Parallel Verses

Webster

Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

New American Standard Bible

And their bows will mow down the young men,
They will not even have compassion on the fruit of the womb,
Nor will their eye pity children.

King James Version

Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

Holman Bible

Their bows will cut young men to pieces.
They will have no compassion on little ones;
they will not look with pity on children.

International Standard Version

Their bows will dash the young men to pieces; they'll show no pity on those not yet born, and their eyes will not spare children.

A Conservative Version

And [their] bows shall dash the young men in pieces. And they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

American Standard Version

And their bows shall dash the young men in pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

Amplified


Their bows will cut down the young men [of Babylon];
They will take no pity on the fruit of the womb,
Their eyes will not look with compassion on the children.

Bible in Basic English

In their hands are bows and spears; they are cruel, violently putting the young men to death, and crushing the young women; they have no pity for children, and no mercy for the fruit of the body.

Darby Translation

And their bows shall dash the young men to pieces, and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb: their eye shall not spare children.

Julia Smith Translation

And the bows of the boys shall be dashed in pieces, and the fruit of the womb they shall not pity; and upon their sons their eye shall not have compassion.

King James 2000

Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [their] bows will shatter young men. And they will not show mercy on [the] fruit of [the] womb; their eyes will not look compassionately on children.

Modern King James verseion

And bows shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not pity sons.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall young men's bows be knapped asunder. The Medes shall have no pity upon women with child, and their faces shall not spare the children.

NET Bible

Their arrows will cut young men to ribbons; they have no compassion on a person's offspring, they will not look with pity on children.

New Heart English Bible

Their bows will dash the young men in pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb. Their eyes will not spare children.

The Emphasized Bible

And, bows, shall dash the young to pieces, - And on the fruit of the womb, will they have no pity, Over children, will their eye throw no shield.

World English Bible

Their bows will dash the young men in pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb. Their eyes will not spare children.

Youngs Literal Translation

And bows dash young men to pieces, And the fruit of the womb they pity not, On sons their eye hath no pity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

רטשׁ 
Ratash 
Usage: 6

the young men
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

to pieces
רטשׁ 
Ratash 
Usage: 6

and they shall have no pity
רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

on the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

of the womb
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

shall not spare
חוּס 
Chuwc 
Usage: 24

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

An Oracle Against Babylon

17 Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who shall not regard silver; and as for gold, they shall not delight in it. 18 Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children. 19 And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellence, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.



Cross References

2 Kings 8:12

And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do to the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their women with child.

2 Chronicles 36:17

Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand.

Isaiah 13:16

Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be plundered, and their wives ravished.

Ezekiel 9:5-6

And to the others he said in my hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity:

Ezekiel 9:10

And as for me also, my eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, but I will recompense their way upon their head.

Hosea 13:16

Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.

Nahum 2:1

He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.

Nahum 3:10

Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity: her young children also were dashed in pieces at the head of all the streets: and they cast lots for her honorable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.

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