Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, "There shall not any of us give his daughter to Benjamin as wife."

New American Standard Bible

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, “None of us shall give his daughter to Benjamin in marriage.”

King James Version

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpeh, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter unto Benjamin to wife.

Holman Bible

The men of Israel had sworn an oath at Mizpah: “None of us will give his daughter to a Benjaminite in marriage.”

International Standard Version

Now the people of Israel had taken a vow in Mizpah that went like this: "Not even one of us will give his daughter in marriage to a descendant of Benjamin!"

A Conservative Version

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter to Benjamin to wife.

American Standard Version

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter unto Benjamin to wife.

Amplified

Now the men of Israel had sworn [an oath] at Mizpah, “None of us shall give his daughter in marriage to [a man of] Benjamin.”

Bible in Basic English

Now the men of Israel had taken an oath in Mizpah, saying, Not one of us will give his daughter as a wife to Benjamin.

Darby Translation

Now the men of Israel had sworn at Mizpah, "No one of us shall give his daughter in marriage to Benjamin."

Julia Smith Translation

And the men of Israel sware in Mizpeh, saying, A man from us shall not give his daughter to Benjamin for wife.

King James 2000

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter unto Benjamin as wife.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The men of Israel had sworn at Mizpah, saying, "None of us will give his daughter to Benjamin as a wife."

Modern King James verseion

And the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpeh, saying, Not one of us shall give his daughter to Benjamin for a wife.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the men of Israel sware in Mizpeh saying, "There shall none of us give his daughter unto any of Benjamin to wife."

NET Bible

The Israelites had taken an oath in Mizpah, saying, "Not one of us will allow his daughter to marry a Benjaminite."

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the men of Israel, had sworn in Mizpah, saying, - Not a man from among us, shall give his daughter unto Benjamin, to wife.

Webster

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpeh, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter to Benjamin for a wife.

World English Bible

Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, "There shall not any of us give his daughter to Benjamin as wife."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the men of Israel have sworn in Mizpeh, saying, 'None of us doth give his daughter to Benjamin for a wife.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now the men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

in Mizpeh
מצפּה 
Mitspah 
Usage: 35

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of us give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

References

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Easton

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Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Decision Is Made About The Tribe Of Benjamin

1 Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpah, saying, "There shall not any of us give his daughter to Benjamin as wife." 2 The people came to Bethel, and sat there until evening before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept severely.


Cross References

Judges 20:1

Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was assembled as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, to the LORD at Mizpah.

Judges 21:18

However we may not give them wives of our daughters, for the children of Israel had sworn, saying, 'Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin.'"

Exodus 34:12-16

Be careful, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when the LORD your God shall deliver them up before you, and you shall strike them; then you shall utterly destroy them: you shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them;

Judges 11:30-31

Jephthah made a vow to the LORD, and said, "If you will indeed deliver the children of Ammon into my hand,

Judges 20:8

All the people arose as one man, saying, "None of us will go to his tent, neither will any of us return to his house.

Judges 20:10

and we will take ten men of one hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and one hundred of one thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to get food for the people, that when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, they may do to it according to all the disgrace that they have committed in Israel."

Judges 21:5

The children of Israel said, "Who is there among all the tribes of Israel who did not come up in the assembly to the LORD?" For they had made a great oath concerning anyone who did not come up to the LORD to Mizpah, saying, "He shall surely be put to death."

Judges 21:7

How shall we do for wives for those who remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?"

1 Samuel 14:24

The men of Israel were distressed that day; for Saul had adjured the people, saying, "Cursed is the man who eats any food until it is evening, and I am avenged of my enemies." So none of the people tasted food.

1 Samuel 14:28-29

Then one of the people answered, and said, "Your father directly commanded the people with an oath, saying, 'Cursed is the man who eats food this day.'" The people were faint.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be rash with your mouth, and do not let your heart be hasty to utter anything before God; for God is in heaven, and you on earth. Therefore let your words be few.

Jeremiah 4:2

and you shall swear, 'As the LORD lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness. The nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory."

Mark 6:23

And he swore to her, "Whatever you shall ask of me, I will give you, up to half of my kingdom."

Acts 23:12

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Romans 10:2

For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

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