Parallel Verses

World English Bible

They said one to another, "Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt."

New American Standard Bible

So they said to one another, "Let us appoint a leader and return to Egypt."

King James Version

And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

Holman Bible

So they said to one another, “Let’s appoint a leader and go back to Egypt.”

International Standard Version

Then they told each other, "Let's assign a leader and go back to Egypt."

A Conservative Version

And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

American Standard Version

And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

Amplified

And they said one to another, Let us choose a captain and return to Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to one another, Let us make a captain over us, and go back to Egypt.

Darby Translation

And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return to Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say, a man to his brother, We will give a head, and turn back to Egypt

King James 2000

And they said one to another, Let us choose a leader, and let us return into Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{They said to each other}, "Let us appoint a leader, and we will return [to] Egypt."

Modern King James verseion

And they said to one another, Let us make a leader, and let us return to Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said, one to another, "Let us make a captain and return unto Egypt again."

NET Bible

So they said to one another, "Let's appoint a leader and return to Egypt."

New Heart English Bible

They said one to another, "Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt."

The Emphasized Bible

And they said, one to another, - Let us appoint a head and let us go back towards Egypt.

Webster

And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say one unto another, 'Let us appoint a head, and turn back to Egypt.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to another
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

Let us make
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and let us return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Context Readings

The People Complain

3 Why does Yahweh bring us to this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will be a prey: wouldn't it be better for us to return into Egypt?" 4 They said one to another, "Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt." 5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:16

Only he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he may multiply horses; because Yahweh has said to you, "You shall not go back that way again."

Acts 7:39

to whom our fathers wouldn't be obedient, but rejected him, and turned back in their hearts to Egypt,

Deuteronomy 28:68

Yahweh will bring you into Egypt again with ships, by the way of which I said to you, You shall see it no more again: and there you shall sell yourselves to your enemies for bondservants and for bondmaids, and no man shall buy you.

Nehemiah 9:16-17

"But they and our fathers dealt proudly and hardened their neck, didn't listen to your commandments,

Luke 17:32

Remember Lot's wife!

Hebrews 10:38-39

But the righteous will live by faith. If he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him."

Hebrews 11:15

If indeed they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had enough time to return.

2 Peter 2:21-22

For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

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