Judges 17:7

“And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 17:7

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem Iudah, of the family of Iudah, who was a Leuite, and he soiourned there.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now there was a young man from Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he was staying there.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there was a young man out of Beth-lehem-judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he sojourned there.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now there was a young man living in Beth-lehem-judah, of the family of Judah and a Levite, who was not a townsman of the place.
- Basic English Bible

And there was a young man out of Bethlehem-Judah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
- Darby Bible

And there was a young man out of Beth-lehem-judah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
- Webster's Bible

There was a young man out of Bethlehem Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he lived there.
- World English Bible

And there is a young man of Beth-Lehem-Judah, of the family of Judah, and he [is] a Levite, and he [is] a sojourner there.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And there was a young man out of Beth-lehem in Judah--in the family of Judah--who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 17:7

Wesley's Notes for Judges 17:7


17:7 Bethlehem - judah - So called here, as #Matt 2:1|,5, to difference it from Bethlehem in Zebulun. There he was born and bred. Of Judah - That is, of or belonging to the tribe of Judah; not by birth, for he was a Levite; but by his habitation and ministration. For the Levites were dispersed among all the tribes; and this man's lot fell into the tribe of Judah. Sojourned - So he expresseth it, because this was not the proper place of his abode, this being no Levitical city.


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