Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But for Your sake we are killed all day long;
We are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.

King James Version

Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

Holman Bible

Because of You we are slain all day long;
we are counted as sheep to be slaughtered.

International Standard Version

For your sake we are being killed all day long. We are thought of as sheep to be slaughtered.

A Conservative Version

Yea, for thy sake we are killed all the day long. We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

American Standard Version

Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

Amplified


But for Your sake we are killed all the day long;
We are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, because of you we are put to death every day; we are numbered like sheep for destruction.

Darby Translation

But for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are reckoned as sheep for slaughter.

Julia Smith Translation

For, for thee we were killed all the day; we were reckoned as sheep of the slaughter.

King James 2000

Yea, for your sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rather, on account of you we are killed {all day long}; we are accounted as sheep for slaughter.

Modern King James verseion

Yea, for Your sake we are put to death all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thy sake also we are killed all the day long, and are counted as sheep appointed to be slain.

NET Bible

Yet because of you we are killed all day long; we are treated like sheep at the slaughtering block.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, for your sake we are killed all day long. We are regarded as sheep for the slaughter.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, for thy sake, have we been slain all the day, We have been accounted as sheep for slaughter.

Webster

Yes, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

World English Bible

Yes, for your sake we are killed all day long. We are regarded as sheep for the slaughter.

Youngs Literal Translation

Surely, for Thy sake we have been slain all the day, Reckoned as sheep of the slaughter.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Israel's Complaint

21 Would not God find this out?
For He knows the secrets of the heart.
22 But for Your sake we are killed all day long;
We are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.
23 Arouse Yourself, why do You sleep, O Lord?
Awake, do not reject us forever.


Cross References

Romans 8:36

Just as it is written,
For Your sake we are being put to death all day long;
We were considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”

1 Samuel 22:17-19

And the king said to the guards who were attending him, “Turn around and put the priests of the Lord to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not reveal it to me.” But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to attack the priests of the Lord.

1 Kings 19:10

He said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.”

Psalm 44:11

You give us as sheep to be eaten
And have scattered us among the nations.

Psalm 79:2-3

They have given the dead bodies of Your servants for food to the birds of the heavens,
The flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth.

Isaiah 53:7

He was oppressed and He was afflicted,
Yet He did not open His mouth;
Like a lamb that is led to slaughter,
And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers,
So He did not open His mouth.

Matthew 5:10-12

“Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

John 15:21

But all these things they will do to you for My name’s sake, because they do not know the One who sent Me.

John 16:2-3

They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.

1 Corinthians 15:30-31

Why are we also in danger every hour?

Revelation 11:3-9

And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered greatly.

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