Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

LORD gave the word. Great [was] the company of those who published [it].

New American Standard Bible

The Lord gives the command;
The women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host:

King James Version

The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

Holman Bible

The Lord gave the command;
a great company of women brought the good news:

International Standard Version

The Lord issues a command. Numerous are the women who announce the news:

American Standard Version

The Lord giveth the word: The women that publish the tidings are a great host.

Amplified


The Lord gives the command [to take Canaan];
The women who proclaim the good news are a great host (army);

Bible in Basic English

The Lord gives the word; great is the number of the women who make it public.

Darby Translation

The Lord gives the word: great the host of the publishers.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah will give the word: to those announcing good news a great army.

King James 2000

The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The Lord gives [the] word. Great is the company of women who announce:

Modern King James verseion

The Lord gave the Word; the bearers of it were a great army.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD gave the word; great was the company of the preachers.

NET Bible

The Lord speaks; many, many women spread the good news.

New Heart English Bible

The Lord announced the word. The ones who proclaim it are a great company.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, My Lord, but give the word, The herald bands, will be a mighty host:

Webster

The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

World English Bible

The Lord announced the word. The ones who proclaim it are a great company.

Youngs Literal Translation

The Lord doth give the saying, The female proclaimers are a numerous host.

References

Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

10 Thy congregation dwelt in it. Thou, O God, prepared for the poor from thy goodness. 11 LORD gave the word. Great [was] the company of those who published [it]. 12 Kings of armies fled quickly, and she who remained at home divided the spoil.


Cross References

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

Exodus 14:15

And LORD said to Moses, Why do thou cry to me? Speak to the sons of Israel, that they go forward.

Exodus 17:9-16

And Moses said to Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in my hand.

Judges 4:6-31

And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, Has not LORD, the God of Israel, commanded, [saying], Go and approach to mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the sons of Naph

1 Samuel 18:6

And it came to pass as they came, when David returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with timbrels, with joy, and with instruments

Psalm 40:3

And he has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in LORD.

Psalm 68:25

The singers went before, the minstrels followed after, in the midst of the damsels playing with timbrels.

Ephesians 4:11

And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers

Revelation 19:13

and clothed in a garment dipped in blood. And his name is called The Word of God.

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