Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah of armies, Give heed, and call ye for the wailing women, and they shall come forth; and send ye to the wise women, and they shall come forth.

New American Standard Bible

Thus says the Lord of hosts,
“Consider and call for the mourning women, that they may come;
And send for the wailing women, that they may come!

King James Version

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come:

Holman Bible

This is what the Lord of Hosts says:

Consider, and summon the women who mourn;
send for the skillful women.

International Standard Version

This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Think about what I'm saying! Indeed, call out the professional mourners! Send for the best of them to come.

A Conservative Version

Thus says LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for the skilful women, that they may come.

American Standard Version

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the skilful women, that they may come:

Amplified

Thus says the Lord of hosts,

“Consider and call for the mourning women to come;
Send for the wailing women to come.

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord of armies has said: Take thought and send for the weeping women, so that they may come; and send for the wise women, so that they may come:

Darby Translation

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for the skilful women, that they may come;

King James 2000

Thus says the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for skillful women, that they may come:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "Consider closely, and call for the wailing women, so that they come, and for the skillful women, so that they come.

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah of Hosts, Think carefully, and call for the wailers, that they may come. And send for the wise women, that they may come;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts, "Look that ye call for mourning wives, and send for wise women: that they come shortly,

NET Bible

The Lord who rules over all told me to say to this people, "Take note of what I say. Call for the women who mourn for the dead! Summon those who are the most skilled at it!"

New Heart English Bible

Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the skillful women, that they may come:"

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, Consider ye diligently and call for the wailing women that they may come, - And unto the wise women, send ye, that they may come;

Webster

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for skillful women, that they may come:

World English Bible

Thus says Yahweh of Armies, Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the skillful women, that they may come:

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Consider ye, and call for mourning women, And they come, And to the wise women send, and they come,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

ye, and call
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

קוּן 
Quwn 
Usage: 8


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Judah's Failures

16 And I scattered them in the nations which they knew not, they and their fathers: and I sent after them the sword till I consumed them. 17 Thus said Jehovah of armies, Give heed, and call ye for the wailing women, and they shall come forth; and send ye to the wise women, and they shall come forth. 18 And they shall hasten and lift up a lamentation for us, and our eyes shall go down with tears, and our eyelashes shall shake out waters.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 35:25

And Jeremiah will lament for Josiah: and all the singing men and singing women will speak concerning Josiah in their lamentations, even to this day, and they will give them for a law upon Israel: and behold them written upon the lamentations.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also from height they shall be afraid, and being dismayed in the way, and the almond tree shall be despised, and the locust shall become a burden, and the caperberry shall fail: for man shall go to his eternal house, and they mourning, went about in the street:

Job 3:8

They cursing the day shall curse it, they being ready to rouse up the sea monster.

Amos 5:16-17

For this, thus said Jehovah God of armies, the Lord: In all your broad places, wailing; and in all the streets they shall say, Wo! wo! and they called to the husbandman to mourning, and wailing to all knowing lamentation.

Matthew 9:23

And Jesus having come into the ruler's house, and seeing the flute players and the crowd making an uproar,

Mark 5:38

And he comes to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and sees an uproar, they weeping and wailing much.

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