Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Be hostile to the Midianites and strike them;

King James Version

Vex the Midianites, and smite them:

Holman Bible

“Attack the Midianites and strike them dead.

International Standard Version

"Attack the Midianites and execute them,

A Conservative Version

Vex the Midianites, and smite them,

American Standard Version

Vex the Midianites, and smite them;

Amplified

“Provoke hostilities with the Midianites and attack them,

Bible in Basic English

Take up arms against the Midianites and overcome them;

Darby Translation

Harass the Midianites, and smite them,

Julia Smith Translation

Press the Midianites and smite them:

King James 2000

Harass the Midianites, and smite them:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Attack the Midianites and strike them

Modern King James verseion

Trouble the Midianites and strike them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Vex the Midianites and smite them,

NET Bible

"Bring trouble to the Midianites, and destroy them,

New Heart English Bible

"Harass the Midianites, and strike them;

The Emphasized Bible

Besiege the Midianites, - and ye shall smite them:

Webster

Distress the Midianites, and smite them:

World English Bible

"Harass the Midianites, and strike them;

Youngs Literal Translation

'Distress the Midianites, and ye have smitten them,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Vex
צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

מדיני 
Midyaniy 
Usage: 7

and smite
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Aftermath

16 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying, 17 Be hostile to the Midianites and strike them; 18 for they treated you as enemies with their wiles, with which they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.



Cross References

Numbers 31:1-3

And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying,

Revelation 18:6

Reward her even as she rewarded you and pay her double according to her works; in the cup which she has given thee to drink, give her double.

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