Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and he disciplined the men of Succoth with them.

King James Version

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

Holman Bible

So he took the elders of the city, as well as some thorns and briers from the wilderness, and he disciplined the men of Succoth with them.

International Standard Version

So he took the elders of the city and disciplined the men of Succoth with thorns and briers from the desert.

A Conservative Version

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

American Standard Version

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

Amplified

And he took the elders of the city and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth [a lesson].

Bible in Basic English

Then he took the responsible men of the town and had them crushed on a bed of thorns and sharp stems.

Darby Translation

And he took the elders of the city and he took thorns of the wilderness and briers and with them taught the men of Succoth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he took the elders of the city and thorns and briars of the wilderness, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take the old men of the city, and thorns of the desert, and threshing sledges, and with them he caused the men of Succoth to know.

King James 2000

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He took the elders of the city and [the] thorn bushes and briers of the wilderness, and {he trampled} the men of Succoth with them.

Modern King James verseion

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and all to tear them therewith.

NET Bible

He seized the leaders of the city, along with some desert thorns and briers; he then "threshed" the men of Succoth with them.

New Heart English Bible

He took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he threshed the men of Succoth.

The Emphasized Bible

So he took the elders of the city, and the thorns of the wilderness and the nettles, and taught therewith the men of Succoth:

Webster

And he took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness, and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

World English Bible

He took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he taketh the elders of the city, and the thorns of the wilderness, and the threshing instruments, and teacheth by them the men of Succoth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and thorns
קץ קוץ 
Qowts 
Usage: 12

of the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

and briers
בּרקן 
Barqan 
Usage: 2

the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

Gideon Punishes Succoth

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?'" 16 He took the elders of the city, and thorns of the wilderness and briers, and he disciplined the men of Succoth with them. 17 He tore down the tower of Penuel and killed the men of the city.



Cross References

Judges 8:7

Gideon said, "All right, when the LORD has given Zebah and Zalmunna into my hand, then I will thrash your bodies with the thorns of the wilderness and with briers."

Ezra 2:6

the sons of Pahath-moab of the sons of Jeshua and Joab, 2,812;

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Proverbs 19:29

Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools.

Micah 7:4

The best of them is like a briar, The most upright like a thorn hedge The day when you post your watchmen, Your punishment will come Then their confusion will occur.

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