Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 will be put to death before your eyes, but its flesh will not be your food: your ass will be violently taken away before your face, and will not be given back to you: your sheep will be given to your haters, and there will be no saviour for you. 32 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. 33 The fruit of your land and all the work of your hands will be food for a nation which is strange to you and to your fathers; you will only be crushed down and kept under for ever:



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:41

You will have sons and daughters, but they will not be yours; for they will go away prisoners into a strange land.

2 Chronicles 29:9

For see, our fathers have been put to death with the sword, and our sons and daughters and wives have been taken away prisoners because of this.

Joel 3:6

And the children of Judah and the children of Jerusalem you have given for a price to the sons of the Greeks, to send them far away from their land:

Numbers 21:29

Sorrow is yours, O Moab! Destruction is your fate, O people of Chemosh: his sons have gone in flight, and his daughters are prisoners, in the hands of Sihon, king of the Amorites.

Deuteronomy 28:18

A curse will be on the fruit of your body, and on the fruit of your land, on the increase of your cattle, and the young of your flock.

Deuteronomy 28:65

And even among these nations there will be no peace for you, and no rest for your feet: but the Lord will give you there a shaking heart and wasting eyes and weariness of soul:

Nehemiah 5:2-5

For there were some who said, We, our sons and our daughters, are a great number: let us get grain, so that we may have food for our needs.

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the evil-doers will be wasting away; their way of flight is gone, and their only hope is the taking of their last breath.

Job 17:5

As for him who is false to his friend for a reward, light will be cut off from the eyes of his children.

Psalm 69:3

I am tired with my crying; my throat is burning: my eyes are wasted with waiting for my God.

Psalm 119:82

My eyes are full of weariness with searching for your word, saying, When will you give me comfort?

Psalm 119:123

My eyes are wasted with desire for your salvation, and for the word of your righteousness.

Isaiah 38:14

I make cries like a bird; I give out sounds of grief like a dove: my eyes are looking up with desire; O Lord, I am crushed, take up my cause.

Jeremiah 15:7-9

And I have sent a cleaning wind on them in the public places of the land; I have taken their children from them; I have given my people to destruction; they have not been turned from their ways.

Jeremiah 16:2-4

You are not to take a wife for yourself or have sons or daughters in this place.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes are wasted with weeping, the inmost parts of my body are deeply moved, my inner parts are drained out on the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because of the young children and babies at the breast who are falling without strength in the open squares of the town.

Lamentations 4:17

Our eyes are still wasting away in looking for our false help: we have been watching for a nation unable to give salvation.

Lamentations 5:17

Because of this our hearts are feeble; for these things our eyes are dark;

Ezekiel 24:25

And as for you, son of man, your mouth will be shut in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that on which their hearts are fixed, and their sons and daughters.

Amos 5:27

And I will send you away as prisoners farther than Damascus, says the Lord, whose name is the God of armies.

Micah 4:10

Be in pain, make sounds of grief, O daughter of Zion, like a woman in childbirth: for now you will go out of the town, living in the open country, and will come even to Babylon; there you will have salvation; there the Lord will make you free from the hands of your haters.

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