Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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?

International Standard Version

Is he to continue to empty his fishing net? Will he ever stop killing entire 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?

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


Cross References

Isaiah 14:6

Striking the peoples in wrath a blow not removed, bringing down the nations in anger; pursuing, not sparing.

Isaiah 14:16-17

They seeing thee shall look upon thee, they shall attend to thee. This the man moving the earth, shaking kingdoms:

Isaiah 19:8

And the fishermen groaned, and all casting the hook into the river mourned, and they spreading nets upon the face of the water, languished.

Jeremiah 25:9-26

Behold me sending, and I took all the families of the north, says Jehovah, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, my servant, and I brought them against this land and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations round about, and I devoted them to destruction, and I set them for a desolation and for a hissing, and for perpetual wastes.

Jeremiah 46:1-28

The word of Jehovah which was to Jeremiah the prophet against the nations;

Jeremiah 52:1-34

The son of twenty and one years was Zedekiah in his reigning, and eleven years he reigned in Jerusalem. And his mother's name Hamutal, daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.

Ezekiel 25:1-17

And the word of Jehovah will be to me, saying,

Habakkuk 1:9-10

Wholly for violence shall he come: the host of their faces forwards, and he shall gather a captivity as the sand.

Habakkuk 2:5-8

And also if a proud man transgressing by wine, and he will not rest; who enlarged his soul as hades, and he as death, and he will not be satisfied, and he will gather to him all nations, and he will collect to him all peoples.

Habakkuk 2:17

For the violence of Lebanon shall cover thee, and the destruction of beasts shall terrify them from the bloods of man, and the violence of the earth, of the city, and all dwelling in it.

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