Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and yearn for them continually; but there will be nothing you can do.

King James Version

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thine hand.

Holman Bible

Your sons and daughters will be given to another people, while your eyes grow weary looking for them every day. But you will be powerless to do anything.

International Standard Version

Your sons and daughters will be given to another people while you watch. You won't be able to approach them at all, and you'll be powerless to help.

A Conservative Version

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given to another people. And thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day, and there shall be nothing in the power of thy hand.

American Standard Version

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people; and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nought in the power of thy hand.

Amplified

Your sons and daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look and fail with longing for them all the day; and there shall be no power in your hands to prevent it.

Bible in Basic English

Your sons and your daughters will be given to another people, and your eyes will be wasted away with looking and weeping for them all the day: and you will have no power to do anything.

Darby Translation

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and languish for them all the day long; and there shall be no power in thy hand to help it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look and fail with longing for them all the day long; and there shall be no strength in thine hand.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy sons and thy daughters given to another people, and thine eyes seeing and failing for them all the day: and nothing for the strength of thy hand.

King James 2000

Your sons and your daughters shall be given unto another people, and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no strength in your hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your sons and your daughters [shall be] given to other people, and {you will be looking on} {longingly} for them all day, {but you will be powerless to do anything}.

Modern King James verseion

Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look and fail for them all the day long. And there shall be no power in your hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another nation, and thine eyes shall see and daze upon them all day long, but shalt have no might in thine hand.

NET Bible

Your sons and daughters will be given to another people while you look on in vain all day, and you will be powerless to do anything about it.

New Heart English Bible

Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy sons and thy daughters given to another people, thine eyes looking on, and failing for them all the day, thine own hand being powerless.

Webster

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given to another people, and thy eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thy hand.

World English Bible

Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy sons and thy daughters are given to another people, and thine eyes are looking and consuming for them all the day, and thy hand is not to God!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and thine eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and fail
כּלה 
Kaleh 
Usage: 1

with longing for them all the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

long and there shall be no might
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

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. 32 "Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and yearn for them continually; but there will be nothing you can do. 33 "A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:41

"You shall have sons and daughters but they will not be yours, for they will go into captivity.

2 Chronicles 29:9

"For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Joel 3:6

and sold the sons of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks in order to remove them far from their territory,

Numbers 21:29

"Woe to you, O Moab! You are ruined, O people of Chemosh! He has given his sons as fugitives, And his daughters into captivity, To an Amorite king, Sihon.

Deuteronomy 28:18

"Cursed shall be the offspring of your body and the produce of your ground, the increase of your herd and the young of your flock.

Deuteronomy 28:65

"Among those nations you shall find no rest, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot; but there the LORD will give you a trembling heart, failing of eyes, and despair of soul.

Nehemiah 5:2-5

For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many; therefore let us get grain that we may eat and live."

Job 11:20

"But the eyes of the wicked will fail, And there will be no escape for them; And their hope is to breathe their last."

Job 17:5

"He who informs against friends for a share of the spoil, The eyes of his children also will languish.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 119:82

My eyes fail with longing for Your word, While I say, "When will You comfort me?"

Psalm 119:123

My eyes fail with longing for Your salvation And for Your righteous word.

Isaiah 38:14

"Like a swallow, like a crane, so I twitter; I moan like a dove; My eyes look wistfully to the heights; O Lord, I am oppressed, be my security.

Jeremiah 15:7-9

"I will winnow them with a winnowing fork At the gates of the land; I will bereave them of children, I will destroy My people; They did not repent of their ways.

Jeremiah 16:2-4

"You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place."

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 4:17

Yet our eyes failed, Looking for help was useless; In our watching we have watched For a nation that could not save.

Lamentations 5:17

Because of this our heart is faint, Because of these things our eyes are dim;

Ezekiel 24:25

'As for you, son of man, will it not be on the day when I take from them their stronghold, the joy of their pride, the desire of their eyes and their heart's delight, their sons and their daughters,

Amos 5:27

"Therefore, I will make you go into exile beyond Damascus," says the LORD, whose name is the God of hosts.

Micah 4:10

"Writhe and labor to give birth, Daughter of Zion, Like a woman in childbirth; For now you will go out of the city, Dwell in the field, And go to Babylon There you will be rescued; There the LORD will redeem you From the hand of your enemies.

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