Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Though your beginning was insignificant, Yet your end will increase greatly.

King James Version

Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.

Holman Bible

Then, even if your beginnings were modest, your final days will be full of prosperity.

International Standard Version

Your beginning may be small, but later years will be very great.

A Conservative Version

And though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end would greatly increase.

American Standard Version

And though thy beginning was small, Yet thy latter end would greatly increase.

Amplified

And though your beginning was small, yet your latter end would greatly increase.

Bible in Basic English

And though your start was small, your end will be very great.

Darby Translation

And though thy beginning was small, yet thine end shall be very great.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In such a way that thy beginning would have been small, in comparison to the great increase of thy latter.

Julia Smith Translation

And thy beginning was small, and thy latter state shall increase greatly.

King James 2000

Though your beginning was small, yet your latter end should greatly increase.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Though your beginning was small, your end will be very great.

Modern King James verseion

And if your beginning was small, yet your end would greatly increase.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Insomuch, that wherein soever thou hadst little afore, thou shouldest now have great abundance.

NET Bible

Your beginning will seem so small, since your future will flourish.

New Heart English Bible

Though your beginning was small, yet your latter end would greatly increase.

The Emphasized Bible

So shall thy beginning appear small, - when, thy latter end, he shall greatly increase!

Webster

Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end would greatly increase.

World English Bible

Though your beginning was small, yet your latter end would greatly increase.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thy beginning hath been small, And thy latter end is very great.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

מצער 
Mits`ar 
Usage: 5

אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

Context Readings

Bildad's First Response To Job

6 If you are pure and upright, Surely now He would rouse Himself for you And restore your righteous estate. 7 "Though your beginning was insignificant, Yet your end will increase greatly. 8 "Please inquire of past generations, And consider the things searched out by their fathers.


Cross References

Zechariah 4:10

"For who has despised the day of small things? But these seven will be glad when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel--these are the eyes of the LORD which range to and fro throughout the earth."

Matthew 13:31-32

He presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Deuteronomy 8:16

"In the wilderness He fed you manna which your fathers did not know, that He might humble you and that He might test you, to do good for you in the end.

Job 42:12-13

The LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.

Zechariah 14:7

For it will be a unique day which is known to the LORD, neither day nor night, but it will come about that at evening time there will be light.

Matthew 13:12

"For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.

2 Peter 2:20

For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.



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