Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

And there was the appointed sign to the men of Israel with the ambush -- their causing to go up a great volume of smoke from the city.

New American Standard Bible

Now the appointed sign between the men of Israel and the men in ambush was that they would make a great cloud of smoke rise from the city.

King James Version

Now there was an appointed sign between the men of Israel and the liers in wait, that they should make a great flame with smoke rise up out of the city.

Holman Bible

The men of Israel had a prearranged signal with the men in ambush: when they sent up a great cloud of smoke from the city,

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, the army of Israel had arranged to signal their soldiers who had been hiding in ambush by sending up a cloud of smoke from the city.

A Conservative Version

Now the appointed sign between the men of Israel and the ambushment was, that they should make a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city.

American Standard Version

Now the appointed sign between the men of Israel and the liers-in-wait was, that they should make a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city.

Amplified

Now the appointed signal between the men of Israel and the men in ambush was that when they made a great cloud of smoke arise from the city,

Bible in Basic English

Now the sign fixed between the men of Israel and those making the surprise attack was that when they made a pillar of smoke go up from the town,

Darby Translation

Now the appointed signal between the men of Israel and the men in ambush was that when they made a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now there was an appointed sign between the men of Israel and the men of the ambushes that they should make a great signal by causing much smoke to rise up out of the city.

Julia Smith Translation

And there was an appointment to the men of Israel with the ambush for them to raise up a great ascending of smoke from the city.

King James 2000

Now there was an appointed sign between the men of Israel and the men in ambush, that they should make a great flame with smoke rising up out of the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the appointed time for the men of Israel with the ambush was that they sent up for them a great amount of smoke from the city.

Modern King James verseion

And a sign was set between the men of Israel and the ambush, to cause to go up a great smoke rising up from the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the appointment of the men of Israel with the layers in wait to run upon Benjamin with the sword, was when they should make the smoke rise up out of the city.

NET Bible

The Israelites and the men hiding in ambush had arranged a signal. When the men hiding in ambush sent up a smoke signal from the city,

New Heart English Bible

Now the appointed sign between the men of Israel and the ambushers was that they should make a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the appointed sign, between the men of Israel and the liers in wait, had been, - to cause a great cloud of smoke to ascend out of the city.

Webster

Now there was an appointed sign between the men of Israel and the liers in wait, that they should make a great flame with smoke to rise from the city.

World English Bible

Now the appointed sign between the men of Israel and the ambushers was that they should make a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and
עם 
`im 
with, unto, by, as long, neither, from between, from among
Usage: 1061

the liers in wait
ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

משׂאת 
Mas'eth 
Usage: 16

with smoke
עשׁן 
`ashan 
Usage: 25

rise up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

References

Context Readings

How The Israelites Won

37 and the ambush have hasted, and push against Gibeah, and the ambush draweth itself out, and smiteth the whole of the city by the mouth of the sword. 38 And there was the appointed sign to the men of Israel with the ambush -- their causing to go up a great volume of smoke from the city. 39 And the men of Israel turn in battle, and Benjamin hath begun to smite the wounded among the men of Israel, about thirty men, for they said, 'Surely they are utterly smitten before us, as at the first battle;



Cross References

Genesis 17:21

and My covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah doth bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year;'

Joshua 8:20

And the men of Ai look behind them, and see, and lo, the smoke of the city hath gone up unto the heavens, and there hath not been in them power to flee hither and thither -- and the people who are fleeing to the wilderness have turned against the pursuer, --

2 Kings 4:16

and he saith, 'At this season, according to the time of life, thou art embracing a son;' and she saith, 'Nay, my lord, O man of God, do not lie unto thy maid-servant.'



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