Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them. 5 And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered. 6 My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was scattered upon all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek after them.


Cross References

Matthew 9:36

But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.

1 Kings 22:17

And he said, I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills, as sheep that have not a shepherd: and the LORD said, These have no master: let them return every man to his house in peace.

2 Chronicles 18:16

Then he said, I did see all Israel scattered upon the mountains, as sheep that have no shepherd: and the LORD said, These have no master; let them return therefore every man to his house in peace.

Isaiah 56:9

All ye beasts of the field, come to devour, yea, all ye beasts in the forest.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus saith the LORD God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, saith the LORD.

Jeremiah 50:17

Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria hath devoured him; and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.

Ezekiel 34:8

As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely because my flock became a prey, and my flock became meat to every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock;

Numbers 27:17

Which may go out before them, and which may go in before them, and which may lead them out, and which may bring them in; that the congregation of the LORD be not as sheep which have no shepherd.

Jeremiah 12:9-12

Mine heritage is unto me as a speckled bird, the birds round about are against her; come ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, come to devour.

Jeremiah 50:6-7

My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their restingplace.

Ezekiel 33:21

And it came to pass in the twelfth year of our captivity, in the tenth month, in the fifth day of the month, that one that had escaped out of Jerusalem came unto me, saying, The city is smitten.

Ezekiel 33:28

For I will lay the land most desolate, and the pomp of her strength shall cease; and the mountains of Israel shall be desolate, that none shall pass through.

Ezekiel 34:6

My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was scattered upon all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek after them.

Ezekiel 34:28

And they shall no more be a prey to the heathen, neither shall the beast of the land devour them; but they shall dwell safely, and none shall make them afraid.

Zechariah 10:2-3

For the idols have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.

John 10:2

But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.

Acts 20:29-31

For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

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