Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

All Israel that were around them fled at their cry; for they said, "Lest the earth swallow us up."

New American Standard Bible

All Israel who were around them fled at their outcry, for they said, “The earth may swallow us up!”

King James Version

And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.

Holman Bible

At their cries, all the people of Israel who were around them fled because they thought, “The earth may swallow us too!”

International Standard Version

Then all of the Israelis who were around them ran away when they heard them crying, ""so the ground won't swallow us up, too."

A Conservative Version

And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them, for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up.

American Standard Version

And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them; for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up.

Amplified

All Israel who were around them fled at their outcry, for they said, “The earth may swallow us also.”

Bible in Basic English

And all Israel round about them went in flight at their cry, For fear, said they, that we go down into the heart of the earth.

Darby Translation

And all Israel that were round about them fled at their cry; for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up!

Julia Smith Translation

And all Israel which were round about them fled at their voice: for they said, Lest the earth shall swallow us.

King James 2000

And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All Israel who [were] around them fled at their cry, because they said, "Lest the land swallow us up!"

Modern King James verseion

And all Israel around them fled at their cry. For they said, Lest the earth swallow us up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all Israel that were about them, fled at the cry of them. For they said, "The earth might haply swallow us also."

NET Bible

All the Israelites who were around them fled at their cry, for they said, "What if the earth swallows us too?"

The Emphasized Bible

And, all Israel who were round about them, fled at their cry, - for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up.

Webster

And all Israel that were round about them, fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.

World English Bible

All Israel that were around them fled at the cry of them; for they said, "Lest the earth swallow us up!"

Youngs Literal Translation

and all Israel who are round about them have fled at their voice, for they said, 'Lest the earth swallow us;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

at the cry
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

Lest the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

swallow us up
בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Korah, Dathan, And Abiram Rebel

33 So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into Sheol: and the earth closed on them, and they perished from among the assembly. 34 All Israel that were around them fled at their cry; for they said, "Lest the earth swallow us up." 35 Fire came forth from the LORD, and devoured the two hundred fifty men who offered the incense.



Cross References

Numbers 17:12-13

The children of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, "Behold, we perish. We are undone. We are all undone.

Isaiah 33:3

At the noise of the thunder, the peoples have fled. When you lift yourself up, the nations are scattered.

Zechariah 14:5

You shall flee by the valley of my mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach to Azel; yes, you shall flee, just like you fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. The LORD my God will come, and all the holy ones with you.

Revelation 6:15-17

The kings of the earth, the princes, the commanding officers, the rich, the strong, and every slave and free person, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains.

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