Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not consider your maidservant as a worthless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and provocation.”

King James Version

Count not thine handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I spoken hitherto.

Holman Bible

Don’t think of me as a wicked woman; I’ve been praying from the depth of my anguish and resentment.”

International Standard Version

Don't consider your maid servant a worthless woman. Rather, all this time I've been speaking because I'm very anxious and distressed."

A Conservative Version

Count not thy handmaid for an iniquitous woman, for out of the abundance of my complaint and my provocation have I spoken until now.

American Standard Version

Count not thy handmaid for a wicked woman; for out of the abundance of my complaint and my provocation have I spoken hitherto.

Amplified

Do not regard your maidservant as a wicked and worthless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and [bitter] provocation.”

Bible in Basic English

Do not take your servant to be a good-for-nothing woman: for my words have come from my stored-up sorrow and pain.

Darby Translation

Take not thy handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my grief and provocation have I spoken hitherto.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt not give thy servant before a daughter of Belial, for from the abundance of my complaint and my grief I spoke even till now.

King James 2000

Count not your handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I been speaking.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not regard your female servant as {worthless}, but because of the extent of my worries and my provocation I have spoken all of this."

Modern King James verseion

Do not count your handmaid for a daughter of wickedness, for out of the abundance of my meditation and grief I have spoken until now.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Count not thine handmaid to be like a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my meditation and grief have I spoken hitherto."

NET Bible

Don't consider your servant a wicked woman, for until now I have spoken from my deep pain and anguish."

New Heart English Bible

Do not count your handmaid as a worthless woman; for I have been speaking out of the abundance of my distress and my anguish."

The Emphasized Bible

Do not count thy handmaid for an abandoned woman, - for, out of the abundance of my grief and my vexation, have I spoken, hitherto.

Webster

Count not thy handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I spoken hitherto.

World English Bible

Don't count your handmaid for a wicked woman; for I have been speaking out of the abundance of my complaint and my provocation."

Youngs Literal Translation

put not thy handmaid before a daughter of worthlessness, for from the abundance of my meditation, and of my provocation, I have spoken hitherto.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אמה 
'amah 
Usage: 56

for
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of Belial
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

of my complaint
שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 14

and grief
כּעשׂ כּעס 
Ka`ac 
Usage: 25

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Context Readings

Hannah And Eli

15 But Hannah replied, “No, my lord, I am a woman oppressed in spirit; I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have poured out my soul before the Lord. 16 Do not consider your maidservant as a worthless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and provocation.” 17 Then Eli answered and said, “Go in peace; and may the God of Israel grant your petition that you have asked of Him.”



Cross References

1 Samuel 2:12

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men; they did not know the Lord

Deuteronomy 13:13

some worthless men have gone out from among you and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods’ (whom you have not known),

1 Samuel 10:27

But certain worthless men said, “How can this one deliver us?” And they despised him and did not bring him any present. But he kept silent.

1 Samuel 25:25

Please do not let my lord pay attention to this worthless man, Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name and folly is with him; but I your maidservant did not see the young men of my lord whom you sent.

Job 6:2-3

Oh that my grief were actually weighed
And laid in the balances together with my calamity!

Job 10:1-2

I loathe my own life;
I will give full vent to my complaint;
I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Matthew 12:34-35

You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.

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