Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 sons of Israel and get rods from them, a rod for each father’s household, from all their leaders according to their fathers’ households, 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.

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.

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

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

of every one of them a rod
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
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 
Usage: 251

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

thou every man's
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

References

Context Readings

Aaron's Staff Chosen

1 And LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 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. 3 And thou shall write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi, for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers' houses.


Cross References

Genesis 49:10

The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and to him shall the obedience of the peoples be.

Exodus 4:2

And LORD said to him, What is that in thy hand? And he said, A rod.

Exodus 4:17

And thou shall take this rod in thy hand, with which thou shall do the signs.

Numbers 1:5-16

And these are the names of the men who shall stand with you. Of Reuben: Elizur the son of Shedeur.

Numbers 2:3-30

And those who encamp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be those of the standard of the camp of Judah, according to their armies. And the ruler of the sons of Judah shall be Nahshon the son of Amminadab.

Numbers 10:14-27

And in the first [place] the standard of the camp of the sons of Judah set forward according to their armies, and over his army was Nahshon the son of Amminadab.

Psalm 110:2

LORD will send forth the rod of thy strength out of Zion. Rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous, that the righteous not put forth their hands to iniquity.

Ezekiel 19:14

And fire has gone out of the twigs of its branches. It has devoured its fruit, so that there is no strong twig in it to be a scepter to rule. This is a lamentation, and shall be for a lamentation.

Ezekiel 21:10

It is sharpened that it may make a slaughter. It is polished that it may be as lightning. Shall we then make mirth? It scorns the scepter of my son, every tree.

Ezekiel 21:13

For there is a trial, and what if even the rod that scorns shall be no more? says lord LORD.

Ezekiel 37:16-20

And thou, son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his companions. Then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and [for] all the house of Israel his

Micah 7:14

Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thy heritage, which dwell solitarily in the forest in the midst of Carmel. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.

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