American Standard Version
Simeon and Levi are brethren; Weapons of violence are their swords.
King James Bible
Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.
Darby Bible Translation
Simeon and Levi are brethren: Instruments of violence their swords.
World English Bible
"Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence.
Young's Literal Translation
Simeon and Levi are brethren! Instruments of violence -- their espousals!
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CommentaryGenesis 49:5 Parallel Commentaries
Now, my brethren, if it be so in earthly things, it is so also in spiritual. Instability in religion is a thing which every man despises, although every man has, to a degree, the evil in himself, but stability in the firm profession and practice of godliness, will always win respect, even from the worldly, and certainly will not be forgotten by him whose smile is honor and whose praise is glory, even the great Lord and Master, before whom we stand or fall. I have many characters here to-day whom …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Bunsen's Biblical Researches.
A Preliminary Discourse to Catechising
Fifthly, as this Revelation, to the Judgment of Right and Sober Reason,
And she conceived again, and bare a son. And said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, because I have borne him three sons. Therefore was his name called Levi.
And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city unawares, and slew all the males.
And of the tribe of the children of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud.
And the children of Israel gave by lot unto the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as Jehovah commanded by Moses.
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