Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And now hear this, thou living delicately, dwelling securely, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me; I shall not sit a widow, and I shall not know bereavement

New American Standard Bible

“Now, then, hear this, you sensual one,
Who dwells securely,
Who says in your heart,
I am, and there is no one besides me.
I will not sit as a widow,
Nor know loss of children.’

King James Version

Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Holman Bible

“So now hear this, lover of luxury,
who sits securely,
who says to herself,
‘I exist, and there is no one else.
I will never be a widow
or know the loss of children.’

International Standard Version

"Now hear this, you wanton creature, lounging with no cares, and saying to herself: "I am the one, and there will be none besides me; I won't live as a widow, nor will I see the loss of children.'

A Conservative Version

Now therefore hear this, thou who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who say in thy heart, I am, and there is none else besides me. I shall not sit as a widow, nor shall I know the loss of sons.

American Standard Version

Now therefore hear this, thou that art given to pleasures, that sittest securely, that sayest in thy heart, I am, and there is none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Amplified


“Now, then, hear this, you who live a luxuriant life,
You who dwell safely and securely,
Who say in your heart (mind),
‘I am [the queen], and there is no one besides me.
I shall not sit as a widow,
Nor know the loss of children.’

Bible in Basic English

So now take note of this, you who are given up to pleasure, living without fear of evil, saying in your heart, I am, and there is no one like me; I will never be a widow, or have my children taken from me.

Darby Translation

And now hear this, thou voluptuous one, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thy heart, It is I, and there is none but me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know loss of children:

King James 2000

Therefore hear now this, you that are given to pleasures, that dwell securely, that say in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore now hear this, luxuriant [one] who sits in security, who says in her heart, "I [am], and besides me [there is] no one. I shall not sit [as] a widow, and I shall not know [the] loss of children."

Modern King James verseion

Now then hear this, O pleasure seeker, who lives carelessly; who says in her heart, I am, and none else is; I shall not sit as a widow, nor shall I know the loss of children.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear now therefore, thou willful, that sittest so careless, and speakest thus in thine heart, "I am alone, and without me is there none; I shall never be widow, nor desolate again."

NET Bible

So now, listen to this, O one who lives so lavishly, who lives securely, who says to herself, 'I am unique! No one can compare to me! I will never have to live as a widow; I will never lose my children.'

New Heart English Bible

"Now therefore hear this, you who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who say in your heart, 'I am, and there is no other besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:'

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore hear this, Thou Lady of pleasure Who dwelleth securely, Who saith in her heart, - I, am , and there is no one besides, I shall not sit a widow, Nor know loss of children.

Webster

Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thy heart, I am, and none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

World English Bible

"Now therefore hear this, you who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who say in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, hear this, O luxurious one, Who is sitting confidently -- Who is saying in her heart, 'I am, and none else, I sit not a widow, nor know bereavement.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עדין 
`adiyn 
Usage: 1

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

I am, and none else
אפס 
'ephec 
ends, no, none, not, nothing, without, else, beside, but, cause, howbeit, .
Usage: 43

beside me I shall not sit
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

as a widow
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Babylon's Fall

7 And thou wilt say, I shall be mistress forever: till thou didst not set these upon thy heart, thou didst not remember its last part 8 And now hear this, thou living delicately, dwelling securely, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me; I shall not sit a widow, and I shall not know bereavement 9 And these two shall come to thee suddenly, in one day, bereavement and widowhood: as finished they came upon thee, in the multitude of thy sorceries, and in the great numbers of thy enchantments.


Cross References

Zephaniah 2:15

This the exulting city dwelling confidently, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me. How was she for a desolation, a piece of lying down for the beast! all passing by her shall hiss and wave his hand.

Isaiah 32:9

Rise up, ye careless women; hear my voice, ye confident daughters; give ear to my word.

Isaiah 45:6

So that they shall know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that none besides me. I am Jehovah, and none yet

Isaiah 47:10

And thou wilt trust in thy wickedness: thou saidst, None saw me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge it caused thee to turn away; and thou wilt say in thy heart, I, and none yet besides me.

Jeremiah 50:11

Because thou wilt be glad, because thou wilt exult, ye plundering mine inheritance, because thou wilt show off proudly as a heifer at grass, and thou wilt neigh as the strong ones;

Judges 18:7

And the five men will go and come to Laish, and they will see the people which in the midst of her, dwelling in confidence according to the judgment of the Sidonians, quiet and confiding; and none shaming the word in the land, a possessor heaping up, and they far off from the Sidonians, and the word was not to them with man.

Judges 18:27

And they took what Micah made, and the priest which was to him, and they will go to Laish, upon a people quiet and confiding: and they will strike them with the mouth of the sword, and they will burn the city with fire.

Psalm 10:5-6

His ways will be in pain in all time; thy judgments high from before him: all his enemies he will puff at them.

Isaiah 21:4-5

My heart wandered; trembling made me afraid: the evening twilight of my desire he put to me for fear.

Isaiah 22:12-13

And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:

Isaiah 45:18

For thus said Jehovah creating the heavens, He the God forming the earth, and he made it; he prepared it, be created it not in vain, he formed it to be dwelt in: I Jehovah and none besides

Jeremiah 50:31-32

Behold me against thee, O pride, says the Lord Jehovah of armies: for thy day came, the time I reviewed thee.

Jeremiah 51:53

If Babel shall go up to the heavens, and if she shall fortify the height of her strength, from me shall they laying waste come to her, says Jehovah.

Daniel 4:22

It is thou, O king, who increased and wert strong: and thy greatness increased and reached to the heavens, and thy dominion to the end of the earth.

Daniel 4:30

The king answered and said, Is not this great Babel, that I built it for the house of the kingdom by the strength of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?

Daniel 5:1-4

Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.

Daniel 5:23

And against the Lord of the heavens thou didst lift up thyself; and for the vessels of his house they brought before thee, and thou and thy nobles, and thy wives, and thy concubines, drinking wine in them; and to the gods of silver and gold, brass, iron, wood, and stone, who see not, and hear not, and know not, thou didst praise: and to the God whom thy breath in his hand, and all thy ways to him, thou didst not honor.

Daniel 5:30

In that night Belshazzar king of the Chaldeans was killed.

Daniel 11:36

And the king did according to his will; and he shall exalt himself and magnify himself over every god; and against the God of gods he shall speak wonderful things,, and he prospered even till anger was finished: for that being determined was done.

Nahum 1:10

For even to thorns surrounding them, and drinking to excess as drunkards, they shall be devoured as straw fully dried up.

Habakkuk 2:5-8

And also if a proud man transgressing by wine, and he will not rest; who enlarged his soul as hades, and he as death, and he will not be satisfied, and he will gather to him all nations, and he will collect to him all peoples.

Luke 12:18-20

And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my stores, and build greater; and there will I collect all my produce and my good things.

Luke 17:27-29

They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, till the day which Noe came into the ark, and the overflow came, and destroyed all.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who being opposed and lifted up above all called God, or which is worshipped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.

Revelation 18:3-8

For of the wrath of the wine of her fornication have all nations drunk, and the kings of the earth were debauched with her, and the wholesale merchants of the earth were rich from the power of her luxury.

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