Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And their nobles send their servants for water. They come to [the] pits, they find no water. They return [with] their vessels {empty}. They are ashamed, and they are confounded, and they cover their heads.

New American Standard Bible

"Their nobles have sent their servants for water; They have come to the cisterns and found no water They have returned with their vessels empty; They have been put to shame and humiliated, And they cover their heads.

King James Version

And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.

Holman Bible

Their nobles send their servants for water.
They go to the cisterns;
they find no water;
their containers return empty.
They are ashamed and humiliated;
they cover their heads.

International Standard Version

Their nobles send their young people for water. They go to the cisterns, but they find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They're disappointed and dismayed, and they cover their heads in shame.

A Conservative Version

And their ranking men send their little ones to the waters. They come to the cisterns, and find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They are put to shame and confounded, and cover their heads,

American Standard Version

And their nobles send their little ones to the waters: they come to the cisterns, and find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are put to shame and confounded, and cover their heads.

Amplified

And their nobles send their little ones and their inferiors for water; they come to the cisterns and find no water. They return with empty vessels; they are put to shame and confounded and cover their heads.

Bible in Basic English

Their great men have sent their servants for water: they come to the holes and there is no water to be seen; they come back with nothing in their vessels; they are overcome with shame and fear, covering their heads.

Darby Translation

And their nobles send their little ones for water: they come to the pits, they find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are ashamed, they are confounded, and have covered their heads.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded and covered their heads.

Julia Smith Translation

And their great ones sent their small ones to the waters; they came to the wells, they found no water; they turned back their vessels empty; they were ashamed and disgraced, and they covered their head.

King James 2000

And their nobles have sent their little ones for water: they came to the cisterns, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.

Modern King James verseion

And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters; they came to the cisterns, and found no water. They returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The lords shall send their servants to fetch water, and when they come to the wells, they shall find no water, but shall carry their vessels home empty. They shall be ashamed and confounded, and shall cover their heads.

NET Bible

The leading men of the cities send their servants for water. They go to the cisterns, but they do not find any water there. They return with their containers empty. Disappointed and dismayed, they bury their faces in their hands.

New Heart English Bible

Their nobles send their little ones to the waters: they come to the cisterns, and find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are disappointed and confounded, and cover their heads.

The Emphasized Bible

And, their nobles have sent their menials to the waters, - They have been to the pits, They have found no water They have returned, their vessels empty, They are pale and ashamed and have covered their heads.

Webster

And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.

World English Bible

Their nobles send their little ones to the waters: they come to the cisterns, and find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are disappointed and confounded, and cover their heads.

Youngs Literal Translation

And their honourable ones have sent their little ones to the water, They have come unto ditches, They have not found water, They have turned back -- their vessels empty! They have been ashamed, And have blushed and covered their head.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

צעור צעירo 
Tsa`iyr 
Usage: 22

to the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to the pits
גּב 
Geb 
Usage: 4

and found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

ריקם 
Reyqam 
Usage: 16

בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

כּלם 
Kalam 
Usage: 38

and covered
חפה 
Chaphah 
Usage: 12

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Severe Drought

2 "Judah mourns, and her gates languish, they are in mourning on the ground, and the cry of lament of Jerusalem goes up. 3 And their nobles send their servants for water. They come to [the] pits, they find no water. They return [with] their vessels {empty}. They are ashamed, and they are confounded, and they cover their heads. 4 Because of the ground, [which] is cracked because there was no rain on the ground. [The] farmers are ashamed, they cover their heads.


Cross References

2 Samuel 15:30

Now David [was] going up on the Ascent of the Olives, {weeping as he went}, with his head covered and going barefoot. All the people who [were] with him each covered their head {and wept as they went}.

2 Kings 18:31

Do not listen to Hezekiah; for thus says the king of Assyria, 'Make with me a treaty of peace and come out to me that each [may] eat [from] his vine and each [from] his fig tree, and each [may] drink water [from] his cistern!

Psalm 40:14

Let them be shamed and abashed altogether who seek to take away my life. Let them be repulsed and humiliated [who] desire my harm.

Jeremiah 2:13

"For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, [the] source of living water, to hew out for themselves cisterns, cracked cisterns that can hold no water.

2 Samuel 19:4

and because the king had covered his face and cried with a loud voice, "My son, Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son."

1 Kings 17:7

It happened {after a while} that the wadi dried up, because there was no rain in the land.

1 Kings 18:5-6

Ahab said to Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs of water and to all the wadis. Perhaps we may find green grass that we may keep horses and mules alive and that we might not lose any of the animals."

Esther 6:12

Then Mordecai returned to the gate of the king, and Haman rushed to his house mournful and with his head covered.

Job 6:20

They are disappointed, because they trusted; they came {here} and they are confounded.

Psalm 109:29

Let my accusers put on disgrace, and let them cover [themselves] with their shame as with a robe.

Isaiah 45:16-17

All of them are ashamed and indeed humiliated; [the] craftsmen of idols go together in insult.

Jeremiah 2:26-27

As [the] shame of a thief when he is caught in the act, so the house of Israel will be ashamed. They, their kings, their officials, and their priests, and their prophets.

Jeremiah 14:4

Because of the ground, [which] is cracked because there was no rain on the ground. [The] farmers are ashamed, they cover their heads.

Jeremiah 20:11

But Yahweh [is] with me like a powerful warrior. {Therefore} my persecutors will stumble and will not prevail. They will be very ashamed, for they will not achieve success. [Their] {everlasting insult} will not be forgotten.

Joel 1:20

Also, the beasts of [the] field long for you, because the courses of water are dried up, and fire has devoured the pastures of the desert.

Amos 4:8

So two [or] three cities wandered to one city to drink water and they were not satisfied, yet you did not return to me," [is] the declaration of Yahweh.

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