Parallel Verses

Webster

That our oxen may be strong to labor; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets.

New American Standard Bible

Let our cattle bear Without mishap and without loss, Let there be no outcry in our streets!

King James Version

That our oxen may be strong to labour; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets.

Holman Bible

Our cattle will be well fed.
There will be no breach in the walls,
no going into captivity,
and no cry of lament in our public squares.

International Standard Version

May our cattle grow heavy with young, with no damage or loss. May there be no cry of anguish in our streets!

A Conservative Version

our oxen are well laden, no breaking in, and no going forth, and no outcry in our streets,

American Standard Version

When our oxen are well laden; When there is no breaking in, and no going forth, And no outcry in our streets:

Amplified

When our oxen are well loaded; when there is no invasion [of hostile armies] and no going forth [against besiegers -- "when there is no murder or manslaughter] and no outcry in our streets;

Darby Translation

Our kine laden with young; no breaking in and no going forth, and no outcry in our streets.

Julia Smith Translation

Our oxen bearing no breaking, and no coming forth, and no complaining in our broad places.

King James 2000

That our oxen may be strong to labor; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no outcry in our streets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[that] our cattle [may be] pregnant; [that there be] no breach [in our walls], and no going out [in exile], and no outcry in our plazas.

Modern King James verseion

and our oxen may be loaded; there is no breaking in nor going out and no crying in our streets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that our oxen may be strong to labour; that there be no decay, no leading into captivity, and no complaining in our streets.

NET Bible

Our cattle will be weighted down with produce. No one will break through our walls, no one will be taken captive, and there will be no terrified cries in our city squares.

New Heart English Bible

Our oxen will pull heavy loads. There is no breaking in, and no going away, and no outcry in our streets.

The Emphasized Bible

Our oxen, well-laden; no breaking in and no departing, - and no loud lament in our places of concourse: -

World English Bible

Our oxen will pull heavy loads. There is no breaking in, and no going away, and no outcry in our streets.

Youngs Literal Translation

Our oxen are carrying, there is no breach, And there is no outgoing, And there is no crying in our broad places.

References

Easton

Context Readings

A King's Prayer

13 That our granaries may be full, affording all manner of store; that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets: 14 That our oxen may be strong to labor; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets. 15 Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yes, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:7

The LORD shall cause thy enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.

Deuteronomy 28:25

The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten before thy enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them; and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.

Judges 5:8

They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Judges 6:3

And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

Judges 6:6

And Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites; and the children of Israel cried to the LORD.

1 Samuel 13:17-23

And the spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leadeth to Ophrah, to the land of Shual:

1 Samuel 31:7

And when the men of Israel that were on the other side of the valley, and they that were on the other side of Jordan, saw that the men of Israel fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook the cities, and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them.

Isaiah 24:11

There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

Jeremiah 13:17-19

But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and my eye shall weep bitterly, and run down with tears, because the LORD'S flock is carried away captive.

Jeremiah 14:2

Judah mourneth, and her gates languish; they are black to the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Jeremiah 14:18

If I go forth into the field, then behold the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city, then behold them that are sick with famine! yes, both the prophet and the priest go about into a land that they know not.

Lamentations 1:4-6

The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

Zechariah 8:3-5

Thus saith the LORD; I have returned to Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of truth; and the mountain of the LORD of hosts the holy mountain.

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