Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You shall betroth a wife, but another man will violate her; you shall build a house, but you will not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you will not use its fruit.

King James Version

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

Holman Bible

You will become engaged to a woman, but another man will rape her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not enjoy its fruit.

International Standard Version

"You'll be engaged to a woman, but another man will rape her. You'll build a house, but you won't live in it. You'll plant a vineyard, but you won't harvest it.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lay with her. Thou shall build a house, and thou shall not dwell in it. Thou shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use the fruit of it.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.

Amplified

You shall betroth a wife, but another man shall lie with her; you shall build a house, but not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but not gather its grapes.

Bible in Basic English

You will take a wife, but another man will have the use of her: the house which your hands have made will never be your resting-place: you will make a vine-garden, and never take the fruit of it.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not eat of it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house and shall not dwell in it; thou shalt plant a vineyard and thou shalt not lay it open.

King James 2000

You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not gather the grapes thereof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall become engaged to a woman, but another man shall sleep with her; you shall build a house, but you shall not live in it; a vineyard you shall plant, but you shall not enjoy it.

Modern King James verseion

You shall become engaged to a wife, and another man shall lie with her. You shall build a house, and you shall not live in it. You shall plant a vineyard, and you shall not gather the grapes of it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt be betrothed unto a wife, and another shall lie with her. Thou shalt build a house and another shall dwell therein. Thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not make it common.

NET Bible

You will be engaged to a woman and another man will rape her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not even begin to use it.

New Heart English Bible

You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.

The Emphasized Bible

A wife, shalt thou betroth, and, another man shall lie with her. A house, shalt thou build, and shalt not dwell therein, - A vineyard, shalt thou plant, and shalt not throw it open;

Webster

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell in it: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes of it.

World English Bible

You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.

Youngs Literal Translation

'A woman thou dost betroth, and another man doth lie with her; a house thou dost build, and dost not dwell in it; a vineyard thou dost plant, and dost not make it common;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארשׂ 
'aras 
Usage: 11

a wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and another
אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

with her thou shalt build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and thou shalt not dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

References

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

29 and you will grope at noon, as the blind man gropes in darkness, and you will not prosper in your ways; but you shall only be oppressed and robbed continually, with none to save you. 30 "You shall betroth a wife, but another man will violate her; you shall build a house, but you will not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you will not use its fruit. 31 "Your ox shall be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will not eat of it; your donkey shall be torn away from you, and will not be restored to you; your sheep shall be given to your enemies, and you will have none to save you.



Cross References

Amos 5:11

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Jeremiah 8:10

"Therefore I will give their wives to others, Their fields to new owners; Because from the least even to the greatest Everyone is greedy for gain; From the prophet even to the priest Everyone practices deceit.

Job 31:10

May my wife grind for another, And let others kneel down over her.

Deuteronomy 20:6-7

'Who is the man that has planted a vineyard and has not begun to use its fruit? Let him depart and return to his house, otherwise he might die in the battle and another man would begin to use its fruit.

Jeremiah 12:13

"They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns, They have strained themselves to no profit But be ashamed of your harvest Because of the fierce anger of the LORD."

Lamentations 5:2

Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, Our houses to aliens.

Micah 6:15

"You will sow but you will not reap You will tread the olive but will not anoint yourself with oil; And the grapes, but you will not drink wine.

Zephaniah 1:13

"Moreover, their wealth will become plunder And their houses desolate; Yes, they will build houses but not inhabit them, And plant vineyards but not drink their wine."

Job 3:18

"The prisoners are at ease together; They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster.

Isaiah 5:9-10

In my ears the LORD of hosts has sworn, "Surely, many houses shall become desolate, Even great and fine ones, without occupants.

Isaiah 65:21-22

"They will build houses and inhabit them; They will also plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Hosea 4:2

There is swearing, deception, murder, stealing and adultery They employ violence, so that bloodshed follows bloodshed.

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