Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And Gideon had threescore and ten sons, his own offspring: for he had many wives.

New American Standard Bible

Now Gideon had seventy sons who were his direct descendants, for he had many wives.

King James Version

And Gideon had threescore and ten sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

Holman Bible

Gideon had 70 sons, his own offspring, since he had many wives.

International Standard Version

Gideon raised 70 sons as his direct descendants, since he had many wives.

A Conservative Version

And Gideon had seventy sons begotten from his body, for he had many wives.

American Standard Version

And Gideon had threescore and ten sons of his body begotten; for he had many wives.

Amplified

Now Gideon had seventy sons born to him, for he had many wives.

Bible in Basic English

Gideon had seventy sons, the offspring of his body; for he had a number of wives.

Darby Translation

Now Gideon had seventy sons, his own offspring, for he had many wives.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Gideon had seventy sons that came out of his loins, for he had many wives.

Julia Smith Translation

And to Gideon were seventy sons going out of his thigh: for many women were to him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Gideon had seventy sons, {his own offspring}, for he had many wives.

Modern King James verseion

And Gideon had seventy sons, begotten of his body. For he had many wives.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Gideon had seventy sons of his body begotten, for he had many wives.

NET Bible

Gideon fathered seventy sons through his many wives.

New Heart English Bible

Gideon had seventy sons conceived from his body; for he had many wives.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Gideon, had seventy sons, sprung from his own loins, - for, many wives, had he.

Webster

And Gideon had seventy sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

World English Bible

Gideon had seventy sons conceived from his body; for he had many wives.

Youngs Literal Translation

and to Gideon there have been seventy sons, coming out of his loin, for he had many wives;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדעון 
Gid`own 
Usage: 39

שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

of his body
ירך 
Yarek 
Usage: 34

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

for he had many
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

References

American

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Gideon's Legacy

29 And Jerubbaal the son of Joash went and dwelt in his own house. 30 And Gideon had threescore and ten sons, his own offspring: for he had many wives. 31 And his concubine that was in Shechem, she also bore him a son, whose name he called Abimelech.



Cross References

Judges 9:2

Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Which is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, who are threescore and ten persons, reign over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.

Judges 9:5

And he went unto his father's house at Ophrah, and slew his brethren the sons of Jerubbaal, being threescore and ten persons, upon one stone: nevertheless yet Jotham the youngest son of Jerubbaal was left; for he hid himself.

Genesis 2:24

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Genesis 7:7

And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.

Genesis 46:26

All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, who were his direct offspring, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were three score and six;

Exodus 1:5

And all persons that were direct offspring of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

Deuteronomy 17:17

Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

Judges 10:4

And he had thirty sons that rode on thirty donkey colts, and they had thirty cities, which are called Havothjair unto this day, which are in the land of Gilead.

Judges 12:9

And he had thirty sons, and thirty daughters, whom he sent outside for marriage, and took in thirty daughters from outside for his sons. And he judged Israel seven years.

Judges 12:14

And he had forty sons and thirty grandsons, that rode on threescore and ten donkey colts: and he judged Israel eight years.

2 Samuel 3:2-5

And unto David were sons born in Hebron: and his firstborn was Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess;

2 Samuel 5:13-16

And David took himself more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron: and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.

1 Kings 11:3

And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart.

2 Kings 10:1

And Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, unto the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to them that brought up Ahab's children, saying,

Malachi 2:15

And did not he make them one? Yet had he the remnant of the spirit. And why one? That he might seek a godly offspring. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.

Matthew 19:5-8

And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh?

Ephesians 5:31-33

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

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