Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

קלע 
Qala` 
Usage: 7

at an hair
שׂערה 
Sa`arah 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

The Punishment Of Benjamin

15 The day of the battle, the army from the descendants of Benjamin numbered 26,000 expert swordsmen from their cities, not including the inhabitants of Gibeah, who numbered 700 special forces soldiers. 16 Out of all these soldiers, 700 of them were left-handed and each one could sling a stone at a hair and never miss. 17 But the Israeli army not counting the tribe of Benjamin numbered 400,000 expert swordsmen, all of them battle-hardened soldiers.


Cross References

Judges 3:15

But when the Israelis cried out to the LORD, the LORD raised up Gera's son Ehud, a left-handed descendant of Benjamin, as a deliverer for them. The Israelis paid tribute through him to king Eglon of Moab.

1 Chronicles 12:2

Equipped as archers, they could use both their right and left hands to shoot arrows and hurl stones. As descendants of Benjamin, they were Saul's relatives.

1 Samuel 17:40

He took his staff in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook and put them in the pouch in his shepherd's bag. He approached the Philistine with his sling in his hand.

1 Samuel 17:49-50

David reached his hand into the bag, took out a stone, slung it, and struck the Philistine in his forehead. The stone sunk into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the ground.

1 Samuel 25:29

If anyone should arise to pursue you and seek your life, may the life of your majesty be bound up with the LORD your God in a bundle of the living, and may he sling out the lives of your enemies from the pocket of a sling.

2 Chronicles 26:14

In addition, Uzziah equipped the entire army with shields, spears, helmets, body armor, bows, and stones for use in slings.

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