Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They set the table, they spread out the cloth, they eat, they drink; "Rise up, captains, oil the shields,"

King James Version

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

Holman Bible

Prepare a table, and spread out a carpet! Eat and drink! Rise up, you princes, and oil the shields!

International Standard Version

They set the tables; they spread the carpets; they eat, they drink! Get up, you officers! Oil the shields!"

A Conservative Version

They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink. Rise up, ye rulers, anoint the shield.

American Standard Version

They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink: rise up, ye princes, anoint the shield.

Amplified

They prepare the table, they spread the rugs, [and having] set the watchers [the revelers take no other precaution], they eat, they drink. Arise, you princes, and oil your shields [for your deadly foe is at the gates]!

Bible in Basic English

They make ready the table, they put down the covers, they take food and drink. Up! you captains; put oil on your breastplates.

Darby Translation

Prepare the table, appoint the watch; eat, drink: arise, ye princes, anoint the shield.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink; arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

Julia Smith Translation

Set in order the table; view the watch-tower; eat, drink: arise ye chiefs, anoint the shield.

King James 2000

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, you princes, and anoint the shield.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Set out the table in order! Spread out the rugs! Eat! drink! Rise up, commanders; smear [the] shield!

Modern King James verseion

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink; arise, rulers. Anoint the shield.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

While they garnished the table, the watchman looked: and while he was eating and drinking it was said, "Up, ye Captains, take you to your shield."

NET Bible

Arrange the table, lay out the carpet, eat and drink! Get up, you officers, smear oil on the shields!

New Heart English Bible

They prepare the table. They set the watch. They eat. They drink. Rise up, you princes, oil the shield.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye thought to prepare the table - spread the mat - eat - drink! -- Arise ye chieftains anoint the shield!

Webster

Prepare the table, watch in the watch-tower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

World English Bible

They prepare the table. They set the watch. They eat. They drink. Rise up, you princes, oil the shield!

Youngs Literal Translation

Arrange the table, watch in the watch-tower, Eat, drink, rise, ye heads, anoint the shield,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ערך 
`arak 
Usage: 76

the table
שׁלחן 
Shulchan 
Usage: 71

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

in the watchtower
צפית 
Tsaphiyth 
Usage: 1

eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

ye princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

and anoint
משׁח 
Mashach 
Usage: 72

Context Readings

The Fall Of Babylon

4 My mind reels, horror overwhelms me; The twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling. 5 They set the table, they spread out the cloth, they eat, they drink; "Rise up, captains, oil the shields," 6 For thus the Lord says to me, "Go, station the lookout, let him report what he sees.


Cross References

Jeremiah 51:39

"When they become heated up, I will serve them their banquet And make them drunk, that they may become jubilant And may sleep a perpetual sleep And not wake up," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 51:57

"I will make her princes and her wise men drunk, Her governors, her prefects and her mighty men, That they may sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake up," Declares the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 13:2

Lift up a standard on the bare hill, Raise your voice to them, Wave the hand that they may enter the doors of the nobles.

Isaiah 13:17-18

Behold, I am going to stir up the Medes against them, Who will not value silver or take pleasure in gold.

Isaiah 22:13-14

Instead, there is gaiety and gladness, Killing of cattle and slaughtering of sheep, Eating of meat and drinking of wine: "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we may die."

Isaiah 45:1-3

Thus says the LORD to Cyrus His anointed, Whom I have taken by the right hand, To subdue nations before him And to loose the loins of kings; To open doors before him so that gates will not be shut:

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers! The LORD has aroused the spirit of the kings of the Medes, Because His purpose is against Babylon to destroy it; For it is the vengeance of the LORD, vengeance for His temple.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Lift up a signal in the land, Blow a trumpet among the nations! Consecrate the nations against her, Summon against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni and Ashkenaz; Appoint a marshal against her, Bring up the horses like bristly locusts.

Daniel 5:1-5

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

1 Corinthians 15:32

If from human motives I fought with wild beasts at Ephesus, what does it profit me? If the dead are not raised, LET US EAT AND DRINK, FOR TOMORROW WE DIE.



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