Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, as a joyful mother of sons. Hallelujah!

New American Standard Bible

He makes the barren woman abide in the house As a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!

King James Version

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

Holman Bible

He gives the childless woman a household,
making her the joyful mother of children.
Hallelujah!

International Standard Version

He makes the barren woman among her household a happy mother of joyful children. Hallelujah!

A Conservative Version

He makes the barren woman to keep house, a joyful mother of sons. Praise ye LORD.

American Standard Version

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, And to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye Jehovah.

Amplified

He makes the barren woman to be a homemaker and a joyful mother of [spiritual] children. Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)

Bible in Basic English

He gives the unfertile woman a family, making her a happy mother of children. Give praise to the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He makes the barren woman to keep house and to be a joyful mother of sons. Halelu-JAH.

Julia Smith Translation

Causing the sterile woman to dwell in the house, a mother of sons being glad. Praise ye Jah.

King James 2000

He makes the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise you the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[He] causes the barren woman of the house to dwell [as] the happy mother of children. Praise Yah!

Modern King James verseion

He causes the barren to dwell in the house as a joyful mother of sons. Praise Jehovah!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise the everlasting! Hallelujah!

NET Bible

He makes the barren woman of the family a happy mother of children. Praise the Lord!

New Heart English Bible

He settles the barren woman in her home, as a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Causing the barren woman to dwell in household, A mother of sons in her joy! Praise ye Yah.

Webster

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

World English Bible

He settles the barren woman in her home, as a joyful mother of children. Praise Yah!

Youngs Literal Translation

Causing the barren one of the house to sit, A joyful mother of sons; praise ye Jah!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עקר 
`aqar 
Usage: 12

to keep
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and to be a joyful
שׂמח 
Sameach 
Usage: 20

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

References

Context Readings

God's Majesty And Care For The Needy

8 To set him among nobles, among the nobles of his people. 9 He maketh the barren woman to keep house, as a joyful mother of sons. Hallelujah!


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:5

They that were full have hired themselves out for bread; and the hungry are so no more: Even the barren beareth seven, and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.

Psalm 68:6

God maketh the solitary into families; those that were bound he bringeth out into prosperity: but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Isaiah 54:1

Exult, thou barren, that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and shout for joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith Jehovah.

Genesis 21:5-7

And Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.

Genesis 25:21

And Isaac entreated Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren; and Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebecca his wife conceived.

Genesis 30:22-23

And God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her, and opened her womb.

Luke 1:13-15

But the angel said to him, Fear not, Zacharias, because thy supplication has been heard, and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

Galatians 4:27

For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break out and cry, thou that travailest not; because the children of the desolate are more numerous than those of her that has a husband.

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