Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like a bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who wanders from his home.

King James Version

As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.

Holman Bible

A man wandering from his home is like a bird wandering from its nest.

International Standard Version

Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who wanders away from his home.

A Conservative Version

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man who wanders from his place.

American Standard Version

As a bird that wandereth from her nest, So is a man that wandereth from his place.

Amplified

Like a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man who strays from his home.

Bible in Basic English

Like a bird wandering from the place of her eggs is a man wandering from his station.

Darby Translation

As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man that wanders from his place.

Julia Smith Translation

As the bird wandering from her nest, so is a man wandering from his place.

King James 2000

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man that wanders from his place.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like a bird that strays from its nest, so is a man who strays from his place.

Modern King James verseion

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man who wanders from his place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that oft times flitteth, is like a bird that forsaketh her nest.

NET Bible

Like a bird that wanders from its nest, so is a person who wanders from his home.

New Heart English Bible

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man who wanders from his home.

The Emphasized Bible

As a bird wandering from her nest, so, is a man wandering from his place.

Webster

As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.

World English Bible

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man who wanders from his home.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a bird wandering from her nest, So is a man wandering from his place.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As a bird
צפּר צפּור 
Tsippowr 
Usage: 40

נדד 
Nadad 
נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28
Usage: 28

קן 
Qen 
Usage: 13

so is a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

All About Life

7 A sated man loathes honey, But to a famished man any bitter thing is sweet. 8 Like a bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who wanders from his home. 9 Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.



Cross References

Isaiah 16:2

Then, like fleeing birds or scattered nestlings, The daughters of Moab will be at the fords of the Arnon.

Genesis 4:16

Then Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and settled in the land of Nod, east of Eden.

Genesis 16:6-8

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

1 Samuel 22:5

The prophet Gad said to David, "Do not stay in the stronghold; depart, and go into the land of Judah." So David departed and went into the forest of Hereth.

1 Samuel 27:1-12

Then David said to himself, "Now I will perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape into the land of the Philistines. Saul then will despair of searching for me anymore in all the territory of Israel, and I will escape from his hand."

1 Kings 19:9

Then he came there to a cave and lodged there; and behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and He said to him, "What are you doing here, Elijah?"

Nehemiah 6:11-13

But I said, "Should a man like me flee? And could one such as I go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in."

Job 39:14-16

For she abandons her eggs to the earth And warms them in the dust,

Proverbs 21:16

A man who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.

Proverbs 26:2

Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.

Jonah 1:3

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Jonah 1:10-17

Then the men became extremely frightened and they said to him, "How could you do this?" For the men knew that he was fleeing from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them.

1 Corinthians 7:20

Each man must remain in that condition in which he was called.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.

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