Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Speak to the sons of Israel, and get from them a rod for each father's household: twelve rods, from all their leaders according to their fathers' households. You shall write each name on his rod,

King James Version

Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write thou every man's name upon his rod.

Holman Bible

"Speak to the Israelites and take one staff from them for each ancestral house, 12 staffs from all the leaders of their ancestral houses. Write each man's name on his staff.

International Standard Version

"Tell the Israelis to take a rod one from each ancestral house, that is, one from every leader, for a total of twelve rods. Write each tribal name on his rod.

A Conservative Version

Speak to the sons of Israel, and take rods from them, one for each fathers' house, from all their rulers according to their fathers' houses, twelve rods. Write thou every man's name upon his rod.

American Standard Version

Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of them rods, one for each fathers house, of all their princes according to their fathers houses, twelve rods: write thou every man's name upon his rod.

Amplified

Speak to the Israelites and get from them rods or staves, one for each father's house, from all their leaders according to their father's houses, twelve rods. Write every man's name on his rod.

Bible in Basic English

Say to the children of Israel that they are to give you rods, one for every family, for every chief, the head of his father's house, making twelve rods; let every man's name be placed on his rod.

Darby Translation

Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of them a staff, a staff for each father's house, of all their princes according to the houses of their fathers, twelve staves: thou shalt write each one's name upon his staff.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Speak unto the sons of Israel and take of each of them a rod according to the houses of their fathers, of all their princes, twelve rods according to the houses of their fathers, and write thou each man's name upon his rod.

Julia Smith Translation

Speak to the sons of Israel, and take from them a rod, a rod according to the house of the father, from all the chiefs according to the house of their fathers, twelve rods: thou shalt write each his name upon his rod.

King James 2000

Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their leaders according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write every man's name upon his rod.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and take from among them twelve staffs, {a staff from each family} from among all their leaders according to their families' households. Write the name of each man on his staff,

Modern King James verseion

Speak to the sons of Israel, and take a rod from each of them for a father's house, of all their rulers, for their fathers' house, twelve rods. Write every man's name upon his rod.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Speak unto the children of Israel and take of them, for every principal house, a rod, of their princes over the houses of their fathers: even twelve rods, and write every man's name upon his rod.

NET Bible

"Speak to the Israelites, and receive from them a staff from each tribe, one from every tribal leader, twelve staffs; you must write each man's name on his staff.

New Heart English Bible

"Speak to the children of Israel, and take of them rods, one for each fathers' house, of all their princes according to their fathers' houses, twelve rods: write every man's name on his rod.

New simplified Bible

Speak to the Israelites and get twelve staffs from them. Get one from the leader of each of their tribes. Write each man's name on his staff.

The Emphasized Bible

Speak unto he sans of Israel and take of them one staff each for an ancestral house of all their princes, by their ancestral houses, twelve staves, - each man's name, shalt thou write upon his staff;

Webster

Speak to the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers, twelve rods: write thou every man's name upon his rod.

World English Bible

"Speak to the children of Israel, and take of them rods, one for each fathers' house, of all their princes according to their fathers' houses, twelve rods: write every man's name on his rod.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Speak unto the sons of Israel, and take from them each a rod, for a father's house, from all their princes, for the house of their fathers, twelve rods; the name of each thou dost write on his rod,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142


Usage: 0

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

of every one of them a rod
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

according to the house
בּית 
Bayith 
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053
Usage: 2053

נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

thou every man's
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

References

Context Readings

Aaron's Staff Chosen

1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the sons of Israel, and get from them a rod for each father's household: twelve rods, from all their leaders according to their fathers' households. You shall write each name on his rod, 3 and write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi; for there is one rod for the head of each of their fathers' households.


Cross References

Genesis 49:10

"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh comes, And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.

Exodus 4:2

The LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand?" And he said, "A staff."

Exodus 4:17

"You shall take in your hand this staff, with which you shall perform the signs."

Numbers 1:5-16

"These then are the names of the men who shall stand with you: of Reuben, Elizur the son of Shedeur;

Numbers 2:3-30

"Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Judah: Nahshon the son of Amminadab,

Numbers 10:14-27

The standard of the camp of the sons of Judah, according to their armies, set out first, with Nahshon the son of Amminadab, over its army,

Psalm 110:2

The LORD will stretch forth Your strong scepter from Zion, saying, "Rule in the midst of Your enemies."

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.

Ezekiel 19:14

'And fire has gone out from its branch; It has consumed its shoots and fruit, So that there is not in it a strong branch, A scepter to rule.'" This is a lamentation, and has become a lamentation.

Ezekiel 21:10

'Sharpened to make a slaughter, Polished to flash like lightning!' Or shall we rejoice, the rod of My son despising every tree?

Ezekiel 21:13

"For there is a testing; and what if even the rod which despises will be no more?" declares the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 37:16-20

"And you, son of man, take for yourself one stick and write on it, 'For Judah and for the sons of Israel, his companions'; then take another stick and write on it, 'For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and all the house of Israel, his companions.'

Micah 7:14

Shepherd Your people with Your scepter, The flock of Your possession Which dwells by itself in the woodland, In the midst of a fruitful field Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead As in the days of old.



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