Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

He shall not look upon the rivers, the flowing streams of honey and butter.

New American Standard Bible

“He does not look at the streams,
The rivers flowing with honey and curds.

King James Version

He shall not see the rivers, the floods, the brooks of honey and butter.

Holman Bible

He will not enjoy the streams,
the rivers flowing with honey and cream.

International Standard Version

He won't look at the rivers the torrents of honey and curd.

American Standard Version

He shall not look upon the rivers, The flowing streams of honey and butter.

Amplified


“He does not look at the rivers,
The flowing streams of honey and butter [to enjoy his wealth].

Bible in Basic English

Let him not see the rivers of oil, the streams of honey and milk.

Darby Translation

He shall not see streams, rivers, brooks of honey and butter.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall not look upon the streams, the rivers, the torrents of honey and curdled milk

King James 2000

He shall not see the rivers, the brooks flowing with honey and butter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{He will not enjoy the streams}, [the] torrents of honey and curds.

Modern King James verseion

He shall not see the rivers, the flowings of the brooks of honey and butter,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that he shall no more see the rivers, and brooks of honey and butter.

NET Bible

He will not look on the streams, the rivers, which are the torrents of honey and butter.

New Heart English Bible

He shall not look at the rivers, the flowing streams of honey and butter.

The Emphasized Bible

Let him not see in the channels the flowings of torrents of honey and milk.

Webster

He shall not see the river, the floods, the brooks of honey and buttermilk.

World English Bible

He shall not look at the rivers, the flowing streams of honey and butter.

Youngs Literal Translation

He looketh not on rivulets, Flowing of brooks of honey and butter.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall not see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the rivers
פּלגּה 
P@laggah 
Usage: 1

the floods
נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

the brooks
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

of honey
דּבשׁ 
D@bash 
Usage: 54

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

16 He shall suck the poison of asps. The viper's tongue shall kill him. 17 He shall not look upon the rivers, the flowing streams of honey and butter. 18 That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:13-14

He made him ride on the high places of the earth, and he ate the increase of the field, and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock,

Job 29:6

when my steps were washed with butter, and the rock poured out streams of oil to me,

Numbers 14:23

surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of them who despised me see it.

2 Samuel 17:29

and honey, and butter, and sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David, and for the people who were with him, to eat. For they said, The people are hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.

2 Kings 7:2

Then the captain on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if LORD should make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shall see it with thine eyes, but shall not eat of it.

Psalm 36:8-9

They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house, and thou will make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.

Psalm 81:16

He would feed them also with the finest of the wheat. And I would satisfy thee with honey out of the rock.

Isaiah 7:15

Butter and honey shall he eat, when he knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good.

Isaiah 7:22

And it shall come to pass, that because of the abundance of milk which they shall give he shall eat butter. For everyone who is left in the midst of the land shall eat butter and honey.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue fails for thirst. I, LORD, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Jeremiah 17:6-8

For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good comes, but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land and not inhabited.

Luke 16:24

And having cried out, he said, Father Abraham, be merciful to me, and send Lazarus, so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame.

Revelation 22:1

And he showed me a pure river of water of life, bright as crystal, coming out from the throne of God and of the Lamb,

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