Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Therefore he sacrifices to his fishing net, and burns incense in the presence of his dragnet, because by them his assets increase and he gets plenty of food.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore they offer a sacrifice to their net
And burn incense to their fishing net;
Because through these things their catch is large,
And their food is plentiful.

King James Version

Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.

Holman Bible

That is why they sacrifice to their dragnet
and burn incense to their fishing net,
for by these things their portion is rich
and their food plentiful.

A Conservative Version

Therefore he sacrifices to his net, and burns incense to his drag, because by them his portion is fat, and his food plentiful.

American Standard Version

Therefore he sacrificeth unto his net, and burneth incense unto his drag; because by them his portion is fat, and his food plenteous.

Amplified


Therefore, they offer sacrifices to their net
And burn incense to their fishing net;
Because through these things their catch is large and they live luxuriously,
And their food is plentiful.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason he makes an offering to his net, burning perfume to his fishing-net; because by them he gets much food and his meat is fat.

Darby Translation

therefore he sacrificeth unto his net, and burneth incense unto his drag; for by them his portion is become fat, and his meat dainty.

Julia Smith Translation

For this he will sacrifice to his net and burn incense to his fish-net; for by them his portion fat and his food. growing fat

King James 2000

Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their dragnet; because by them their portion is luxurious, and their food plentiful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore he sacrifices to his fishnet and makes offerings to his dragnet, for by them {he makes a good living} and his food [is] rich.

Modern King James verseion

So he sacrifices to his net and burns incense to his seine; because by them his portion is fat and his food rich.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore offer they unto their net, and do sacrifice unto their yarn: because that through it their portions is become so fat, and their meat so plenteous.

NET Bible

Because of his success he offers sacrifices to his throw net and burns incense to his dragnet; for because of them he has plenty of food, and more than enough to eat.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore he sacrifices to his net, and burns incense to his dragnet, because by them his life is luxurious, and his food is good.

The Emphasized Bible

On which account, he is glad and exulteth: on which account, he sacrificeth to his Net, and burneth incense to his Drag; because, thereby, rich, is his portion, and his food - fatness!

Webster

Therefore they sacrifice to their net, and burn incense to their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their food plenteous.

World English Bible

Therefore he sacrifices to his net, and burns incense to his dragnet, because by them his life is luxurious, and his food is good.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore he doth sacrifice to his net, And doth make perfume to his drag, For by them is his portion fertile, and his food fat.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

מכמרת מכמרת 
Mikmereth 
Usage: 3

המּה הם 
hem 
Usage: 517

is fat
שׁמן 
Shamen 
Usage: 11

and their meat
מאכל 
Ma'akal 
Usage: 30

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Habakkuk's Second Complaint

15 The adversary captures them with a hook, gathering them up in a fishing net. He collects them with a dragnet, rejoicing and gloating over his catch. 16 Therefore he sacrifices to his fishing net, and burns incense in the presence of his dragnet, because by them his assets increase and he gets plenty of food. 17 Is he to continue to empty his fishing net? Will he ever stop killing entire nations without mercy?"


Cross References

Habakkuk 1:11

Then like the wind sweeping by they will pass through they're guilty because they say their power is their god."

Deuteronomy 8:17

You may say to yourselves, "I have become wealthy by my own strength and by my own ability.'

Isaiah 10:13-15

He keeps bragging: "I've done it by the strength of my hand, and by my wisdom, because I'm so clever. I removed the boundaries of nations, and plundered their treasures; like a bull I brought down those who sat on thrones.

Isaiah 37:24

By your messengers you have insulted the LORD, and you have said, "With my many chariots I have climbed the heights of mountains, the utmost heights of Lebanon. I cut down its tallest cedars, the choicest of its pines; I reached its remotest heights, the most verdant of its forests.

Ezekiel 28:3

Look! You're wiser than Daniel, aren't you? No secret is too mysterious for you!

Ezekiel 29:3

Tell him that this is what the Lord GOD says: "Watch out! I'm coming to get you, Pharaoh, king of Egypt! You big monster! You lay in wait in the middle of your waterways and say, "My waterways belong to me! I made them for myself!"

Daniel 4:30

he commented to himself, "Isn't Babylon great? I've built a royal palace in it by my own might and power, for the sake of my majesty."

Daniel 5:23

"You've exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. "You've had the vessels from his Temple brought into your presence. "And you, your officials, and your wives and mistresses drank wine from them. "You praised gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which can't see, hear, or demonstrate knowledge. "But you didn't honor God, who holds in his power your very life and all your ways.

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