Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When ten thousand choice men from all Israel came against Gibeah, the battle became fierce; but Benjamin did not know that disaster was close to them.

King James Version

And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore: but they knew not that evil was near them.

Holman Bible

Then 10,000 choice men from all Israel made a frontal assault against Gibeah, and the battle was fierce, but the Benjaminites did not know that disaster was about to strike them.

International Standard Version

As 10,000 of Israel's best soldiers came to fight Gibeah, the battle became fierce, but the army of Benjamin didn't know that disaster was close at hand.

A Conservative Version

And there came opposite Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was severe, but they knew not that evil was close upon them.

American Standard Version

And there came over against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore; but they knew not that evil was close upon them.

Amplified

And there came against Gibeah 10,000 chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was hard; but the Benjamites did not know disaster was close upon them.

Bible in Basic English

And they came in front of Gibeah, ten thousand of the best men in all Israel, and the fighting became more violent; but the children of Benjamin were not conscious that evil was coming on them.

Darby Translation

And there came against Gib'e-ah ten thousand picked men out of all Israel, and the battle was hard; but the Benjaminites did not know that disaster was close upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel came against Gibeah, and the battle was sore; but they did not know that evil was near them.

Julia Smith Translation

And there will come forth from before against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men from all Israel, and the battle was heavy: and they knew not that evil touched upon them.

King James 2000

And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was fierce: but Benjamin knew not that evil was near them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then ten thousand well-trained men from all Israel came out against Gibeah, and the battle became fierce; they did not know that disaster [was about to] {close in} on them.

Modern King James verseion

And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was heavy. But they did not know that evil was near them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and came before Gibeah: ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and there was sore battle. But the other knew not that evil was so nigh them.

NET Bible

Ten thousand men, well-trained soldiers from all Israel, then made a frontal assault against Gibeah -- the battle was fierce. But the Benjaminites did not realize that disaster was at their doorstep.

New Heart English Bible

There came over against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was severe; but they didn't know that disaster was close upon them.

The Emphasized Bible

And there came over against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men, out of all Israel, and the battle was severe, - they, not knowing that disaster was overtaking them.

Webster

And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was severe: but they knew not that evil was near them.

World English Bible

There came over against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was severe; but they didn't know that evil was close on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they come in over against Gibeah -- ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel -- and the battle is grievous, and they have not known that the evil is striking against them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come , bring , ... in , enter , go , carry , ...down , pass , ...out ,
Usage: 0

נגד 
Neged 
Usage: 151

גּבעה 
Gib`ah 
Usage: 45

ten
עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

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

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

but they knew
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

not that evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

References

Context Readings

The Punishment Of Benjamin

33 Then all the men of Israel arose from their place and arrayed themselves at Baal-tamar; and the men of Israel in ambush broke out of their place, even out of Maareh-geba. 34 When ten thousand choice men from all Israel came against Gibeah, the battle became fierce; but Benjamin did not know that disaster was close to them. 35 And the LORD struck Benjamin before Israel, so that the sons of Israel destroyed 25,100 men of Benjamin that day, all who draw the sword.



Cross References

Joshua 8:14

It came about when the king of Ai saw it, that the men of the city hurried and rose up early and went out to meet Israel in battle, he and all his people at the appointed place before the desert plain. But he did not know that there was an ambush against him behind the city.

Job 21:13

"They spend their days in prosperity, And suddenly they go down to Sheol.

Isaiah 47:11

"But evil will come on you Which you will not know how to charm away; And disaster will fall on you For which you cannot atone; And destruction about which you do not know Will come on you suddenly.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.

Proverbs 29:6

By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.

Ecclesiastes 8:11-12

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Matthew 24:44

"For this reason you also must be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour when you do not think He will.

Luke 21:34

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.



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