Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

We are orphans and fatherless. Our mothers are as widows.

New American Standard Bible

We have become orphans without a father,
Our mothers are like widows.

King James Version

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

Holman Bible

We have become orphans, fatherless;
our mothers are widows.

International Standard Version

We are now orphans without fathers and our mothers are like widows.

American Standard Version

We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows.

Amplified


We have become orphans without a father;
Our mothers are like widows.

Bible in Basic English

We are children without fathers, our mothers are like widows.

Darby Translation

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

Julia Smith Translation

We were orphans, no father; our mothers as widows.

King James 2000

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We have become orphans, fatherless, our mothers are like widows.

Modern King James verseion

We are orphans and fatherless; our mothers are as widows.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We are become careful and fatherless, and our mothers are as the widows.

NET Bible

We have become fatherless orphans; our mothers have become widows.

New Heart English Bible

We are orphans and fatherless. Our mothers are like widows.

The Emphasized Bible

Orphans, have we become, and fatherless, our mothers, are widows indeed.

Webster

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

World English Bible

We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows.

Youngs Literal Translation

Orphans we have been -- without a father, our mothers are as widows.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

References

Easton

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

2 Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens. 3 We are orphans and fatherless. Our mothers are as widows. 4 We have drunken our water for money. Our wood is sold to us.


Cross References

Jeremiah 18:21

Therefore deliver up their sons to the famine, and give them over to the power of the sword, and let their wives become childless, and widows, and let their men be slain of death, [and] their young men smitten of the sword in battl

Exodus 22:24

and my wrath shall grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows, and your sons fatherless.

Jeremiah 15:8

Their widows have increased to me above the sand of the seas. I have brought upon them, against the mother of the young men, a destroyer at noonday. I have caused anguish and terrors to fall upon her suddenly.

Hosea 14:3

Assyria shall not save us. We will not ride upon horses, nor will we say any more to the work of our hands, Our gods. For in thee the fatherless finds mercy.

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