Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Our pursuers are upon our necks. We are weary, and have no rest.

New American Standard Bible

Our pursuers are at our necks;
We are worn out, there is no rest for us.

King James Version

Our necks are under persecution: we labour, and have no rest.

Holman Bible

We are closely pursued;
we are tired, and no one offers us rest.

International Standard Version

Our pursuers breathe down our necks; we are weary, but there is no rest for us.

American Standard Version

Our pursuers are upon our necks: We are weary, and have no rest.

Amplified


Our pursuers are at our necks;
We are worn out, there is no rest for us.

Bible in Basic English

Our attackers are on our necks: overcome with weariness, we have no rest.

Darby Translation

Our pursuers are on our necks: we are weary, we have no rest.

Julia Smith Translation

Upon our necks were we pursued: we labored and no rest to us.

King James 2000

Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We are driven on our necks; we are weary, there is no rest for us.

Modern King James verseion

We are pursued on our necks; we grow weary; rest is not given to us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Our necks are under persecution, we are weary, and have no rest.

NET Bible

We are pursued -- they are breathing down our necks; we are weary and have no rest.

New Heart English Bible

Our pursuers are on our necks; we are weary, and have no rest.

The Emphasized Bible

Upon our necks, are our pursuers, We labour, and there is allowed us no rest.

Webster

Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.

World English Bible

Our pursuers are on our necks: We are weary, and have no rest.

Youngs Literal Translation

For our neck we have been pursued, We have laboured -- there hath been no rest for us.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צוּארה צוּרן צוּר צוּאר 
Tsavva'r 
Usage: 43

we labour
יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 26

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

4 We have drunken our water for money. Our wood is sold to us. 5 Our pursuers are upon our necks. We are weary, and have no rest. 6 We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.


Cross References

Nehemiah 9:36-37

Behold, we are servants this day, and as for the land that thou gave to our fathers to eat the fruit of it and the good of it, behold, we are servants in it.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore thou shall serve thine enemies that LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things. And he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he has destroyed thee.

Deuteronomy 28:65-66

And among these nations thou shall find no ease, and there shall be no rest for the sole of thy foot, but LORD will give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and pining of soul.

Jeremiah 27:2

Thus says LORD to me: Make thee bonds and bars, and put them upon thy neck.

Jeremiah 27:8

And it shall come to pass, that the nation and the kingdom which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that nation I will punish, says LORD,

Jeremiah 27:11-12

But the nation that shall bring their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, that [nation] I will let remain in their own land, says LORD, and they shall till it, and dwell therein.

Jeremiah 28:14

For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations, that they may served Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and they shall serve him. And I have given him the beasts of the fie

Jeremiah 28:14

For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations, that they may served Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and they shall serve him. And I have given him the beasts of the fie

Lamentations 4:19

Our pursuers were swifter than the eagles of the heavens. They chased us upon the mountains. They laid wait for us in the wilderness.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls.

Acts 15:10

Now therefore why do ye challenge God, to place a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

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