Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You will surely wear out, both yourself and these people who are with you, for the task is too heavy for you; you cannot do it alone.

King James Version

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

Holman Bible

"You will certainly wear out both yourself and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You can't do it alone.

International Standard Version

You will certainly wear yourself out, both you and these people who are with you, because the task is too heavy for you. You cannot do it by yourself.

A Conservative Version

Thou will surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee, for the thing is too heavy for thee. Thou are not able to perform it thyself alone.

American Standard Version

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for the thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

Amplified

You will surely wear out both yourself and this people with you, for the thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it all by yourself.

Bible in Basic English

Your strength and that of the people will be completely used up: this work is more than you are able to do by yourself.

Darby Translation

Thou wilt be quite exhausted, both thou and this people that is with thee; for the thing is too heavy for thee: thou canst not perform it alone.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou and this people that is with thee; for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

Julia Smith Translation

Fading, thou wilt fade away, also thou, also this people that is with thee: for this word is heavy for thee; thou wilt not be able to do it thyself alone.

King James 2000

You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you: for this thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it yourself alone.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely you will wear out, both you and this people who [are] with you, because the thing [is too] {difficult} for you. You are not able to do it alone.

Modern King James verseion

You will surely wear away, both you and this people that is with you. For this thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it alone.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou doest unwisely and also this people that is with thee: because the thing is too grievous for thee, and thou art not able to do it thyself alone.

NET Bible

You will surely wear out, both you and these people who are with you, for this is too heavy a burden for you; you are not able to do it by yourself.

New Heart English Bible

You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou wilt get quite worn out, both thou and this people that is with thee, - for the thing is too heavy for thee, thou canst not do it, alone.

Webster

Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

World English Bible

You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou dost surely wear away, both thou, and this people which is with thee, for the thing is too heavy for thee, thou art not able to do it by thyself.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
both thou, and this people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

for thee thou art not able
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

17 Moses' father-in-law said to him, "The thing that you are doing is not good. 18 "You will surely wear out, both yourself and these people who are with you, for the task is too heavy for you; you cannot do it alone. 19 "Now listen to me: I will give you counsel, and God be with you. You be the people's representative before God, and you bring the disputes to God,



Cross References

Numbers 11:14-17

"I alone am not able to carry all this people, because it is too burdensome for me.

Deuteronomy 1:9-12

"I spoke to you at that time, saying, 'I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.

Acts 6:1-4

Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food.

2 Corinthians 12:15

I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was deficient in your service to me.

1 Thessalonians 2:8-9

Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us.



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