Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

We were orphans, no father; our mothers 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.

A Conservative Version

We are orphans and fatherless. Our mothers are as 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.

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 was turned to strangers, our houses to foreigners. 3 We were orphans, no father; our mothers as widows. 4 We drank our water for silver; our wood will come for a price.


Cross References

Jeremiah 18:21

For this, give their sons to the famine, and pour them out upon the hands of the sword; and their wives shall be bereaved of offspring, and be widows; and their men shall be slain by death; their young men struck of the sword in battle.

Exodus 22:24

And my anger kindling, I killed you with the sword; and your wives were widows, and your sons orphans.

Jeremiah 15:8

Their widows were many to me above the sand of the seas: I brought to them against the mother a young man laying waste at noon: I caused to fall upon her suddenly wrath and terror.

Hosea 14:3

Assur will not save us; we will not ride upon a horse, and we will no more say, Our God, to the work of our hands, for in thee the orphan shall be compassionated.

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