Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Or you will give your vigor to others And your years to the cruel one;

King James Version

Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:

Holman Bible

Otherwise, you will give up your vitality to others and your years to someone cruel;

International Standard Version

so that you don't give your honor to others, and waste your best years;

A Conservative Version

lest thou give thine honor to others, and thy years to the cruel,

American Standard Version

Lest thou give thine honor unto others, And thy years unto the cruel;

Amplified

Lest you give your honor to others and your years to those without mercy,

Bible in Basic English

For fear that you may give your honour to others, and your wealth to strange men:

Darby Translation

lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

lest thou give thine honour unto others and thy years unto the cruel,

Julia Smith Translation

Lest thou shalt give thy strength to others, and thy years to the cruel:

King James 2000

Lest you give your honor unto others, and your years unto the merciless:

Lexham Expanded Bible

lest you give your honor to the others, and your years to the merciless,

Modern King James verseion

lest you give your honor to others and your years to the cruel;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That thou give not thine honour unto another, and thy years to the cruel;

NET Bible

lest you give your vigor to others and your years to a cruel person,

New Heart English Bible

lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel one;

The Emphasized Bible

Lest thou give, to other men, thy vigour, and thy years, to him that is cruel:

Webster

Lest thou give thy honor to others, and thy years to the cruel:

World English Bible

lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel one;

Youngs Literal Translation

Lest thou give to others thy honour, And thy years to the fierce,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lest thou give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

and thy years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

Context Readings

Avoid Seduction

8 Keep your way far from her And do not go near the door of her house, 9 Or you will give your vigor to others And your years to the cruel one; 10 And strangers will be filled with your strength And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;



Cross References

Genesis 38:23-26

Then Judah said, "Let her keep them, otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I sent this young goat, but you did not find her."

Judges 16:19-21

She made him sleep on her knees, and called for a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his hair. Then she began to afflict him, and his strength left him.

Nehemiah 13:26

"Did not Solomon king of Israel sin regarding these things? Yet among the many nations there was no king like him, and he was loved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel; nevertheless the foreign women caused even him to sin.

Proverbs 6:29-35

So is the one who goes in to his neighbor's wife; Whoever touches her will not go unpunished.

Hosea 4:13-14

They offer sacrifices on the tops of the mountains And burn incense on the hills, Under oak, poplar and terebinth, Because their shade is pleasant. Therefore your daughters play the harlot And your brides commit adultery.

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