Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

New American Standard Bible

"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, Or a bride her attire? Yet My people have forgotten Me Days without number.

King James Version

Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

Holman Bible

Can a young woman forget her jewelry
or a bride her wedding sash?
Yet My people have forgotten Me
for countless days.

International Standard Version

Will a young woman forget her wedding ornaments, or a bride her attire? But my people have forgotten me days without number.

A Conservative Version

Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

American Standard Version

Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

Amplified

Can a maid forget and neglect [to wear] her ornaments, or a bride her [marriage] girdle [with its significance like that of a wedding ring]? Yet My people have forgotten Me, days without number.

Bible in Basic English

Is it possible for a virgin to put out of her memory her ornaments, or a bride her robes? but my people have put me out of their memories for unnumbered days.

Darby Translation

Doth a virgin forget her ornaments, a bride her attire? But my people have forgotten me days without number.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Shall the virgin, perchance, forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

Julia Smith Translation

Will a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her girdles? and my people forgat me days of no numbering.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can a young woman forget her ornaments? [Or] a bride her sashes? Yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

Modern King James verseion

Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet My people have forgotten Me days without number.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Doth a maiden forget her raiment, or a bride her stomacher? But as for my people, they have forgotten me for days innumerable.

NET Bible

Does a young woman forget to put on her jewels? Does a bride forget to put on her bridal attire? But my people have forgotten me for more days than can even be counted.

New Heart English Bible

"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me for days without number.

The Emphasized Bible

Can, a virgin, forget, her ornaments, - A bride, her girdle? Yet, my people, have forgotten me, days without number.

Webster

Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

World English Bible

"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me for days without number.

Youngs Literal Translation

Doth a virgin forget her ornaments? A bride her bands? And My people have forgotten Me days without number.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Can a maid
בּתוּלה 
B@thuwlah 
Usage: 50

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

עדי 
`adiy 
Usage: 14

or a bride
כּלּה 
Kallah 
Usage: 34

קשּׁר 
Qishshur 
Usage: 2

yet my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

me days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel Deserves To Be Punished

31 O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto you? 32  Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number. 33 Why beautify your way to seek love? therefore have you also taught the wicked ones your ways.



Cross References

Psalm 106:21

They forgot God their savior, who had done great things in Egypt;

Isaiah 17:10

Because you have forgotten the God of your salvation, and have not been mindful of the rock of your strength, therefore shall you plant pleasant plants, and shall set it with imported seedlings:

Jeremiah 3:21

A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.

Hosea 8:14

For Israel has forgotten his Maker, and builds temples; and Judah has multiplied fortified cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour his palaces.

Isaiah 61:10

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Jeremiah 13:25

This is your lot, the portion of your measures from me, says the LORD; because you have forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

Jeremiah 18:15

Because my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to worthless idols, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in pathways, and not on a highway;

Genesis 24:22

And it came to pass, as the camels had finished drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold;

Genesis 24:30

And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets upon his sister's hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spoke the man unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.

Genesis 24:53

And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and clothing, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.

2 Samuel 1:24

You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned into sheol, and all the nations that forget God.

Psalm 45:13-14

The king's daughter is all glorious within the palace: her clothing is of woven gold.

Jeremiah 2:11

Has a nation changed its gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

Jeremiah 13:10

This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this belt, which is good for nothing.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

I clothed you also with embroidered work, and gave you sandals of badgers' skin, and I clothed you with fine linen, and I covered you with silk.

Ezekiel 22:12

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten me, says the Lord GOD.

1 Peter 3:3-5

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

Revelation 21:2

And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

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