Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

The lost I will seek out, and the thrust away I will turn back, and to the broken I will bind up, and the diseased I will strengthen: and the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them with judgment

New American Standard Bible

“I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them with judgment.

King James Version

I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

Holman Bible

“I will seek the lost, bring back the strays, bandage the injured, and strengthen the weak, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will shepherd them with justice.

International Standard Version

"I'm going to seek both the lost as well as the scattered, and bring them both back so their broken bones can be set and the sick can be healed. But in righteousness I'll exterminate the fat and the stiff-necked.'"

A Conservative Version

I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will feed them in justic

American Standard Version

I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice.

Amplified

“I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bandage the crippled, and strengthen the weak and the sick; but I will destroy the fat and the strong [who have become hard-hearted and perverse]. I will feed them with judgment and punishment.

Bible in Basic English

I will go in search of that which had gone wandering from the way, and will get back that which had been sent in flight, and will put bands on that which was broken, and give strength to that which was ill: but the fat and the strong I will give up to destruction; I will give them for their food the punishment which is theirs by right.

Darby Translation

I will seek the lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up the broken, and will strengthen that which was sick; but I will destroy the fat and the strong: I will feed them with judgment.

King James 2000

I will seek those who were lost, and bring again those who were driven away, and will bind up those who were broken, and will strengthen those who were sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the scattered, and I will bind [up] the one hurt, and I will strengthen the sick; and the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed her with justice."

Modern King James verseion

I will seek the lost, and bring again those driven away, and will bind up the broken, and will strengthen the sick. But I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Such as be lost, will I seek; such as go astray, will I bring again; such as be wounded, will I bind up; such as be weak, will I make strong; such as be fat and well liking, those will I preserve and feed them with the thing that is lawful.

NET Bible

I will seek the lost and bring back the strays; I will bandage the injured and strengthen the sick, but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them -- with judgment!

New Heart English Bible

"I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice."

The Emphasized Bible

That which is straying, will I seek out. And that which hath been driven away, will I bring back, And that width is tern, will I bind up, And the weak, will I strengthen,- But the fat and the strong, will I watch I will feed them with justice.

Webster

I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

World English Bible

I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

The lost I seek, and the driven away bring back, And the broken I bind up, and the sick I strengthen, And the fat and the strong I destroy, I feed it with judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will seek
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

and bring again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

and will bind up
חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

but I will destroy
שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

the fat
שׁמן 
Shamen 
Usage: 11

and the strong
חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 57

I will feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Prophecy Concerning Israel's Shepherds And Sheep

15 I will feed my sheep, and I will cause them to lie down, says the Lord Jehovah. 16 The lost I will seek out, and the thrust away I will turn back, and to the broken I will bind up, and the diseased I will strengthen: and the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them with judgment 17 And ye, my sheep, thus said the Lord Jehovah; Behold me judging between sheep to sheep, to the rams and to the he goats.



Cross References

Isaiah 10:16

For this shall Jehovah, the Lord of armies send among his fatnesses leanness; and under his glory he shall burn a burning as the burning of fire.

Isaiah 49:26

And I will cause those oppressing thee to eat their own flesh, and they shall drink their blood to the full as new wine: and all flesh shall know that I am Jehovah saving thee, and redeeming thee, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Ezekiel 34:4

Ye strengthened not the sickly, and the diseased ye healed not, and the broken ye bound not up, and the thrust away ye turned not back, and the lost ye sought not; and with force and with oppression ye ruled them.

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun will be fat and will tread down: Thou wert fat, thou wert thick, thou wert covered; And he will reject God having made him, And he will despise the Rock of his deliverance.

Isaiah 5:17

And the lambs feed according to their word, and the deserts of the fat ones shall strangers eat

Isaiah 40:11

As a shepherd he will feed his flock: with his arm he will gather the lambs, and will lift up into his bosom, he will lead those coming up.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah anointed me to announce good news to the afflicted, he sent me to bind up to the broken of heart, to call freedom to the captives, and the opening of the prison to the bound.

Jeremiah 9:15

For this, thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: Behold me causing this people to eat wormwood, and I gave them to drink water of poison.

Jeremiah 10:24

Correct me, O Jehovah, but in judgment, not in thy wrath, lest thou shalt make me small.

Jeremiah 23:15

For this, thus said Jehovah of armies concerning the prophets, Behold me feeding them with wormwood, and I caused to drink the water of poison: for from the prophets of Jerusalem went forth profaneness to all the earth.

Jeremiah 50:11

Because thou wilt be glad, because thou wilt exult, ye plundering mine inheritance, because thou wilt show off proudly as a heifer at grass, and thou wilt neigh as the strong ones;

Ezekiel 34:11

For thus said the Lord Jehovah: Behold me. I also sought my sheep, and I searched them out.

Ezekiel 39:18

The flesh of the strong shall ye eat, and the blood of the princes of the earth shall ye drink, rams, lambs and he goats, bullocks being fattened, of Bashan all of them.

Amos 4:1-3

Hear this word, ye heifers of Bashan, which are upon the mountain of Shomeron, oppressing the poor, breaking in pieces the needy, saying to their lords, Bring, and we will drink.

Micah 4:6-7

In that day, says Jehovah, I will assemble her halting, and I will gather her thrust out, and whom I broke in pieces.

Micah 7:14

Feed my people with thy rod, the sheep of thine inheritance dwelling by themselves in the forest, in the midst of Carmel: they shall feed Bashan and Gilead as the days of old.

Matthew 15:24

And he, having answered, said, I was not sent except to the sheep having been lost, of the house of Israel.

Matthew 18:10-14

See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you, That their messengers in the heavens always behold the face of my Father which is in the heavens.

Mark 2:17

And Jesus having heard, says to them, They being strong have no need of a physician, but those being affected: I came not to call the just, but the sinful to repentance.

Luke 5:31-32

And Jesus, having answered, said to them, Those being in good health have no need of a physician; but they being ill

Luke 15:4-7

What man of you, having one hundred. sheep, and having lost one of them, leaves not the ninety-nine in the desert, and goes for the one lost, till he find it

Luke 19:10

For the Son of man came to seek and to save the lost.

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