Parallel Verses

Amplified

Is Israel a servant? Is he a homeborn slave? Why has he become a captive and a prey?

New American Standard Bible

"Is Israel a slave? Or is he a homeborn servant? Why has he become a prey?

King James Version

Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he spoiled?

Holman Bible

Is Israel a slave? Was he born into slavery? Why else has he become a prey?

International Standard Version

"Is Israel a slave, or was he born a servant? Why then has he become plunder?

A Conservative Version

Is Israel a servant? Is he a home-born [slave]? Why has he become a prey?

American Standard Version

Is Israel a servant? is he a home-born'slave ? why is he become a prey?

Bible in Basic English

Is Israel a servant? has he been a house-servant from birth? why has he been made waste?

Darby Translation

Is Israel a bondman? Is he a home-born slave? Why is he become a spoil?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Is Israel a slave? Is he a homeborn slave? Why has he been given over as a prey?

Julia Smith Translation

Is Israel a servant? if he was born in the house wherefore was he for plunder?

King James 2000

Is Israel a servant? is he a homeborn slave? why is he plundered?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Is] Israel a slave? Or {a slave born in a house}? Why has he become plunder?

Modern King James verseion

Is Israel a servant? Or is he a servant of the house? Why has he become a prey?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Is Israel a bond servant, or one of the household? Why is he then so spoiled?

NET Bible

"Israel is not a slave, is he? He was not born into slavery, was he? If not, why then is he being carried off?

New Heart English Bible

Is Israel a servant? Is he a native-born slave? Why has he become a prey?

The Emphasized Bible

Was Israel a servant? Born in the house, was he? Wherefore hath he become a prey?

Webster

Is Israel a servant? is he a home-born slave? why is he laid waste?

World English Bible

Is Israel a servant? Is he a native-born [slave]? Why has he become a prey?

Youngs Literal Translation

A servant is Israel? Is he a child of the house? Wherefore hath he been for a prey?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

is he a homeborn
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

מדּע מדּוּע 
Madduwa` 
Usage: 72

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Sin

Context Readings

Consequences Of Apostasy

13 For My people have committed two evils: they have forsaken Me, the Fountain of living waters, and they have hewn for themselves cisterns, broken cisterns which cannot hold water. 14 Is Israel a servant? Is he a homeborn slave? Why has he become a captive and a prey? 15 The young lions have roared over him and made their voices heard. And they have made his land a waste; his cities are burned ruins without inhabitant.



Cross References

Exodus 4:22

And you shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says the Lord, Israel is My son, even My firstborn.

Genesis 15:3

And Abram continued, Look, You have given me no child; and [a servant] born in my house is my heir.

Ecclesiastes 2:7

I bought menservants and maidservants and had servants born in my house. Also I had great possessions of herds and flocks, more than any who had been before me in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says the Lord: Where is the bill of your mother's divorce with which I put her away, O Israel? Or which of My creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities you were sold, and for your transgressions was your mother put away.

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