Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

New American Standard Bible

"The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy.

King James Version

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Holman Bible

The dying man blessed me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice.

International Standard Version

Those who were about to die blessed me, and I made widows sing for joy.

A Conservative Version

The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

American Standard Version

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me; And I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Amplified

The blessing of him who was about to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Bible in Basic English

The blessing of him who was near to destruction came on me, and I put a song of joy into the widow's heart.

Darby Translation

The blessing of him that was perishing came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Julia Smith Translation

The praise of him perishing will come upon me, and I shall cause the heart of the widow to rejoice.

King James 2000

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] blessing of [the] wretched came upon me, and I caused [the] widow's heart to sing for joy.

Modern King James verseion

The blessing of the perishing came on me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that should have been lost, gave me a good word, and the widow's heart praised me.

NET Bible

the blessing of the dying man descended on me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice;

New Heart English Bible

the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

The Emphasized Bible

The blessing of him that was ready to perish, upon me was wont to descend, and, the heart of the widow, caused I to sing for joy;

Webster

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

World English Bible

the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Youngs Literal Translation

The blessing of the perishing cometh on me, And the heart of the widow I cause to sing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69


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

upon me and I caused the widow's
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

12 because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him. 13 The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. 14 I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.


Cross References

Isaiah 27:13

And it shall come to pass in that day that the great shofar shall be blown, and those who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria and the outcasts in the land of Egypt shall come and worship the LORD in the holy mount at Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 16:11

And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite that is within thy gates and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God has chosen to place his name there.

Deuteronomy 24:13

Without fail thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down that he may sleep in his own clothing and bless thee, and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 26:5

Then thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, My father, the Syrian, perishing of hunger went down into Egypt and sojourned there with a few and became there a nation, great, mighty, and many;

Nehemiah 8:10-12

Then he said unto them, Go, eat the fat, and drink sweet wine, and send portions unto those who have nothing prepared; for this day is holy unto our Lord, and not sad; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

Job 22:9

Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 31:19-20

if I have seen any perish for want of clothing or any needy without a covering;

Psalm 67:4

O let the Gentiles be glad and sing for joy, for thou shalt judge the people righteously and shepherd the Gentiles upon the earth. Selah.

Proverbs 31:6-9

Give beer unto him that is ready to perish and wine unto those that have heavy hearts.

Isaiah 65:14

Behold, my slaves shall rejoice by the joy of their heart, but ye shall cry for the sorrow of your heart and shall howl for the destruction of spirit.

Acts 9:39-41

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made them while she was with them.

2 Corinthians 9:12-14

For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also abounds in much thanksgiving unto God;

2 Timothy 1:16-18

The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;

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