Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 Our water for money we have drunk, Our wood for a price doth come. 5 For our neck we have been pursued, We have laboured -- there hath been no rest for us. 6 To Egypt we have given a hand, To Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.


Cross References

Nehemiah 9:36-37

Lo, we -- to-day -- are servants, and the land that Thou hast given to our fathers, to eat its fruit and its good -- lo, we are servants on it,

Deuteronomy 28:48

thou hast served thine enemies, whom Jehovah sendeth against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in lack of all things; and he hath put a yoke of iron on thy neck, till He hath destroyed thee.

Deuteronomy 28:65-66

'And among those nations thou dost not rest, yea, there is no resting-place for the sole of thy foot, and Jehovah hath given to thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and grief of soul;

Jeremiah 27:2

'Thus said Jehovah unto me, Make to thee bands and yokes,

Jeremiah 27:8

And it hath come to pass, the nation and the kingdom that do not serve him -- Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon -- and that which putteth not its neck into the yoke of the king of Babylon, with sword, and with famine, and with pestilence, I lay a charge on that nation -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- till I consume them by his hand.

Jeremiah 27:11-12

And the nation that causeth its neck to enter into the yoke of the king of Babylon, and hath served him -- I have left it on its ground -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- and it hath tilled it, and dwelt in it.'

Jeremiah 28:14

For thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel, A yoke of iron I have put on the neck of all these nations to serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and they have served him, and also the beast of the field I have given to him.'

Lamentations 1:14

Bound hath been the yoke of my transgressions by His hand, They are wrapped together, They have gone up on my neck, He hath caused my power to stumble, The Lord hath given me into hands, I am not able to rise.

Lamentations 4:19

Swifter have been our pursuers, Than the eagles of the heavens, On the mountains they have burned after us, In the wilderness they have laid wait for us.

Matthew 11:29

take up my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and humble in heart, and ye shall find rest to your souls,

Acts 15:10

now, therefore, why do ye tempt 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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