Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The lot settles disputes, and keeps strong ones apart.

New American Standard Bible

The cast lot puts an end to strife And decides between the mighty ones.

King James Version

The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

Holman Bible

Casting the lot ends quarrels
and separates powerful opponents.

International Standard Version

Casting dice settles a dispute, deciding between strong contenders.

A Conservative Version

The lot causes contentions to cease, and decides between the mighty.

American Standard Version

The lot causeth contentions to cease, And parteth between the mighty.

Amplified

To cast lots puts an end to disputes and decides between powerful contenders.

Bible in Basic English

The decision of chance puts an end to argument, parting the strong.

Darby Translation

The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The lot causes contentions to cease and decides between the mighty.

Julia Smith Translation

The lot will cause contentions to cease, and will separate between the strong,

King James 2000

The lot causes contentions to cease, and decides between the mighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The lot will put an end to disputes, and between powerful contenders it will decide.

Modern King James verseion

The lot causes arguments to cease, and divides between the mighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The lot pacifieth the variance, and parteth the mighty asunder.

NET Bible

A toss of a coin ends disputes, and settles the issue between strong opponents.

New Heart English Bible

The lot settles disputes, and keeps strong ones apart.

The Emphasized Bible

The lot causeth, contentions, to cease, and, the mighty, it parteth.

Webster

The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

The lot causeth contentions to cease, And between the mighty it separateth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּרל גּורל 
Gowral 
lot
Usage: 77

מדין 
Midyan 
Usage: 9

to cease
שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

References

Context Readings

How To Avoid Fools And Foolishness

17 He who pleads his cause first seems right; until another comes and questions him. 18 The lot settles disputes, and keeps strong ones apart. 19 A brother offended is more difficult than a fortified city; and disputes are like the bars of a castle.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:33

The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from Yahweh.

Joshua 14:2

by the lot of their inheritance, as Yahweh commanded by Moses, for the nine tribes, and for the half-tribe.

1 Samuel 10:21-27

He brought the tribe of Benjamin near by their families; and the family of the Matrites was taken; and Saul the son of Kish was taken: but when they sought him, he could not be found.

1 Samuel 14:42

Saul said, "Cast lots between me and Jonathan my son." Jonathan was selected.

1 Chronicles 6:63

To the sons of Merari [were given] by lot, according to their families, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

1 Chronicles 24:31

These likewise cast lots even as their brothers the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers' [houses] of the priests and of the Levites; the fathers' [houses] of the chief even as those of his younger brother.

Nehemiah 11:1

The princes of the people lived in Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the [other] cities.

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