Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Is he to continue to empty his fishing net? Will he ever stop killing entire nations without mercy?"

New American Standard Bible

Will they therefore empty their net
And continually slay nations without sparing?

King James Version

Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare continually to slay the nations?

Holman Bible

Will they therefore empty their net
and continually slaughter nations without mercy?

A Conservative Version

Shall he therefore empty his net, and not spare to kill the nations continually?

American Standard Version

Shall he therefore empty his net, and spare not to slay the nations continually?

Amplified


Will they continue to empty their net
And [mercilessly] go on destroying nations without sparing?

Bible in Basic English

For this cause his net is ever open, and there is no end to his destruction of the nations.

Darby Translation

Shall he therefore empty his net, and not spare to slay the nations continually?

Julia Smith Translation

For this, will he empty his net; and he will not spare to slay the nations continually.

King James 2000

Shall they therefore empty their net, and continually slay the nations without mercy?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Will he therefore empty his fishnet and continually kill nations without showing mercy?

Modern King James verseion

Shall he then empty his net, and shall he not spare to continually slay nations?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore they cast out their net again, and never cease to slay the people.

NET Bible

Will he then continue to fill and empty his throw net? Will he always destroy nations and spare none?

New Heart English Bible

Will he therefore continually empty his net, and kill the nations without mercy?

The Emphasized Bible

Shall he, on this account, empty his net? And, the continual slaying of nations, deem to be no pity?

Webster

Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare continually to slay the nations?

World English Bible

Will he therefore continually empty his net, and kill the nations without mercy?

Youngs Literal Translation

Doth he therefore empty his net, And continually to slay nations spare not?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּק 
Ruwq 
Usage: 19

and not spare
חמל 
Chamal 
Usage: 41

to slay
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Habakkuk's Second Complaint

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

Isaiah 14:6

that struck down nations in anger with unceasing blows, that oppressed nations in fury with relentless persecution.

Isaiah 14:16-17

"Those who see you will stare at you. They will wonder about you: "Is this the man who made the earth tremble, who made kingdoms quake,

Isaiah 19:8

The fishermen will groan, and all who cast hooks into the Nile will lament; those who spread nets upon the water will become weaker and weaker.

Jeremiah 25:9-26

I'm now sending for all the tribes from the north, declares the LORD, and for my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. I'll bring them against this land, against its inhabitants, and against all these surrounding nations. I'll utterly destroy them and make them an object of horror and scorn, and an everlasting desolation.

Jeremiah 46:1-28

This is the message from the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the nations.

Jeremiah 52:1-34

Zedekiah was 21 years old when he began to rule, and he ruled for 11 years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.

Ezekiel 25:1-17

This message came to me from the LORD:

Habakkuk 1:9-10

"They all come to oppress hordes of them, their faces pressing onward they take prisoners as numerous as the desert sand!

Habakkuk 2:5-8

Moreover, just as wine leads astray the proud and powerful man, he remains restless; he has expanded his appetite like the afterlife or death itself, he is never satisfied. He gathers to himself all of the nations, taking captive all of the people for himself."

Habakkuk 2:17

Indeed, the violence done to Lebanon will overtake you, and the destruction of the beasts will terrorize you because you shed human blood and did violence to the land, to the city, and to all who live in it."

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