Parallel Verses

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 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 animals groan!
The herds of cattle are bewildered and wander aimlessly
Because they have no pasture;
Even the flocks of sheep suffer.

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.

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.

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

References

Context Readings

A Call To Lamentation

17 The grains of seed have shriveled beneath their shovels. Storehouses have been decimated and granaries have been torn down, for the grain has dried up. 18 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. 19 To you, O Lord, I call out for help, for fire has burned up the grassy pastures, flames have razed all the trees in the fields.



Cross References

Jeremiah 12:4

How long must the land be parched and the grass in every field be withered? How long must the animals and the birds die because of the wickedness of the people who live in this land? For these people boast, "God will not see what happens to us."

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land will mourn, and all its inhabitants will perish. The wild animals, the birds of the sky, and even the fish in the sea will perish.

Jeremiah 14:5-6

Even the doe abandons her newborn fawn in the field because there is no grass.

1 Kings 18:5

Ahab told Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs and valleys. Maybe we can find some grazing areas so we can keep the horses and mules alive and not have to kill some of the animals."

Joel 1:20

Even the wild animals cry out to you; for the river beds have dried up; fire has destroyed the grassy pastures.

Romans 8:22

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

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