Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For every head is bald and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

King James Version

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Holman Bible

Indeed, every head is bald and every beard clipped; on every hand is a gash and sackcloth around the waist.

International Standard Version

Indeed every head will be bald and every beard cut short. There will be gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins.

A Conservative Version

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped. Upon all the hands are cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

American Standard Version

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands are cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Amplified

For every head is shaven bald and every beard cut off: upon all the hands are cuts (slashes) and upon the loins is sackcloth [all to express mourning].

Bible in Basic English

For everywhere the hair of the head and the hair of the face is cut off: on every hand there are wounds, and haircloth on every body.

Darby Translation

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped; upon all the hands are cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For every head shall be bald, and every beard shaved: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon all the loins sackcloth.

Julia Smith Translation

For every head bald, and every beard shaved: upon all hands cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

King James 2000

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be gashes, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [on] every head [is] baldness, and every beard is trimmed. On all [the] hands, slashes, and on [the] loins, sackcloth.

Modern King James verseion

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped. On all the hands shall be cuttings, and on the loins sackcloth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All heads shall be shaven, and all beards clipped off: all hands bound, and all loins girded about with sack cloth.

NET Bible

For all of them will shave their heads in mourning. They will all cut off their beards to show their sorrow. They will all make gashes in their hands. They will all put on sackcloth.

New Heart English Bible

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.

The Emphasized Bible

For, every head, is baldness, And every beard, clipped: Upon all hands, are gashes, And upon the loins, sackcloth

Webster

For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

World English Bible

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.

Youngs Literal Translation

For every head is bald, and every beard diminished, On all hands cuttings, and on the loins -- sackcloth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

קרחא קרחה 
Qorchah 
Usage: 11

זקן 
Zaqan 
Usage: 19

גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

גּדדה גּדוּד 
G@duwd 
Usage: 1

and upon the loins
מתן 
Mothen 
Usage: 47

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Moab

36 "Therefore My heart wails for Moab like flutes; My heart also wails like flutes for the men of Kir-heres Therefore they have lost the abundance it produced. 37 "For every head is bald and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins. 38 "On all the housetops of Moab and in its streets there is lamentation everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel," declares the LORD.



Cross References

Genesis 37:34

So Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.

Isaiah 15:2-3

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Jeremiah 41:5

that eighty men came from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria with their beards shaved off and their clothes torn and their bodies gashed, having grain offerings and incense in their hands to bring to the house of the LORD.

Jeremiah 47:5

"Baldness has come upon Gaza; Ashkelon has been ruined O remnant of their valley, How long will you gash yourself?

Isaiah 20:2

at that time the LORD spoke through Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, "Go and loosen the sackcloth from your hips and take your shoes off your feet " And he did so, going naked and barefoot.

Jeremiah 16:6

"Both great men and small will die in this land; they will not be buried, they will not be lamented, nor will anyone gash himself or shave his head for them.

Genesis 37:29

Now Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph was not in the pit; so he tore his garments.

Leviticus 19:28

'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD.

1 Kings 18:28

So they cried with a loud voice and cut themselves according to their custom with swords and lances until the blood gushed out on them.

1 Kings 21:27

It came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently.

2 Kings 6:30

When the king heard the words of the woman, he tore his clothes--now he was passing by on the wall--and the people looked, and behold, he had sackcloth beneath on his body.

Isaiah 3:24

Now it will come about that instead of sweet perfume there will be putrefaction; Instead of a belt, a rope; Instead of well-set hair, a plucked-out scalp; Instead of fine clothes, a donning of sackcloth; And branding instead of beauty.

Isaiah 37:1

And when King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth and entered the house of the LORD.

Ezekiel 7:18

'They will gird themselves with sackcloth and shuddering will overwhelm them; and shame will be on all faces and baldness on all their heads.

Ezekiel 27:31

"Also they will make themselves bald for you And gird themselves with sackcloth; And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul With bitter mourning.

Amos 8:10

"Then I will turn your festivals into mourning And all your songs into lamentation; And I will bring sackcloth on everyone's loins And baldness on every head And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son, And the end of it will be like a bitter day.

Micah 1:16

Make yourself bald and cut off your hair, Because of the children of your delight; Extend your baldness like the eagle, For they will go from you into exile.

Mark 5:5

Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones.

Revelation 11:3

"And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth."

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