Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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:

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 dwelleth in Shittim, and the people begin to go a-whoring unto daughters of Moab, 2 and they call for the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people eat, and bow themselves to their gods,


Cross References

Joshua 2:1

And Joshua son of Nun sendeth from Shittim, two men, spies, silently, saying, 'Go, see the land -- and Jericho;' and they go and come into the house of a woman, a harlot, and her name is Rahab, and they lie down there.

Numbers 33:49

And they encamp by the Jordan from Beth-Jeshimoth, unto Abel-Shittim, in the plains of Moab.

Micah 6:5

O My people, remember, I pray you, What counsel did Balak king of Moab, What answer him did Balaam son of Beor, (From Shittim unto Gilgal,) In order to know the righteous acts of Jehovah.'

1 Corinthians 10:8

neither may we commit whoredom, as certain of them did commit whoredom, and there fell in one day twenty-three thousand;

Joshua 3:1

And Joshua riseth early in the morning, and they journey from Shittim, and come in unto the Jordan, he and all the sons of Israel, and they lodge there before they pass over.

Numbers 31:15-16

And Moses saith unto them, 'Have ye kept alive every female?

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I am finding more bitter than death, the woman whose heart is nets and snares, her hands are bands; the good before God escapeth from her, but the sinner is captured by her.

Revelation 2:14

'But I have against thee a few things: That thou hast there those holding the teaching of Balaam, who did teach Balak to cast a stumbling-block before the sons of Israel, to eat idol-sacrifices, and to commit whoredom;

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