Deuteronomy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Deuteronomy 1:15

“So I tooke the chiefe of your tribes, wise men, and knowen, and made them heads ouer you, captaines ouer thousands, and captaines ouer hundreds, and captaines ouer fifties, and captaines ouer tennes, and officers among your tribes.”

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So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, and captains over fifties, and captains over tens, and officers among your tribes.
- King James Version

"So I took the heads of your tribes, wise and experienced men, and appointed them heads over you, leaders of thousands and of hundreds, of fifties and of tens, and officers for your tribes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers, according to your tribes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men and respected, and made them rulers over you, captains of thousands and captains of hundreds and captains of fifties and captains of tens, and overseers of your tribes.
- Basic English Bible

So I took the chiefs of your tribes, wise men and known, and made them chiefs over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers for your tribes.
- Darby Bible

So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, and captains over fifties, and captains over tens, and officers among your tribes.
- Webster's Bible

So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers, according to your tribes.
- World English Bible

`And I take the heads of your tribes, men, wise and known, and I appoint them heads over you, princes of thousands, and princes of hundreds, and princes of fifties, and princes of tens, and authorities, for your tribes.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men, and full of knowledge, and made them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers, tribe by tribe.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 1:15


1:15 Officers - Inferior officers, that were to attend upon the superior magistrates, and to execute their decrees.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 1

  • Sarah
    Why was my comments and replies i made not shared like the other peoples was? thats wrong and discrimination i have a right to freedom of speech! we are not suppose to have respect of person according to the bible...everything i posted was biblical and true..
  • Sarah
    I pray u all come to the knowledge of the truth we are in the last days! hold on to Yeshua- Jesus nothing here is worth going to hell for!have a blessed day!
  • Sarah
    10.You must not be envious of your neighbour's goods. You shall not be envious of his house nor his wife, nor anything that belongs to your neighbor.
  • Sarah
    This would change only after Constantine converted to Christianity. From the mid-fourth century on, we do find Christians deliberately adapting and Christianizing pagan festivals. A famous proponent of this practice was Pope Gregory the Great, who, in a letter written in 601 C.E. to a Christian missionary in Britain, recommended that local pagan temples not be destroyed but be convert into churchs
  • Sarah
    They claimed that because the early Christians didn t know when Jesus was born, they simply assimilated the pagan solstice festival for their own purposes, claiming it as the time of the Messiah s birth and celebrating it accordingly. More recent studies have shown that many of the holiday s modern trappings do reflect pagan customs borrowed much later, as Christianity expanded into northern
  • Sarah
    on a manuscript of the writings of the Syriac biblical commentator Dionysius bar-Salibi states that in ancient times the Christmas holiday was actually shifted from January 6 to December 25 so that it fell on the same date as the pagan Sol Invictus holiday.5 In the 18th and 19th centuries, Bible scholars spurred on by the new study of comparative religions latched on to this idea.6 They claimed

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