Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Outside the sword will bereave, And inside terror-- Both young man and virgin, The nursling with the man of gray hair.

King James Version

The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

Holman Bible

Outside, the sword will take their children, and inside, there will be terror; the young man and the virgin [will be killed], the infant and the gray-haired man.

International Standard Version

Outside, the sword will cause bereavement; within, there will be terror for the young man and virgin alike, also for the nursing infant and the aged man."

A Conservative Version

Outside the sword shall bereave, and in the chambers terror, [to] both young man and virgin, the suckling with the man of gray hairs.

American Standard Version

Without shall the sword bereave, And in the chambers terror; It shall destroy both young man and virgin, The suckling with the man of gray hairs.

Amplified

From without the sword shall bereave, and in the chambers shall be terror, destroying both young man and virgin, the sucking child with the man of gray hairs.

Bible in Basic English

Outside they will be cut off by the sword, and in the inner rooms by fear; death will take the young man and the virgin, the baby at the breast and the grey-haired man.

Darby Translation

From without shall the sword bereave them, and in the chambers, terror Both the young man and the virgin, The suckling with the man of gray hairs.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The sword without and terror within shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

Julia Smith Translation

The sword shall bereave without, And terror from the chambers, Also the youth, also the virgin, The suckling, with the man of gray hair.

King James 2000

The sword outside, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the nursing child also with the man of gray hairs.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From outside [her boundaries] the sword will make [her] childless, and from inside, terror; both [for] [the] young man [and] also the young woman, the infant [along with] the gray-headed man.

Modern King James verseion

The sword outside, and the terror inside, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of grey hairs.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Without forth, the sword shall rob them of their children; and within in the chamber, fear: both young men and young women, and the sucklings with the men of gray heads.

NET Bible

The sword will make people childless outside, and terror will do so inside; they will destroy both the young man and the virgin, the infant and the gray-haired man.

New Heart English Bible

Outside the sword shall bereave, and in the rooms, terror; on both young man and virgin, The nursing infant with the gray-haired man.

The Emphasized Bible

Without, shall the sword bereave, In the inmost recesses, terror, - To both young man and virgin, Suckling, with man of grey hairs.

Webster

The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

World English Bible

Outside the sword shall bereave, and in the rooms, terror; on both young man and virgin, The nursing infant with the gray-haired man.

Youngs Literal Translation

Without bereave doth the sword, And at the inner-chambers -- fear, Both youth and virgin, Suckling with man of grey hair.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

and terror
אמה אימה 
'eymah 
Usage: 17

שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

both the young man
בּחר בּחוּר 
Bachuwr 
Usage: 46

and the virgin
בּתוּלה 
B@thuwlah 
Usage: 50

the suckling
ינק 
Yanaq 
Usage: 31

also with the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

A Word Of Judgment

24 'They will be wasted by famine, and consumed by plague And bitter destruction; And the teeth of beasts I will send upon them, With the venom of crawling things of the dust. 25 'Outside the sword will bereave, And inside terror-- Both young man and virgin, The nursling with the man of gray hair. 26 'I would have said, "I will cut them to pieces, I will remove the memory of them from men,"



Cross References

Ezekiel 7:15

'The sword is outside and the plague and the famine are within. He who is in the field will die by the sword; famine and the plague will also consume those in the city.

Lamentations 1:20

"See, O LORD, for I am in distress; My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is overturned within me, For I have been very rebellious. In the street the sword slays; In the house it is like death.

Leviticus 26:36-37

'As for those of you who may be left, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will chase them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee as though from the sword, and they will fall.

2 Chronicles 36:17

Therefore He brought up against them the king of the Chaldeans who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion on young man or virgin, old man or infirm; He gave them all into his hand.

Isaiah 30:16

And you said, "No, for we will flee on horses," Therefore you shall flee! "And we will ride on swift horses," Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death has come up through our windows; It has entered our palaces To cut off the children from the streets, The young men from the town squares.

Lamentations 2:19-22

"Arise, cry aloud in the night At the beginning of the night watches; Pour out your heart like water Before the presence of the Lord; Lift up your hands to Him For the life of your little ones Who are faint because of hunger At the head of every street."

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the infant cleaves To the roof of its mouth because of thirst; The little ones ask for bread, But no one breaks it for them.

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts without, fears within.

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