Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle wander aimlessly Because there is no pasture for them; Even the flocks of sheep suffer.

King James Version

How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

Holman Bible

How the animals groan! The herds of cattle wander in confusion since they have no pasture. Even the flocks of sheep suffer punishment.

International Standard Version

Oh, how the livestock groan! The herds of cattle wander about because they have no pasture. Even flocks of sheep suffer!

A Conservative Version

How do the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are perplexed because they have no pasture, yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

American Standard Version

How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

Amplified

How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are perplexed and huddle together because they have no pasture; even the flocks of sheep suffer punishment (are forsaken and made wretched).

Bible in Basic English

What sounds of pain come from the beasts! the herds of cattle are at a loss because there is no grass for them; even the flocks of sheep are no longer to be seen.

Darby Translation

How do the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are bewildered, for they have no pasture; the flocks of sheep also are in suffering.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are perplexed because they have no pasture; the flocks of sheep are condemned.

Julia Smith Translation

How the beasts groaned! the herds of oxen wept, for no pasture to them; also the flocks of sheep were laid waste.

King James 2000

How the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How [the] beasts groan; the herds of cattle wander around because there is no pasture for them; [the] flocks of sheep are in distress.

Modern King James verseion

How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are troubled because they have no pasture. Yes, the flocks of sheep are destroyed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O what a fighting make the cattle? The bullocks are very evil liking, because they have no pasture: and the sheep are famished away.

NET Bible

Listen to the cattle groan! The herds of livestock wander around in confusion because they have no pasture. Even the flocks of sheep are suffering.

New Heart English Bible

How the animals groan. The herds of livestock are perplexed, because they have no pasture. Yes, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

The Emphasized Bible

How do the beasts groan! Perplexed are the herds of oxen, because there is no pasture for them, - even, the flocks of sheep, are destroyed!

Webster

How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yes, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

World English Bible

How the animals groan! The herds of livestock are perplexed, because they have no pasture. Yes, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

Youngs Literal Translation

How have cattle sighed! Perplexed have been droves of oxen, For there is no pasture for them, Also droves of sheep have been desolated.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
How do the beasts
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

אנח 
'anach 
Usage: 13

the herds
עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

of cattle
בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

בּוּך 
Buwk 
Usage: 3

מרעה 
Mir`eh 
Usage: 13

yea, the flocks
עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

of sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

Context Readings

A Call To Lamentation

17 The seeds shrivel under their clods; The storehouses are desolate, The barns are torn down, For the grain is dried up. 18 How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle wander aimlessly Because there is no pasture for them; Even the flocks of sheep suffer. 19 To You, O LORD, I cry; For fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness And the flame has burned up all the trees of the field.



Cross References

Jeremiah 12:4

How long is the land to mourn And the vegetation of the countryside to wither? For the wickedness of those who dwell in it, Animals and birds have been snatched away, Because men have said, "He will not see our latter ending."

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, And everyone who lives in it languishes Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky, And also the fish of the sea disappear.

Jeremiah 14:5-6

"For even the doe in the field has given birth only to abandon her young, Because there is no grass.

1 Kings 18:5

Then Ahab said to Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs of water and to all the valleys; perhaps we will find grass and keep the horses and mules alive, and not have to kill some of the cattle."

Joel 1:20

Even the beasts of the field pant for You; For the water brooks are dried up And fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Romans 8:22

For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.

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