Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Let thy garments be always white; and let not thy head lack oil.

New American Standard Bible

Let your clothes be white all the time, and let not oil be lacking on your head.

King James Version

Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment.

Holman Bible

Let your clothes be white all the time, and never let oil be lacking on your head.

International Standard Version

Always keep your garments white, and don't fail to anoint your head.

A Conservative Version

Let thy garments be always white, and let not thy head lack oil.

Amplified

Let your clothes always be white [with purity], and do not let the oil [of gladness] be lacking on your head.

Bible in Basic English

Let your clothing be white at all times, and let not your head be without oil.

Darby Translation

Let thy garments be always white, and let not thy head lack oil.

Julia Smith Translation

In all time thy garments shall be white; and ointment shall not be wanting upon thy head.

King James 2000

Let your garments be always white; and let your head lack no ointment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Always be clothed in white garments, and never let your head lack oil!

Modern King James verseion

Let your garments be always white; and let your head lack no ointment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let thy garments be always white, and let thy head want none ointment.

NET Bible

Let your clothes always be white, and do not spare precious ointment on your head.

New Heart English Bible

Let your garments be always white, and do not let your head lack oil.

The Emphasized Bible

Continually, let thy garments be white, - and, ointment upon thy bead, let it not be lacking.

Webster

Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment.

World English Bible

Let your garments be always white, and don't let your head lack oil.

Youngs Literal Translation

At all times let thy garments be white, and let not perfume be lacking on thy head.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
be always
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

לבן לבן 
Laban 
Usage: 29

and let thy head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

Context Readings

Enjoy Life While It Lasts

7 Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works. 8 Let thy garments be always white; and let not thy head lack oil. 9 Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of thy life of vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all thy days of vanity: for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labor wherein thou laborest under the sun.


Cross References

Psalm 23:5

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou hast anointed my head with oil; My cup runneth over.

Ruth 3:3

Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the threshing-floor, but make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoa, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on mourning apparel, I pray thee, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that hath a long time mourned for the dead:

2 Samuel 19:24

And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king; and he had neither dressed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came home in peace.

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went forth from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a robe of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan shouted and was glad.

Daniel 10:3

I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine into my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled.

Amos 6:6

that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief oils; but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.

Matthew 6:17

But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thy head, and wash thy face;

Luke 7:46

My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but she hath anointed my feet with ointment.

Revelation 3:4-5

But thou hast a few names in Sardis that did not defile their garments: and they shall walk with me in white; for they are worthy.

Revelation 7:9

After these things I saw, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, arrayed in white robes, and palms in their hands;

Revelation 7:13-14

And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, These that are arrayed in white robes, who are they, and whence came they?

Revelation 16:15

(Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walked naked, and they see his shame.)

Revelation 19:8

And it was given unto her that she should array herself in fine linen, bright and pure: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.

Revelation 19:14

And the armies which are in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and pure.

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