Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 [the] wicked human being with God, and they receive from Shaddai [the] inheritance of [the] ruthless. 14 If their children multiply, [it is] for [the] sword, and his offspring {do not have enough to eat}. 15 Their survivors are buried through the plague, and their widows do not weep.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:41

You shall bear sons and daughters, but they shall not be {yours}, for they shall go into captivity.

Deuteronomy 28:32

Your sons and your daughters [shall be] given to other people, and {you will be looking on} {longingly} for them all day, {but you will be powerless to do anything}.

1 Samuel 2:5

Those who were full must hire themselves out for bread, but those who are hungry will become fat. As for the infertile, she will bear seven, but [she who has] many sons withers away.

2 Kings 9:7-8

You will destroy the house of Ahab your master, and you will avenge the blood of my servants the prophets and the blood of all of the servants of Yahweh, from the hand of Jezebel.

2 Kings 10:6-10

Then he wrote to them a second letter, saying, "If you [are] for me, and you [are] listening to my voice, take the heads of the men of the sons of your master and come to me at [this] time tomorrow at Jezreel." Now the sons of the king, seventy men, [were] with the leaders of the city who were raising them.

Esther 5:11

And Haman recounted to them the splendor of his wealth and the number of his sons and all [the ways] that the king had honored him and promoted him above the officials and king's servants.

Esther 9:5-10

The Jews struck down all their enemies with {the sword}, killing and destroying [them]; and they did as they pleased with those that hated them.

Job 15:22

{He cannot trust that he will return} from darkness, and he himself is destined for [the] sword.

Job 20:10

His children will seek favors from [the] poor, and his hands will return his wealth.

Job 21:11-12

They send out their little ones like the flock, and their children dance around.

Psalm 109:13

Let his descendants be cut off. Let their name be blotted out in [the] next generation.

Hosea 9:13-14

Ephraim, as I see [it], [is] like a palm in a meadow; but Ephraim must bring out his children to the slayer.

Luke 23:29

For behold, days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed [are] the barren, and the wombs that did not give birth, and [the] breasts that did not nurse!'

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