Parallel Verses

NET Bible

When Israel lived in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality 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 and remained in Shittim, and the people began to play the prostitute with the women of Moab [by being unfaithful to God].

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.

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.

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,

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 lived in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality with the daughters of Moab. 2 These women invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods; then the people ate and bowed down to their gods.


Cross References

Joshua 2:1

Joshua son of Nun sent two spies out from Shittim secretly and instructed them: "Find out what you can about the land, especially Jericho." They stopped at the house of a prostitute named Rahab and spent the night there.

Numbers 33:49

They camped by the Jordan, from Beth-jeshimoth as far as Abel-shittim in the plains of Moab.

Micah 6:5

My people, recall how King Balak of Moab planned to harm you, how Balaam son of Beor responded to him. Recall how you journeyed from Shittim to Gilgal, so you might acknowledge that the Lord has treated you fairly."

1 Corinthians 10:8

And let us not be immoral, as some of them were, and twenty-three thousand died in a single day.

Joshua 3:1

Bright and early the next morning Joshua and the Israelites left Shittim and came to the Jordan. They camped there before crossing the river.

Numbers 31:15-16

Moses said to them, "Have you allowed all the women to live?

Ecclesiastes 7:26

I discovered this: More bitter than death is the kind of woman who is like a hunter's snare; her heart is like a hunter's net and her hands are like prison chains. The man who pleases God escapes her, but the sinner is captured by her.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you: You have some people there who follow the teaching of Balaam, who instructed Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so they would eat food sacrificed to idols and commit sexual immorality.

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