Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I made you numerous like plants of the field. Then you grew up, became tall and reached the age for fine ornaments; your breasts were formed and your hair had grown. Yet you were naked and bare.

King James Version

I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare.

Holman Bible

I made you thrive like plants of the field. You grew up and matured and became very beautiful. Your breasts were formed and your hair grew, but you were stark naked.

International Standard Version

I made you increase like sprouting grain in the field. As a result, you multiplied greatly. Eventually, you reached the age when young women start wearing jewelry. Your breasts were formed, your hair had grown, but you were still bare and naked."'"

A Conservative Version

I caused thee to multiply as that which grows in the field, and thou increased and grew great. And thou attained to excellent ornament, thy breasts were fashioned, and thy hair was grown. Yet thou were naked and bare.

American Standard Version

I caused thee to multiply as that which groweth in the field, and thou didst increase and wax great, and thou attainedst to excellent ornament; thy breasts were fashioned, and thy hair was grown; yet thou wast naked and bare.

Amplified

I caused you [Israel] to multiply as the bud which grows in the field, and you increased and became tall and you came to full maidenhood and beauty; your breasts were formed and your hair had grown, yet you were naked and bare.

Bible in Basic English

And be increased in number like the buds of the field; and you were increased and became great, and you came to the time of love: your breasts were formed and your hair was long; but you were uncovered and without clothing.

Darby Translation

I caused thee to multiply, as the bud of the field; and thou didst increase and grow great, and thou camest to fulness of beauty; thy breasts were fashioned, and thy hair grew: but thou wast naked and bare.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In ten thousands, as the grass of the field, have I placed thee, and thou wast increased and made great, and thou art come to be adorned with excellent ornaments; thy breasts were fashioned, and thy hair is grown; but thou wast naked and bare.

Julia Smith Translation

I gave thee ten thousand as the sprout of the field, and thou shalt be multiplied and enlarged, and come into ornament of ornaments: the breasts were set, and thy hair sprang up, and thou wert naked and nakedness.

King James 2000

I have caused you to multiply as the bud of the field, and you have increased and become great, and you are come to excellent beauty: your breasts were formed, and your hair had grown, yet you were naked and bare.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Grow up; I will make you like a plant of the field." And you grew up, and you became tall and {reached full womanhood}. [Your] breasts were formed, and your hair had grown, but you [were] naked and bare.

Modern King James verseion

I have caused you to multiply like the bud of the field, and you are grown, and you are great; and you come in the finest ornaments. Your breasts are formed, and hair is grown, yet you were naked and bare.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So I planted thee, as the blossom of the field. Thou art grown up, and waxen great: thou hast gotten a marvelous pleasant beauty, thy breasts are come up, thy hair is goodly grown; whereas thou wast naked and bare afore.

NET Bible

I made you plentiful like sprouts in a field; you grew tall and came of age so that you could wear jewelry. Your breasts had formed and your hair had grown, but you were still naked and bare.

New Heart English Bible

I caused you to multiply as that which grows in the field, and you increased and grew great, and you attained to excellent ornament; your breasts were fashioned, and your hair was grown; yet you were naked and bare.

The Emphasized Bible

Into myriads - like the bud of the field, made I thee, And thou didst increase and become well grown, and didst attain to most excellent adornments, - Thy breasts were well-formed And thy hair was grown, But thou thyself wast utterly naked.

Webster

I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and become great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thy hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare.

World English Bible

I caused you to multiply as that which grows in the field, and you increased and grew great, and you attained to excellent ornament; your breasts were fashioned, and your hair was grown; yet you were naked and bare.

Youngs Literal Translation

A myriad -- as the shoot of the field I have made thee, And thou art multiplied, and art great, And comest in with an excellent adornment, Breasts have been formed, and thy hair hath grown -- And thou, naked and bare!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

רבבה 
R@babah 
Usage: 16

as the bud
צמח 
Tsemach 
Usage: 12

of the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

and thou hast increased
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

and thou art come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

עדי 
`adiy 
Usage: 14

עדי 
`adiy 
Usage: 14

שׁד שׁד 
Shad 
Usage: 24

and thine hair
שׂער שׂער 
Se`ar 
Usage: 28

is grown
צמח 
Tsamach 
Usage: 33

ערם עירם 
`eyrom 
Usage: 10

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

God's Covenant Grace To Unfaithful And Rebellious Israel

6 "When I passed by you and saw you squirming in your blood, I said to you while you were in your blood, 'Live!' Yes, I said to you while you were in your blood, 'Live!' 7 "I made you numerous like plants of the field. Then you grew up, became tall and reached the age for fine ornaments; your breasts were formed and your hair had grown. Yet you were naked and bare. 8 "Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine," declares the Lord GOD.


Cross References

Exodus 1:7

But the sons of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly, and multiplied, and became exceedingly mighty, so that the land was filled with them.

Deuteronomy 1:10

'The LORD your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are this day like the stars of heaven in number.

Ezekiel 16:22

"Besides all your abominations and harlotries you did not remember the days of your youth, when you were naked and bare and squirming in your blood.

Genesis 22:17

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.

Exodus 3:22

"But every woman shall ask of her neighbor and the woman who lives in her house, articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; and you will put them on your sons and daughters Thus you will plunder the Egyptians."

Exodus 12:37

Now the sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, aside from children.

Deuteronomy 4:8

"Or what great nation is there that has statutes and judgments as righteous as this whole law which I am setting before you today?

Deuteronomy 32:10-14

"He found him in a desert land, And in the howling waste of a wilderness; He encircled him, He cared for him, He guarded him as the pupil of His eye.

Deuteronomy 33:26-29

"There is none like the God of Jeshurun, Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty.

Nehemiah 9:18-25

"Even when they made for themselves A calf of molten metal And said, 'This is your God Who brought you up from Egypt,' And committed great blasphemies,

Job 1:21

He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."

Psalm 135:4

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.

Psalm 147:20

He has not dealt thus with any nation; And as for His ordinances, they have not known them. Praise the LORD!

Psalm 148:14

And He has lifted up a horn for His people, Praise for all His godly ones; Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him. Praise the LORD!

Psalm 149:2-4

Let Israel be glad in his Maker; Let the sons of Zion rejoice in their King.

Song of Songs 4:5

"Your two breasts are like two fawns, Twins of a gazelle Which feed among the lilies.

Isaiah 61:10

I will rejoice greatly in the LORD, My soul will exult in my God; For He has clothed me with garments of salvation, He has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness, As a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Isaiah 62:3

You will also be a crown of beauty in the hand of the LORD, And a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

"I also clothed you with embroidered cloth and put sandals of porpoise skin on your feet; and I wrapped you with fine linen and covered you with silk.

Ezekiel 16:16

"You took some of your clothes, made for yourself high places of various colors and played the harlot on them, which should never come about nor happen.

Hosea 2:3

Or I will strip her naked And expose her as on the day when she was born I will also make her like a wilderness, Make her like desert land And slay her with thirst.

Hosea 2:9-10

"Therefore, I will take back My grain at harvest time And My new wine in its season. I will also take away My wool and My flax Given to cover her nakedness.

Acts 7:17

"But as the time of the promise was approaching which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,

Revelation 3:17-18

'Because you say, "I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing," and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,



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