Parallel Verses

King James Version

Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

New American Standard Bible

Then the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?”

Holman Bible

The elders of the congregation said, “What should we do about wives for those who are left, since the women of Benjamin have been destroyed?”

International Standard Version

So the elders of the congregation asked, "What will we do to obtain wives for the survivors, since the women of Benjamin have been devastated?"

A Conservative Version

Then the elders of the congregation said, What shall we do for wives for those who remain, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

American Standard Version

Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

Amplified

Then the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those [men] who are left, since the women of Benjamin have been destroyed?”

Bible in Basic English

Then the responsible men of the meeting said, What are we to do about wives for the rest of them, seeing that the women of Benjamin are dead?

Darby Translation

Then the elders of the congregation said, "What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?"

Julia Smith Translation

And the old men of the assembly will say, What shall we do for those remaining for wives, for the women were destroyed from Benjamin?

King James 2000

Then the elders of the congregation said, What shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So the elders of the congregation said, "What should we do for the remaining [ones] for wives, since the women from Benjamin have been destroyed?"

Modern King James verseion

And the elders of the congregation said, What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then the elders of the congregation said, "What shall we do to the remnant of them, to get them wives; seeing all the wives of Benjamin are destroyed?"

NET Bible

The leaders of the assembly said, "How can we find wives for those who are left? After all, the Benjaminite women have been wiped out.

New Heart English Bible

Then the elders of the congregation said, "How shall we provide wives for those who remain, since the women of Benjamin have been destroyed?"

The Emphasized Bible

So then, the elders of the assembly said, What are we to do for them who remain, for wives, - for womankind, hath been destroyed out of Benjamin?

Webster

Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

World English Bible

Then the elders of the congregation said, "How shall we provide wives for those who remain, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the elders of the company say, 'What do we do to the remnant for wives -- for the women have been destroyed out of Benjamin?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of the congregation
עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 149

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

References

Morish

Context Readings

A Decision Is Made About The Tribe Of Benjamin

15 And the people repented them for Benjamin, because that the LORD had made a breach in the tribes of Israel. 16 Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin? 17 And they said, There must be an inheritance for them that be escaped of Benjamin, that a tribe be not destroyed out of Israel.


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