Parallel Verses

Amplified

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labor is in vain because she has no sense of danger [for her unborn brood],

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;

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers, not fearing that her labour is in vain,

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 Forgetting that a foot may crush them or that the wild beast may trample them. 16 She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labor is in vain because she has no sense of danger [for her unborn brood], 17 For God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has He imparted to her understanding.



Cross References

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones, but the daughter of my people has become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness [that desert their young].

Deuteronomy 28:56-57

The most tender and daintily bred woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot upon the ground because she is so dainty and kind, will grudge to the husband of her bosom, to her son and to her daughter

1 Kings 3:26-27

Then the mother of the living child said to the king, for she yearned over her son, O my lord, give her the living baby, and by no means slay him. But the other said, Let him not be mine or yours, but divide him.

2 Kings 6:28-29

And the king said to her, What ails you? She answered, This woman said to me, Give me your son so we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The labor of fools wearies every one of them, because [he is so ignorant of the ordinary matters that] he does not even know how to get to town.

Lamentations 2:20

Behold, O Lord, and consider [carefully] to whom You have done this. Should and shall women eat the fruit of their own bodies, the children whom they have tended and swaddled with their hands? Should and shall priest and prophet be slain in the place set apart [for the worship] of the Lord?

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not by appointment of the Lord of hosts that the nations toil only to satisfy the fire [that will consume their work], and the peoples weary themselves only for emptiness, falsity, and futility?

Romans 1:31

[They were] without understanding, conscienceless and faithless, heartless and loveless [and] merciless.

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