Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now there was a young man from Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he was staying there.

King James Version

And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.

Holman Bible

There was a young man, a Levite from Bethlehem in Judah, who resided within the clan of Judah.

International Standard Version

A young male descendant of Levi happened to be visiting there from Bethlehem in the territory of Judah.

A Conservative Version

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem-judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.

American Standard Version

And there was a young man out of Beth-lehem-judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he sojourned there.

Amplified

Now there was a young man from Bethlehem in Judah, from the family [of the tribe] of Judah, who was a Levite; and he was staying there [temporarily].

Bible in Basic English

Now there was a young man living in Beth-lehem-judah, of the family of Judah and a Levite, who was not a townsman of the place.

Darby Translation

Now there was a young man of Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he sojourned there.

Julia Smith Translation

And there will be a youth from the House of Bread, of Judah, from the families of Judah, and he a Levite, and he sojourned there.

King James 2000

And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There was a young man from Bethlehem in Judah, from the clan of Judah; he [was] a Levite and [was] dwelling as a foreigner there.

Modern King James verseion

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem-judah of the family of Judah, and he was a Levite. And he stayed there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem Judah, and out of the kindreds of Judah: which young man was a Levite and sojourned there.

NET Bible

There was a young man from Bethlehem in Judah. He was a Levite who had been temporarily residing among the tribe of Judah.

New Heart English Bible

There was a young man out of Bethlehem Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he lived there.

The Emphasized Bible

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem-judah, of the family of Judah, - he, being a Levite, and, he, being a sojourner there.

Webster

And there was a young man out of Beth-lehem-judah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.

World English Bible

There was a young man out of Bethlehem Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he lived there.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there is a young man of Beth-Lehem-Judah, of the family of Judah, and he is a Levite, and he is a sojourner there.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

out of Bethlehemjudah
בּית לחם 
Beyth Lechem 
Usage: 41

of the family
משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

Context Readings

Micah Hires A Professional

6 In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes. 7 Now there was a young man from Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he was staying there. 8 Then the man departed from the city, from Bethlehem in Judah, to stay wherever he might find a place; and as he made his journey, he came to the hill country of Ephraim to the house of Micah.



Cross References

Ruth 1:1-2

Now it came about in the days when the judges governed, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the land of Moab with his wife and his two sons.

Micah 5:2

But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,
Too little to be among the clans of Judah,
From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel.
His goings forth are from long ago,
From the days of eternity.”

Matthew 2:1

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,

Matthew 2:5-6

They said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea; for this is what has been written by the prophet:

Genesis 35:19

So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).

Joshua 19:15

Included also were Kattah and Nahalal and Shimron and Idalah and Bethlehem; twelve cities with their villages.

Judges 19:1-2

Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah.

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