Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And he captured a youth from Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote down for him the princes of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.

King James Version

And caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him: and he described unto him the princes of Succoth, and the elders thereof, even threescore and seventeen men.

Holman Bible

He captured a youth from the men of Succoth and interrogated him. The youth wrote down for him the [names of the] 77 princes and elders of Succoth.

International Standard Version

He caught a young man from Succoth and interrogated him. He wrote out for Gideon a list of the 77 officials of Succoth, including its elders.

A Conservative Version

And he caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him. And he described for him the rulers of Succoth, and the elders of it, seventy-seven men.

American Standard Version

And he caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him: and he described for him the princes of Succoth, and the elders thereof, seventy and seven men.

Amplified

And he caught a young man of Succoth and inquired of him, and [the youth] wrote down for him [the names of] the officials of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.

Bible in Basic English

And taking prisoner a young man of the people of Succoth, he got from him, in answer to his questions, a list of the chiefs of Succoth and the responsible men, seventy-seven men.

Darby Translation

And he caught a young man of Succoth, and questioned him; and he wrote down for him the officials and elders of Succoth, seventy-seven men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and caught a young man of the men of Succoth and enquired of him; and he described unto him the principals of Succoth and the elders thereof, seventy-seven men.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take a youth from the men of Succoth, and he will ask him: and he will write for him the chiefs of Succoth and its old men, seventy and seven men.

King James 2000

And caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him: and he described unto him the princes of Succoth, and the elders thereof, even threescore and seventeen men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He captured a young man {from Succoth} and questioned him. [The young man] listed for him the commanders of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.

Modern King James verseion

And he caught a young man of the men of Succoth and asked of him. And he described to him the rulers of Succoth, and its elders, seventy-seven men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he wrote him, of the lords and elders of Succoth: seventy seven men.

NET Bible

He captured a young man from Succoth and interrogated him. The young man wrote down for him the names of Succoth's officials and city leaders -- seventy-seven men in all.

New Heart English Bible

He caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him: and he described for him the officials of Succoth, and its elders, seventy-seven men.

The Emphasized Bible

and caught a young man, of the men of Succoth, and enquired of him, - so he wrote down for him the princes of Succoth, and the elders thereof, seventy-seven men.

Webster

And caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him: and he described to him the princes of Succoth, and its elders, even seventy seven men.

World English Bible

He caught a young man of the men of Succoth, and inquired of him: and he described for him the princes of Succoth, and its elders, seventy-seven men.

Youngs Literal Translation

and captureth a young man of the men of Succoth, and asketh him, and he describeth unto him the heads of Succoth, and its elders -- seventy and seven men.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לכד 
Lakad 
Usage: 121

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

of the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

סכּת סכּות 
Cukkowth 
סכּת סכּות 
Cukkowth 
Usage: 18
Usage: 18

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

of him and he described
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

and the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Gideon Pursues The Kings Of Midian

13 Then Gideon the son of Joash returned from the battle by the ascent of Heres. 14 And he captured a youth from Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote down for him the princes of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men. 15 He came to the men of Succoth and said, "Behold Zebah and Zalmunna, concerning whom you taunted me, saying, 'Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna already in your hand, that we should give bread to your men who are weary?'"



Cross References

Judges 1:24-25

The spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance to the city and we will treat you kindly."

1 Samuel 30:11-15

Now they found an Egyptian in the field and brought him to David, and gave him bread and he ate, and they provided him water to drink.

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