Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Our skin is black like an oven, because of the burning heat of famine.

New American Standard Bible

Our skin has become as hot as an oven,
Because of the burning heat of famine.

King James Version

Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

Holman Bible

Our skin is as hot as an oven
from the ravages of hunger.

International Standard Version

Our skin blisters as from an oven, due to ravaging blasts of the famine.

American Standard Version

Our skin is black like an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

Amplified


Our skin is as hot as [the heat of] an oven
Because of the burning heat of [the fever of] famine.

Bible in Basic English

Our skin is heated like an oven because of our burning heat from need of food.

Darby Translation

Our skin gloweth like an oven, because of the burning heat of the famine.

Julia Smith Translation

Our skin was scorched as a furnace from the face of the violent heat of famine.

King James 2000

Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Our skin is hot like an oven because of the scorching famine.

Modern King James verseion

Our skin is hot like an oven because of the fever heat of famine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Our skin is as it had been burnt in an oven, for very sore hunger.

NET Bible

Our skin is hot as an oven due to a fever from hunger.

New Heart English Bible

Our skin is hot like an oven, because of the burning heat of famine.

The Emphasized Bible

Our skin, as with a furnace, is scorched, because of the hot winds of famine.

Webster

Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

World English Bible

Our skin is black like an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

Youngs Literal Translation

Our skin as an oven hath been burning, Because of the raging of the famine.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עור 
`owr 
Usage: 99

כּמר 
Kamar 
Usage: 4

like an oven
תּנּוּר 
Tannuwr 
Usage: 15

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the terrible
זלעפה זלעפה 
Zal`aphah 
Usage: 3

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

9 We get our bread at the peril of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness. 10 Our skin is black like an oven, because of the burning heat of famine. 11 They ravished the women in Zion, the virgins in the cities of Judah.


Cross References

Lamentations 4:8

Their visage is blacker than a coal. They are not known in the streets. Their skin clings to their bones. It is withered. It has become like a stick.

Job 30:30

My skin is black, [and falls] from me. And my bones are burned with heat.

Psalm 119:83

For I have become like a wine-skin in the smoke. Yet I do not forget thy statutes.

Lamentations 3:4

He has made my flesh and my skin old. He has broken my bones.

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