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The Emphasized Bible

And it shall come to pass when they shall say unto thee, Wherefore art thou sighing? that thou shalt say, For the report because it cometh, When every heart shall melt. And all hands be unnerved And every spirit shall become faint. And all knees shall be weak as water, Lo! it cometh and shall be brought to pass, Saith My Lord, Yahweh.

New American Standard Bible

"And when they say to you, 'Why do you groan?' you shall say, 'Because of the news that is coming; and every heart will melt, all hands will be feeble, every spirit will faint and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it comes and it will happen,' declares the Lord GOD."

King James Version

And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.

Holman Bible

And when they ask you, ‘Why are you groaning?’ then say: Because of the news that is coming. Every heart will melt, and every hand will become weak. Every spirit will be discouraged, and every knee will turn to water. Yes, it is coming and it will happen.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

International Standard Version

When they'll ask you, "Why are you groaning?' you are to say, "Because of the news that just arrived. Every heart will melt with fear, every hand will grow limp, every spirit will grow faint, and every knee will glisten with sweat.' Look! It has come and it will be fulfilled," declares the Lord GOD.

A Conservative Version

And it shall be, when they say to thee, Why do thou sigh? That thou shall say, Because of the news. For it comes, and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak

American Standard Version

And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt say, Because of the tidings, for it cometh; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and it shall be done, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Amplified

And it shall be that when they say to you, Why do you sigh? that you shall answer, Because of the tidings. When it comes, every heart will melt and all hands will be feeble, and every spirit will faint and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it comes and it shall be fulfilled, says the Lord God.

Bible in Basic English

And when they say to you, Why are you making sounds of grief? then say, Because of the news, for it is coming: and every heart will become soft, and all hands will be feeble, and every spirit will be burning low, and all knees will be turned to water: see, it is coming and it will be done, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore dost thou sigh? that thou shalt say, Because of the tidings, for it cometh; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall languish, and all knees shall melt into water: behold, it cometh; it is here, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Why criest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings that come; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint; and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes and shall be brought to pass, said the Lord GOD.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was when they shall say to thee, For what sighest thou? and say, For the report, because it came: and every heart melted and all hands were relaxed, and every spirit was weak, and all knees shall go into water: behold, it came, and it was, says the Lord Jehovah.

King James 2000

And it shall be, when they say unto you, Why sigh you? that you shall answer, For the tidings; because it comes: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and shall be brought to pass, says the Lord GOD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And then} when they say to you, 'On account of what [are] you groaning?' then you must say, 'On account of [the] report, for it [is] coming, and every heart will be weak and all hands will hang limp and every spirit will be disheartened, and all knees will go [like] water.' Look! It [is] coming, and it will happen!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And it will be when they say to you, Why do you groan? You shall answer, Because of the news that it is coming; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water. Behold, it comes, and it shall be, says the Lord Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if they say, 'Wherefore mournest thou?' Then tell them, 'For the tidings that cometh, at the which all hearts shall melt, all hands shall be letten down, all stomachs shall faint, and all knees shall wax feeble.' Behold, it cometh, and shall be fulfilled, sayeth the LORD God.'"

NET Bible

When they ask you, 'Why are you groaning?' you will reply, 'Because of the report that has come. Every heart will melt with fear and every hand will be limp; everyone will faint and every knee will be wet with urine.' Pay attention -- it is coming and it will happen, declares the sovereign Lord."

New Heart English Bible

It shall be, when they tell you, 'Why do you sigh?' that you shall say, 'Because of the news, for it comes; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and it shall be done, says the Lord GOD.'"

Webster

And it shall be, when they say to thee, Why sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.

World English Bible

It shall be, when they tell you, Why do you sigh? that you shall say, Because of the news, for it comes; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and it shall be done, says the Lord Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it hath come to pass, when they say unto thee, For what art thou sighing? that thou hast said: Because of the report, for it is coming, And melted hath every heart, And feeble hath been all hands, And weak is every spirit, And all knees go -- waters, Lo, it is coming, yea, it hath been, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנח 
'anach 
Usage: 13

thou that thou shalt answer

Usage: 0

For the tidings
שׁמוּעה 
Sh@muw`ah 
Usage: 27


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

מסס 
Macac 
Usage: 21

and all hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

כּהה 
Kahah 
Usage: 8

and all knees
בּרך 
Berek 
Usage: 25

shall be weak
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0


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

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Vision Of The Avenging Sword Of Yahweh

6 Thou, therefore O son of man sigh, - In the sharp pain of thy loins and in bitterness, shalt thou sigh before their eyes. 7 And it shall come to pass when they shall say unto thee, Wherefore art thou sighing? that thou shalt say, For the report because it cometh, When every heart shall melt. And all hands be unnerved And every spirit shall become faint. And all knees shall be weak as water, Lo! it cometh and shall be brought to pass, Saith My Lord, Yahweh. 8 And the word of Yahweh came unto me. saying:


Cross References

Ezekiel 7:17

All hands shall be unnerved; and All knees shall be weak as water,

Isaiah 13:7

For this cause - All hands, shall hang down, - and Every mortal heart, melt.

