Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

But the Kenite is for a burning; Till when doth Asshur keep thee captive?'

New American Standard Bible

“Nevertheless Kain will be consumed;
How long will Asshur keep you captive?”

King James Version

Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.

Holman Bible

Kain will be destroyed
when Asshur takes you captive.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, Kain will be incinerated. How long will it take until Asshur takes you hostage?"

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.

American Standard Version

Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted, Until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.

Amplified


“Nevertheless the Kenites will be consumed.
How long will Asshur (Assyria) keep you (Israel) captive?”

Bible in Basic English

But still the Kenites will be wasted, till Asshur takes you away prisoner.

Darby Translation

But the Kenite shall be consumed, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.

Julia Smith Translation

For if Cain shall be for consuming, how long shall Assyria take thee captive?

King James 2000

Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until Asshur shall carry you away captive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Nevertheless, [the] Kenite will be burned; how long will Asshur keep you captive?"

Modern King James verseion

But the Kenites shall be wasted until Assyria shall carry you away captive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neverthelater, thou shalt be a burning to Kain, until Assyria take thee prisoner."

NET Bible

Nevertheless the Kenite will be consumed. How long will Asshur take you away captive?"

New Heart English Bible

Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted, until Asshur carries you away captive."

The Emphasized Bible

Yet shall it be for destruction, O Kain, - How long shall Assyria hold thee captive?

Webster

Nevertheless, the Kenite shall be wasted, until Asher shall carry thee away captive.

World English Bible

Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted, until Asshur carries you away captive."

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קין 
Qayin 
Usage: 19

אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

be wasted
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

אשּׁר אשּׁוּר 
'Ashshuwr 
Usage: 152

References

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

21 And he seeth the Kenite, and taketh up his simile, and saith: 'Enduring is thy dwelling, And setting in a rock thy nest, 22 But the Kenite is for a burning; Till when doth Asshur keep thee captive?' 23 And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'Alas! who doth live when God doth this?



Cross References

Genesis 10:11

from that land he hath gone out to Asshur, and buildeth Nineveh, even the broad places of the city, and Calah,

Genesis 10:22

Sons of Shem are Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.

Ezra 4:2

and they draw nigh unto Zerubbabel, and unto heads of the fathers, and say to them, 'Let us build with you; for, like you, we seek to your God, and we are not sacrificing since the days of Esar-Haddon king of Asshur, who brought us up hither.'

Psalm 83:8

Asshur also is joined with them, They have been an arm to sons of Lot. Selah.

Hosea 14:3

Asshur doth not save us, on a horse we ride not, Nor do we say any more, Our God, to the work of our hands, For in Thee find mercy doth the fatherless.'

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