Judges 17:11
New International Version
So the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man became like one of his sons to him.

New Living Translation
The Levite agreed to this, and the young man became like one of Micah’s sons.

English Standard Version
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man, and the young man became to him like one of his sons.

Berean Study Bible
and agreed to stay with him, and the young man became like a son to Micah.

King James Bible
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was unto him as one of his sons.

New King James Version
Then the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man became like one of his sons to him.

New American Standard Bible
The Levite agreed to live with the man, and the young man became to him like one of his sons.

NASB 1995
The Levite agreed to live with the man, and the young man became to him like one of his sons.

NASB 1977
And the Levite agreed to live with the man; and the young man became to him like one of his sons.

Amplified Bible
The Levite agreed to live with the man, and the young man became to Micah like one of his sons.

Christian Standard Bible
and agreed to stay with the man, and the young man became like one of his sons.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and agreed to stay with the man, and the young man became like one of his sons.

American Standard Version
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was unto him as one of his sons.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he was persuaded to dwell with the man, and the young man was as one of his sons to him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Levite went and began to dwell with the man; and the young man was to him as one of his sons.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He was content, and abode with the man, and was unto him as one of his sons.

English Revised Version
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was unto him as one of his sons.

Good News Translation
The young Levite agreed to stay with Micah and became like a son to him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and agreed to live with Micah. The young man became like one of Micah's sons.

International Standard Version
The descendant of Levi agreed to live with the man, and the young man became like one of the family.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was unto him as one of his sons.

Literal Standard Version
And the Levite is willing to dwell with the man, and the young man is to him as one of his sons.

NET Bible
So the Levite agreed to stay with the man; the young man was like a son to Micah.

New Heart English Bible
The Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was to him as one of his sons.

World English Bible
The Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was to him as one of his sons.

Young's Literal Translation
And the Levite is willing to dwell with the man, and the young man is to him as one of his sons.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Micah's Idolatry
10“Stay with me,” Micah said to him, “and be my father and priest, and I will give you ten shekels of silver per year, a suit of clothes, and your provisions.” So the Levite went in 11and agreed to stay with him, and the young man became like a son to Micah. 12Micah ordained the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house.…

Cross References
Judges 17:10
"Stay with me," Micah said to him, "and be my father and priest, and I will give you ten shekels of silver per year, a suit of clothes, and your provisions." So the Levite went in

Judges 17:12
Micah ordained the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house.


Treasury of Scripture

And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was to him as one of his sons.









(11) Was unto him as one of his sons.--The words are added by way of reflection on his subsequent ingratitude.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and agreed
וַיּ֥וֹאֶל (way·yō·w·’el)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2974: To show willingness, be pleased, determine, undertake (to do anything)

to stay
לָשֶׁ֣בֶת (lā·še·ḇeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

with
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

[him],
הָאִ֑ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

and the young man
הַנַּ֙עַר֙ (han·na·‘ar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

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

like a
כְּאַחַ֖ד (kə·’a·ḥaḏ)
Preposition-k | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

son
מִבָּנָֽיו׃ (mib·bā·nāw)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

to Micah.
ל֔וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew


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