Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt seek them, but shalt not find them - The men who have contended with thee, They shall become as nothing, and as a thing of nought - The men who have warred against thee;

New American Standard Bible

You will seek those who quarrel with you, but will not find them,
Those who war with you will be as nothing and non-existent.

King James Version

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.

Holman Bible

You will look for those who contend with you,
but you will not find them.
Those who war against you
will become absolutely nothing.

International Standard Version

Those who quarrel with you will be as nothing; those who fight you like nothing at all!"

A Conservative Version

Thou shall seek them, and shall not find them, even those who contend with thee. Those who war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of naught.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contend with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.

Amplified


“You shall search for those who quarrel with you, but will not find them;
They who war against you will be as nothing, as nothing at all.

Bible in Basic English

You will make search for your haters but they will not be there; those who make war against you will be as nothing and will come to destruction.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them them that contend with thee; they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them; the man of thy contention, the men of thy war, shall be as nothing and as no more.

King James 2000

You shall seek them, and shall not find them, even them that contended with you: they that war against you shall be as nothing, and as a thing not existing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall seek them, but you shall not find them; {your opponents} shall be like nothing, and the men of your war like nothing.

Modern King James verseion

You shall seek them, and shall not find them; men warring against you shall be as nothing, and as ceasing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that whoso seeketh after them, shall not find them. Thy destroyers shall perish, and so shall they that undertake to make battle against thee.

NET Bible

When you will look for your opponents, you will not find them; your enemies will be reduced to absolutely nothing.

New Heart English Bible

You will seek them, and won't find them, even those who contend with you. Those who war against you will be as nothing, as a non-existent thing.

Webster

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of naught.

World English Bible

You will seek them, and won't find them, even those who contend with you. Those who war against you will be as nothing, as a non-existent thing.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou seekest them, and findest them not, The men who debate with thee, They are as nothing, yea, as nothing, The men who war with thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
them, and shalt not find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

מצּוּת 
Matstsuwth 
Usage: 1

with thee they that war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

Context Readings

God Helps Israel

11 Lo! they shall turn pale and be ashamed - All they who have been incensed against thee, - They shall become as nothing and perish - The men who have been thine accusers: 12 Thou shalt seek them, but shalt not find them - The men who have contended with thee, They shall become as nothing, and as a thing of nought - The men who have warred against thee; 13 For I, Yahweh thy God am firmly grasping thy right-hand, - Who am saying unto thee Do not fear! I, have become thy helper!



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;

Job 20:7-9

Like his own stubble, shall he utterly perish, They who had seen him, shall say, Where is he?

Isaiah 17:14

At eventide, lo! terror, Before morning, he is not! This, is the portion of them who plunder us, And the lot of them who make of us a prey.

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