Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

There were therefore seven brothers. And the first having taken a wife, died childless.

New American Standard Bible

Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife and died childless;

King James Version

There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Holman Bible

Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife and died without children.

International Standard Version

Now there were seven brothers. The first one married and died childless.

American Standard Version

There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died childless;

Amplified

Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife and died childless.

An Understandable Version

[Now] there were these seven brothers; the first one got married, but when he died he did not leave any children behind.

Anderson New Testament

There were, therefore, seven brothers; and the first took a wife, and died without children;

Bible in Basic English

Now there were seven brothers, and the first had a wife and came to his end, having no children;

Common New Testament

Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died without children.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now there were seven brothers, the first of which marry'd, and died without children.

Darby Translation

There were then seven brethren: and the first, having taken a wife, died childless;

Godbey New Testament

Then there were seven brothers; and the first receiving a wife died childless.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now there were seven brothers. And the eldest married a wife and died childless.

John Wesley New Testament

Now there were seven brethren, and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore were there seven brethren: and the first having taken a wife, died without children.

King James 2000

There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now there were seven brothers, and the first took a wife [and] died childless,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore there were seven brothers. And the first took a wife and died without children.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There were seven brethren, and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Moffatt New Testament

Well, there were seven brothers. The first married a wife and died childless.

Montgomery New Testament

"Now there were seven brothers. the first took a wife and died childless,

NET Bible

Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a woman and died without children.

New Heart English Bible

There were therefore seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died childless.

Noyes New Testament

Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife and died childless.

Sawyer New Testament

There were, therefore, seven brothers; and the first took a wife, and died childless;

The Emphasized Bible

Seven brethren, therefore, there were, - and, the first, taking a wife, died childless,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now there were seven brothers: and the first taking a wife, died childless.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Well, there were once seven brothers; of whom the eldest, after taking a wife, died childless.

Webster

There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Weymouth New Testament

Now there were seven brothers. The first of them took a wife and died childless.

Williams New Testament

Now there were seven brothers. And the first brother married a wife and died childless.

World English Bible

There were therefore seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died childless.

Worrell New Testament

There were, therefore, seven brothers; and the first, taking a wife, died childless.

Worsley New Testament

Now there were seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died childless; and the second took the wife, and he died childless;

Youngs Literal Translation

'There were, then, seven brothers, and the first having taken a wife, died childless,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἑπτά 
hepta 
Usage: 71

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the first
πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

a wife
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

and died
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

A Question About Marriage And The Resurrection

28 saying, Teacher, Moses wrote to us, if any brother dies, having a wife, and this man dies childless, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed to his brother. 29 There were therefore seven brothers. And the first having taken a wife, died childless. 30 And the second took the woman, and this man died childless.


Cross References

Leviticus 20:20

And if a man shall lay with his uncle's wife, he has uncovered his uncle's nakedness. They shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

Jeremiah 22:30

Thus says LORD: Write ye this man childless, a man who shall not prosper in his days. For no more shall a man of his seed prosper, sitting upon the throne of David, and ruling in Judah.

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