Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

How long wilt thou wander about, thou backsliding daughter? For Jehovah hath created a new thing on the earth, a woman shall encompass a man.

New American Standard Bible

"How long will you go here and there, O faithless daughter? For the LORD has created a new thing in the earth-- A woman will encompass a man."

King James Version

How long wilt thou go about, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD hath created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall compass a man.

Holman Bible

How long will you turn here and there,
faithless daughter?
For the Lord creates something new in the land
a female will shelter a man.

International Standard Version

How long will you go this way and that, rebellious daughter? Indeed, the LORD will create a new thing on the earth; a woman will protect a man.

A Conservative Version

How long will thou go here and there, O thou backsliding daughter? For LORD has created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man.

American Standard Version

How long wilt thou go hither and thither, O thou backsliding daughter? for Jehovah hath created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man.

Amplified

How long will you waver and hesitate [to return], O you backsliding daughter? For the Lord has created a new thing in the land [of Israel]: a female shall compass (woo, win, and protect) a man.

Bible in Basic English

How long will you go on turning this way and that, O wandering daughter? for the Lord has made a new thing on the earth, a woman changed into a man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How long wilt thou wander, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD will bring forth a new thing upon the earth, A woman shall compass the man.

Julia Smith Translation

How long wilt thou wander about, O daughter turning away? for Jehovah created a new thing in the earth: A female shall go about a male.

King James 2000

How long will you go about, O you backsliding daughter? for the LORD has created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall protect a man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{How long} will you waver, O unfaithful daughter? For Yahweh has created a new [thing] on the earth, a woman, she shelters a man."

Modern King James verseion

How long will you turn to and fro, O faithless daughter? For Jehovah has created a new thing in the land; a woman shall enclose a man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How long wilt thou go astray, O thou shrinking daughter? For the LORD will work a new thing upon earth: A woman shall compass a man.

NET Bible

How long will you vacillate, you who were once like an unfaithful daughter? For I, the Lord, promise to bring about something new on the earth, something as unique as a woman protecting a man!'"

New Heart English Bible

How long will you go here and there, you backsliding daughter? For the LORD has created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man."

The Emphasized Bible

How long wilt thou turn hither and thither, O apostate daughter? For Yahweh hath created a new thing in the earth, A female defendeth, a strong man!

Webster

How long wilt thou wander about, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD hath created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall compass a man.

World English Bible

How long will you go here and there, you backsliding daughter? for Yahweh has created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man.

Youngs Literal Translation

Till when dost thou withdraw thyself, O backsliding daughter? For Jehovah hath prepared a new thing in the land, Woman doth compass man.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
How long wilt thou go about
חמק 
Chamaq 
Usage: 2

O thou backsliding
שׁובב 
Showbeb 
Usage: 3

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

for the Lord

Usage: 0

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

in the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

A woman
נקבה 
N@qebah 
Usage: 22

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Israel And Judah Will Be Delivered From Their Distress

21 Set up waymarks, make for thyself signposts; set thy heart toward the highway, the way by which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities. 22 How long wilt thou wander about, thou backsliding daughter? For Jehovah hath created a new thing on the earth, a woman shall encompass a man. 23 Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: They shall again use this speech, in the land of Judah and in the cities thereof, when I shall turn their captivity: Jehovah bless thee, O habitation of righteousness, mountain of holiness!



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:23

How sayest thou, I am not defiled, I have not gone after the Baals? See thy way in the valley, acknowledge what thou hast done a swift dromedary traversing her ways!

Jeremiah 3:6

And Jehovah said unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what backsliding Israel hath done? She hath gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath committed fornication.

Jeremiah 49:4

Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys? Thy valley shall flow down, O backsliding daughter, that trusteth in her treasures, saying, Who shall come against me?

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; he shall crush thy head, and thou shalt crush his heel.

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore will the Lord himself give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and shall bring forth a son, and call his name Immanuel.

Jeremiah 2:18

And now, what hast thou to do with the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Shihor? And what hast thou to do with the way of Assyria, to drink the waters of the River?

Jeremiah 2:36

Why dost thou gad about so much, and change thy way? Thou shalt also be brought to shame by Egypt, as thou wast brought to shame by Assyria.

Numbers 16:30

but if Jehovah make a new thing, and the ground open its mouth, and swallow them up, and all that they have, and they go down alive into Sheol, then ye shall know that these men have despised Jehovah.

Jeremiah 3:8

And I saw that when for all the causes wherein backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce, yet the treacherous Judah, her sister, feared not, but went and committed fornication also.

Jeremiah 3:11-12

And Jehovah said unto me, Backsliding Israel hath shewn herself more just than treacherous Judah.

Jeremiah 3:14

Return, backsliding children, saith Jehovah; for I am a husband unto you, and I will take you, one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion.

Jeremiah 3:22

Return, backsliding children; I will heal your backslidings. ... Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art Jehovah our God.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Jeremiah 7:24

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels, in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.

Jeremiah 8:4-6

And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith Jehovah: Do men fall, and not rise up? Doth one turn away, and not return?

Jeremiah 13:27

Thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy fornication, on the hills, in the fields, thine abominations, have I seen. Woe unto thee, Jerusalem! Wilt thou not be made clean? after how long a time yet?

Jeremiah 14:7

Jehovah, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou act for thy name's sake; for our backslidings are many we have sinned against thee.

Hosea 4:16

For Israel is refractory as an untractable heifer; now will Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a wide pasture.

Hosea 8:5

Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will they be incapable of purity?

Hosea 11:7

Yea, my people are bent upon backsliding from me: though they call them to the Most High, none at all exalteth him.

Hosea 14:4

I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely; for mine anger is turned away from him.

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to hearken, and turned a rebellious shoulder, and made their ears heavy, that they should not hear.

Matthew 1:21

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.

Luke 1:34-35

But Mary said to the angel, How shall this be, since I know not a man?

Galatians 4:4

but when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, come of woman, come under law,

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