Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

American Standard 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, eat your bread with pleasure, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart, for God has already accepted your works. 8 Let your clothes be white all the time, and never let oil be lacking on your head. 9 Enjoy life with the wife you love all the days of your fleeting life, which has been given to you under the sun, all your fleeting days. For that is your portion in life and in your struggle under the sun.


Cross References

Psalm 23:5

You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies;
You anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.

Ruth 3:3

Wash, put on perfumed oil, and wear your best clothes. Go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let the man know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent someone to Tekoa to bring a clever woman from there. He told her, “Pretend to be in mourning: dress in mourning clothes and don’t put on any oil. Act like a woman who has been mourning for the dead for a long time.

2 Samuel 19:24

Mephibosheth, Saul’s grandson, also went down to meet the king. He had not taken care of his feet, trimmed his mustache, or washed his clothes from the day the king left until the day he returned safely.

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went from the king’s presence clothed in royal purple and white, with a great gold crown and a purple robe of fine linen. The city of Susa shouted and rejoiced,

Daniel 10:3

I didn’t eat any rich food, no meat or wine entered my mouth, and I didn’t put any oil on my body until the three weeks were over.

Amos 6:6

They drink wine by the bowlful
and anoint themselves with the finest oils
but do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.

Matthew 6:17

But when you fast, put oil on your head, and wash your face,

Luke 7:46

You didn’t anoint My head with olive oil, but she has anointed My feet with fragrant oil.

Revelation 3:4-5

But you have a few people in Sardis who have not defiled their clothes, and they will walk with Me in white, because they are worthy.

Revelation 7:9

After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were robed in white with palm branches in their hands.

Revelation 7:13-14

Then one of the elders asked me, “Who are these people robed in white, and where did they come from?”

Revelation 16:15

“Look, I am coming like a thief. The one who is alert and remains clothed so that he may not go around naked and people see his shame is blessed.”

Revelation 19:8

She was given fine linen to wear, bright and pure.

For the fine linen represents the righteous acts of the saints.

Revelation 19:14

The armies that were in heaven followed Him on white horses, wearing pure white linen.

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