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Judges 21:16

16 And the elders of the assembly said, “With the women of Benjamin destroyed, how shall we provide wives for the men who are left?

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Judges 21:16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Then the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?”

Judges 21:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

Judges 21:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 So the elders of the assembly asked, “How can we find wives for the few who remain, since the women of the tribe of Benjamin are dead?

Judges 21:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Then the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those who remain, since the women of Benjamin have been destroyed?”

Judges 21:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 The elders of the Israelites said, “The women of Benjamin have been killed. Where can we get wives for the men of Benjamin who are still alive?

Judges 21:16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

16 Then the elders of the congregation said, How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?

Judges 21:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 And the elders of the assembly said, What shall we do for wives for them that remain? for the women have been destroyed out of Benjamin.

Judges 21:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 The leaders of the congregation asked, “What should we do to provide wives for the men who are left, since the women in Benjamin have been killed?” 

Judges 21:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 The elders of the congregation said, “What should we do about wives for those who are left, since the women of Benjamin have been destroyed?”

Judges 21:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 So the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since there are no women left in Benjamin?”

Judges 21:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 So the elders of the congregation said, “What should we do for the remaining ones for wives, since the women from Benjamin have been destroyed?”

Judges 21:16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

16 The elders of the community spoke up. They said, “All of the women of Benjamin have been wiped out. So how will we find wives for the men who are left?

Judges 21:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 Then the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?”


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