Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let his children wander about and beg;
And let them seek sustenance far from their ruined homes.

King James Version

Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.

Holman Bible

Let his children wander as beggars,
searching for food far from their demolished homes.

International Standard Version

May his children roam around begging, seeking food while driven far from their ruined homes.

A Conservative Version

Let his sons be vagabonds, and beg, and let them seek out of their desolate places.

American Standard Version

Let his children be vagabonds, and beg;
And let them seek their bread out of their desolate places.

Amplified


Let his children wander and beg;
Let them seek their food and be driven far from their ruined homes.

Bible in Basic English

Let his children be wanderers, looking to others for their food; let them be sent away from the company of their friends.

Darby Translation

Let his sons be vagabonds and beg, and let them seek their bread far from their desolate places;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let his children be continually vagabonds and beg; let them seek their bread out of their desolate places.

Julia Smith Translation

And shaking his sons shall wander about, and they asked and sought from their desolations.

King James 2000

Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and let his children wander aimlessly and beg, and let them plead from their ruins.

Modern King James verseion

Let his sons always beg and be vagabonds, and seek food out of their ruins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let his children be vagabonds, and beg their bread; let them seek it also out of desolate places.

NET Bible

May his children roam around begging, asking for handouts as they leave their ruined home!

New Heart English Bible

Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

The Emphasized Bible

Let his children, wander about, and beg, Let them be driven out of heir ruins;

Webster

Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.

World English Bible

Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

Youngs Literal Translation

And wander continually do his sons, Yea, they have begged, And have sought out of their dry places.

Context Readings

Prayer Against An Enemy

9 Let his children be fatherless And his wife a widow. 10 Let his children wander about and beg;
And let them seek sustenance far from their ruined homes.
11 Let the creditor seize all that he has, And let strangers plunder the product of his labor.


Cross References

Psalm 37:25

I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.

Genesis 4:12-14

"When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth."

2 Samuel 3:29

"May it fall on the head of Joab and on all his father's house; and may there not fail from the house of Joab one who has a discharge, or who is a leper, or who takes hold of a distaff, or who falls by the sword, or who lacks bread."

2 Kings 5:27

"Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your descendants forever." So he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

Job 24:8-12

"They are wet with the mountain rains And hug the rock for want of a shelter.

Job 30:3-9

"From want and famine they are gaunt Who gnaw the dry ground by night in waste and desolation,

Psalm 59:15

They wander about for food And growl if they are not satisfied.

Isaiah 16:2

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



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