Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine,

King James Version

They shall lament for the teats, for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

Holman Bible

Beat your breasts [in mourning] for the delightful fields and the fruitful vines,

International Standard Version

For people will be beating their breasts in mourning over the pleasant fields, over the fruitful vines,

A Conservative Version

They shall beat upon the breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

American Standard Version

They shall smite upon the breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

Amplified

They shall beat upon their breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine,

Bible in Basic English

Have sorrow for the fields, the pleasing fields, the fertile vine;

Darby Translation

They shall smite on the breasts in lamentation for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vineyards.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Upon their breasts they shall lament for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

Julia Smith Translation

Smiting upon the breasts for the fields of desire, for the fruitful vine.

King James 2000

Beat upon your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

mourning over breasts, over fields of delight, over [the] fruitful vine,

Modern King James verseion

They shall mourn for the breasts, for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For as the infants weep when their mothers' teats are dried, so shall you weep for your fair fields and fruitful vineyards.

NET Bible

Mourn over the field, over the delightful fields and the fruitful vine!

New Heart English Bible

Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

The Emphasized Bible

Upon your breasts, continue smiting: For desirable fields, For fruitful vine.

Webster

They shall lament for the breasts, for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

World English Bible

Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

Youngs Literal Translation

For breasts they are lamenting, For fields of desire, for the fruitful vine.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ספד 
Caphad 
Usage: 30

for the teats
שׁד שׁד 
Shad 
Usage: 24

חמד 
Chemed 
Usage: 6

שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 29

References

Context Readings

Against The Carefree Women

11 Tremble, you women who are at ease; Be troubled, you complacent daughters; Strip, undress and put sackcloth on your waist, 12 Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine, 13 For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up; Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 8:7-8

"For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;

Deuteronomy 11:11-12

"But the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain of heaven,

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 4:3-4

Even jackals offer the breast, They nurse their young; But the daughter of my people has become cruel Like ostriches in the wilderness.

Ezekiel 20:6

on that day I swore to them, to bring them out from the land of Egypt into a land that I had selected for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands.

Ezekiel 20:15

"Also I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land which I had given them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands,

Nahum 2:7

It is fixed: She is stripped, she is carried away, And her handmaids are moaning like the sound of doves, Beating on their breasts.

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