Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Even though they hire allies among the nations,
Now I will gather them up;
And they will begin to diminish
Because of the burden of the king of princes.

King James Version

Yea, though they have hired among the nations, now will I gather them, and they shall sorrow a little for the burden of the king of princes.

Holman Bible

Even though they hire lovers among the nations,
I will now round them up,
and they will begin to decrease in number
under the burden of the king and leaders.

International Standard Version

Even though they sold themselves to the nations, I will gather them. They will mourn for a while for the burden they were to the king and princes.

A Conservative Version

Yea, though they hire among the nations, I will now gather them, and they shall begin to be diminished because of the burden of the king of rulers.

American Standard Version

Yea, though they hire among the nations, now will I gather them; and they begin to be diminished by reason of the burden of the king of princes.

Amplified

Yes, though with presents they hire [allies] among the nations, now will I gather them up, and in a little while they will sorrow and begin to diminish [their gifts] because of the burden (tribute) imposed by the king of princes [the king of Assyria].

Bible in Basic English

But though they give money to the nations for help, still I will send them in all directions; and in a short time they will be without a king and rulers.

Darby Translation

Although they hire among the nations, now will I gather them, and they shall begin to be straitened under the burden of the king of princes.

Julia Smith Translation

Also if they will hire among the nations, now will I gather them, and shall they be weak a little from the lifting up of the king of the princes.

King James 2000

Yea, though they have hired among the nations, now will I gather them, and they shall sorrow a little because of the burden of the king of princes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even though they have sold themselves to the nations, now I will gather them. They will soon writhe from the burden of kings and princes.

Modern King James verseion

Yea, though they have hired among the nations, now I will gather them. And they began to be few, from the burden of the king of rulers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore are they scattered among the Heathen; There will I gather them up. They shall soon be weary of the burden of king and princes.

NET Bible

Even though they have hired lovers among the nations, I will soon gather them together for judgment. Then they will begin to waste away under the oppression of a mighty king.

New Heart English Bible

But although they sold themselves among the nations, I will now gather them; and they begin to waste away because of the oppression of the king of mighty ones.

The Emphasized Bible

Even though they hire them among the nations, at once, will I gather them, when they have begun to be diminished by reason of the burden of the king of rulers.

Webster

Yes, though they have hired among the nations, now will I gather them, and they shall sorrow a little for the burden of the king of princes.

World English Bible

But although they sold themselves among the nations, I will now gather them; and they begin to waste away because of the oppression of the king of mighty ones.

Youngs Literal Translation

Also though they hire among nations, Now I gather them, and they are pained a little, From the burden of a king of princes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּנה 
Tanah 
Usage: 2

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

now will I gather
קבץ 
Qabats 
Usage: 127

a little
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

for the burden
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

of the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel Rejects The Good

9 For they have gone up to Assyria,
Like a wild donkey all alone;
Ephraim has hired lovers.
10 Even though they hire allies among the nations,
Now I will gather them up;
And they will begin to diminish
Because of the burden of the king of princes.
11 Since Ephraim has multiplied altars for sin,
They have become altars of sinning for him.


Cross References

Ezekiel 16:37

therefore, behold, I will gather all your lovers with whom you took pleasure, even all those whom you loved and all those whom you hated. So I will gather them against you from every direction and expose your nakedness to them that they may see all your nakedness.

Isaiah 10:8

For it says, “Are not my princes all kings?

Ezekiel 26:7

For thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I will bring upon Tyre from the north Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, with horses, chariots, cavalry and a great army.

2 Kings 14:26

For the Lord saw the affliction of Israel, which was very bitter; for there was neither bond nor free, nor was there any helper for Israel.

2 Kings 15:19-20

Pul, king of Assyria, came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver so that his hand might be with him to strengthen the kingdom under his rule.

2 Kings 17:3

Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against him, and Hoshea became his servant and paid him tribute.

1 Chronicles 5:26

So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul, king of Assyria, even the spirit of Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away into exile, namely the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, and brought them to Halah, Habor, Hara and to the river of Gozan, to this day.

Isaiah 36:13

Then Rabshakeh stood and cried with a loud voice in Judean and said, “Hear the words of the great king, the king of Assyria.

Jeremiah 42:2

and said to Jeremiah the prophet, “Please let our petition come before you, and pray for us to the Lord your God, that is for all this remnant; because we are left but a few out of many, as your own eyes now see us,

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the furnace to blow fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in My anger and in My wrath and I will lay you there and melt you.

Ezekiel 23:9-10

Therefore, I gave her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the Assyrians, after whom she lusted.

Ezekiel 23:22-26

“Therefore, O Oholibah, thus says the Lord God, ‘Behold I will arouse your lovers against you, from whom you were alienated, and I will bring them against you from every side:

Ezekiel 23:46-47

“For thus says the Lord God, ‘Bring up a company against them and give them over to terror and plunder.

Daniel 2:37

You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;

Hosea 10:10

When it is My desire, I will chastise them;
And the peoples will be gathered against them
When they are bound for their double guilt.

Haggai 2:6

For thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘Once more in a little while, I am going to shake the heavens and the earth, the sea also and the dry land.

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