Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 drank our water for silver; our wood will come for a price. 5 Upon our necks were we pursued: we labored and no rest to us. 6 We gave the hand to Egypt, to Assur, to be filled with bread.


Cross References

Nehemiah 9:36-37

Behold, we this day are servants, and the land which thou gavest to our fathers to eat its fruit and its goodness, behold, we are servants upon it:

Deuteronomy 28:48

And thou servedst thine enemies which Jehovah shall send forth against thee in hunger and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things and he gave a yoke of iron upon thy neck till his destroying thee.

Deuteronomy 28:65-66

And among these nations thou shalt not rest, and there shall not be rest to the sole of thy foot: and Jehovah gave to thee there a trembling heart and a wasting away of the eyes, and a faintnesss of soul.

Jeremiah 27:2

Thus said Jehovah to me: Make to thee bonds and rods and give them upon thy neck,

Jeremiah 27:8

And it was the nation and kingdom which shall not serve him, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, and which shall not give his neck in the yoke of the king of Babel, with the sword and with famine and with death I will review upon that nation, says Jehovah, even to my finishing them by his hand.

Jeremiah 27:11-12

And the nation which shall bring his neck into the yoke of the king of Babel and serve him, and I gave him rest upon his land, says Jehovah; and he worked it, and dwelt in it

Jeremiah 28:14

For thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, I gave an iron yoke upon the neck of all these nations to serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel: and they served him: and also the beasts of the field I gave to him.

Lamentations 1:14

The yoke of my transgressions was bound by his hand: they will be woven together, they came up upon my neck: he caused my strength to fail, Jehovah gave me into the hands; I shall not be able to rise up.

Lamentations 4:19

They pursuing us were swift above the eagle of the heavens: they burned after us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the desert

Matthew 11:29

Lift up my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and humble in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls.

Acts 15:10

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

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