Ezekiel 7:26

Disaster upon disaster, shall come, And report after report shall arise, Therefore shall they seek a vision from prophet, And law shall perish from priest. And counsel from elders.

Nahum 2:10

Emptiness, yea turned to emptiness, aye deserted is she ! with, heart, unnerved, and, a tottering, of knees, and, anguish, in all loins, and, the faces of them all, have withdrawn their colour.

Exodus 15:15

Then, were amazed the chiefs of Edom, The mighty ones of Moab, there seizeth them, a trembling, - Melted away, have all the dwellers of Canaan:

Leviticus 26:36

And as for such as are left of you, Then will I bring faintness into their heart, in the lands of their foes, - So that the sound of a driven leaf shall chase them, And they shall flee as though fleeing from a sword And they shall fall, when no one is pursuing;

Deuteronomy 20:8

Then shall the officers further speak unto the people, and say - Who is the man that is fearful and faint-hearted? let him go and return unto his house, - lest his brethren's heart melt as well as his heart.

Joshua 2:9-11

and said unto the men, I know that Yahweh hath given unto you the land, - and that the terror of you hath fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land, have melted away, from before you.

Joshua 5:1

And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites who were over the Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites who were by the sea, heard how that Yahweh had dried up the waters of the Jordan, from before the sons of Israel, until they had passed over, that their heart melted, and there was no spirit in them any more, because of the sons of Israel.

2 Samuel 17:10

then will, even the son of valour himself, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, utterly melt, - for all Israel do know that, a man of might, is thy father, and that, sons of valour, are they who are with him.

2 Kings 21:12

therefore - Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel, Behold me! bringing in calamity upon Jerusalem and Judah, - that, whosoever heareth thereof, both his ears, will tingle;

Job 4:3-4

Lo! thou hast admonished many, and, slack hands, hast thou been wont to uphold:

Isaiah 7:2

And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria hath settled down upon Ephraim. Then shook his heart, and the heart of his people, as the trees of a forest shake before a wind.

Isaiah 28:19

As often as it sweepeth past, it shall take you away, For morning by morning, shall it pass along. By day and by night, - And it shall be nothing less than a terror to make out the message;

Isaiah 35:3

Strengthen ye the weak hands, - The trembling knees, make ye firm:

Jeremiah 6:22-24

Thus, saith Yahweh, Lo! a people coming in from the land of the North, - Yea a great nation, shall be stirred up out of the remote parts of the earth:

Jeremiah 8:18

When I would have cheered myself against sorrow, Against me, mine own heart sickened: -

Jeremiah 49:23

Of Damascus. Turned pale have Hamath and Arpad, For, a calamitous report, have they heard - they tremble, - In the sea, is anxiety, it cannot, rest.

Jeremiah 50:43

The king of Babylon hath beard the report of them, And unnerved are his hands, - Anguish, hath seized him, Writhing pain, as a woman in child-birth.

Lamentations 5:17

For this cause, faint is our heart, For these things, dimmed are our eyes:

Ezekiel 7:2-12

Thou therefore O son of man. Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, To the so of Israel, there is an end,- The end hath come upon the four skirts of the land.

Ezekiel 12:9-11

Son of man, Have not the house of Israel the perverse house, said unto thee, - What art thou doing?

Ezekiel 12:22-28

Son of man What is this proverb ye have, concerning the so of Israel, saying, - The days, are prolonged, Therefore shall every vision come to nought?

Ezekiel 20:49

Then said I, Ah! My Lord Yahweh: They are saying of me, Is not he a putter forth of parables?

Ezekiel 24:19

Then said the people unto me: Wt thou not tell us what these things are to us, that thou shouldst be acting thus?

Luke 21:26

Men fainting, from fear and expectation of the things overtaking the inhabited earth. For, the powers of the heavens, will be shaken.

Hebrews 12:12

Wherefore, the slackened hands and paralysed knees, restore ye,

1 Peter 4:7

But, the end of all things, hath drawn near: - be of sound mind, therefore, and be sober for prayers;

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