Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit harlotry with the daughters of Moab.

New American Standard Bible

While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.

King James Version

And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.

Holman Bible

While Israel was staying in the Acacia Grove, the people began to have sexual relations with the women of Moab.

International Standard Version

While Israel remained encamped in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality with Moabite women,

A Conservative Version

And Israel abode in Shittim. And the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab,

American Standard Version

And Israel abode in Shittim; and the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab:

Amplified

Israel settled down and remained in Shittim, and the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab,

Bible in Basic English

Now when Israel was living in Shittim the people became false to the Lord, doing evil with the daughters of Moab:

Darby Translation

And Israel abode in Shittim; and the people began to commit fornication with the daughters of Moab.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to fornicate with the daughters of Moab,

Julia Smith Translation

And Israel will dwell in Shittim, and the people will begin to commit fornication with the daughters of Moab.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Israel dwelled in Shittim, the people began to prostitute [themselves] with the daughters of Moab.

Modern King James verseion

And Israel lived in Shittim, and the people began to fornicate with the daughters of Moab.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Israel dwelt in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab,

NET Bible

When Israel lived in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality with the daughters of Moab.

New Heart English Bible

Israel stayed in Shittim; and the people began to play the prostitute with the daughters of Moab:

The Emphasized Bible

And Israel remained among the acacias, - and the people began to go away unchastely unto the daughters of Moab;

Webster

And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit lewdness with the daughters of Moab.

World English Bible

Israel stayed in Shittim; and the people began to play the prostitute with the daughters of Moab:

Youngs Literal Translation

And Israel dwelleth in Shittim, and the people begin to go a-whoring unto daughters of Moab,

Interlinear

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

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in Shittim
שׁטּים 
Shittiym 
Usage: 5

and the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

with the daughters
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

Context Readings

The Plague Of Israel

1 And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit harlotry with the daughters of Moab. 2 And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.


Cross References

Joshua 2:1

And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into a harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.

Numbers 33:49

And they encamped by the Jordan, from Bethjeshimoth even unto Abelshittim in the plains of Moab.

Micah 6:5

O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, from Shittim unto Gilgal; that you may know the righteousness of the LORD.

1 Corinthians 10:8

Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

Joshua 3:1

And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they set out from Shittim, and came to the Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over.

Numbers 31:15-16

And Moses said unto them, Have you saved all the women alive?

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands are fetters: whosoever pleases God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

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