Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

In view of all this, we are making a binding agreement in writing on a sealed document containing the names of our leaders, Levites, and priests.

New American Standard Bible

"Now because of all this We are making an agreement in writing; And on the sealed document are the names of our leaders, our Levites and our priests."

King James Version

And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal unto it.

International Standard Version

"Because of all this, we are making a binding agreement, putting it in writing, and our leaders, our descendants of Levi, and our priests hereby set their seals upon it."

A Conservative Version

And yet for all this we make a sure covenant, and write it, and our rulers, our Levites, [and] our priests, seal to it.

American Standard Version

And yet for all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, our Levites, and our priests, seal unto it.

Amplified

Because of all this, we make a firm and sure written covenant, and our princes, Levites, and priests set their seal to it.

Bible in Basic English

And because of all this we are making an agreement in good faith, and putting it in writing; and our rulers, our Levites, and our priests are putting their names to it.

Darby Translation

And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, our Levites, and our priests are at the sealing.

Julia Smith Translation

And for all this we cut out faithfulness, and write; and upon the sealing, our chiefs, our Levites, and our priests

King James 2000

And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our leaders, Levites, and priests, seal it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now because of all of this we make a binding written agreement and are writing on the sealed documents [the names of] our commanders, our Levites, and our priests."

Modern King James verseion

And because of all this we are cutting a sure covenant, and write it, and our princes, Levites, and priests are sealing it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And in all this make we a sure covenant, and write it, and let our princes, Levites, and priests seal it."

NET Bible

"Because of all of this we are entering into a binding covenant in written form; our leaders, our Levites, and our priests have affixed their names on the sealed document."

New Heart English Bible

Yet for all this, we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our leaders, our Levites, and our priests, seal it."

The Emphasized Bible

Seeing, therefore, all this, we, are plighting our faith, and putting it in writing, - and, upon the sealed scroll, are our rulers, our Levites, our priests.

Webster

And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, set their seals to it.

World English Bible

Yet for all this, we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, our Levites, [and] our priests, seal to it."

Youngs Literal Translation

And for all this we are making a stedfast covenant, and are writing, and over him who is sealed are our heads, our Levites, our priests.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

a sure
אמנה 
'amanah 
Usage: 2

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

it and our princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

and priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

חתם 
Chatham 
Usage: 27

Context Readings

Israel's Vow Of Faithfulness

37 Its abundant harvest goes to the kings
You have set over us,
because of our sins.
They rule over our bodies
and our livestock as they please.
We are in great distress.
38 In view of all this, we are making a binding agreement in writing on a sealed document containing the names of our leaders, Levites, and priests.



Cross References

Nehemiah 10:1

Those whose seals were on the document were:Nehemiah the governor, son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah,

Nehemiah 10:29

join with their noble brothers and commit themselves with a sworn oath to follow the law of God given through God’s servant Moses and to carefully obey all the commands, ordinances, and statutes of Yahweh our Lord.

2 Kings 23:3

Next, the king stood by the pillar and made a covenant in the presence of the Lord to follow the Lord and to keep His commands, His decrees, and His statutes with all his mind and with all his heart, and to carry out the words of this covenant that were written in this book; all the people agreed to the covenant.

2 Chronicles 23:16

Then Jehoiada made a covenant between himself, the king, and the people that they would be the Lord’s people.

2 Chronicles 29:10

It is in my heart now to make a covenant with Yahweh, the God of Israel so that His burning anger may turn away from us.

2 Chronicles 34:31

Then the king stood at his post and made a covenant in the Lord’s presence to follow the Lord and to keep His commands, His decrees, and His statutes with all his heart and with all his soul in order to carry out the words of the covenant written in this book.

Ezra 10:3

Let us therefore make a covenant before our God to send away all the foreign wives and their children, according to the counsel of my lord and of those who tremble at the command of our God. Let it be done according to the law.

2 Chronicles 15:12-13

Then they entered into a covenant to seek the Lord God of their ancestors with all their mind and all their heart.

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