1 Chronicles 16:19
Good News Translation
God's people were few in number, strangers in the land of Canaan.

Contemporary English Version
At the time there were only a few of us, and we were homeless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When they were but a small number: very few and sojourners in it.

New American Bible
When they were few in number, a handful, and strangers there,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

When they were but a small number: very few and sojourners in it.

but few [heb] but men of number

Genesis 34:30 And when they had boldly perpetrated these things, Jacob said to Simeon and Levi: You have troubled me, and made me hateful to the Chanaanites and Pherezites, the inhabitants of this land. We are few: they will gather themselves together and kill me; and both I, and my house shall be destroyed.

Acts 7:5 And he gave him no inheritance in it: no, not the pace of a foot. But he promised to give it him in possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.

Hebrews 11:13 All these died according to faith, not having received the promises but beholding them afar off and saluting them and confessing that they are pilgrims and strangers on the earth.

Context
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
18Saying: To thee will I give the land of Chanaan: the lot of your inheritance. 19When they were but a small number: very few and sojourners in it.20And they passed from nation to nation: and from a kingdom to another people.…
Cross References
Genesis 34:30
And when they had boldly perpetrated these things, Jacob said to Simeon and Levi: You have troubled me, and made me hateful to the Chanaanites and Pherezites, the inhabitants of this land. We are few: they will gather themselves together and kill me; and both I, and my house shall be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 7:7
Not because you surpass all nations in number, is the Lord joined unto you, and hath chosen you, for you are the fewest of any people:

1 Chronicles 16:20
And they passed from nation to nation: and from a kingdom to another people.

Additional Translations
When they were few in number, few indeed, and strangers in the land,When you were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.

When ye were but a few men in number, Yea, very few, and sojourners in it;

when they were few in number, when they were but little, and dwelt as strangers in it;

When ye were a few men in number, Of small account, and strangers in it.

When ye were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and sojourners in it;

When ye were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.

when you were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners were in it.

When ye are few of number, As a little thing, and sojourners in it.
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