Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {there will be nothing for Egypt to do}, head or tail, palm branch or reed.

New American Standard Bible

There will be no work for Egypt
Which its head or tail, its palm branch or bulrush, may do.

King James Version

Neither shall there be any work for Egypt, which the head or tail, branch or rush, may do.

Holman Bible

No head or tail, palm or reed,
will be able to do anything for Egypt.

International Standard Version

As a result, there will be nothing for Egypt that head or tail, palm branch or reed, can do.

A Conservative Version

Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.

American Standard Version

Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.

Amplified


There will be no work for Egypt
Which head or tail, [high] palm branch or [low] bulrush, may do.

Bible in Basic English

And in Egypt there will be no work for any man, head or tail, high or low, to do.

Darby Translation

Neither shall there be any work for Egypt, which the head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.

Julia Smith Translation

And there shall not be to Egypt a work which shall make head and tail, branch and reed.

King James 2000

Neither shall there be any work for Egypt, which the head or tail, palm branch or bulrush, may do.

Modern King James verseion

And Egypt shall have no work that the head or tail, branch or rush, may do.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neither shall the head or tail, the branch or reed be able to do any work in Egypt.

NET Bible

Egypt will not be able to do a thing, head or tail, shoots and stalk.

New Heart English Bible

Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm branch or rush, may do.

The Emphasized Bible

And Egypt shall have nothing which can be don Which head or tail palm-top or rush, can do!

Webster

Neither shall there be any work for Egypt, which the head or tail, branch or rush, may perform.

World English Bible

Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm branch or rush, may do.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there is no work to Egypt, That head or tail, branch or reed, may do.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

which the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

or tail
זנב 
Zanab 
Usage: 11

כּפּה 
Kippah 
Usage: 3

or rush
אגמון 
'agmown 
Usage: 5

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Egypt

14 Yahweh has mixed a spirit of confusion into her midst, and they have caused Egypt to stagger in all of its doings, as {when a drunkard staggers} in his vomit. 15 And {there will be nothing for Egypt to do}, head or tail, palm branch or reed. 16 On that day, Egypt will be like women, and will tremble and be afraid before the waving hand of Yahweh of hosts that he [is] waving against it.


Cross References

Isaiah 9:14-15

So Yahweh cut off head and tail from Israel, palm branch and reed [in] one day.

Psalm 128:2

You will indeed eat of the labor of your hands; you [will be] happy and [it will be] well with you.

Proverbs 14:23

In all toil, there is profit, but the {talk} of lips [leads] only to poverty.

Habakkuk 3:17

Though the fig tree [does] not blossom, nor there be fruit on the vines; the yield of [the] olive tree fails, and the cultivated fields do not yield food; [the] flock is cut off from the animal pen, and there is no cattle in the stalls,

Haggai 1:11

I have called for a drought on the land and the hills, on the grain, the new wine, the olive oil, on what the soil produces, on human beings and wild animals, and on {all their labor}.'"

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

and to aspire to live a quiet life, and to attend to {your own business}, and to work with your hands, just as we commanded you,

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