Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 And the children of Benjamin numbered at that time out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah, who numbered seven hundred chosen men. 16 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. 17 And the men of Israel, beside Benjamin, numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these were men of war.


Cross References

Judges 3:15

But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man left-handed: and by him the children of Israel sent tribute unto Eglon the king of Moab.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

1 Samuel 17:40

And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had, even in a pouch; and his sling was in his hand: and he drew near to the Philistine.

1 Samuel 17:49-50

And David put his hand in his bag, and took there a stone, and slung it, and struck the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth.

1 Samuel 25:29

Yet a man has risen to pursue you, and to seek your soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living with the LORD your God; and the souls of your enemies, them shall he sling out, as out of the middle of a sling.

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and spears, and helmets, and body armor, and bows, and slings to cast stones.

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