Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

They have wandered - blind - in the streets, have defiled themselves with blood; so that men may not touch their garments.

New American Standard Bible

They wandered, blind, in the streets;
They were defiled with blood
So that no one could touch their garments.

King James Version

They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they have polluted themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.

Holman Bible

נ NunBlind, they stumbled in the streets,
defiled by this blood,
so that no one dared
to touch their garments.

International Standard Version

people stagger around in the streets like the blind, defiled by blood unclean so that no one is able to touch their clothing.

A Conservative Version

They wander as blind men in the streets. They are polluted with blood, so that men cannot touch their garments.

American Standard Version

They wander as blind men in the streets, they are polluted with blood, So that men cannot touch their garments.

Amplified


They wandered, blind, in the streets;
They were defiled with blood
So that no one could touch their garments.

Bible in Basic English

They are wandering like blind men in the streets, they are made unclean with blood, so that their robes may not be touched by men.

Darby Translation

They wandered about blind in the streets; they were polluted with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.

Julia Smith Translation

The blind were shaken in the streets, they were stained with blood, so that they shall not be able to touch upon their garments.

King James 2000

They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they have polluted themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They wander blindly in the streets; they were defiled with the blood, their clothes could not be touched.

Modern King James verseion

they reeled blind in the streets; they are defiled with blood, so that not any can touch their clothes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Nun} So that these blind men went stumbling in the streets, and stained themselves with blood, which else would touch no bloody cloth.

NET Bible

(Nun) They wander blindly through the streets, defiled by the blood they shed, while no one dares to touch their garments.

New Heart English Bible

They wander as blind men in the streets, they are polluted with blood, so that men can't touch their garments.

Webster

They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they have polluted themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.

World English Bible

They wander as blind men in the streets, they are polluted with blood, So that men can't touch their garments.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have wandered naked in out-places, They have been polluted with blood, Without any being able to touch their clothing,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

as blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

men in the streets
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 11

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not

Usage: 0

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

Verse Info

Context Readings

Zion Is Punished

13 It is for the sins of her prophets, the iniquities of her priests, - who have been pouring out, in her midst, the blood of the righteous! 14 They have wandered - blind - in the streets, have defiled themselves with blood; so that men may not touch their garments. 15 Turn aside! Unclean! have they cried to them, Turn aside! Turn aside! Do not touch! because they have fled, yea, wandered, Men said among the nations, They will not again tarry;


Cross References

Jeremiah 2:34

Even in thy skirts, is there found, The blood of the lives of the helpless innocents, - Not in the act of breaking in, didst thou find them, yet the blood is on all these.

Numbers 19:16

And, whosoever toucheth on the face of the field, one slain with a sword, or one who hath died, or a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Deuteronomy 28:28-29

Yahweh, will smite thee, with madness and with blindness, - and with terror of heart;

Isaiah 1:15

Even when ye spread forth your open palms, I hide mine eyes from you; Yea, though ye multiply prayers, I am not hearkening, - Your hands, with deeds of blood, are filled.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen, are blind None of them, know, All of them, are dumb dogs, they cannot bark, - Dreaming, sleeping, loving to slumber.

Numbers 35:33

So shall ye not pollute the land wherein ye are, for blood, doth pollute the land, and for the land, no propitiatory-covering can be made, as touching blood, that is shed therein, save with the blood of him that shed it;

Isaiah 29:10-12

For Yahweh, hath poured out upon you, a spirit of deep sleep, Yea hath tightly shut your eyes - the prophets, - And, your heads - the seers, hath he covered,

Isaiah 59:9-11

For this cause, hath justice removed far from us, And righteousness overtaketh us not, - We wait for light, But lo! darkness, For brightness, In thick darkness, we walk:

Hosea 4:2

Cursing and lying, and killing and stealing, and committing adultery, have broken forth, and, blood-shedding, unto blood-shedding, doth extend.

Micah 3:6-7

Therefore, shall it be night to you, for lack of vision, and darkness to you, for lack of divination, - and the sun, shall go in, over the prophets, and the day, shall be overcast because of them;

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone! they are, blind leaders; and, if the, blind, lead the, blind, both, into a ditch, will fall.

Ephesians 4:18

Being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God - by reason of the ignorance that existeth within them, by reason of their hearts being turned into stone,

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