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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man, and the young man was unto him as one of his sons.

King James 2000 Bible
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was unto him as one of his sons.

American King James Version
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was to him as 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.

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.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was to 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.

Webster's Bible Translation
And 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.
Study Bible
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.







Lexicon
and agreed
וַיּ֥וֹאֶל (way·yō·w·’el)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 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 Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

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

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

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

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

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

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

to Micah.
ל֔וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew
(11) Was unto him as one of his sons.--The words are added by way of reflection on his subsequent ingratitude.

17:7-13 Micah thought it was a sign of God's favour to him and his images, that a Levite should come to his door. Thus those who please themselves with their own delusions, if Providence unexpectedly bring any thing to their hands that further them in their evil way, are apt from thence to think that God is pleased with them.
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