Deuteronomy 33:5
New International Version
He was king over Jeshurun when the leaders of the people assembled, along with the tribes of Israel.

New Living Translation
The LORD became king in Israel— when the leaders of the people assembled, when the tribes of Israel gathered as one.”

English Standard Version
Thus the LORD became king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people were gathered, all the tribes of Israel together.

Berean Study Bible
So the LORD became King in Jeshurun when the leaders of the people gathered, when the tribes of Israel came together.

King James Bible
And he was king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people and the tribes of Israel were gathered together.

New King James Version
And He was King in Jeshurun, When the leaders of the people were gathered, All the tribes of Israel together.

New American Standard Bible
“And He was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people gathered, The tribes of Israel together.

NASB 1995
"And He was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, The tribes of Israel together.

NASB 1977
“And He was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, The tribes of Israel together.

Amplified Bible
“The LORD was King in Jeshurun (Israel), When the heads of the people were gathered, The tribes of Israel together.

Christian Standard Bible
So he became King in Jeshurun when the leaders of the people gathered with the tribes of Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So He became King in Jeshurun when the leaders of the people gathered with the tribes of Israel.

American Standard Version
And he was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, All the tribes of Israel together.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the King will be in Israel when the Heads of the people are gathered as one and the tribes of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he shall be prince with the beloved one, when the princes of the people are gathered together with the tribes of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
Then you and your leaders made the LORD your king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall be king with the most right, the princes of the people being assembled with the tribes of Israel.

English Revised Version
And he was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, All the tribes of Israel together.

Good News Translation
The LORD became king of his people Israel when their tribes and leaders were gathered together.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD was king of Jeshurun when the leaders of the people assembled together with all the tribes of Israel.

International Standard Version
The LORD was king of Jeshurun when the leaders of the people— all the tribes of Israel—gathered together."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And there was a king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, All the tribes of Israel together.

Literal Standard Version
And He is King in Yeshurun, "" In the heads of the people gathering together, "" The tribes of Israel!

NET Bible
The LORD was king over Jeshurun, when the leaders of the people assembled, the tribes of Israel together.

New Heart English Bible
He was king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people were gathered, all the tribes of Israel together.

World English Bible
He was king in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people were gathered, All the tribes of Israel together.

Young's Literal Translation
And he is in Jeshurun king, In the heads of the people gathering together, The tribes of Israel!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Moses Blesses the Twelve Tribes
4the law that Moses gave us, the possession of the assembly of Jacob. 5So the LORD became King in Jeshurun when the leaders of the people gathered, when the tribes of Israel came together. 6Let Reuben live and not die, nor his men be few.”…

Cross References
Numbers 23:21
He considers no disaster for Jacob; He sees no trouble for Israel. The LORD their God is with them, and the shout of the King is among them.

Isaiah 44:2
This is the word of the LORD, your Maker, who formed you from the womb and who will help you: "Do not be afraid, O Jacob My servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.


Treasury of Scripture

And he was king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people and the tribes of Israel were gathered together.

king

Genesis 36:31
And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

Exodus 18:16,19
When they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between one and another, and I do make them know the statutes of God, and his laws…

Numbers 16:13-15
Is it a small thing that thou hast brought us up out of a land that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, except thou make thyself altogether a prince over us? …

Jeshurun

Deuteronomy 32:15
But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.









Verse 5. - Some refer this to Moses, but Moses was never recognized as king in Israel: he "was faithful in all his house as a servant" (Hebrews 3:5); but Jehovah alone was King (Exodus 15:18; Psalm 47:6, 7). Jeshurun (cf. Deuteronomy 32:5). The gathering together refers to the assembling of the people at Sinai, when Jehovah came forth as their King to give them his Law.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So [the LORD] became
וַיְהִ֥י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

King
מֶ֑לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

in Jeshurun
בִישֻׁר֖וּן (ḇî·šu·rūn)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3484: upright one', poetic name for Israel

when the leaders
רָ֣אשֵׁי (rā·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7218: The head

of the people
עָ֔ם (‘ām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

gathered,
בְּהִתְאַסֵּף֙ (bə·hiṯ·’as·sêp̄)
Preposition-b | Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct
Strong's 622: To gather for, any purpose, to receive, take away, remove

together with
יַ֖חַד (ya·ḥaḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3162: A unit, unitedly

the tribes
שִׁבְטֵ֥י (šiḇ·ṭê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

of Israel.
יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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