Judges 18:19

They said to him, Hold your peace, lay your hand on your mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: is it better for you to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?

Alternate Versions of Judges 18-19

A Conservative Version: Judges 18:19
And they said to him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for thee to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?

American Standard Version: Judges 18:19
And they said unto him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: is it better for thee to be priest unto the house of one man, or to be priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?

Bible in Basic English: Judges 18:19
And they said to him, Be quiet; say nothing, and come with us and be our father and priest; is it better for you to be priest to one man's house or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?

Darby English Bible: Judges 18:19
And they said to him, "Keep quiet, put your hand upon your mouth, and come with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and family in Israel?"

King James Version: Judges 18:19
And they said unto him, Hold thy peace, lay thine hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man, or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?

King James Version (UK): Judges 18:19
And they said unto him, Hold your peace, lay yours hand upon your mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest is it better for you to be a priest unto the house of one man, or that you be a priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?

Webster's: Judges 18:19
And they said to him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: Is it better for thee to be a priest to the house of one man, or that thou shouldst be a priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?

Youngs Literal Translation: Judges 18:19
and they say to him, `Keep silent, lay thy hand on thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us for a father and for a priest: is it better thy being a priest to the house of one man, or thy being priest to a tribe and to a family in Israel?'

Verses Related to Judges 18-19

Judges 17:10
Micah said to him, Dwell with me, and be to me a father and a priest, and I will give you ten [pieces] of silver by the year, and a suit of clothing, and your food. So the Levite went in.

Judges 17:12
Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Judges 18:4
He said to them, Thus and thus has Micah dealt with me, and he has hired me, and I am become his priest.

Judges 18:27
They took that which Micah had made, and the priest whom he had, and came to Laish, to a people quiet and secure, and struck them with the edge of the sword; and they burnt the city with fire.

Judges 18:30
The children of Dan set up for themselves the engraved image: and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of the Danites until the day of the captivity of the land.

2 Kings 6:21
The king of Israel said to Elisha, when he saw them, My father, shall I strike them? shall I strike them?

2 Kings 13:14
Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness of which he died: and Joash the king of Israel came down to him, and wept over him, and said, My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and the horsemen of it!

Job 21:5
Look at me, and be astonished. Lay your hand on your mouth.

Job 29:9
The princes refrained from talking, And laid their hand on their mouth;