Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 They take up all with their angle, they catch it in their net, and gather it in their yarn: whereof they rejoice and are glad. 16 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. 17 Wherefore they cast out their net again, and never cease to slay the people.


Cross References

Habakkuk 1:11

Then shall they take a fresh courage unto them, to go forth and do more evil, and so ascribe that power unto their God.

Deuteronomy 8:17

And beware that thou say not in thine heart, 'My power and the might of mine own hand hath done me all these acts.'

Isaiah 10:13-15

For he standeth thus in his own conceit: "This do I, through the power of my own hand, and through my wisdom: For I am wise, I am he that removes the lands of the people, I rob their princes: and like one of the worthies I drive them from their high seats.

Isaiah 37:24

Thou with thy servants hast blasphemed the LORD and thus holdest thou of thyself, I cover the high mountains, and sides of Lebanon with my horsemen. And there will I cut down the high Cedar trees and the fairest Fir trees. I will up into the height of it, and into the chiefest of his timber woods.

Ezekiel 28:3

Behold, thou thinkest thyself wiser than Daniel, that there is no secrets hid from thee.

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak, and tell him, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, O Pharaoh thou king of Egypt, I will upon thee, thou great dragon that liest in the waters; thou that sayest, 'The water is mine; I have made it myself.'

Daniel 4:30

and said, "This is the great city of Babylon, which I myself, with my power and strength, have made a king's court, for the honour of my majesty."

Daniel 5:23

but hast magnified thyself above the LORD of heaven, so that the vessels of his house were brought before thee: that thou, and thy lords, with thy queen and concubines, might drink wine thereout: and hast praised the Idols of silver and gold, copper and iron, of wood and stone. As for the God in whose hand consisteth thy breath and all thy ways: thou hast not loved him.

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