Judges 18:8
New International Version
When they returned to Zorah and Eshtaol, their fellow Danites asked them, “How did you find things?”

New Living Translation
When the men returned to Zorah and Eshtaol, their relatives asked them, “What did you find?”

English Standard Version
And when they came to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers said to them, “What do you report?”

Berean Study Bible
When the men returned to Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers asked them, “What did you find?”

King James Bible
And they came unto their brethren to Zorah and Eshtaol: and their brethren said unto them, What say ye?

New King James Version
Then the spies came back to their brethren at Zorah and Eshtaol, and their brethren said to them, “What is your report?

New American Standard Bible
When they came back to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers said to them, “What do you say?

NASB 1995
When they came back to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers said to them, “What do you report?”

NASB 1977
When they came back to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers said to them, “What do you report?

Amplified Bible
The five men came back [home] to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, and their brothers said to them, “What do you have to report?

Christian Standard Bible
When the men went back to their relatives at Zorah and Eshtaol, their relatives asked them, “What did you find out? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the men went back to their clans at Zorah and Eshtaol, their people asked them, “What did you find out?”

American Standard Version
And they came unto their brethren to Zorah and Eshtaol: and their brethren said unto them, What say ye?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they came to their brethren at Tsada and at Eshtwayel, and they were saying to their brethren: “From where have you come?”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the five men came to their brethren to Saraa and Esthaol, and said to their brethren, Why sit ye here idle?

Contemporary English Version
The five men went back to Zorah and Eshtaol, where their relatives asked, "Did you find any land?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they returned to their brethren in Saraa and Esthaol, who asked them what they had done? to whom they answered:

Good News Translation
When the five men returned to Zorah and Eshtaol, the people asked them what they had found out.

International Standard Version
When they returned to their relatives at Zorah and Eshtaol, their relatives asked them, "What's your report?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they came unto their brethren to Zorah and Eshtaol; and their brethren said unto them: 'What say ye?'

Literal Standard Version
And they come to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, and their brothers say to them, “What [did] you [find]?”

New American Bible
When the five returned to their kin in Zorah and Eshtaol, they were asked, “What do you have to report?”

NET Bible
When the Danites returned to their tribe in Zorah and Eshtaol, their kinsmen asked them, "How did it go?"

New Revised Standard Version
When they came to their kinsfolk at Zorah and Eshtaol, they said to them, “What do you report?”

New Heart English Bible
They came to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, and their brothers said to them, "What do you say?"

World English Bible
They came to their brothers to Zorah and Eshtaol: and their brothers said to them, "What do you say?"

Young's Literal Translation
And they come in unto their brethren, at Zorah and Eshtaol, and their brethren say to them, 'What -- ye?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Danites Settle in Laish
7So the five men departed and came to Laish, where they saw that the people were living securely, like the Sidonians, tranquil and unsuspecting. There was nothing lacking in the land and no oppressive ruler. And they were far away from the Sidonians and had no alliance with anyone. 8When the men returned to Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers asked them, “What did you find?” 9They answered, “Come on, let us go up against them, for we have seen the land, and it is very good. Why would you fail to act? Do not hesitate to go there and take possession of the land!…

Cross References
Joshua 15:33
These were in the foothills: Eshtaol, Zorah, Ashnah,

Judges 18:7
So the five men departed and came to Laish, where they saw that the people were living securely, like the Sidonians, tranquil and unsuspecting. There was nothing lacking in the land and no oppressive ruler. And they were far away from the Sidonians and had no alliance with anyone.

Judges 18:9
They answered, "Come on, let us go up against them, for we have seen the land, and it is very good. Why would you fail to act? Do not hesitate to go there and take possession of the land!


Treasury of Scripture

And they came to their brothers to Zorah and Eshtaol: and their brothers said to them, What say you?

Zorah and Eshtaol

Judges 18:2,11
And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there…

Judges 13:2
And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not.

Judges 16:31
Then his brethren and all the house of his father came down, and took him, and brought him up, and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the buryingplace of Manoah his father. And he judged Israel twenty years.













Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When the men returned
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

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

Zorah
צָרְעָ֖ה (ṣā·rə·‘āh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6881: Zorah -- a city exchanged by Judah and Dan

and Eshtaol,
וְאֶשְׁתָּאֹ֑ל (wə·’eš·tā·’ōl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 847: Eshtaol -- to found, establish

their brothers
אֲחֵיהֶ֖ם (’ă·ḥê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 251: A brother, )

asked
וַיֹּאמְר֥וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

them,
לָהֶ֛ם (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

“What
מָ֥ה (māh)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

did you find?”
אַתֶּֽם׃ (’at·tem)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you


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