Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“The archers bitterly attacked him,
And shot at him and harassed him;

King James Version

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:

Holman Bible

The archers attacked him,
shot at him, and were hostile toward him.

International Standard Version

Even though enemies attacked him, shooting at him and pursuing him viciously,

A Conservative Version

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and persecute him,

American Standard Version

The archers have sorely grieved him, And shot at him, and persecute him:

Amplified

Skilled archers have bitterly attacked and sorely worried him; they have shot at him and persecuted him.

Bible in Basic English

He was troubled by the archers; they sent out their arrows against him, cruelly wounding him:

Darby Translation

The archers have provoked him, And shot at, and hated him;

Julia Smith Translation

This adversary will embitter him, and the lords of the arrows will lie in wait.

King James 2000

The archers have fiercely attacked him, and shot at him, and hated him:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{The archers} fiercely attacked him. They shot arrows [at him] and were hostile to him.

Modern King James verseion

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and an archer lurks for him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The shooters have envied him and chide with him and hated him,

NET Bible

The archers will attack him, they will shoot at him and oppose him.

New Heart English Bible

The archers have sorely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him:

The Emphasized Bible

So they attack him and have shot, - So they enclose him, do the masters of arrows.

Webster

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:

World English Bible

The archers have severely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him:

Youngs Literal Translation

And embitter him -- yea, they have striven, Yea, hate him do archers;

Interlinear

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Context Readings

Jacob Blesses His Twelve Sons

22 Joseph is a fruitful bough,
A fruitful bough by a spring;
Its branches run over a wall.
23 “The archers bitterly attacked him,
And shot at him and harassed him;
24 But his bow remained firm,
And his arms were agile,
From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob
(From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),


Cross References

Genesis 37:24

and they took him and threw him into the pit. Now the pit was empty, without any water in it.

Genesis 37:28

Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt.

Psalm 64:3

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword.
They aimed bitter speech as their arrow,

Genesis 37:4

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms.

Genesis 37:18

When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death.

Genesis 39:7-20

It came about after these events that his master’s wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, “Lie with me.”

Genesis 42:21

Then they said to one another, “Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us.”

Psalm 118:13

You pushed me violently so that I was falling,
But the Lord helped me.

John 16:33

These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”

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