Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

New American Standard Bible

He took ten men of the elders of the city and said, “Sit down here.” So they sat down.

King James Version

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

Holman Bible

Then Boaz took 10 men of the town’s elders and said, “Sit here.” And they sat down.

International Standard Version

Boaz selected ten of the town elders and spoke to them, "Sit down here." So they sat down

American Standard Version

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

Amplified

Then Boaz took ten men from the elders of the city and said, “Sit down here.” And they sat down.

Bible in Basic English

Then he got ten of the responsible men of the town, and said, Be seated here. And they took their seats.

Darby Translation

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take ten men from the old men of the citv, and he will say, Sit ye down here. And they will sit down.

King James 2000

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he took ten men from the elders of the city and said, "Sit here." And they sat.

Modern King James verseion

And he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, Come sit down here. And they sat down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit ye down here." And they sat down.

NET Bible

Boaz chose ten of the village leaders and said, "Sit down here!" So they sat down.

New Heart English Bible

He took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, "Sit down here." They sat down.

The Emphasized Bible

Then fetched he ten men of the elders of the city, and said - Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

Webster

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

World English Bible

He took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, "Sit down here." They sat down.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he taketh ten men of the elders of the city, and saith, 'Sit down here;' and they sit down.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

ten
עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and said

Usage: 0

Sit ye down
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

References

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Fausets

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Boaz Redeems Ruth

1 Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there. And, behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by, to whom he said, Such man, stay, turn aside. Sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down. 3 And he said to the near kinsman, Naomi, who has come again out of the country of Moab, sells the parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech's.


Cross References

1 Kings 21:8

So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters to the elders and to the nobles who were in his city, [and] who dwelt with Naboth.

Proverbs 31:23

Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land.

Exodus 18:21-22

Moreover thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,

Exodus 21:8

If she does not please her master, who has espoused her to himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He shall have no power to sell her to a foreign people, since he has dealt deceitfully with her.

Deuteronomy 29:10

Ye stand this day all of you before LORD your God--your heads, your tribes, your elders, and your officers, even all the men of Israel,

Deuteronomy 31:28

Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

Lamentations 5:14

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.

Acts 6:12

And they incited the people, and the elders, and the scholars. And after approaching, they seized him, and brought him to the council.

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