Parallel Verses

World English Bible

They said, "Yahweh, the God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?"

New American Standard Bible

They said, “Why, O Lord, God of Israel, has this come about in Israel, so that one tribe should be missing today in Israel?”

King James Version

And said, O LORD God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to day one tribe lacking in Israel?

Holman Bible

and cried out, “Why, Lord God of Israel, has it occurred that one tribe is missing in Israel today?”

International Standard Version

"Why, LORD God of Israel," they asked him, "is one tribe missing from Israel?"

A Conservative Version

And they said, O LORD, the God of Israel, why has this come to pass in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?

American Standard Version

And they said, O Jehovah, the God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to-day one tribe lacking in Israel?

Amplified

They said, “O Lord, God of Israel, why has this come about in Israel, that there should be today one tribe missing from Israel?”

Bible in Basic English

And they said, O Lord, the God of Israel, why has this fate come on Israel, that today one tribe has been cut off from Israel?

Darby Translation

And they said, "O LORD, the God of Israel, why has this come to pass in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?"

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say, Wherefore, Jehovah, God of Israel, was this in Israel to miss one tribe this day from Israel?

King James 2000

And said, O LORD God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they said, "Why, Yahweh, God of Israel, has it happened today in Israel that one tribe is lacking from Israel?"

Modern King James verseion

and said, O, Jehovah, the God of Israel, Why has this happened in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said, "O LORD God of Israel, why is this chanced in Israel, that there should be this day one tribe lacking in Israel?"

NET Bible

They said, "Why, O Lord God of Israel, has this happened in Israel?" An entire tribe has disappeared from Israel today!"

New Heart English Bible

They said, "LORD God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?"

The Emphasized Bible

and said, Wherefore, O Yahweh, God of Israel, hath this come about in Israel, - that there should be lacking, to-day, out of Israel, one tribe?

Webster

And said, O LORD God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to-day one tribe lacking in Israel?

Youngs Literal Translation

and say, 'Why, O Jehovah, God of Israel, hath this been in Israel -- to be lacking to-day, from Israel, one tribe?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

why is this come to pass in Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

Context Readings

A Decision Is Made About The Tribe Of Benjamin

2 The people came to Bethel, and sat there until evening before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept severely. 3 They said, "Yahweh, the God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?" 4 It happened on the next day that the people rose early, and built there an altar, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 29:24

even all the nations shall say, "Why has Yahweh done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?"

Joshua 7:7-9

Joshua said, "Alas, Lord Yahweh, why have you brought this people over the Jordan at all, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to cause us to perish? I wish that we had been content and lived beyond the Jordan!

Psalm 74:1

God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?

Psalm 80:12

Why have you broken down its walls, so that all those who pass by the way pluck it?

Proverbs 19:3

The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against Yahweh.

Isaiah 63:17

O Yahweh, why do you make us to err from your ways, and harden our heart from your fear? Return for your servants' sake, the tribes of your inheritance.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are righteous, Yahweh, when I contend with you; yet I would reason the cause with you: why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they at ease who deal very treacherously?

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