Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Though they be tangled together as thorns, and be as drenched from their drink, they shall be devoured as dry stubble, completely.

New American Standard Bible

Like tangled thorns, And like those who are drunken with their drink, They are consumed As stubble completely withered.

King James Version

For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

Holman Bible

For they will be consumed
like entangled thorns,
like the drink of a drunkard
and like straw that is fully dry.

International Standard Version

Indeed, while tangled as by a thorn bush, while drunken as by a strong drink, the Ninevites will be burned like dry straw.

A Conservative Version

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.

American Standard Version

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.

Amplified

For [the Ninevites] are as bundles of thorn branches [for fuel], and even while drowned in their drunken [carousing] they shall be consumed like stubble fully dry [in the day of the Lord's wrath].

Bible in Basic English

For though they are like twisted thorns, and are overcome as with drink, they will come to destruction like stems of grass fully dry.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For while they are entwined together as thorns, and while the drunkards shall be drinking, they shall be devoured as stubble full of dryness.

Julia Smith Translation

For even to thorns surrounding them, and drinking to excess as drunkards, they shall be devoured as straw fully dried up.

King James 2000

For while they are entangled together as thorns, and while they are drunk as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For like entangled thorns, and like their drink which is drunk, they will be consumed like fully dry chaff.

Modern King James verseion

For as thorns are woven together, and as their drunkards are drunken, they shall be devoured like stubble fully dry.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For like as the thorns that stick together, and as the dry straw, so shall the drunkards be consumed together, even when they be full.

NET Bible

Surely they will be totally consumed like entangled thorn bushes, like the drink of drunkards, like very dry stubble.

New Heart English Bible

For entangled like thorns, and drunk as with their drink, they are consumed utterly like dry stubble.

The Emphasized Bible

Though they were like thorns intertwined, and as drunkards drenched with their drink, yet have they been devoured, like stubble fully dry.

Webster

For while they are folded together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

World English Bible

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly like dry stubble.

Youngs Literal Translation

For while princes are perplexed, And with their drink are drunken, They have been consumed as stubble fully dried.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
סבך 
Cabak 
Usage: 2

as thorns
סרה סירה סיר 
Ciyr 
Usage: 34

סבא 
Caba' 
Usage: 5

סבא 
Cobe' 
Usage: 3

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

as stubble
קשׁ 
Qash 
Usage: 16

מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 63

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Destruction Of Nineveh

9 What do ye imagine against Jehovah? He will make a full end: trouble shall not rise up the second time. 10 Though they be tangled together as thorns, and be as drenched from their drink, they shall be devoured as dry stubble, completely. 11 Out of thee is gone forth one that imagineth evil against Jehovah, a wicked counsellor.



Cross References

Micah 7:4

The best of them is as a briar; the most upright, worse than a thorn-fence. The day of thy watchmen, thy visitation is come; now shall be their perplexity.

Malachi 4:1

For behold, the day cometh, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all that work wickedness shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Nahum 3:11

Thou also shalt be drunken: thou shalt be hid; thou also shalt seek a refuge from the enemy.

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was drunken to excess; so she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28

And Absalom commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, Smite Amnon; then slay him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.

2 Samuel 23:6-7

But the sons of Belial are all of them as thorns thrust away, Because they cannot be taken with hands;

Psalm 68:2

As smoke is driven, thou wilt drive them away; as wax melteth before the fire, the wicked shall perish at the presence of God.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as a tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and dry grass sinketh down in the flame, their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; for they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burneth as a fire: it devoureth briars and thorns, and kindleth in the thickets of the forest, and they go rolling up like a pillar of smoke.

Isaiah 10:17-19

and the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame; and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briars in one day,

Isaiah 27:4

Fury is not in me. Oh that I had briars and thorns in battle against me! I would march against them, I would burn them together.

Jeremiah 51:39

When they are heated, I will prepare their drink, and I will make them drunken, that they may exult, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 51:57

And I will make drunk her princes, and her wise men, her governors, and her rulers, and her mighty men; and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the King, whose name is Jehovah of hosts.

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

for ye know perfectly well yourselves, that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief by night.

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