Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem of 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

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 And there was a young man in Bethlehem of Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he sojourned there. 8 And the man departed from the town of Bethlehem in Judah to sojourn where he could find a place, and as he journeyed he came to the hill country of Ephraim to the house of Micah.



Cross References

Ruth 1:1-2

In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem of Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, his wife, and his two sons.

Micah 5:2

But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, you are little to be among the clans of Judah; [yet] out of you shall One come forth for Me Who is to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth have been from of old, from ancient days (eternity).

Matthew 2:1

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men [astrologers] from the east came to Jerusalem, asking,

Matthew 2:5-6

They replied to him, In Bethlehem of Judea, for so it is 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 were Kattath, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem; twelve cities with their villages.

Judges 19:1-2

In those days, when there was no king in Israel, a certain Levite was living temporarily in the most remote part of the hill district of Ephraim, who took to himself a concubine [of inferior status than a wife] from Bethlehem in Judah.

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