Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I [was] like a gentle ram-lamb that is brought to slaughter, and I did not know that they planned plans against me, [saying], "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from [the] land of [the] living, so that his name will no longer be remembered."

New American Standard Bible

But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, And let us cut him off from the land of the living, That his name be remembered no more."

King James Version

But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Holman Bible

for I was like a docile lamb led to slaughter.
I didn’t know that they had devised plots against me:
“Let’s destroy the tree with its fruit;
let’s cut him off from the land of the living
so that his name will no longer be remembered.”

International Standard Version

I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter. I didn't know that they had devised schemes against me. They told themselves, "Let's destroy the tree with its fruit. Let's eliminate him from the land of the living, so his name won't be remembered again."

A Conservative Version

But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter. And I knew not that they had devised devices against me, [saying], Let us destroy the tree with the fruit of it. And let us cut him off from the land of the living, that hi

American Standard Version

But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me,'saying , Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Amplified

But I was like a tame lamb that is brought to the slaughter; I did not know that they had devised inventions and schemes against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit; let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Bible in Basic English

But I was like a gentle lamb taken to be put to death; I had no thought that they were designing evil against me, saying, Come and let us make trouble his food, cutting him off from the land of the living, so that there may be no more memory of his name.

Darby Translation

And I was like a tame lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I was like a ram or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; for I did not understand that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living that his name may no longer be remembered.

Julia Smith Translation

And I as a gentle lamb being brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that against me they purposed purposes: We will destroy the tree with its food, and we will cut him off from the land of the living, and his name shall no more be remembered.

King James 2000

But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised plots against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Modern King James verseion

But I was like a docile lamb being brought to the slaughter. And I did not know that they had plotted evils against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, so that his name may be remembered no more.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I, as a meek lamb, was carried away to be slain: not knowing, that they had devised such a counsel against me saying, "We will destroy his meat with wood, and drive him out of the land of the living: that his name shall never be thought upon."

NET Bible

Before this I had been like a docile lamb ready to be led to the slaughter. I did not know they were making plans to kill me. I did not know they were saying, "Let's destroy the tree along with its fruit! Let's remove Jeremiah from the world of the living so people will not even be reminded of him any more."

New Heart English Bible

But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I did not know that they had devised devices against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered."

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, was as a gentle lamb that is to be led to the slaughter, - and I knew not that against me, they had devised devices saying - Let us destroy the tree with its fruit Yea let us cut him off out of the land of the living, And, his name, shall be remembered no more!

Webster

But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

World English Bible

But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I didn't know that they had devised devices against me, [saying], Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I am as a trained lamb brought to slaughter, And I have not known That against me they have devised devices: We destroy the tree with its food, and cut him off From the land of the living, And his name is not remembered again.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּבשׂ 
Kebes 
Usage: 107

or an ox
אלּף אלּוּף 
'alluwph 
Usage: 69

יבל 
Yabal 
Usage: 18

to the slaughter
טבח 
Tabach 
Usage: 11

מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

with the fruit
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

thereof, and let us cut him off
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

from the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of the living
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Warning For The People Of Anathoth

18 Moreover, Yahweh let [it be] made known to me, and I knew. Then you showed me their deeds. 19 And I [was] like a gentle ram-lamb that is brought to slaughter, and I did not know that they planned plans against me, [saying], "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from [the] land of [the] living, so that his name will no longer be remembered." 20 But Yahweh of hosts, who judges [in] righteousness, who tests [the] {inmost being}, and [the] {mind}, let me see your retribution upon them, for to you I have revealed my legal case.


Cross References

Psalm 83:4

They say, "Come, let us annihilate them from [being] a nation, so that the name of Israel will be remembered no more."

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us plan plans against Jeremiah, for instruction will not be lost from [the] priest, nor advice from [the] wise man, nor [the] word from [the] prophet. Come and {let us bring charges against him}, and let us not listen attentively to any of his words."

Job 28:13

A human being does not know its proper value, and it is not found in [the] land of the living.

Isaiah 53:7-8

He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was brought like lamb to [the] slaughter, and like a sheep is dumb before its shearers, so he did not open his mouth.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I hear the rumor of many, "Terror [is] from all around, denounce [him], yes, let us denounce him!" {All my close friends} [are] watchers of my stumbling, [saying], "perhaps he can be persuaded, and we can prevail over him, and we can take our revenge on him."

Psalm 27:13

Surely I believe [that I will] see the goodness of Yahweh in [the] land of [the] living.

Psalm 52:5

but God will pull you down forever. He will snatch you and tear you away from [your] tent, and [he] will uproot you from [the] land of [the] living. Selah

Psalm 109:13

Let his descendants be cut off. Let their name be blotted out in [the] next generation.

Numbers 1:14

from Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel;

Psalm 31:13

For I hear [the] rumor of many, "Terror on every side!" When conspiring together against me, they have plotted to take my life.

Psalm 35:15

But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered together; smiters whom I did not know gathered against me. They tore and did not cease.

Psalm 37:32-33

[The] wicked watches for the righteous and seeks to kill him.

Psalm 112:6

For he will not be shaken forever; [the] righteous {will be remembered forever}.

Psalm 116:9

I will walk before Yahweh in the land of the living.

Psalm 142:5

I cry out to you, O Yahweh. I say, "You [are] my refuge, my portion in the land of the living."

Proverbs 7:22

He goes after her suddenly; like an ox to the slaughter he goes, and like a stag to the instruction of a fool,

Proverbs 10:7

The memory of righteousness [is] like a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Isaiah 32:7

And a scoundrel, his weapons [are] evil; he plans evil devices to ruin [the] poor with words of deception even when the speech of [the] needy [is] right.

Isaiah 38:11

I said, "I shall not see Yah! Yah in the land of the living! I shall no more look at humankind among [the] inhabitants of [the] world.

Daniel 9:26

"And after the sixty and two weeks an anointed one shall be cut off, and {he shall have nothing}, and [the] people of the coming leader will destroy the city and the sanctuary, and its end [will be] with the flood and [on] to [the] end [there shall be] war; [these] desolations are determined.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas,

Luke 20:10-15

And at the proper time he sent a slave to the tenant farmers, so that they would give him [some] of the fruit of the vineyard. But the tenant farmers sent him away empty-handed [after] beating [him].

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