Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

?DaletThe nursing infant’s tongue
clings to the roof of his mouth from thirst.
Little children beg for bread,
but no one gives them any.

New American Standard Bible

The tongue of the infant cleaves To the roof of its mouth because of thirst; The little ones ask for bread, But no one breaks it for them.

King James Version

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.

International Standard Version

The nursing child's tongue cleaves to its palate from thirst. Young children beg for bread, but no one gives them any.

A Conservative Version

The tongue of the sucking child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst. The young sons ask bread, and no man breaks it to them.

American Standard Version

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.

Amplified

The tongue of the nursing babe cleaves to the roof of its mouth because of thirst; the young children beg for food, but no one gives it to them.

Bible in Basic English

The tongue of the child at the breast is fixed to the roof of his mouth for need of drink: the young children are crying out for bread, and no man gives it to them.

Darby Translation

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask bread, no man breaketh it unto them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Daleth The tongue of the sucking child cleaves to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask for bread, and there was no one to break it unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

The tongue of the suckling adhered to his palate in thirst: the young children asked for bread, none breaking bread to them.

King James 2000

The tongue of the nursing child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaks it unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The tongue of the nursling cleaves to its palate in thirst. Children beg [for] food, {no one lays it out before them}.

Modern King James verseion

The suckling's tongue cleaves to his palate in thirst; the young children ask bread; there is no breaking to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Daleth} The tongues of the sucking children, cleave to the roof of their mouths for very thirst. The young children ask bread, but there is no man that giveth it them.

NET Bible

(Dalet) The infant's tongue sticks to the roof of its mouth due to thirst; little children beg for bread, but no one gives them even a morsel.

New Heart English Bible

The nursing infant's tongue sticks to the roof of his mouth for thirst. The young children ask for bread, but no one gives to them.

The Emphasized Bible

The tongue of the suckling, cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst, - Young children, have asked bread, there was none, to break, it to them.

Webster

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it to them.

World English Bible

The tongue of the nursing child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaks it to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cleaved hath the tongue of a suckling unto his palate with thirst, Infants asked bread, a dealer out they have none.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

of the sucking child
ינק 
Yanaq 
Usage: 31

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

to the roof of his mouth
חך 
Chek 
mouth, roof of the mouth, taste
Usage: 18

צמא 
Tsama' 
Usage: 17

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

ask
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Zion Is Punished

3 ?GimelEven jackals offer their breasts
to nurse their young,
but my dear people have become cruel
like ostriches in the wilderness.
4 ?DaletThe nursing infant’s tongue
clings to the roof of his mouth from thirst.
Little children beg for bread,
but no one gives them any.
5 ?HeThose who used to eat delicacies
are destitute in the streets;
those who were reared in purple garments
huddle in garbage heaps.


Cross References

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like baked clay;
my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.
You put me into the dust of death.

Lamentations 2:11-12

?KafMy eyes are worn out from weeping;
I am churning within.
My heart is poured out in grief
because of the destruction of my dear people,
because children and infants faint
in the streets of the city.

Deuteronomy 32:24

They will be weak from hunger,
ravaged by pestilence and bitter plague;
I will unleash on them wild beasts with fangs,
as well as venomous snakes that slither in the dust.

Psalm 137:6

May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth
if I do not remember you,
if I do not exalt Jerusalem as my greatest joy!

Lamentations 1:11

?KafAll her people groan
while they search for bread.
They have traded their precious belongings for food
in order to stay alive.
Lord, look and see
how I have become despised.

Matthew 7:9-11

What man among you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?

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