Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye do not weep for the dead, nor bemoan for him, Weep ye sore for the traveller, For he doth not return again, Nor hath he seen the land of his birth.

New American Standard Bible

Do not weep for the dead or mourn for him, But weep continually for the one who goes away; For he will never return Or see his native land.

King James Version

Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him: but weep sore for him that goeth away: for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

Holman Bible

Do not weep for the dead;
do not mourn for him.
Weep bitterly for the one who has gone away,
for he will never return again
and see his native land.

International Standard Version

"Don't cry for the dead or grieve for them. Weep bitterly for the one going away, because he won't return again nor see the land of his birth.

A Conservative Version

Weep ye not for him who is dead, nor bemoan him. But weep greatly for him who goes away, for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

American Standard Version

Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep sore for him that goeth away; for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

Amplified

Weep not for him who is dead nor bemoan him; but weep bitterly for him who goes away [into captivity], for he shall return no more nor see his native country [again].

Bible in Basic English

Let there be no weeping for the dead, and make no songs of grief for him: but make bitter weeping for him who has gone away, for he will never come back or see again the country of his birth.

Darby Translation

Weep not for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep sore for him that goeth away, for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not weep for the dead, and ye shall not bewail for him: weep ye, weep ye for him going away, for he shall no more turn back and see the land of his nativity.

King James 2000

Weep not for the dead, neither bemoan him: but weep bitterly for him that goes away: for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not weep for [the] dead person, and you must not show sympathy for him. Weep bitterly for the one who goes away, for he will not return, or see the land of his birth again.

Modern King James verseion

Weep not for the dead, nor moan for him; but weep bitterly for him who goes away. For he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mourn not over the dead, and be not woe for them, but be sorry for him that departeth away: for he cometh not again, and seeth his native country no more.

NET Bible

"'Do not weep for the king who was killed. Do not grieve for him. But weep mournfully for the king who has gone into exile. For he will never return to see his native land again.

New Heart English Bible

Do not weep for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep bitterly for him who goes away; for he shall return no more, nor see his native country."

The Emphasized Bible

Do not ye lament for him that is dead Neither bemoan ye, him, But weep ye - weep on - for him that is going away, For he shall not return any more Nor see the land of his birth.

Webster

Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him: but weep bitterly for him that goeth away: for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

World English Bible

Don't weep for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep bitterly for him who goes away; for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

ye not for the dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

him but weep
בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

no more, nor see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מולדת 
Mowledeth 
Usage: 22

References

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Shallum

9 And they have said, 'Because that they have forsaken The covenant of Jehovah their God, And bow themselves to other gods, and serve them.' 10 Ye do not weep for the dead, nor bemoan for him, Weep ye sore for the traveller, For he doth not return again, Nor hath he seen the land of his birth. 11 For thus said Jehovah concerning Shallum son of Josiah king of Judah, who is reigning instead of Josiah his father, who hath gone forth from this place: He doth not turn back hither again;



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 4:2

And I am praising the dead who have already died above the living who are yet alive.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous hath perished, And there is none laying it to heart, And men of kindness are gathered, Without any considering that from the face of evil Gathered is the righteous one.

Jeremiah 22:11

For thus said Jehovah concerning Shallum son of Josiah king of Judah, who is reigning instead of Josiah his father, who hath gone forth from this place: He doth not turn back hither again;

2 Kings 22:20

therefore, lo, I am gathering thee unto thy fathers, and thou hast been gathered unto thy grave in peace, and thine eyes do not look on any of the evil that I am bringing in on this place;' and they bring the king back word.

2 Kings 23:30-34

And his servants cause him to ride dying from Megiddo, and bring him in to Jerusalem, and bury him in his own grave, and the people of the land take Jehoahaz son of Josiah, and anoint him, and cause him to reign instead of his father.

2 Chronicles 35:23-25

and the archers shoot at king Josiah, and the king saith to his servants, 'Remove me, for I have become very sick.'

Jeremiah 22:18

Therefore, thus said Jehovah concerning Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah: They do not lament for him, Ah, my brother, and Ah, sister, They do not lament for him, Ah, lord, and Ah, his honour.

Lamentations 4:9

Better have been the pierced of a sword Than the pierced of famine, For these flow away, pierced through, Without the increase of the field.

Ezekiel 19:3-4

And she bringeth up one of her whelps, A young lion it hath been, And it learneth to tear prey, man it hath devoured.

Luke 23:28

and Jesus having turned unto them, said, 'Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but for yourselves weep ye, and for your children;

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