Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Israel dwelled in Shittim, the people began to prostitute [themselves] 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.

King James 2000

And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit harlotry 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 When Israel dwelled in Shittim, the people began to prostitute [themselves] with the daughters of Moab. 2 And they invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people ate and worshiped their gods.


Cross References

Joshua 2:1

Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men from Acacia Grove [as] spies, saying, "Go, view the land, especially Jericho." So they went, and entered the house of a prostitute whose name [was] Rahab, and {spent the night} there.

Numbers 33:49

They camped by the Jordan, from Beth-Jeshimoth up to Abel Shittim, on the desert-plateau of Moab.

Micah 6:5

O my people, remember what Balak the king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, and [what happened from] Shittim to Gilgal, so that you might know the righteous acts of Yahweh."

1 Corinthians 10:8

nor commit sexual immorality, as some of them committed sexual immorality, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day,

Joshua 3:1

Joshua rose early in the morning, and they set out from Acacia Grove. And they came up to the Jordan, he and all the {Israelites}, and they spent the night there before they crossed [over].

Numbers 31:15-16

And Moses said to them, "You have kept alive every female?

Ecclesiastes 7:26

I myself found [that] more bitter than death [is] the woman who [is] a trap, whose heart [is] a snare, and whose hands [are] bonds. The one who pleases God escapes from her, but the sinner is caught by her.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few [things] against you: that you have there those who hold fast to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat food sacrificed to idols and to commit sexual immorality.

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