Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Also they will make themselves bald for you And gird themselves with sackcloth; And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul With bitter mourning.

King James Version

And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.

Holman Bible

They shave their heads because of you
and wrap themselves in sackcloth.
They weep over you
with deep anguish and bitter mourning.

International Standard Version

They'll shave their heads bald because of you. They'll dress themselves in sackcloth and weep for you with deep bitterness of heart, with the most pitiful of mourning.

A Conservative Version

And they shall make themselves bald for thee, and gird with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.

American Standard Version

and they shall make themselves bald for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.

Amplified

And they make themselves [utterly] bald for you and gird themselves with sackcloth, and they weep over you in bitterness of heart and with bitter mourning and wailing.

Bible in Basic English

And they will have the hair of their heads cut off because of you, and will put haircloth on their bodies, weeping for you with bitter grief in their souls, even with bitter sorrow.

Darby Translation

And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird themselves with sackcloth; and they shall weep for thee in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.

Julia Smith Translation

And they made themselves bald with baldness for thee, and they girded themselves with sackcloth, and they wept for thee with bitterness of soul and bitter wailing.

King James 2000

And they shall make themselves utterly bald for you, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for you with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{They will shave themselves bald for your sake}, and they will dress themselves [in] sackcloth, and they will weep over you with bitterness of soul [and] with bitter wailing.

Modern King James verseion

And they will be bald for you, and gird with sackcloth. And they shall weep for you with bitterness of soul, a bitter wailing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall shave themselves, and put sackcloth upon them for thy sake. They shall mourn for thee with heartful sorrow

NET Bible

they will tear out their hair because of you and put on sackcloth, and they will weep bitterly over you with intense mourning.

New Heart English Bible

and they shall make themselves bald for you, and clothe them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for you in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.

The Emphasized Bible

And shall make bald for thee a baldness And gird them with sackcloth, - And shall weep for time in bitterness of soul. A biter lamentation;

Webster

And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird themselves with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.

World English Bible

and they shall make themselves bald for you, and clothe them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for you in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have made for thee baldness, And they have girded on sackcloth, And they have wept for thee, In bitterness of soul -- a bitter mourning.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרחא קרחה 
Qorchah 
Usage: 11

קרח 
Qarach 
Usage: 5

for thee, and gird
חגר 
Chagar 
Usage: 43

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

of heart
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and bitter
מרה מר 
Mar 
Usage: 38

References

Context Readings

A Lament For Doomed Tyre

30 And they will make their voice heard over you And will cry bitterly They will cast dust on their heads, They will wallow in ashes. 31 "Also they will make themselves bald for you And gird themselves with sackcloth; And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul With bitter mourning. 32 "Moreover, in their wailing they will take up a lamentation for you And lament over you: 'Who is like Tyre, Like her who is silent in the midst of the sea?



Cross References

Isaiah 16:9

Therefore I will weep bitterly for Jazer, for the vine of Sibmah; I will drench you with my tears, O Heshbon and Elealeh; For the shouting over your summer fruits and your harvest has fallen away.

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

Ezekiel 7:18

'They will gird themselves with sackcloth and shuddering will overwhelm them; and shame will be on all faces and baldness on all their heads.

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I say, "Turn your eyes away from me, Let me weep bitterly, Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people."

Leviticus 21:5

'They shall not make any baldness on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.

Deuteronomy 14:1

"You are the sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.

Jeremiah 16:6

"Both great men and small will die in this land; they will not be buried, they will not be lamented, nor will anyone gash himself or shave his head for them.

Jeremiah 47:5

"Baldness has come upon Gaza; Ashkelon has been ruined O remnant of their valley, How long will you gash yourself?

Jeremiah 48:37

"For every head is bald and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

Amos 8:10

"Then I will turn your festivals into mourning And all your songs into lamentation; And I will bring sackcloth on everyone's loins And baldness on every head And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son, And the end of it will be like a bitter day.

Micah 1:8

Because of this I must lament and wail, I must go barefoot and naked; I must make a lament like the jackals And a mourning like the ostriches.

Micah 1:16

Make yourself bald and cut off your hair, Because of the children of your delight; Extend your baldness like the eagle, For they will go from you into exile.

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