Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore, behold, I will hedge up her way with thorns, And I will build a wall against her so that she cannot find her paths.

King James Version

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths.

Holman Bible

Therefore, this is what I will do: I will block her way with thorns; I will enclose her with a wall, so that she cannot find her paths.

International Standard Version

"Look how I'm blocking her path with thorns and building a wall to hinder her, so she can't find her way.

A Conservative Version

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she shall not find her paths.

American Standard Version

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she shall not find her paths.

Amplified

Therefore, behold, I [the Lord God] will hedge up her way [even yours, O Israel] with thorns; and I will build a wall against her that she shall not find her paths.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause I will put thorns in her road, building up a wall round her so that she may not go on her way.

Darby Translation

Therefore behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns; and I will fence her in with a wall, that she shall not find her paths.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns and make a wall that she shall not find her paths.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore, behold me hedging in thy way with thorns, and I walled a wall and she shall not find her beaten paths.

King James 2000

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, and make a wall, so that she shall not find her paths.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, Look! I [am] going to hedge her path {with thorns}, and I will build a stone wall, a stone wall [against] her, and she will not find her paths.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore behold, I will hedge your way with thorns, and wall up her wall, that she shall not find her paths.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"But I will hedge her way with thorns, and stop it, that she shall not find her footsteps:

NET Bible

Therefore, I will soon fence her in with thorns; I will wall her in so that she cannot find her way.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she can't find her way.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, behold me! hedging up her way, with thorns, - and I will wall her in, and, her footpaths, shall she not find.

Webster

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths.

World English Bible

Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she can't find her way.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, lo, I am hedging up thy way with thorns, And I have made for her a wall, And her paths she doth not find.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּך 
Suwk 
Usage: 3

up thy way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

with thorns
סרה סירה סיר 
Ciyr 
Usage: 34

and make
גּדר 
Gadar 
Usage: 10

a wall
גּדר 
Gader 
Usage: 12

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Context Readings

Israel's Adultery Rebuked

5 "For their mother has played the harlot; She who conceived them has acted shamefully For she said, 'I will go after my lovers, Who give me my bread and my water, My wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.' 6 "Therefore, behold, I will hedge up her way with thorns, And I will build a wall against her so that she cannot find her paths. 7 "She will pursue her lovers, but she will not overtake them; And she will seek them, but will not find them Then she will say, 'I will go back to my first husband, For it was better for me then than now!'



Cross References

Job 19:8

"He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass, And He has put darkness on my paths.

Job 3:23

"Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden, And whom God has hedged in?

Lamentations 3:7-9

He has walled me in so that I cannot go out; He has made my chain heavy.

Luke 15:14-16

"Now when he had spent everything, a severe famine occurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished.

Luke 19:43

"For the days will come upon you when your enemies will throw up a barricade against you, and surround you and hem you in on every side,



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