Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now she that is a widow indeed and desolate, trusts in God, and is diligent in supplications and prayers night and day,

New American Standard Bible

Now she who is a widow indeed and who has been left alone, has fixed her hope on God and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.

King James Version

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Holman Bible

The real widow, left all alone, has put her hope in God and continues night and day in her petitions and prayers;

International Standard Version

A woman who has no other family members to care for her and who is left all alone has placed her hope in God and devotes herself to petitions and prayers night and day.

A Conservative Version

But the real widow, and made alone, has hoped in God, and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.

American Standard Version

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, hath her hope set on God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Amplified

Now [a woman] who is a real widow and is left entirely alone and desolate has fixed her hope on God and perseveres in supplications and prayers night and day,

An Understandable Version

Now the woman who is a true widow, and living all alone, has placed her hope in God and continues [to offer] special requests and prayers [for help ?] night and day.

Anderson New Testament

But she that is a widow indeed, and left alone, trusts in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Bible in Basic English

Now she who is truly a widow and without family puts her hope in God, giving herself to prayer day and night.

Common New Testament

Now she who is a real widow, and who has been left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Daniel Mace New Testament

as for the widow, who is really such, and without any assistance, let her place all her hopes in God, and be assiduous in supplication and prayer.

Darby Translation

Now she who is a widow indeed, and is left alone, has put her hope in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Godbey New Testament

She who is truly a widow, and left alone, hopes in God, and abides in prayers and supplication night and day;

Goodspeed New Testament

But a woman who is really a widow, and has no children, has fixed her hope on God, and devotes herself to prayers and entreaties night and day.

John Wesley New Testament

Now she that is a widow indeed and desolate, trusteth in God and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Julia Smith Translation

And she truly a widow, and forsaken, has hoped in God, and remains in supplications and prayers night and day.

King James 2000

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusts in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the widow [who is one] truly, and is left alone, has put her hope in God and continues in her petitions and prayers night and day.

Modern King James verseion

But she being really a widow, and having been left alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She that is a very widow, and friendless, putteth her trust in God, and continueth in supplication and prayer night and day:

Moffatt New Testament

The really forlorn widow has her hope fixed on God, night and day she is at her prayers and supplications;

Montgomery New Testament

Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has fixed her hope on God, and devotes herself to supplications and prayers, day and night.

NET Bible

But the widow who is truly in need, and completely on her own, has set her hope on God and continues in her pleas and prayers night and day.

New Heart English Bible

Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day.

Noyes New Testament

Now she that is a widow indeed, and left alone, hath set her hope on God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day;

Sawyer New Testament

But one that is a widow indeed and alone hopes in God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day;

The Emphasized Bible

But, she who is indeed a widow, and is left alone, hath turned her hope towards God, and is giving attendance unto the supplications and the prayers, night and day, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But she who is a widow indeed, and abandoned to solitude, hopeth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As for the woman who is really widowed and left quite alone, her hopes are fixed on God, and she devotes herself to prayers and supplications night and day.

Webster

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Weymouth New Testament

A widow who is really in need, friendless and desolate, has her hopes fixed on God, and continues at her supplications and prayers, night and day;

Williams New Testament

But a woman who is really a widow and lives alone has fixed her hope on God, and night and day devotes herself to prayers and entreaties,

World English Bible

Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day.

Worrell New Testament

Now she that is really a widow, and left alone, has set her hope on God, and continues in supplications and prayers, night and day.

Worsley New Testament

Now she, that is really a widow and desolate, hopeth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

Youngs Literal Translation

And she who is really a widow and desolate, hath hoped upon God, and doth remain in the supplications and in the prayers night and day,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

is
ὄντως 
Ontos 
Usage: 9

a widow
χήρα 
Chera 
Usage: 18

ὄντως 
Ontos 
Usage: 9

and







and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μονόω 
Monoo 
Usage: 1

ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

προσμένω 
Prosmeno 
continue with, continue in, be with, cleave unto, tarry, abide still
Usage: 4

δέησις 
Deesis 
Usage: 19

προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31

νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

References

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Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Instructions About Widows

4 But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let those learn first to govern their house in piety and to recompense their parents, for this is honest and pleasing before God. 5 Now she that is a widow indeed and desolate, trusts in God, and is diligent in supplications and prayers night and day, 6 but she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.



Cross References

Luke 2:37

and she was a widow eighty-four years, who departed not from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.

1 Timothy 5:3

Honour widows that are widows indeed.

1 Corinthians 7:32

But I would have you without worry. He that is unmarried cares for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord;

1 Peter 3:5

For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who waited upon God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands,

Luke 18:1

And he spoke a parable unto them to this end, that it behooves us always to pray and not faint,

1 Timothy 5:16

If any faithful man or woman has widows, let them maintain them and let not the congregation be charged, that it may relieve those that are widows indeed.

Ruth 2:12

Let the LORD recompense thy work and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to cover thyself.

Psalm 91:4

He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings thou shalt be secure: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.

Isaiah 3:26

Thy gates shall lament and mourn, and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.

Isaiah 12:2

Behold, O God my saving health, I will trust and not be afraid for JAH, the LORD, is my strength and my song; he also is become saving health unto me.

Isaiah 49:21

Then shalt thou say in thine heart, Who has begotten me these, seeing I had lost my children and was desolate, a stranger removed from my land? and who has brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where had they been?

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that fears the LORD? Hearken unto the voice of his slave. He who walked in darkness and had no light; let him trust in the name of the LORD and stay upon his God.

Isaiah 54:1

Rejoice, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud with joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more shall be the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married wife, said the LORD.

Lamentations 1:13

Mem From upon high he has sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them; he has spread a net for my feet; he has turned me back; he has made me desolate and always with pain.

Luke 18:7

And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?

Acts 26:7

unto which promise our twelve tribes, constantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, King Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.

Romans 1:5

By whom we have received the grace and the apostleship, to cause the faith to be obeyed among all the Gentiles in his name,

Romans 1:12

that is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.

Romans 1:20-21

For the invisible things of him, his eternal power and divinity, are clearly understood by the creation of the world and by the things that are made so that there is no excuse;

1 Corinthians 7:34

There is a difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit; but she that is married cares for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.

Ephesians 6:18

praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit and watching in this with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints

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