Deuteronomy 1:13

“Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take ye wise men, and vnderstanding, and knowen among your tribes, and I will make them rulers ouer you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Choose wise and discerning and experienced men from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take you wise men, and understanding, and known, according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take for yourselves men who are wise, far-seeing, and respected among you, from your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.
- Basic English Bible

Provide you wise and understanding and known men, according to your tribes, that I may make them your chiefs.
- Darby Bible

Take ye wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.
- Webster's Bible

Take wise men of understanding and well known according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you."
- World English Bible

Give for yourselves men, wise and intelligent, and known to your tribes, and I set them for your heads;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Get you, from each one of your tribes, wise men, and understanding, and full of knowledge, and I will make them heads over you.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Deuteronomy 1

  • Irene123
    Deut. - What a PRECIOUS book. It's so full of God's love, patience and wisdom. Somewhere in Deut. it states that His commandments are not grievous - and is reiterated in 1Jn.5:3. And it's SO true; His commandments are so easy to live with. And - CHEAPER! I save $40 a week since He delivered me from tobacco 3 yrs. ago. I give that to Him every week.
  • TARJAN KUMAR
    I ENJOY TO READ SO MANY WORDS
  • Osinakachukwu Wisdom okoro
    Very Good
  • Ineed, and I love to know more and more about God.
  • Geraldine cole
    God will allow killing when he knows your enemies are going to kill u its his job to protect his own.he knows his children . Sometime we say people are saved and they are not.just because u act saved do not say u are when u are saved u do the works of God and your life speaks that only God know what need to be done not man
  • Geraldine cole
    God only allow them to kill their enemies because he knew they were going to kill them.he does not want us to kill anyone but he will not allow u to be a target of your enemies.the same thing goes for the world system if some one break in your house and u kill them that is call self defense u will not go to jail for that so when your enemies have a plan to hurt u some time God will shield u from the trouble only God knows what action u need to take because God not only knows your hart he know y ur enemies hart as well. when a person get kill u may say o he was a preacher or a Christian the question is were they really saved just because u act saved go to church preach do things in church that do not mean u are saved the good that u do cannot saved u .u must be born again we cannot fool God we can fool man and women.No weapons form against God children will proper Amen

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