Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

they lie beside every altar upon clothes taken to pledge, and in the house of their gods they drink the wine of the oppressed.

New American Standard Bible

“On garments taken as pledges they stretch out beside every altar,
And in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.

King James Version

And they lay themselves down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

Holman Bible

They stretch out beside every altar
on garments taken as collateral,
and in the house of their God,
they drink wine obtained through fines.

International Standard Version

They lay down beside every altar, on garments pledged as collateral, drinking wine paid for through fines imposed by the temple of their gods.

A Conservative Version

And they lay themselves down beside every altar upon clothes taken in pledge. And in the house of their God they drink the wine of such as have been fined.

American Standard Version

and they lay themselves down beside every altar upon clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of such as have been fined.

Amplified


“They stretch out beside every [pagan] altar on clothes taken in pledge [to secure a loan, disregarding God’s command],
And in the house of their God [in contempt of Him] they frivolously drink the wine [which has been] taken from those who have been fined.

Bible in Basic English

By every altar they are stretched on clothing taken from those who are in their debt, drinking in the house of their god the wine of those who have made payment for wrongdoing.

Darby Translation

And they lay themselves down by every altar upon clothes taken in pledge, and they drink in the house of their God the wine of the condemned.

Julia Smith Translation

And upon garments taken in pledge they will turn by every altar, and they will drink the wine of the amerced in the house of their God.

King James 2000

And they lay themselves down upon clothes taken in pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They stretch themselves out beside every altar on clothing taken in pledge and they drink wine, bought with fines imposed, in the house of their God.

Modern King James verseion

And they will stretch beside every altar on garments taken in pledge, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

NET Bible

They stretch out on clothing seized as collateral; they do so right beside every altar! They drink wine bought with the fines they have levied; they do so right in the temple of their God!

New Heart English Bible

and they lay themselves down beside every altar on clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.

The Emphasized Bible

And, on pledged garments, they recline, beside every altar, - and, exacted wine, do they drink, in the house of their God.

Webster

And they lay themselves down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

World English Bible

and they lay themselves down beside every altar on clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.

Youngs Literal Translation

And on pledged garments they stretch themselves near every altar, And the wine of fined ones they drink in the house of their gods.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
by
אצל 
'etsel 
by, beside, by ..., near, at, with ..., from ..., against, close, to, toward, unto, with
Usage: 61

מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

and they drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

the wine
יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

of the condemned
ענשׁ 
`anash 
Usage: 9

in the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Judgment On Israel

7 They tread upon poor men's heads, in the dust of the earth, and crook the ways of the meek. The son and the father go to the harlot, to dishonour my holy name, 8 they lie beside every altar upon clothes taken to pledge, and in the house of their gods they drink the wine of the oppressed. 9 "'Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, that was as high as the Cedar trees, and as strong as the oaks: notwithstanding I destroyed his fruit from above and his root from under.


Cross References

Amos 6:6

ye that drink wine out of goblets, and anoint yourselves with the best oil: but no man is sorry for Joseph's hurt.

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou take thy neighbor's raiment to pledge, see that thou deliver it unto him again by that the sun go down.

Deuteronomy 24:12-17

Furthermore, if it be a poor body, go not to sleep with his pledge:

Judges 9:27

And they went out into the fields and gathered in their grapes and trod them and made merry: and went into the house of their God, and did eat and drink and cursed Abimelech.

Isaiah 57:7

Thou hast made thy bed upon high mountains; thou wentest up thither, and there hast thou slain sacrifices.

Ezekiel 18:7

he grieveth nobody; he giveth his debtor his pledge again; he raketh none other man's goods by violence; he parteth his meat with the hungry; he clotheth the naked;

Ezekiel 18:12

he grieveth the poor and needy; he robbeth and spoileth; he giveth not the debtor his pledge again; he lifteth up his eyes unto Idols, and meddle with abominable things;

Ezekiel 23:41

Thou sattest upon a goodly bed, and a table spread before thee: whereupon thou hast set mine incense and mine oil.

Hosea 4:8

They eat up the sins of my people, and courage them in their wickedness.

Amos 4:1

O hear this word, ye fat cows, that be upon the hill of Samaria; yea, that do poor men wrong, and oppress the needy; yea, that say to your lords, 'Bring hither, let us drink.'

Amos 6:4

Ye that lie upon beds of ivory, and use your wantonness upon your couches; ye that eat the best lambs of the flock, and the fattest calves of the drove;

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if some man see thee, which hast knowledge, sit at meat in the idol's temple shall not the conscience of him which is weak be boldened to eat those things which are offered unto the idol?

1 Corinthians 10:7

Neither be ye worshippers of images as were some of them according as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up again to play."

1 Corinthians 10:21

Ye cannot drink of the cup of the Lord, and of the cup of the devils. Ye can not be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.

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