Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Though his sons are many, they are destined for the sword;
And his descendants will not be satisfied with bread.

King James Version

If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Holman Bible

Even if his children increase, they are destined for the sword;
his descendants will never have enough food.

International Standard Version

If he has many children, their destiny is to die by the sword, and his descendants won't have enough food.

A Conservative Version

If his sons be multiplied, it is for the sword. And his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

American Standard Version

If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword; And his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Amplified


“Though his children are many, they are destined for the sword;
And his descendants will not have sufficient bread.

Bible in Basic English

If his children are increased, it is for the sword; and his offspring have not enough bread.

Darby Translation

If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword, and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread;

Julia Smith Translation

If his sons shall be multiplied, for then the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

King James 2000

If his children are multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If their children multiply, [it is] for [the] sword, and his offspring {do not have enough to eat}.

Modern King James verseion

If his sons are multiplied, the sword is for them; and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If he get many children, they shall perish with the sword, and his posterity shall have scarceness of bread.

NET Bible

If his children increase -- it is for the sword! His offspring never have enough to eat.

New Heart English Bible

If his children are multiplied, it is for the sword. His offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

The Emphasized Bible

If his children be multiplied, for them, there is the sword, and, his offspring, shall not be filled with bread;

Webster

If his children are multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

World English Bible

If his children are multiplied, it is for the sword. His offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

If his sons multiply -- for them is a sword. And his offspring are not satisfied with bread.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
it is for
למו 
L@mow 
for, at, to, upon
Usage: 7

the sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

צאצא 
Tse'etsa' 
Usage: 11

shall not be satisfied
שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

13 This is the portion of a wicked man with God and the heritage of the violent, which they shall receive of the Almighty. 14 “Though his sons are many, they are destined for the sword;
And his descendants will not be satisfied with bread.
15 Those that remain of him shall be buried in death; and their widows shall not weep.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:41

Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.

Deuteronomy 28:32

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look and fail with longing for them all the day long; and there shall be no strength in thine hand.

1 Samuel 2:5

Those that were full have hired themselves out for bread, and those that were hungry ceased so that the barren has given birth to seven, and she that has many children is waxed feeble.

2 Kings 9:7-8

And thou shalt smite the house of Ahab, thy master, that I may avenge the blood of my slaves, the prophets, and the blood of all the slaves of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.

2 Kings 10:6-10

Then he wrote a letter the second time to them, saying, If ye are mine and if ye will hearken unto my voice, take the heads of the male sons of your master and come to me to Jezreel by tomorrow this time. Now the king's sons, being seventy males, were with the great men of the city, who had brought them up.

Esther 5:11

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches and the multitude of his sons and all the things in which the king had promoted him and how he had advanced him above the princes and slaves of the king.

Esther 9:5-10

Thus the Jews smote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword and slaughter and destruction and did what they would unto those that hated them.

Job 15:22

He will not believe that he shall return out of darkness, and he is always watching the sword.

Job 20:10

His poor sons shall go forth begging, and their hands shall restore that which he stole.

Job 21:11-12

They send forth their little ones like a flock of sheep, and their children dance.

Psalm 109:13

Let his posterity be cut off, and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.

Hosea 9:13-14

Ephraim, as I saw Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place; but Ephraim shall bring forth his sons to the murderer.

Luke 23:29

For, behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say, Blessed are the barren and the wombs that never bare and the breasts which never gave suck.

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