Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

King James Version

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.

Holman Bible

There were 700 choice men who were left-handed among all these people; all could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

International Standard Version

Out of all these soldiers, 700 of them were left-handed and each one could sling a stone at a hair and never miss.

A Conservative Version

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men left-handed. Every one could sling stones at a hair-breadth, and not miss.

American Standard Version

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at a hair-breadth, and not miss.

Amplified

Among all these were 700 chosen left-handed men; every one could sling stones at a hair and not miss.

Bible in Basic English

Who were left-handed, able to send a stone at a hair without error.

Darby Translation

Among all these were seven hundred picked men who were left-handed; every one could sling a stone at a hair, and not miss.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men with their right hands impeded (they were lefthanded); each one could sling stones at a hairs breadth, and not miss.

Julia Smith Translation

From all this people, seven hundred chosen men shut up of the right hand, slinging at a hair, and they will not miss.

King James 2000

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men, left-handed; every one could sling stones at a hair's breadth, and not miss.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From all these troops [were] seven hundred well-trained men {who were left-handed}; each one could sling with a stone at a hair and not miss.

Modern King James verseion

Among all this people were seven hundred chosen men, left-handed. Every one could sling stones at a hair's breadth, and not miss.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And among all these folk were seven hundred left handed men, which every one could sling stones at a hair breadth, and not miss.

NET Bible

Among this army were seven hundred specially-trained left-handed soldiers. Each one could sling a stone and hit even the smallest target.

New Heart English Bible

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men left-handed; everyone could sling stones at a hair and not miss.

New simplified Bible

Besides these, the citizens of Gibeah gathered seven hundred specially chosen men who were left-handed. Every one of them could sling a stone at a strand of hair and never miss.

The Emphasized Bible

Out of all this people, were seven hundred chosen men, left-handed, - any one of whom could sling with a stone to a hair's-breadth, and not miss.

Webster

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men left-handed; every one could sling stones to a hair-breadth, and not miss.

World English Bible

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men left-handed; everyone could sling stones at a hair-breadth, and not miss.

Youngs Literal Translation

among all this people are seven hundred chosen men, bound of their right hand, each of these slinging with a stone at the hair, and he doth not err.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

קלע 
Qala` 
Usage: 7

at an hair
שׂערה 
Sa`arah 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

The Punishment Of Benjamin

15 From the cities on that day the sons of Benjamin were numbered, 26,000 men who draw the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah who were numbered, 700 choice men. 16 Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss. 17 Then the men of Israel besides Benjamin were numbered, 400,000 men who draw the sword; all these were men of war.


Cross References

Judges 3:15

But when the sons of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer for them, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man. And the sons of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were equipped with bows, using both the right hand and the left to sling stones and to shoot arrows from the bow; they were Saul's kinsmen from Benjamin.

1 Samuel 17:40

He took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd's bag which he had, even in his pouch, and his sling was in his hand; and he approached the Philistine.

1 Samuel 17:49-50

And David put his hand into his bag and took from it a stone and slung it, and struck the Philistine on his forehead. And the stone sank into his forehead, so that he fell on his face to the ground.

1 Samuel 25:29

"Should anyone rise up to pursue you and to seek your life, then the life of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living with the LORD your God; but the lives of your enemies He will sling out as from the hollow of a sling.

2 Chronicles 26:14

Moreover, Uzziah prepared for all the army shields, spears, helmets, body armor, bows and sling stones.



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