Deuteronomy 21:19
New International Version
his father and mother shall take hold of him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his town.

New Living Translation
In such a case, the father and mother must take the son to the elders as they hold court at the town gate.

English Standard Version
then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives,

Berean Study Bible
his father and mother are to lay hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown,

King James Bible
Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;

New King James Version
then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city, to the gate of his city.

New American Standard Bible
then his father and mother shall seize him, and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gateway of his hometown.

NASB 1995
then his father and mother shall seize him, and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gateway of his hometown.

NASB 1977
then his father and mother shall seize him, and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gateway of his home town.

Amplified Bible
then his father and mother shall take hold of him, and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gateway of his hometown.

Christian Standard Bible
his father and mother are to take hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
his father and mother must take hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown.

American Standard Version
then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
His father and his mother shall seize him and they shall bring him out to the Elders of the town and to the gate of his place;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
then shall his father and his mother take hold of him, and bring him forth to the elders of his city, and to the gate of the place:

Contemporary English Version
If a son is like that, his parents must drag him to the town gate, where the leaders of the town hold their meetings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They shall take him and bring him to the ancients of his city, and to the gate of judgment,

English Revised Version
then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;

Good News Translation
His parents are to take him before the leaders of the town where he lives and make him stand trial.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
His father and mother must take him to the leaders of the city at the city gate.

International Standard Version
then his parents are to seize him and bring him before the elders at the gate of his city.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;

Literal Standard Version
then his father and his mother have laid hold on him, and they have brought him out to [the] elderly of his city, and to the gate of his place,

NET Bible
his father and mother must seize him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his city.

New Heart English Bible
then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate of his place;

World English Bible
then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate of his place;

Young's Literal Translation
then laid hold on him have his father and his mother, and they have brought him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place,

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Rebellious Son
18If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father and mother and does not listen to them when disciplined, 19his father and mother are to lay hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown, 20and say to the elders, “This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he does not obey us. He is a glutton and a drunkard.”…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father and mother and does not listen to them when disciplined,

Deuteronomy 21:20
and say to the elders, "This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he does not obey us. He is a glutton and a drunkard."

Jeremiah 38:7
Now Ebed-melech the Cushite, a court official in the royal palace, heard that Jeremiah had been put into the cistern. While the king was sitting at the Gate of Benjamin,


Treasury of Scripture

Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate of his place;

and bring

Deuteronomy 21:2
Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:

Deuteronomy 16:18
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

Deuteronomy 25:7
And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
his father
אָבִ֣יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

and mother
וְאִמּ֑וֹ (wə·’im·mōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 517: A mother, )

are to lay hold
וְתָ֥פְשׂוּ (wə·ṯā·p̄ə·śū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8610: To manipulate, seize, chiefly to capture, wield, to overlay, to use unwarrantably

of him
ב֖וֹ (ḇōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

and bring
וְהוֹצִ֧יאוּ (wə·hō·w·ṣî·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

him to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the elders
זִקְנֵ֥י (ziq·nê)
Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's 2205: Old

of his city,
עִיר֖וֹ (‘î·rōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

to
וְאֶל־ (wə·’el-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the gate
שַׁ֥עַר (ša·‘ar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate

of his hometown,
מְקֹמֽוֹ׃ (mə·qō·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition


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