Parallel Verses

Amplified

Happy and blessed shall he be who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock!

New American Standard Bible

How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock.

King James Version

Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

Holman Bible

Happy is he who takes your little ones
and dashes them against the rocks.

International Standard Version

How blessed will be the one who seizes your young children and pulverizes them against the cliff!

A Conservative Version

Happy shall he be who takes and dashes thy little ones against the rock.

American Standard Version

Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones Against the rock.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who takes your little ones, crushing them against the rocks.

Darby Translation

Happy he that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the rock.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Happy shall he be, that takes and dashes thy offspring against the stones.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy he taking hold and dashing in pieces thy children against the rock.

King James 2000

Happy shall he be, that takes and dashes your little ones against the stones.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Happy [shall be he] who seizes and smashes your children against the rock.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is he who seizes and dashes your little ones against the stones.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed shall he be that taketh thy children, and throweth them against the stones.

NET Bible

How blessed will be the one who grabs your babies and smashes them on a rock!

New Heart English Bible

Blessed shall he be who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man who shall snatch away and dash thy children against the crag.

Webster

Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

World English Bible

Happy shall he be, who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock. By David.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of him who doth seize, And hath dashed thy sucklings on the rock!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

shall he be, that taketh
אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

and dasheth
נפץ 
Naphats 
Usage: 22

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Lament During The Babylonian Exile

8 O Daughter of Babylon [you devastator, you!], who [ought to be and] shall be destroyed, happy and blessed shall he be who requites you as you have served us. 9 Happy and blessed shall he be who takes and dashes your little ones against the rock!


Cross References

Isaiah 13:16

Their infants also will be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses will be plundered and their wives ravished.

2 Kings 8:12

And Hazael said, Why do you weep, my lord? He answered, Because I know the evil that you will do to the Israelites. You will burn their strongholds, slay their young men with the sword, dash their infants in pieces, and rip up their pregnant women.

Hosea 13:16

Samaria shall bear her guilt and become desolate, for she rebelled against her God; they shall fall by the sword, their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their pregnant women shall be ripped up.

Hosea 10:14

Therefore shall a tumult arise against your people and all your fortresses shall be wasted and destroyed, as Shalmaneser wasted and destroyed Beth-arbel on the day of battle; the mother was dashed in pieces with her children.

Nahum 3:10

Yet she was carried away; she went into captivity. Her young children also were dashed in pieces at all the street corners; lots were cast [by the Assyrian officers] for her nobles, and all her great men were bound with chains.

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