Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

When they were a few men in number, of small account, and strangers in it.

New American Standard Bible

When they were only a few men in number,
Very few, and strangers in it.

King James Version

When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Holman Bible

When they were few in number,
very few indeed,
and temporary residents in Canaan,

International Standard Version

When the Hebrews were few in number so very few and were sojourners in it,

A Conservative Version

when they were but a few men in number, yea, very few, and sojourners in it.

American Standard Version

When they were but a few men in number, Yea, very few, and sojourners in it.

Amplified


When there were only a few men in number,
Very few [in fact], and strangers in it;

Bible in Basic English

When they were still small in number, and strange in the land;

Julia Smith Translation

In their being men of number, as few and strangers in it.

King James 2000

When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When they were {few in number}-- a trifle--and [were] sojourners in it,

Modern King James verseion

when they were a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When there was yet but a few of them - and they strangers in the land -

NET Bible

When they were few in number, just a very few, and resident aliens within it,

New Heart English Bible

when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.

The Emphasized Bible

While as yet they were men easily counted, - A very few, and sojourners therein;

Webster

When they were a few men in number; yes, very few, and strangers in it.

World English Bible

when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

In their being few in number, But a few, and sojourners in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When they were but a few men
מת 
Math 
Usage: 21

in number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

Verse Info

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Work On Behalf Of Israel

11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance; 12 When they were a few men in number, of small account, and strangers in it. 13 And they went from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another people.


Cross References

Genesis 34:30

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me, in that ye make me odious among the inhabitants of the land among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and I am few men in number, and they will gather themselves against me and smite me, and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Deuteronomy 7:7

Not because ye were more in number than all the peoples, hath Jehovah been attached to you and chosen you, for ye are the fewest of all the peoples;

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

Deuteronomy 26:5

And thou shalt speak and say before Jehovah thy God, A perishing Aramean was my father, and he went down to Egypt with a few, and sojourned there, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous.

Genesis 17:8

And I give to thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojourning, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be a God to them.

Isaiah 51:2

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him when he was alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

Ezekiel 33:24-33

Son of man, they that inhabit those waste places in the land of Israel speak, saying, Abraham was one, and he inherited this land, and we are many: the land is given us for a possession.

Acts 7:5

And he did not give him an inheritance in it, not even what his foot could stand on; and promised to give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when he had no child.

Hebrews 11:12

Wherefore also there have been born of one, and that of one become dead, even as the stars of heaven in multitude, and as the countless sand which is by the sea shore.

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