Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"They have also cast lots for My people, Traded a boy for a harlot And sold a girl for wine that they may drink.

King James Version

And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

Holman Bible

They cast lots for My people; they bartered a boy for a prostitute and sold a girl for wine to drink.

International Standard Version

They cast lots for my people they sold a young boy in exchange for a prostitute, and a girl for wine, so they could drink."

A Conservative Version

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

American Standard Version

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

Amplified

And they have cast lots for My people, and have given a boy for a harlot and have sold a girl for juice [of the grape] and have drunk it.

Bible in Basic English

And they have put the fate of my people to the decision of chance: giving a boy for the price of a loose woman and a girl for a drink of wine.

Darby Translation

and they have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, and have drunk it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they have cast lots for my people and have given a boy for a harlot and sold a girl for wine that they might drink.

Julia Smith Translation

And for my people they cast the lot: and they will give the boy for a harlot, and they sold the girl for wine; and they will drink

King James 2000

And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For my people they cast lots, and {they traded} the male child for the prostitute, and the female child they sold for wine and they drank [it].

Modern King James verseion

And they have cast lots for My people, and have given a boy for a prostitute, and sold a girl for wine, so that they might drink.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, they have cast lots for my people, the young men have they set in the brothel house, and sold the damsels for wine, that they might have to drink.

NET Bible

and they cast lots for my people. They traded a boy for a prostitute; they sold a little girl for wine so they could drink.

New Heart English Bible

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a prostitute, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

The Emphasized Bible

And, for my people, they cast lots, - and gave a boy for a harlot, and a girl sold they for wine - and drank.

Webster

And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

World English Bible

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a prostitute, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

Youngs Literal Translation

And for My people they do cast a lot, And they give the young man for an harlot, And the young woman have sold for wine, That they may drink.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ידד 
Yadad 
Usage: 3

גּרל גּורל 
Gowral 
Usage: 77

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and have given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

a boy
ילד 
Yeled 
Usage: 89

זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

and sold
מכר 
Makar 
Usage: 80

a girl
ילדּה 
Yaldah 
Usage: 3

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

References

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment On The Nations

2 I will gather all the nations And bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat Then I will enter into judgment with them there On behalf of My people and My inheritance, Israel, Whom they have scattered among the nations; And they have divided up My land. 3 "They have also cast lots for My people, Traded a boy for a harlot And sold a girl for wine that they may drink. 4 "Moreover, what are you to Me, O Tyre, Sidon and all the regions of Philistia? Are you rendering Me a recompense? But if you do recompense Me, swiftly and speedily I will return your recompense on your head.


Cross References

Amos 2:6

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.

Obadiah 1:11

"On the day that you stood aloof, On the day that strangers carried off his wealth, And foreigners entered his gate And cast lots for Jerusalem-- You too were as one of them.

Nahum 3:10

Yet she became an exile, She went into captivity; Also her small children were dashed to pieces At the head of every street; They cast lots for her honorable men, And all her great men were bound with fetters.

2 Chronicles 28:8-9

The sons of Israel carried away captive of their brethren 200,000 women, sons and daughters; and they took also a great deal of spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Samaria.

Revelation 18:13

and cinnamon and spice and incense and perfume and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, and cargoes of horses and chariots and slaves and human lives.

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