Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

That forsaketh the friend of her youth, And forgetteth the covenant of her God:

New American Standard Bible

That leaves the companion of her youth
And forgets the covenant of her God;

King James Version

Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.

Holman Bible

who abandons the companion of her youth
and forgets the covenant of her God;

International Standard Version

someone who abandoned the companion of her youth and forgot the covenant of her God.

A Conservative Version

who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God

Amplified


Who leaves the companion (husband) of her youth,
And forgets the covenant of her God.

Bible in Basic English

Who is false to the husband of her early years, and does not keep the agreement of her God in mind:

Darby Translation

who forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God;

Julia Smith Translation

Forsaking the friend of her youth, and forgetting the covenant of her God.

King James 2000

Who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

she who forsakes the partner of her youth and has forgotten the covenant of her God,

Modern King James verseion

who forsakes the guide of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

forsaketh the husband of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.

NET Bible

who leaves the husband from her younger days, and forgets her marriage covenant made before God.

New Heart English Bible

who forsakes the friend of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God:

The Emphasized Bible

Who forsaketh the friend of her youth, and, the covenant of her God, hath forgotten;

Webster

Who forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.

World English Bible

who forsakes the friend of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God:

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is forsaking the guide of her youth, And the covenant of her God hath forgotten.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the guide
אלּף אלּוּף 
'alluwph 
Usage: 69

of her youth
נערה נער נעוּר 
Na`uwr 
Usage: 47

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

the covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

16 To deliver thee from the strange woman, Even from the foreigner that flattereth with her words; 17 That forsaketh the friend of her youth, And forgetteth the covenant of her God: 18 For her house inclineth unto death, And her paths unto the dead;


Cross References

Jeremiah 3:4

Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My Father, thou art the guide of my youth?

Proverbs 5:18

Let thy fountain be blessed; And rejoice in the wife of thy youth.

Ezekiel 16:8

Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord Jehovah, and thou becamest mine.

Ezekiel 16:59-60

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will also deal with thee as thou hast done, who hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because Jehovah hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously, though she is thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.

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