Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

New American Standard Bible

I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.

King James Version

I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

International Standard Version

then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

A Conservative Version

I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away. And ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

American Standard Version

I also will do this unto you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Amplified

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Bible in Basic English

This will I do to you: I will put fear in your hearts, even wasting disease and burning pain, drying up the eyes and making the soul feeble, and you will get no profit from your seed, for your haters will take it for food.

Darby Translation

I also will do this unto you I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and fever, which shall cause the eyes to fail, and the soul to waste away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I also will do this unto you: I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague that shall consume the eyes and torment the soul, and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Julia Smith Translation

Surely I will do this to you, and I appointed over you terror, consumption, and burning fever, destroying the eyes and consuming the soul: and ye sowed in vain your seed, and your enemies shall eat it.

King James 2000

I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning fever, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I {in turn} will do this to you: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it.

Modern King James verseion

I will also do this to you: I will even appoint terror over you, consumption, and burning fever, consuming the eyes and causing sorrow of heart. And you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then I will do this again unto you: I will visit you with vexations, swelling, and fevers, that shall make your eyes dazzle; and with sorrows of heart. And ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

NET Bible

I for my part will do this to you: I will inflict horror on you, consumption and fever, which diminish eyesight and drain away the vitality of life. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

New Heart English Bible

I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.

The Emphasized Bible

I also, will do this unto you - I will set over you, for terror, consumption and fever, Causing the eyes to fail and the soul to pine away, - And ye shall sow, in vain, your seed, for it shall be eaten by your foes.

Webster

I also will do this to you, I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

World English Bible

I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.

Youngs Literal Translation

I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I also will do

Usage: 0

בּהלה 
Behalah 
Usage: 4

שׁחפת 
Shachepheth 
Usage: 2

and the burning ague
קדּחת 
Qaddachath 
Usage: 2

the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

דּוּב 
Duwb 
Usage: 1

of heart
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and ye shall sow
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

in vain
ריק 
Riyq 
Usage: 12

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

Context Readings

Punishment For Disobedience

15 if you reject My statutes and despise My ordinances, and do not observe all My commands—and break My covenant, 16 then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it. 17 I will turn against you, so that you will be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee even though no one is pursuing you.


Cross References

Job 31:8

let someone else eat what I have sown,
and let my crops be uprooted.

1 Samuel 2:33

Any man from your family I do not cut off from My altar will bring grief and sadness to you. All your descendants will die violently.

Deuteronomy 28:21-22

The Lord will make pestilence cling to you until He has exterminated you from the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 28:51

They will eat the offspring of your livestock and your land’s produce until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain, new wine, oil, young of your herds, or newborn of your flocks until they cause you to perish.

Judges 6:3-6

Whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the Qedemites came and attacked them.

Psalm 78:33

He made their days end in futility,
their years in sudden disaster.

Jeremiah 5:17

They will consume your harvest and your food.
They will consume your sons and your daughters.
They will consume your flocks and your herds.
They will consume your vines and your fig trees.
They will destroy with the sword
your fortified cities in which you trust.

Ezekiel 33:10

“Now as for you, son of man, say to the house of Israel: You have said this, ‘Our transgressions and our sins are heavy on us, and we are wasting away because of them! How then can we survive?’

Micah 6:15

You will sow but not reap;
you will press olives
but not anoint yourself with oil;
and you will tread grapes
but not drink the wine.

Exodus 15:26

He said, “If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illnesses on you that I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am Yahweh who heals you.”

Deuteronomy 28:32-35

Your sons and daughters will be given to another people, while your eyes grow weary looking for them every day. But you will be powerless to do anything.

Deuteronomy 28:65-67

You will find no peace among those nations, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot. There the Lord will give you a trembling heart, failing eyes, and a despondent spirit.

Deuteronomy 32:25

Outside, the sword will take their children,
and inside, there will be terror;
the young man and the young woman will be killed,
the infant and the gray-haired man.

Judges 6:11

The Angel of the Lord came, and He sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in the wine vat in order to hide it from the Midianites.

Job 15:20-21

A wicked man writhes in pain all his days;
only a few years are reserved for the ruthless.

Job 18:11

Terrors frighten him on every side
and harass him at every step.

Job 20:25

He pulls it out of his back,
the flashing tip out of his liver.
Terrors come over him.

Psalm 73:19

How suddenly they become a desolation!
They come to an end, swept away by terrors.

Psalm 109:6

Set a wicked person over him;
let an accuser stand at his right hand.

Isaiah 7:2

When it became known to the house of David that Aram had occupied Ephraim, the heart of Ahaz and the hearts of his people trembled like trees of a forest shaking in the wind.

Isaiah 10:4

There will be nothing to do
except crouch among the prisoners
or fall among the slain.
In all this, His anger is not removed,
and His hand is still raised to strike.

Isaiah 65:22-24

They will not build and others live in them;
they will not plant and others eat.
For My people’s lives will be
like the lifetime of a tree.
My chosen ones will fully enjoy
the work of their hands.

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat but harvested thorns.
They have exhausted themselves but have no profit.
Be put to shame by your harvests
because of the Lord’s burning anger.

Jeremiah 15:8

I made their widows more numerous
than the sand of the seas.
I brought a destroyer at noon
against the mother of young men.
I suddenly released on her
agitation and terrors.

Jeremiah 20:4

for this is what the Lord says, ‘I am about to make you a terror to both yourself and those you love. They will fall by the sword of their enemies before your very eyes. I will hand Judah over to the king of Babylon, and he will deport them to Babylon and put them to the sword.

Haggai 1:6

You have planted much
but harvested little.
You eat
but never have enough to be satisfied.
You drink
but never have enough to become drunk.
You put on clothes
but never have enough to get warm.
The wage earner puts his wages
into a bag with a hole in it.”

Zechariah 14:12

This will be the plague the Lord strikes all the peoples with, who have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths.

Hebrews 10:31

It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!

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