Judges 15:15
Modern Translations
New International Version
Finding a fresh jawbone of a donkey, he grabbed it and struck down a thousand men.

New Living Translation
Then he found the jawbone of a recently killed donkey. He picked it up and killed 1,000 Philistines with it.

English Standard Version
And he found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and put out his hand and took it, and with it he struck 1,000 men.

Berean Study Bible
He found the fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand and took it, and struck down a thousand men.

New American Standard Bible
Then he found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out with his hand and took it, and killed a thousand men with it.

NASB 1995
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out and took it and killed a thousand men with it.

NASB 1977
And he found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out and took it and killed a thousand men with it.

Amplified Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out his hand and took it and killed a thousand men with it.

Christian Standard Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand, took it, and killed a thousand men with it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand, took it, and killed 1,000 men with it.

Contemporary English Version
Samson glanced around and spotted the jawbone of a donkey. The jawbone had not yet dried out, so it was still hard and heavy. Samson grabbed it and started hitting Philistines--he killed 1,000 of them!

Good News Translation
Then he found a jawbone of a donkey that had recently died. He reached down and picked it up, and killed a thousand men with it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Samson found the jawbone from a donkey that had just died. He picked it up and killed 1,000 men with it.

International Standard Version
He happened upon a jawbone from a putrefying donkey, reached out to grab it, and killed 1,000 men with it.

NET Bible
He happened to see a solid jawbone of a donkey. He grabbed it and struck down a thousand men.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.

New King James Version
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand and took it, and killed a thousand men with it.

King James 2000 Bible
And he found a new jawbone of a donkey, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men with it.

New Heart English Bible
And he found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and reached down and took it, and struck a thousand men with it.

World English Bible
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and put forth his hand, and took it, and struck a thousand men therewith.

American King James Version
And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.

American Standard Version
And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and smote a thousand men therewith.

A Faithful Version
And he found a new jawbone of a donkey, and put forth his hand and took it, and killed a thousand men with it.

Darby Bible Translation
And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand and took it, and slew with it a thousand men.

English Revised Version
And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and smote a thousand men therewith.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he found a fresh jaw-bone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men with it.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And he found a new iawebone of an asse, and put forth his hand, and caught it, and slewe a thousand men therewith.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he founde a newe iawe bone of an Asse, & put foorth his hande, and caught it, and slue a thousande men therwith.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And he founde the cheke bone of a deed asse: then put he forth his hande, and toke it, & slewe a thousande men therwith:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and he finds a fresh jawbone of a donkey, and puts forth his hand and takes it, and strikes down one thousand men with it.

Young's Literal Translation
and he findeth a fresh jaw-bone of an ass, and putteth forth his hand and taketh it, and smiteth with it -- a thousand men.

Smith's Literal Translation
And he will find the jaw-bone of an ass, fresh, and he will stretch forth his hand and take it and will strike with it a thousand men.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And finding a jawbone, even the jawbone of an ass which lay there, catching it up, be slew therewith a thousand men.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And finding a jawbone which was laying there, that is, the jawbone of a donkey, snatching it up, he put to death a thousand men with it.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he found the hard jawbone of a donkey, and he reached his hand and he took it and he killed one thousand men with it

Lamsa Bible
And he found a hard jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand and took it, and slew a thousand men with it.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and smote a thousand men therewith.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he found the jaw-bone of an ass that had been cast away, and he put forth his hand and took it, and smote with it a thousand men.








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