2 Chronicles 29:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
This is why our fathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.

New Living Translation
Because of this, our fathers have been killed in battle, and our sons and daughters and wives have been captured.

English Standard Version
For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Berean Study Bible
For behold, this is why our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and daughters and wives are in captivity.

New American Standard Bible
For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity because of this.

NASB 1995
"For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

NASB 1977
“For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Amplified Bible
For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity because of this.

Christian Standard Bible
Our fathers fell by the sword, and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity because of this.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Our fathers fell by the sword, and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity because of this.

Contemporary English Version
our ancestors killed in battle, but our own children and wives were taken captive.

Good News Translation
Our fathers were killed in battle, and our wives and children have been taken away as prisoners.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Our fathers were killed in battle, and our sons, daughters, and wives are prisoners because of this.

International Standard Version
Now look! Our ancestors have been killed with swords and our sons, daughters, and wives are being held captive because of all of this.

NET Bible
Look, our fathers died violently and our sons, daughters, and wives were carried off because of this.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

New King James Version
For indeed, because of this our fathers have fallen by the sword; and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity.

King James 2000 Bible
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

New Heart English Bible
For, look, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

World English Bible
For, behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

American King James Version
For, see, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

American Standard Version
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

A Faithful Version
For lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Darby Bible Translation
And behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

English Revised Version
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Webster's Bible Translation
For lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For lo, our fathers are fallen by the sword, and our sonnes, and our daughters, and our wiues are in captiuitie for the same cause.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For loe, our fathers were ouerthrowen with the sword, and our sonnes, our daughters, and our wyues were caried away captiue for the same cause.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For beholde, euen for the same cause fell oure fathers thorow the swerde, oure sonnes doughters and wyues were caryed awaye captyue.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons, and our daughters, and our wives [are] in captivity for this.

Young's Literal Translation
And lo, fallen have our fathers by the sword, and our sons, and our daughters, and our wives are in captivity for this.

Smith's Literal Translation
And behold, our fathers fell by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives in captivity for this.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, our fathers are fallen by the sword, our sons, and our daughters, and wives are led away captives for this wickedness.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword. Our sons, and our daughters and wives have been led away as captives because of this wickedness.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our women and our sons and our daughters are in captivity, now also we have strayed from going after LORD JEHOVAH our God, and we have forsaken the covenant that he gave to our fathers; also he has forsaken us!”

Lamsa Bible
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And, behold, your fathers have been smitten with the sword, and your sons and your daughters and your wives are in captivity in a land not their own, as it is even now.








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