Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And I will put it into the hand of your cruel masters, and of those whose yoke has been hard on you; who have said to your soul, Down on your face! so that we may go over you: and you have given your backs like the earth, even like the street, for them to go over.

New American Standard Bible

“I will put it into the hand of your tormentors,
Who have said to you, ‘Lie down that we may walk over you.’
You have even made your back like the ground
And like the street for those who walk over it.”

King James Version

But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.

Holman Bible

I will put it into the hands of your tormentors,
who said to you:
Lie down, so we can walk over you.
You made your back like the ground,
and like a street for those who walk on it.


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International Standard Version

But I will put it into the hands of those who tormented and oppressed you, those who said to you, "Lie down, so we can step over you,' so that you had to make your back like the ground, and like a street for them to walk over."

A Conservative Version

And I will put it into the hand of those who afflict thee, who have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over, and thou have laid thy back as the ground, and as the street, to those who go over.

American Standard Version

and I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee, that have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over; and thou hast laid thy back as the ground, and as the street, to them that go over.

Amplified


“I will put it into the hands of your tormentors,
Who have said to you, ‘Lie down so that we may walk over you.’
You have even made your back like the ground
And like the street for those who walk over it.”

Darby Translation

and I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; who have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over; and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street to them that went over.

Julia Smith Translation

And I put it in the hand of those afflicting thee; who said to thy soul, Bow down, and we will pass over; thou wilt set thy middle as the earth, and as the street to those passing over.

King James 2000

But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict you; who have said to your soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and you have laid your body like the ground, and as the street, for them that pass over.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will put it in the hand of your tormenters, who have said to {you}, 'Bow down that we may {pass} over [you]!' And you have {made} your back like the ground, and like the street for those who {pass} over [you]."

Modern King James verseion

But I will put it into the hand of those who afflict you, who have said to your soul, Bow down so that we may cross; and put your back as the ground, even as the street to those who cross.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And will put it in their hand that trouble thee: which have spoken to thy soul, "Stoop down, that we may go over thee: make thy body even with the ground, and as the street to go upon."

NET Bible

I will put it into the hand of your tormentors who said to you, 'Lie down, so we can walk over you.' You made your back like the ground, and like the street for those who walked over you."

New Heart English Bible

and I will put it into the hand of those who afflict you, who have said to your soul, 'Bow down, that we may walk over you;' and you have laid your back as the ground, and as the street, to those who walk over."

The Emphasized Bible

But I will put it into the hand of thy tormentors, Who said to thy soul, Bow down thus we may pass over, - And so thou didst place as the ground, thy back, Yea as the street to such as were passing along.

Webster

But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; who have said to thy soul, Prostrate thyself, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.

World English Bible

and I will put it into the hand of those who afflict you, who have said to your soul, 'Bow down, that we may walk over you;' and you have laid your back as the ground, and as the street, to those who walk over."

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have put it into the hand of those afflicting thee, Who have said to thy soul, Bow down, and we pass over, And thou makest as the earth thy body, And as the street to those passing by!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But I will put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

it into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

יגה 
Yagah 
Usage: 8

to thy soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

that we may go over
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

and thou hast laid
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

גּו 
Gev 
Usage: 7

as the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and as the street
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Wake Up, Jerusalem

22 This is the word of the Lord your master, even your God who takes up the cause of his people: See, I have taken out of your hand the cup which overcomes, even the cup of my wrath; it will not again be given to you: 23 And I will put it into the hand of your cruel masters, and of those whose yoke has been hard on you; who have said to your soul, Down on your face! so that we may go over you: and you have given your backs like the earth, even like the street, for them to go over.



Cross References

Joshua 10:24

And when they had made those kings come out to Joshua, Joshua sent for all the men of Israel, and said to the chiefs of the men of war who had gone with him, Come near and put your feet on the necks of these kings. So they came near and put their feet on their necks.

Zechariah 12:2

See, I will make Jerusalem a cup of shaking fear to all the peoples round about, when Jerusalem is shut in.

Psalm 65:11-12

The year is crowned with the good you give; life-giving rain is dropping from your footsteps,

Proverbs 11:8

The upright man is taken out of trouble, and in his place comes the sinner.

Proverbs 21:18

The evil-doer will be given as a price for the life of the good man, and the worker of deceit in the place of the upright.

Isaiah 49:25-26

But the Lord says, Even the prisoners of the strong will be taken from him, and the cruel made to let go his goods: for I will take up your cause against your haters, and I will keep your children safe.

Jeremiah 25:15-29

For this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, has said to me: Take the cup of the wine of this wrath from my hand, and make all the nations to whom I send you take of it.

Revelation 11:2

But do not take the measure of the space outside the house; because it has been given to the nations: and the holy town will be under their feet for forty-two months.

Revelation 13:16-17

And he gives to all, small and great, the poor and those who have wealth, the free and those who are not free, a mark on their right hand or on their brows;

Revelation 17:6-8

And I saw the woman overcome as with the wine of the blood of the saints, and the blood of those put to death because of Jesus. And when I saw her, I was overcome with a great wonder.

Revelation 17:18

And the woman whom you saw is the great town, which is ruling over the kings of the earth.

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