Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And the pillars of Egypt will be crushed;
All the hired laborers will be grieved in soul.

King James Version

And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

Holman Bible

Egypt’s weavers will be dejected;
all her wage earners will be demoralized.

International Standard Version

Egypt's workers in cloth will be crushed, and all who work for wages will be sick at heart."

A Conservative Version

And the pillars [of Egypt] shall be broken in pieces. All those who work for hire [shall be] grieved in soul.

American Standard Version

And the pillars of Egypt'shall be broken in pieces; all they that work for hire'shall be grieved in soul.

Amplified


[Those who are] the pillars and foundations of Egypt will be crushed;
And all those who work for wages will be grieved in soul.

Bible in Basic English

And the makers of twisted thread will be crushed, and those who ... will be sad in heart.

Darby Translation

And her pillars shall be broken in pieces, and all workers for hire shall be sad of soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And her pillars were broken in pieces, and all making wages, sorrowful in soul.

King James 2000

And they shall be crushed in their purposes, all that make wages will be grieved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And her weavers will be crushed; all [the] {hired workers} [will be] grieved of heart.

Modern King James verseion

And her foundations shall be broken, and all who make wages shall be sad of soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For their open works shall be even destroyed, and all they that make pounds and slues for fish shall come to naught.

NET Bible

Those who make cloth will be demoralized; all the hired workers will be depressed.

New Heart English Bible

The pillars will be broken in pieces. All those who work for hire will be grieved in soul.

The Emphasized Bible

Then shall her pillars be crushed, - All who make wages, be bowed down in soul.

Webster

And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

World English Bible

The pillars will be broken in pieces. All those who work for hire will be grieved in soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

And its foundations have been smitten, All making wages are afflicted in soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

in the purposes
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 2

שׂכר 
Seker 
Usage: 2

and ponds
H99
אגם 
'agem 
Usage: 0

References

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Egypt

9 Moreover, the manufacturers of linen made from combed flax
And the weavers of white cloth will be utterly dejected.
10 And the pillars of Egypt will be crushed;
All the hired laborers will be grieved in soul.
11 The princes of Zoan are mere fools;
The advice of Pharaoh’s wisest advisers has become stupid.
How can you men say to Pharaoh,
“I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings”?


Cross References

Exodus 7:19

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their reservoirs of water, that they may become blood; and there will be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.’”

Exodus 8:5

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Stretch out your hand with your staff over the rivers, over the streams and over the pools, and make frogs come up on the land of Egypt.’”

Deuteronomy 11:10

For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden.

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