Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Ephraim, as I have seen, Is planted in a pleasant meadow like Tyre; But Ephraim will bring out his children for slaughter.

King James Version

Ephraim, as I saw Tyrus, is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer.

Holman Bible

I have seen Ephraim like Tyre, planted in a meadow, so Ephraim will bring out his children to the executioner.

International Standard Version

Ephraim, as I see it, is like Tyre, planted in a comfortable place; Ephraim will bear children but they will be executed."

A Conservative Version

Ephraim, just as I have seen Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place, but Ephraim shall bring out his sons to the slayer.

American Standard Version

Ephraim, like as I have seen Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring out his children to the slayer.

Amplified

Ephraim, as I have seen with Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place, but Ephraim shall bring out his children to the slayer.

Bible in Basic English

As I have seen a beast whose young have been taken from her, so Ephraim will give birth to children only for them to be put to death.

Darby Translation

Ephraim, as I saw him, was a Tyre planted in a beautiful place; but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the slayer.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ephraim, as I saw Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place; but Ephraim shall bring forth his sons to the murderer.

Julia Smith Translation

Ephraim, as I saw for Tyre, was planted in a habitation: and Ephraim to bring forth his sons to him slaying.

King James 2000

Ephraim, as I saw Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ephraim, as I see [it], [is] like a palm in a meadow; but Ephraim must bring out his children to the slayer.

Modern King James verseion

Ephraim, when I looked toward Tyre, was planted in a pleasant place. But Ephraim shall bring out his sons to the murderer.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ephraim, as me think, is planted in wealthiness, like as Tyre, but now must she bring her own children forth to the manslayer.

NET Bible

Just as lion cubs are born predators, so Ephraim will bear his sons for slaughter.

New Heart English Bible

I have seen Ephraim, like Tyre, planted in a pleasant place; but Ephraim will bring out his children to the murderer.

The Emphasized Bible

Ephraim! just as I provided for Tyre, was planted in a meadow, - yet, Ephraim, must needs bring forth for a murderer his children.

Webster

Ephraim, as I saw Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer.

World English Bible

I have seen Ephraim, like Tyre, planted in a pleasant place; but Ephraim will bring out his children to the murderer.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ephraim! when I have looked to the rock, Is planted in comeliness, And Ephraim is to bring out unto a slayer his sons.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

as I saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

צור צר 
Tsor 
Usage: 42

שׁתל 
Shathal 
Usage: 10

but Ephraim
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

References

Context Readings

Ephraim Bereaved Of Offspring

12 Though they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left. Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them! 13 Ephraim, as I have seen, Is planted in a pleasant meadow like Tyre; But Ephraim will bring out his children for slaughter. 14 Give them, O LORD--what will You give? Give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.



Cross References

Ezekiel 26:1-21

Now in the eleventh year, on the first of the month, the word of the LORD came to me saying,

2 Kings 15:16

Then Menahem struck Tiphsah and all who were in it and its borders from Tirzah, because they did not open to him; therefore he struck it and ripped up all its women who were with child.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death has come up through our windows; It has entered our palaces To cut off the children from the streets, The young men from the town squares.

Ezekiel 27:3

and say to Tyre, who dwells at the entrance to the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coastlands, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "O Tyre, you have said, 'I am perfect in beauty.'

Hosea 9:16

Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up, They will bear no fruit Even though they bear children, I will slay the precious ones of their womb.

Hosea 10:14

Therefore a tumult will arise among your people, And all your fortresses will be destroyed, As Shalman destroyed Beth-arbel on the day of battle, When mothers were dashed in pieces with their children.

Hosea 13:8

I will encounter them like a bear robbed of her cubs, And I will tear open their chests; There I will also devour them like a lioness, As a wild beast would tear them.

Hosea 13:16

Samaria will be held guilty, For she has rebelled against her God They will fall by the sword, Their little ones will be dashed in pieces, And their pregnant women will be ripped open.

Amos 7:17

"Therefore, thus says the LORD, 'Your wife will become a harlot in the city, your sons and your daughters will fall by the sword, your land will be parceled up by a measuring line and you yourself will die upon unclean soil. Moreover, Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.'"

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