Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

a nation of fierce countenance, which regardeth not the person of the old, nor is kind to the young;

New American Standard Bible

a nation of fierce countenance who will have no respect for the old, nor show favor to the young.

King James Version

A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:

Holman Bible

a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.

International Standard Version

it will be a nation whose language you don't understand, whose stern appearance neither shows regard nor extends grace to anyone whether old or young.

A Conservative Version

a nation of fierce countenance, that shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

American Standard Version

a nation of fierce countenance, that shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

Amplified

A nation of unyielding countenance who will not regard the person of the old or show favor to the young,

Bible in Basic English

A hard-faced nation, who will have no respect for the old or mercy for the young:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old nor show favour to the young;

Julia Smith Translation

A nation strong of face who shall not lift up the face to the old man, and shall not compassionate the young.

King James 2000

A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{a grim-faced nation} {who does not show respect} to [the] old and [the] young [and] does not show pity.

Modern King James verseion

a nation fierce of face who shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

a hard-favoured nation which shall not regard the person of the old nor have compassion on the young.

NET Bible

a nation of stern appearance that will have no regard for the elderly or pity for the young.

New Heart English Bible

a nation of fierce facial expressions, that shall not respect the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

The Emphasized Bible

a nation of fierce countenance, - who wilt not respect an elder nor to the young, show favour;

Webster

A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young:

World English Bible

a nation of fierce facial expressions, that shall not respect the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

Youngs Literal Translation

a nation -- fierce of countenance -- which accepteth not the face of the aged, and the young doth not favour;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

of fierce
עז 
`az 
Usage: 22

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

the person
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the old
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

49 Jehovah will bring a nation against thee from afar, from the end of the earth, like as the eagle flieth, a nation whose tongue thou understandest not; 50 a nation of fierce countenance, which regardeth not the person of the old, nor is kind to the young; 51 and he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy ground, until thou be destroyed; for he shall not leave thee corn, new wine, or oil, offspring of thy kine, or increase of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.



Cross References

Isaiah 47:6

I was wroth with my people, I polluted mine inheritance, and gave them into thy hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the aged didst thou very heavily lay thy yoke;

2 Chronicles 36:17

And he brought up against them the king of the Chaldees, and slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and spared not young man nor maiden, old man nor him of hoary head: he gave them all into his hand.

Proverbs 7:13

And she caught him and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is as the wise? and who knoweth the explanation of things? A man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face is changed.

Daniel 7:7

After this I saw in the night visions, and behold, a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and exceeding strong; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and broke in pieces, and stamped the rest with its feet; and it was different from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.

Daniel 8:23

And at the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors shall have come to the full, a king of bold countenance, and understanding riddles, shall stand up.

Hosea 13:16

Samaria shall bear her guilt; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword; their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.

Luke 19:44

and shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children in thee; and shall not leave in thee a stone upon a stone: because thou knewest not the season of thy visitation.

Luke 21:23-24

But woe to them that are with child and to them who give suck in those days, for there shall be great distress upon the land and wrath upon this people.

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