Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Wrath is not in me, but if I should find briers and thorns, I would do battle. I would march on them and I would burn them together.

New American Standard Bible

“I have no wrath.
Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle,
Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely.

King James Version

Fury is not in me: who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle? I would go through them, I would burn them together.

Holman Bible

I am not angry,
but if it produces thorns and briers for Me,
I will fight against it, trample it,
and burn it to the ground.

International Standard Version

I am not angry. If only the vineyard could give me briers and thorns to battle, I would march against it, and I would burn it all up.

A Conservative Version

Wrath is not in me. Would that the briers and thorns were against me in battle! I would march upon them. I would burn them together.

American Standard Version

Wrath is not in me: would that the briers and thorns were against me in battle! I would march upon them, I would burn them together.

Amplified


“I have no wrath.
Should anyone give Me briars and thorns in battle,
I would step on them, I would set them all on fire.

Bible in Basic English

My passion is over: if the thorns were fighting against me, I would make an attack on them, and they would be burned up together.

Darby Translation

Fury is not in me. Oh that I had briars and thorns in battle against me! I would march against them, I would burn them together.

Julia Smith Translation

Wrath not to me: who shall distribute to me the sharp point of the thorn in battle? I will rush upon her; I will set her on fire together.

King James 2000

Fury is not in me: who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle? I would go through them, I would burn them together.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{I have no wrath}. Whatever gives me thorns [and] briers, I will step forth against in battle. I will set it on fire altogether.

Modern King James verseion

Fury is not in Me; who would set the briers and thorns against Me in battle? I would step through it; I would burn it at once.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I hear no evil will in my mind. Who will compel me that I, greatly forgetting all faithfulness, should burn it up at once with thorns and bushes?

NET Bible

I am not angry. I wish I could confront some thorns and briers! Then I would march against them for battle; I would set them all on fire,

The Emphasized Bible

Fury, have I none, - Oh that there were delivered to me briars and thorns, in battle! I would march in among them I would set fire to them one and all.

Webster

Fury is not in me: who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle? I would go through them, I would burn them together.

World English Bible

Wrath is not in me, but if I should find briers and thorns, I would do battle! I would march on them and I would burn them together.

Youngs Literal Translation

Fury is not in Me; Who giveth Me a brier -- a thorn in battle? I step into it, I burn it at once.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is not in me who would set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

the briers
שׁמיר 
Shamiyr 
Usage: 11

and thorns
שׁית 
Shayith 
Usage: 7

against me in battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

I would go
פּשׂע 
Pasa` 
go
Usage: 1

צוּת 
Tsuwth 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Israel Rescued

3 I, the LORD, am its keeper. I will water it every moment. Lest anyone damage it, I will keep it night and day. 4 Wrath is not in me, but if I should find briers and thorns, I would do battle. I would march on them and I would burn them together. 5 Or else let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me. Let him make peace with me."



Cross References

Isaiah 10:17

The light of Israel will be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame; and it will burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire."

Hebrews 6:8

but if it bears thorns and thistles, it is rejected and near being cursed, whose end is to be burned.

2 Samuel 23:6

But all of the ungodly shall be as thorns to be thrust away, because they can't be taken with the hand,

Psalm 85:3

You have taken away all your wrath. You have turned from the fierceness of your anger.

Psalm 103:9

He will not always accuse; neither will he stay angry forever.

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns like a fire. It devours the briers and thorns; yes, it kindles in the thickets of the forest, and they roll upward in a column of smoke.

Isaiah 12:1

In that day you will say, "I will give thanks to you, the LORD; for though you were angry with me, your anger has turned away and you comfort me.

Isaiah 26:20-21

Come, my people, enter into your chambers, and shut your doors behind you. Hide yourself for a little moment, until the indignation is past.

Isaiah 54:6-10

For the LORD has called you as a wife forsaken and grieved in spirit, even a wife of youth, when she is cast off," says your God.

Ezekiel 16:63

that you may remember, and be confounded, and never open your mouth any more, because of your shame, when I have forgiven you all that you have done, says the Lord GOD.'"

Nahum 1:3-7

The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will by no means leave the guilty unpunished. The LORD has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Malachi 4:3

You shall tread down the wicked; for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I make," says the LORD of hosts.

2 Peter 2:9

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment;

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