Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“She treats her young cruelly, as if they were not hers;
Though her labor be in vain, she is unconcerned;

King James Version

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labour is in vain without fear;

Holman Bible

She treats her young harshly, as if they were not her own,
with no fear that her labor may have been in vain.

International Standard Version

She mistreats her young as though they're not hers, and she has no fear that her labor may be in vain,

A Conservative Version

She deals hardly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor be in vain, [she is] without fear,

American Standard Version

She dealeth hardly with her young ones, as if they were not hers: Though her labor be in vain,'she is without fear;

Amplified


“She treats her young cruelly, as if they were not hers;
Though her labor is in vain because she is unconcerned [for the safety of her brood],

Bible in Basic English

She is cruel to her young ones, as if they were not hers; her work is to no purpose; she has no fear.

Darby Translation

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labour is in vain, without her concern.

Julia Smith Translation

She made hard to her sons as not to her: her labor in vain without fear;

King James 2000

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labor is in vain without concern;

Lexham Expanded Bible

It deals cruelly with its young ones, as [if] [they were] not its [own], as [if] without fear [that] its labor [were] in vain,

Modern King James verseion

She treats her young roughly, as if not hers; for her labor is vanity without fear;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So hard is she to her young ones, as though they were not hers, and laboureth in vain without any fear.

NET Bible

She is harsh with her young, as if they were not hers; she is unconcerned about the uselessness of her labor.

New Heart English Bible

She deals harshly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor is in vain, she is without fear,

The Emphasized Bible

Dealing hardly with her young, as none-of hers, In vain, her labour, without dread.

Webster

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labor is in vain without fear;

World English Bible

She deals harshly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor is in vain, she is without fear,

Youngs Literal Translation

Her young ones it hath hardened without her, In vain is her labour without fear.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁח 
Qashach 
Usage: 2

as though they were not

Usage: 0

יגיע 
Y@giya` 
Usage: 16

is in vain
ריק 
Riyq 
Usage: 12

References

American

Hastings

Job

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Ostrich

15 And she forgets that a foot may crush them,
Or that a wild beast may trample them.
16 “She treats her young cruelly, as if they were not hers;
Though her labor be in vain, she is unconcerned;
17 Because God has made her forget wisdom,
And has not given her a share of understanding.



Cross References

Lamentations 4:3

Even jackals offer the breast,
They nurse their young;
But the daughter of my people has become cruel
Like ostriches in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 28:56-57

The refined and delicate woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and refinement, shall be hostile toward the husband she cherishes and toward her son and daughter,

1 Kings 3:26-27

Then the woman whose child was the living one spoke to the king, for she was deeply stirred over her son and said, “Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and by no means kill him.” But the other said, “He shall be neither mine nor yours; divide him!”

2 Kings 6:28-29

And the king said to her, “What is the matter with you?” And she answered, “This woman said to me, ‘Give your son that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.’

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The toil of a fool so wearies him that he does not even know how to go to a city.

Lamentations 2:20

See, O Lord, and look!
With whom have You dealt thus?
Should women eat their offspring,
The little ones who were born healthy?
Should priest and prophet be slain
In the sanctuary of the Lord?

Habakkuk 2:13

“Is it not indeed from the Lord of hosts
That peoples toil for fire,
And nations grow weary for nothing?

Romans 1:31

without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;

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