Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"They were scattered for lack of a shepherd, and they became food for every beast of the field and were scattered.

King James Version

And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.

Holman Bible

They were scattered for lack of a shepherd; they became food for all the wild animals when they were scattered.

International Standard Version

"Since they have no shepherd, they have been scattered around and have become prey for all sorts of wild animals. How scattered they are!

A Conservative Version

And they were scattered because there was no shepherd. And they became food to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

American Standard Version

And they were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

Amplified

And they were scattered because there was no shepherd, and when they were scattered they became food for all the wild beasts of the field.

Bible in Basic English

And they were wandering in every direction because there was no keeper: and they became food for all the beasts of the field.

Darby Translation

And they were scattered because there was no shepherd; and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and they are dispersed because there is no shepherd; and they became food to all the beasts of the field, and they were scattered.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will be scattered from Without a shepherd: and they will be for consuming to all the beasts of the field, and they will be scattered.

King James 2000

And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became food to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were scattered {without} a shepherd, and they were as food for all the animals of the field [when] they were scattered.

Modern King James verseion

And they were scattered for lack of a shepherd. And they became food to all the beasts of the field when they were scattered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus are they scattered here and there without a shepherd: yea, all the beasts of the field devour them, and they go astray.

NET Bible

They were scattered because they had no shepherd, and they became food for every wild beast.

New Heart English Bible

They were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the animals of the field, and were scattered.

The Emphasized Bible

And they were scattered, because there was no shepherd; And they became food for every wild beast of the field. So were they scattered.

Webster

And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became food to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.

World English Bible

They were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the animals of the field, and were scattered.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they are scattered from want of a shepherd, And are for food to every beast of the field, Yea, they are scattered.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אכלה 
'oklah 
Usage: 18

to all the beasts
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

of the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Prophecy Concerning Israel's Shepherds And Sheep

4 "Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them. 5 "They were scattered for lack of a shepherd, and they became food for every beast of the field and were scattered. 6 "My flock wandered through all the mountains and on every high hill; My flock was scattered over all the surface of the earth, and there was no one to search or seek for them."'"


Cross References

Matthew 9:36

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.

1 Kings 22:17

So he said, "I saw all Israel Scattered on the mountains, Like sheep which have no shepherd. And the LORD said, 'These have no master. Let each of them return to his house in peace.'"

2 Chronicles 18:16

So he said, "I saw all Israel Scattered on the mountains, Like sheep which have no shepherd; And the LORD said, 'These have no master. Let each of them return to his house in peace.'"

Isaiah 56:9

All you beasts of the field, All you beasts in the forest, Come to eat.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 50:17

"Israel is a scattered flock, the lions have driven them away The first one who devoured him was the king of Assyria, and this last one who has broken his bones is Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.

Ezekiel 34:8

"As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "surely because My flock has become a prey, My flock has even become food for all the beasts of the field for lack of a shepherd, and My shepherds did not search for My flock, but rather the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed My flock;

Numbers 27:17

who will go out and come in before them, and who will lead them out and bring them in, so that the congregation of the LORD will not be like sheep which have no shepherd."

Jeremiah 12:9-12

"Is My inheritance like a speckled bird of prey to Me? Are the birds of prey against her on every side? Go, gather all the beasts of the field, Bring them to devour!

Jeremiah 50:6-7

"My people have become lost sheep; Their shepherds have led them astray They have made them turn aside on the mountains; They have gone along from mountain to hill And have forgotten their resting place.

Ezekiel 33:21

Now in the twelfth year of our exile, on the fifth of the tenth month, the refugees from Jerusalem came to me, saying, "The city has been taken."

Ezekiel 33:28

"I will make the land a desolation and a waste, and the pride of her power will cease; and the mountains of Israel will be desolate so that no one will pass through.

Ezekiel 34:6

"My flock wandered through all the mountains and on every high hill; My flock was scattered over all the surface of the earth, and there was no one to search or seek for them."'"

Ezekiel 34:28

"They will no longer be a prey to the nations, and the beasts of the earth will not devour them; but they will live securely, and no one will make them afraid.

Zechariah 10:2-3

For the teraphim speak iniquity, And the diviners see lying visions And tell false dreams; They comfort in vain Therefore the people wander like sheep, They are afflicted, because there is no shepherd.

Zechariah 13:7

"Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, And against the man, My Associate," Declares the LORD of hosts "Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered; And I will turn My hand against the little ones.

John 10:2

"But he who enters by the door is a shepherd of the sheep.

Acts 20:29-31

"I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;

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