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Bible in Basic English

So they went forward three days' journey from the mountain of the Lord; and the ark of the Lord's agreement went three days' journey before them, looking for a resting-place for them;

New American Standard Bible

Thus they set out from the mount of the Lord three days’ journey, with the ark of the covenant of the Lord journeying in front of them for the three days, to seek out a resting place for them.

King James Version

And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting place for them.

Holman Bible

They set out from the mountain of the Lord on a three-day journey with the ark of the Lord’s covenant traveling ahead of them for those three days to seek a resting place for them.

International Standard Version

So they traveled from the mountain of the LORD, a three-day trip, with the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD traveling in front of them a three day trip to explore a place for them to rest.

A Conservative Version

And they set forward from the mount of LORD three days' journey. And the ark of the covenant of LORD went before them three days' journey, to seek out a resting-place for them.

American Standard Version

And they set forward from the mount of Jehovah three days journey; and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah went before them three days journey, to seek out a resting-place for them.

Amplified

So they set out from the mountain of the Lord (Sinai) three days’ journey; and the ark of the covenant of the Lord went in front of them during the three days’ journey to seek out a resting place for them.

Darby Translation

And they set forward from the mountain of Jehovah and went three days' journey; and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting-place for them.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will remove from the mountain of God, a way of three days: and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah removed before them, a way of three days, to search out for them a rest

King James 2000

And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting place for them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And so they set out from the mountain of Yahweh a journey of three days, with the ark of the covenant of Yahweh setting out ahead of them three days' journey to search out a resting place for them;

Modern King James verseion

And they moved three days' journey from the mountain of Jehovah. And the ark of the covenant of Jehovah went before them in the three days' journey, to look for a resting-place for them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey, and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey to search out a resting place for them.

NET Bible

So they traveled from the mountain of the Lord three days' journey; and the ark of the covenant of the Lord was traveling before them during the three days' journey, to find a resting place for them.

New Heart English Bible

They set forward from the Mount of the LORD three days' journey. The ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them three days' journey, to seek out a resting place for them.

The Emphasized Bible

So then they went forward, from the mountain of Yahweh, a journey of three days, - and the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, was going before them a journey of three days, to search out for them a resting-place,

Webster

And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to seek a resting-place for them.

World English Bible

They set forward from the Mount of Yahweh three days' journey. The ark of the covenant of Yahweh went before them three days' journey, to seek out a resting place for them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they journey from the mount of Jehovah a journey of three days; and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah is journeying before them the journey of three days, to spy out for them a resting-place;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

from the mount
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

of the Lord



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

יום 
Yowm 
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293
Usage: 2293

דּרך 
Derek 
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

and the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of the covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

them in the three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

to search out
תּוּר 
Tuwr 
Usage: 23

מנחה מנוּחה 
M@nuwchah 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

The Appeal To Hobab

32 And if you come with us, we will give you a part in whatever good the Lord does for us. 33 So they went forward three days' journey from the mountain of the Lord; and the ark of the Lord's agreement went three days' journey before them, looking for a resting-place for them; 34 And by day the cloud of the Lord went over them, when they went forward from the place where they had put up their tents.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:33

Who goes before you on your way, looking for a place where you may put up your tents, in fire by night, lighting up the way you are to go, and in a cloud by day.

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses was looking after the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he took the flock to the back of the waste land and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Exodus 19:3

And Moses went up to God, and the voice of the Lord came to him from the mountain, saying, Say to the family of Jacob, and give word to the children of Israel:

Exodus 24:17-18

And the glory of the Lord was like a flame on the top of the mountain before the eyes of the children of Israel.

Exodus 33:14-15

And he said, I myself will go with you and give you rest.

Numbers 10:12

And the children of Israel went on their journey out of the waste land of Sinai; and the cloud came to rest in the waste land of Paran.

Deuteronomy 9:9

When I had gone up into the mountain to be given the stones on which was recorded the agreement which the Lord made with you, I was on the mountain for forty days and forty nights without taking food or drinking water.

Deuteronomy 31:26

Take this book of the law and put it by the ark of the Lord's agreement, so that it may be a witness against you.

Joshua 3:2-6

And at the end of three days, the men in authority over the people went through the tents,

Joshua 3:11-17

See, the ark of the agreement of the Lord of all the earth is going over before you into Jordan.

Joshua 4:7

Then you will say to them, Because the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the Lord's agreement; when it went over Jordan the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones will be a sign for the children of Israel, keeping it in their memory for ever.

Judges 20:27

And the children of Israel made request to the Lord, (for the ark of the agreement of the Lord was there in those days,

1 Samuel 4:3

And when the people came back to their tents, the responsible men of Israel said, Why has the Lord let the Philistines overcome us today? Let us get the ark of the Lord's agreement here from Shiloh, so that it may be with us and give us salvation from the hands of those who are against us.

Psalm 95:11

And I made an oath in my wrath, that they might not come into my place of rest.

Isaiah 28:12

To whom he said, This is the rest, give rest to him who is tired; and by this you may get new strength; but they would not give ear.

Isaiah 66:1

The Lord says, Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is the resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, and what place will be my resting-place?

Jeremiah 3:16

And it will come about, when your numbers are increased in the land, in those days, says the Lord, that they will no longer say, The ark of the agreement of the Lord: it will not come into their minds, they will not have any memory of it, or be conscious of the loss of it, and it will not be made again.

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the Lord has said: Take your place looking out on the ways; make search for the old roads, saying, Where is the good way? and go in it that you may have rest for your souls. But they said, We will not go in it.

Jeremiah 31:8-9

See, I will take them from the north country, and get them from the inmost parts of the earth, and with them the blind and the feeble-footed, the woman with child and her who is in birth-pains together: a very great army, they will come back here.

Ezekiel 20:6

In that day I gave my oath to take them out of the land of Egypt into a land which I had been searching out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the glory of all lands:

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.

Hebrews 4:3-11

For those of us who have belief come into his rest; even as he has said, As I said in my oath when I was angry, They may not come into my rest: though the works were done from the time of the making of the world.

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace, who made that great keeper of his flock, even our Lord Jesus, come back from the dead through the blood of the eternal agreement,

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