Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 rich yield goes to the kings whom you have given over us because of our sins, and [they are] ruling over our dead bodies and our livestock at their pleasure. We are in great trouble. 38 "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."



Cross References

Nehemiah 10:1

Upon the sealed documents: Nehemiah the governor, son of Hacaliah and Zedekiah;

Nehemiah 10:29

[are] helping their brothers, their nobles, and entering into a solemn oath to walk in the law of God which was given by the hand of Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all of the commandments of Yahweh our Lord and his judgments and regulations.

2 Kings 23:3

Then the king stood by the pillar, and he {made} a covenant before Yahweh, to go after Yahweh and to keep his commands and his warnings and his statutes, with all of [his] heart and with his all of his soul, to keep the words of this covenant written on this scroll. Then all of the people {joined} in the covenant.

2 Chronicles 23:16

And Jehoiada {made} a covenant between himself and all the people and the king, that they should be Yahweh's people.

2 Chronicles 29:10

Now {it is in my heart} to {make} a covenant with Yahweh, the God of Israel, so that his fierce anger might turn away from him.

2 Chronicles 34:31

And the king stood at his position. And he made the covenant before Yahweh, to walk after Yahweh and to keep his commands and statutes and regulations with all his heart and with all his soul, to do the words of the covenant that [were] written on this scroll.

Ezra 10:3

So now let us make a covenant with our God to send away all of these women and their offspring, according to the advice of my lord and those who tremble at the commandment of our God. Let it be done according to the law.

2 Chronicles 15:12-13

And they entered into a covenant to seek Yahweh, the God of their ancestors, with all their heart and with all their inmost being,

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