Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

God has given into your hands the princes of Mid'ian, Oreb and Zeeb; what have I been able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger against him was abated, when he had said this.

New American Standard Bible

"God has given the leaders of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb into your hands; and what was I able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger toward him subsided when he said that.

King James Version

God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.

Holman Bible

God handed over to you Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian. What was I able to do compared to you?” When he said this, their anger against him subsided.

International Standard Version

God gave Oreb and Zeeb, the leaders of Midian, into your control. What was I able to do compared to you?" When he said this, their anger calmed down.

A Conservative Version

God has delivered into your hand the rulers of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger was abated toward him when he had said that.

American Standard Version

God hath delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.

Amplified

God has given into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger toward him was abated when he had said that.

Bible in Basic English

God has given into your hands the chiefs of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; what have I been able to do in comparison with you? And when he said this, their feeling about him became kinder.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

God has delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger was abated toward him when he spoke that word.

Julia Smith Translation

Into your hand God gave the chiefs of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do according to you? Then was their spirit relaxed from over him in his speaking this word.

King James 2000

God has delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison to you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God has given into your hand the commanders of Midian, Oreb, and Zeeb. What have I been able to do in comparison with you?" And their {anger} against him subsided when {he said that}.

Modern King James verseion

God has delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb. And what was I able to do in comparison to you? Then their spirits toward him went away when he had said that.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God hath delivered into your hands the lords of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb. And what was I able to do like as you have done?" And then their spirits abated from off him, when he had said that.

NET Bible

It was to you that God handed over the Midianite generals, Oreb and Zeeb! What did I accomplish to rival that?" When he said this, they calmed down.

New Heart English Bible

God has delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what was I able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger subsided toward him, when he had said that.

The Emphasized Bible

Into your hand, hath God delivered the princes of Midian - Oreb and Zeeb, what then had I been able to do in comparison with you? Then, was their spirit softened toward him, when he had spoken this word.

Webster

God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then, when he had said that, their anger towards him abated.

World English Bible

God has delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb! What was I able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.

Youngs Literal Translation

Into your hand hath God given the heads of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what have I been able to do like you?' Then their temper desisted from off him in his speaking this thing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

the princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of Midian
מדין 
Midyan 
Usage: 59

עורב ערב 
`Oreb 
Usage: 7

and Zeeb
זאב 
Z@'eb 
Usage: 6

and what was I able
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

to do

Usage: 0

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Context Readings

Gideon Pursues Zebah And Zalmunna

2 And he said to them, "What have I done now in comparison with you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of E'phraim better than the vintage of Abi-e'zer? 3 God has given into your hands the princes of Mid'ian, Oreb and Zeeb; what have I been able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger against him was abated, when he had said this. 4 And Gideon came to the Jordan and passed over, he and the three hundred men who were with him, faint yet pursuing.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger.

Judges 7:24-25

And Gideon sent messengers throughout all the hill country of E'phraim, saying, "Come down against the Mid'ianites and seize the waters against them, as far as Beth-bar'ah, and also the Jordan." So all the men of E'phraim were called out, and they seized the waters as far as Beth-bar'ah, and also the Jordan.

Psalm 44:3

For not by their own sword did they take possession of the land, neither did their own arm save them; but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst delight in them.

Psalm 115:1

Not unto us, O Jehovah, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth's sake.

Psalm 118:14-16

My strength and song is Jah, and he is become my salvation.

Proverbs 16:32

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Proverbs 25:11

As apples of gold in pictures of silver, is a word spoken in season.

Proverbs 25:15

By long forbearing is a ruler persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

John 4:37

For in this is verified the true saying, It is one who sows and another who reaps.

Romans 12:3

For I say, through the grace which has been given to me, to every one that is among you, not to have high thoughts above what he should think; but to think so as to be wise, as God has dealt to each a measure of faith.

Romans 12:6

But having different gifts, according to the grace which has been given to us, whether it be prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

Romans 15:18-19

For I will not dare to speak anything of the things which Christ has not wrought by me, for the obedience of the nations, by word and deed,

Philippians 2:3

let nothing be in the spirit of strife or vain glory, but, in lowliness of mind, each esteeming the other as more excellent than themselves;

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