Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 Your congregation has dwelt therein: you, O God, have provided of your goodness for the poor. 11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it. 12 Kings of armies did flee in haste: and she that tarried 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 the LORD said unto Moses, Why do you cry unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward:

Exodus 17:9-16

And Moses said unto 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 in Naphtali, and said unto him, Has not the LORD God of Israel commanded, saying, Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun?

1 Samuel 18:6

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

Psalm 40:3

And he has put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.

Psalm 68:25

The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.

Ephesians 4:11

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Revelation 19:13

And he was clothed with a robe dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

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