Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, and thou shalt not have sons nor 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."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not take thee a wife, nor shall thou 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.

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 And the word of Jehovah came to me, saying, 2 Thou shalt not take thee a wife, and thou shalt not have sons nor daughters in this place. 3 For thus saith Jehovah concerning the sons and concerning the daughters that are born in this place, and concerning their mothers that bear them, and concerning their fathers that beget them in this land:


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:26-27

I think then that this is good, on account of the present necessity, that it is good for a man to remain so as he is.

Genesis 19:14

And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons-in-law, who had married his daughters, and said, Up, go out of this place, for Jehovah will destroy the city. But he was as if he jested, in the sight of his sons-in-law.

Matthew 24:19

But woe to those that are with child, and those that give suck in those days.

Luke 21:23

But woe to them that are with child and to them who give suck in those days, for there shall be great distress upon the land and wrath upon this people.

Luke 23:29

for behold, days are coming in which they will say, Blessed are the barren, and wombs that have not borne, and breasts that have not given suck.

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