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 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 the LORD spoke unto 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 thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi, for each head of family of their fathers shall have one rod.


Cross References

Genesis 49:10

The sceptre shall not be taken from Judah, nor the lawgiver from between his feet until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Exodus 4:2

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

Exodus 4:17

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

Numbers 1:5-16

And these are the names of the men that shall stand with you: of the tribe of Reuben, Elizur, the son of Shedeur;

Numbers 2:3-30

These shall pitch toward the sunrise, on the east: the standard of the camp of Judah throughout their hosts and the prince of the sons of Judah, Nahshon, the son of Amminadab.

Numbers 10:14-27

In the first place went the standard of the camp of the sons of Judah according to their armies, and over his host was Nahshon, the son of Amminadab.

Psalm 110:2

The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion; rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.

Psalm 125:3

For the rod of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous because the righteous shall not put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Ezekiel 19:14

And fire is gone out of the rod from her branches, which has devoured her fruit, so that no strong rod to be a sceptre to rule has remained in her. This is a lamentation and shall be for a lamentation.

Ezekiel 21:10

it is sharpened to slay victims; it is furbished that it may glitter; should we then make mirth? it despises the rod of my son, as every tree.

Ezekiel 21:13

because it shall be a trial. What shall be if it does not despise the rod? said the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 37:16-20

Thou, son of man, take one stick and write upon it: To Judah, and to the sons of Israel his companions; then take another stick and write upon it: To Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and to all the house of Israel his companions:

Micah 7:14

Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine heritage, which dwell only in the mountain, in the midst of Carmel; let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the time of old.

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