Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

Holman Bible

Let your clothes be white all the time, and never let oil be lacking on 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 garments be always white [with purity], and let your head not lack [the] oil [of gladness].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy garments shall always be white, and thy head shall never lack ointment.

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 ahead and enjoy your meals as you eat. Drink your wine with a joyful attitude, because God already has approved your actions. 8 Always keep your garments white, and don't fail to anoint your head. 9 Find joy in living with your wife whom you love every day of your pointless life that God gave you on earth, because this is your life assignment and your work to do on earth.


Cross References

Psalm 23:5

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

Ruth 3:3

So get cleaned up, put on some perfume, dress up, and go to the threshing floor, but don't let him see you until after he's finished eating and drinking.

2 Samuel 14:2

so he sent messengers to Tekoa to bring a wise woman from there. He told her, "Please play the role of a mourner, wear the clothes of a mourner, and refrain from using makeup. Act like a woman who's been in mourning for the dead for many days.

2 Samuel 19:24

Meanwhile, Saul's grandson Mephibosheth also went out to greet 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 left the king's presence in royal robes of blue and white, wearing a large golden crown and a purple robe made of fine linen; and the city of Susa shouted with joy.

Daniel 10:3

I ate no fancy foods neither meat nor wine entered my mouth. Furthermore, I didn't use any ointment until the end of the entire three weeks.

Amos 6:6

drinking wine from bowls, anointing themselves with the choicest of oils, but not grieving on the occasion of Joseph's ruin

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 oil, but this woman has anointed my feet with perfume.

Revelation 3:4-5

But you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me in white clothes because they are worthy.

Revelation 7:9

After these things, I looked, and there was a crowd so large that no one was able to count it! They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing in front of the throne and the lamb and were wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands.

Revelation 7:13-14

"Who are these people wearing white robes," one of the elders asked me, "and where did they come from?"

Revelation 16:15

"See, I am coming like a thief. How blessed is the person who remains alert and keeps his clothes on! He won't have to go naked and let others see his shame."

Revelation 19:8

She has been given the privilege of wearing fine linen, dazzling and pure." (The fine linen represents the righteous deeds of the saints.)

Revelation 19:14

The armies of heaven, wearing fine linen, white and pure, follow him on white horses.

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