Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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

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Context Readings

Destruction Of Nineveh

9 Whatever you plot against the Lord,
He will bring it to complete destruction;
oppression will not rise up a second time.
10 For they will be consumed
like entangled thorns,
like the drink of a drunkard
and like straw that is fully dry.
11 One has gone out from you,
who plots evil against Yahweh,
and is a wicked counselor.



Cross References

Micah 7:4

The best of them is like a brier;
the most upright is worse than a hedge of thorns.
The day of your watchmen,
the day of your punishment, is coming;
at this time their panic is here.

Malachi 4:1

“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.

Nahum 3:11

You also will become drunk;
you will hide yourself.
You also will seek refuge from the enemy.

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was in his house, holding a feast fit for a king. Nabal was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn’t say anything to him until morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28

Now Absalom commanded his young men, “Watch Amnon until he is in a good mood from the wine. When I order you to strike Amnon, then kill him. Don’t be afraid. Am I not the one who has commanded you? Be strong and courageous!”

2 Samuel 23:6-7

But all the wicked are like thorns raked aside;
they can never be picked up by hand.

Psalm 68:2

As smoke is blown away,
so You blow them away.
As wax melts before the fire,
so the wicked are destroyed before God.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes straw
and as dry grass shrivels in the flame,
so their roots will become like something rotten
and their blossoms will blow away like dust,
for they have rejected
the instruction of the Lord of Hosts,
and they have despised
the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns like a fire
that consumes thorns and briers
and kindles the forest thickets
so that they go up in a column of smoke.

Isaiah 10:17-19

Israel’s Light will become a fire,
and its Holy One, a flame.
In one day it will burn up Assyria’s thorns and thistles.

Isaiah 27:4

I am not angry,
but if it produces thorns and briers for Me,
I will fight against it, trample it,
and burn it to the ground.

Jeremiah 51:39

While they are flushed with heat, I will serve them a feast,
and I will make them drunk so that they revel.
Then they will fall asleep forever
and never wake up.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Jeremiah 51:57

I will make her princes and sages drunk,
along with her governors, officials, and warriors.
Then they will fall asleep forever
and never wake up.
This is the King’s declaration;
Yahweh of Hosts is His name.

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

For you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

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