Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;

New American Standard Bible

For it was when Israel had sown, that the Midianites would come up with the Amalekites and the sons of the east and go against them.

King James Version

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

Holman Bible

Whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the Qedemites came and attacked them.

International Standard Version

Whenever the Israelis sowed their crops, the Midianites, the Amalekites, and certain groups from the east would come up and invade them.

A Conservative Version

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the sons of the east, they came up against them.

Amplified

For it was whenever Israel had sown [their seed] that the Midianites would come up with the Amalekites and the people of the east and go up against them.

Bible in Basic English

And whenever Israel's grain was planted, the Midianites and the Amalekites and the people of the east came up against them;

Darby Translation

For whenever the Israelites put in seed the Mid'ianites and the Amal'ekites and the people of the East would come up and attack them;

Julia Smith Translation

And it was if Israel sowed, and Midian came up, and Amalek, and the sons of the east, and they came up against him:

King James 2000

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And whenever Israel sowed seed, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the people of [the] east would come up against them.

Modern King James verseion

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the sons of the east, even they came up against them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when Israel had sown then came the Midianites, the Amalekites, and they of the east country upon them and pitched their tents against them,

NET Bible

Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the people from the east would attack them.

New Heart English Bible

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them.

The Emphasized Bible

And so it used to be, if Israel had sown, then came up Midian and Amalek and the sons of the east, yea came up against them,

Webster

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

World English Bible

So it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath been, if Israel hath sowed, that Midian hath come up, and Amalek, and the sons of the east, yea, they have come up against him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And so it was, when Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

מדין 
Midyan 
Usage: 59

came up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

and the Amalekites
עמלק 
`Amaleq 
Usage: 35

of the east
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

Context Readings

Midian Oppresses Israel

2 And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel; and because of Midian the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and the caves, and the strongholds. 3 And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them; 4 and they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance in Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass.


Cross References

Judges 3:13

And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek; and he went and smote Israel, and they possessed the city of palm-trees.

Genesis 29:1

Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.

Judges 6:33

Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the children of the east assembled themselves together; and they passed over, and encamped in the valley of Jezreel.

Judges 7:12

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like locusts for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand which is upon the sea-shore for multitude.

Judges 8:10

Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor, and their hosts with them, about fifteen thousand men, all that were left of all the host of the children of the east; for there fell a hundred and twenty thousand men that drew sword.

1 Kings 4:30

And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.

Job 1:3

His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this unto you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:30-33

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.

Deuteronomy 28:51

and shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy ground, until thou be destroyed; that also shall not leave thee grain, new wine, or oil, the increase of thy cattle, or the young of thy flock, until they have caused thee to perish.

Job 31:8

Then let me sow, and let another eat; Yea, let the produce of my field be rooted out.

Isaiah 65:21-22

And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them.

Micah 6:15

Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not anoint thee with oil; and the vintage, but shalt not drink the wine.

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