Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness, by which gods and men are honored, and go to sway over the trees?'

New American Standard Bible

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness with which God and men are honored, and go to wave over the trees?'

King James Version

But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, wherewith by me they honour God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?

Holman Bible

But the olive tree said to them,
“Should I stop giving my oil
that honors both God and man,
and rule over the trees?”

International Standard Version

But the olive tree asked them, "Should I stop producing my rich oils by which both God and men are honored and go take dominion over trees?'

A Conservative Version

But the olive tree said to them, Should I leave my fatness with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave to and fro over the trees?

American Standard Version

But the olive-tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, wherewith by me they honor God and man, and go to wave to and fro over the trees?

Amplified

But the olive tree said to them, Should I leave my fatness, by which God and man are honored, and go to wave over the trees?

Bible in Basic English

But the olive-tree said to them, Am I to give up my wealth of oil, by which men give honour to God, and go waving over the trees?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the olive tree replied, Should I leave my fatness, which because of me, God and man are honoured, to go and sway over the trees?

Julia Smith Translation

And the olive will say to them, Left I my fatness which by me they will honor God and men, and went I to wander about over the trees?

King James 2000

But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the olive tree replied, 'Should I stop [producing] my oil, which by me gods and men are honored, to go sway over the trees?'

Modern King James verseion

But the olive tree said to them, Should I leave my fatness with which they honor God and man by me, and go to be promoted over the trees?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the olive tree said unto them, 'Should I leave my fatness which both God and man praiseth in me, and go to be promoted over the trees?'

NET Bible

But the olive tree said to them, 'I am not going to stop producing my oil, which is used to honor gods and men, just to sway above the other trees!'

New Heart English Bible

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'

The Emphasized Bible

But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, which, in me, gods and men do honour, - and go to wave to and fro, over the trees?

Webster

But the olive-tree said to them, Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?

World English Bible

"But the olive tree said to them, 'Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'

Youngs Literal Translation

And the olive saith to them, Have I ceased from my fatness, by which they honour gods and men, that I have gone to stagger over the trees?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the olive tree
זית 
Zayith 
Usage: 38

my fatness
דּשׁן 
Deshen 
Usage: 15

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

and go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

to be promoted
נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Abimelech Attempts To Become King

8 The trees once went forth to anoint a king over them; and they said to the olive tree, 'Reign over us.' 9 But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness, by which gods and men are honored, and go to sway over the trees?' 10 And the trees said to the fig tree, 'Come you, and reign over us.'



Cross References

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil of wheaten flour shalt thou make them.

Exodus 29:7

and shalt take the anointing oil, and pour it on his head, and anoint him.

Exodus 35:14

and the lamp-stand for the light, and its utensils, and its lamps, and the oil for the light;

Leviticus 2:1

And when any one will present an oblation to Jehovah, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil on it, and put frankincense thereon.

1 Kings 19:15-16

And Jehovah said to him, Go, return on thy way to the wilderness of Damascus; and when thou comest, anoint Hazael king over Syria;

Job 1:7

And Jehovah said to Satan, Whence comest thou? And Satan answered Jehovah and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.

Job 2:2

And Jehovah said to Satan, From whence comest thou? And Satan answered Jehovah and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:

Psalm 104:15

And wine which gladdeneth the heart of man; making his face shine with oil; and with bread he strengtheneth man's heart.

Acts 4:27

For in truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hadst anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the nations, and peoples of Israel, have been gathered together in this city

Acts 10:38

Jesus who was of Nazareth: how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power; who went through all quarters doing good, and healing all that were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.

1 John 2:20

And ye have the unction from the holy one, and ye know all things.

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