Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore those using similes say -- 'Enter ye Heshbon, Let the city of Sihon be built and ready,

New American Standard Bible

Therefore those who use proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon! Let it be built! So let the city of Sihon be established.

King James Version

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:

Holman Bible

Therefore the poets say:Come to Heshbon, let it be rebuilt;
let the city of Sihon be restored.

International Standard Version

Therefore the ones who speak in proverbs say: Come to Heshbon and let it be built! Let the city of Sihon be established!

A Conservative Version

Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, Come ye to Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and established.

American Standard Version

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come ye to Heshbon; Let the city of Sihon be built and established:

Amplified

That is why those who sing ballads say, Come to Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and established.

Bible in Basic English

So the makers of wise sayings say, Come to Heshbon, building up the town of Sihon and making it strong:

Darby Translation

Therefore the poets say, Come to Heshbon; let the city of Sihon be built and established.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore those that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared;

Julia Smith Translation

For this they will say, using parables, Come ye to Heshbon; the city of Sihon shall be built and prepared.

King James 2000

Therefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and established:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus the ones who quote proverbs say, "Come [to] Heshbon! Let it be built! And let the city of Sihon be established.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore they who speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and prepared.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say: "Go to Heshbon and let the city of Sihon be built and made ready!

NET Bible

That is why those who speak in proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon, let it be built. Let the city of Sihon be established!

New Heart English Bible

Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and established;

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, say the poets - Enter ye Heshbon, - Built and prepared be the city of Sihon;

Webster

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared.

World English Bible

Therefore those who speak in proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon. Let the city of Sihon be built and established;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

חשׁבּון 
Cheshbown 
Usage: 38

let the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

of Sihon
סיחן סיחון 
Ciychown 
Usage: 37

be built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

Context Readings

Amorite Kings Defeated

26 for Heshbon is a city of Sihon king of the Amorite, and he hath fought against the former king of Moab, and taketh all his land out of his hand, unto Arnon; 27 therefore those using similes say -- 'Enter ye Heshbon, Let the city of Sihon be built and ready, 28 For fire hath gone out from Heshbon, A flame from the city of Sihon, It hath consumed Ar of Moab, Owners of the high places of Arnon.


Cross References

Numbers 21:14

therefore it is said in a book, 'The wars of Jehovah,' -- 'Waheb in Suphah, And the brooks of Arnon;

Isaiah 14:4

That thou hast taken up this simile Concerning the king of Babylon, and said, How hath the exactor ceased,

Habakkuk 2:6

Do not these -- all of them -- against him a simile taken up, And a moral of acute sayings for him, And say, Woe to him who is multiplying what is not his? Till when also is he multiplying to himself heavy pledges?

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