Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not take thee a wife, nor shall thou have sons or daughters, in this place.

New American Standard Bible

“You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place.”

King James Version

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

Holman Bible

“You must not marry or have sons or daughters in this place.

International Standard Version

"You are not to take a wife, nor are you to have sons or daughters in this place."

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters, in this place.

Amplified

“You shall not take a wife or have sons and daughters in this place (Jerusalem).”

Bible in Basic English

You are not to take a wife for yourself or have sons or daughters in this place.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, and thou shalt not have sons nor daughters in this place.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not take to thee a wife, and sons and daughters shall not be to thee in this place.

King James 2000

You shall not take you a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not take for yourself a wife, there shall not be for you sons and daughters in this place."

Modern King James verseion

You shall not take a wife for yourself, nor shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou shalt take thee no wife, nor beget children in this place.

NET Bible

"Do not get married and do not have children here in this land.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not take a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters, in this place.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shall not take to thee a wife, - Neither shalt thou have sons or daughters, in this place.

Webster

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons nor daughters in this place.

World English Bible

You shall not take a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters, in this place.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not take to thee a wife, Nor hast thou sons and daughters in this place.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Jeremiah Is Commanded Not To Marry

1 The word of LORD came also to me, saying, 2 Thou shall not take thee a wife, nor shall thou have sons or daughters, in this place. 3 For thus says LORD concerning the sons and concerning the daughters that are born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bore them, and concerning their fathers who begot them in this land:


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:26-27

I suppose therefore this to be good because of the present distress, that it is good for a man to be this way:

Genesis 19:14

And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons-in-law, who married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place, for LORD will destroy the city. But he seemed to his sons-in-law as a man jesting.

Matthew 24:19

And woe to those who have in the womb and to those who suckle in those days.

Luke 21:23

But woe to those who have in the womb, and to those who suckle in those days. For there will be great distress upon the land, and wrath to this people.

Luke 23:29

Because, behold, the days are coming, during which they will say, Blessed are the barren, and the bellies that gave no birth, and the breasts that did not suckle.

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