

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."

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 saith unto the elders of Gilead, 'If ye are taking me back to fight against the Bene-Ammon, and Jehovah hath given them before me -- I, am I to you for a head?' 10 And the elders of Gilead say unto Jephthah, 'Jehovah is hearkening between us -- if according to thy word we do not so.' 11 And Jephthah goeth with the elders of Gilead, and the people set him over them for head and for captain, and Jephthah speaketh all his words before Jehovah in Mizpeh.


Cross References

Jeremiah 42:5

And they have said to Jeremiah, 'Jehovah is against us for a witness true and faithful, if -- according to all the word with which Jehovah thy God doth send thee unto us -- we do not so.

Genesis 31:50

if thou afflict my daughters, or take wives beside my daughters -- there is no man with us -- see, God is witness between me and thee.'

Jeremiah 29:23

Because that they have done folly in Israel, and commit adultery with the wives of their neighbours, and speak a word in My name falsely that I have not commanded them, and I am He who knoweth and a witness -- an affirmation of Jehovah.

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai saith unto Abram, 'My violence is for thee; I -- I have given mine handmaid into thy bosom, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and I am lightly esteemed in her eyes; Jehovah doth judge between me and thee.'

Genesis 21:23

and now, swear to me by God here: thou dost not lie to me, or to my continuator, or to my successor; according to the kindness which I have done with thee thou dost with me, and with the land in which thou hast sojourned.'

Genesis 31:53

the God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, doth judge between us -- the God of their father,' and Jacob sweareth by the Fear of his father Isaac.

Exodus 20:7

'Thou dost not take up the name of Jehovah thy God for a vain thing, for Jehovah acquitteth not him who taketh up His name for a vain thing.

Deuteronomy 1:16

And I command your judges at that time, saying, Hearkening between your brethren -- then ye have judged righteousness between a man, and his brother, and his sojourner;

1 Samuel 12:5

And he saith unto them, 'A witness is Jehovah against you: and a witness is His anointed this day, that ye have not found anything in my hand;' and they say, 'A witness.'

1 Samuel 24:12

'Jehovah doth judge between me and thee, and Jehovah hath avenged me of thee, and my hand is not on thee;

Zechariah 5:4

I have brought it out -- an affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts -- and it hath come in unto the house of the thief, and unto the house of him who hath sworn in My name to a falsehood, and it hath remained in the midst of his house, and hath consumed it, both its wood and its stones.'

Malachi 3:5

And I have drawn near to you for judgment, And I have been a witness, Making haste against sorcerers, And against adulterers, And against swearers to a falsehood, And against oppressors of the hire of an hireling, Of a widow, and of a fatherless one, And those turning aside a sojourner, And who fear Me not, said Jehovah of Hosts.

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,

2 Corinthians 11:31

the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ -- who is blessed to the ages -- hath known that I do not lie! --

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