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

No, but for Your sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

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 shall not God search 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 Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord? Arise, do not cast us off for ever.


Cross References

Romans 8:36

(As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.)

1 Samuel 22:17-19

Then the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Turn and slay the priests of the LORD because their hand also is with David and because they knew when he fled and did not show it to me. But the slaves of the king would not put forth their hands to fall upon the priests of the LORD.

1 Kings 19:10

And he replied, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of the hosts, for the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left, and they seek me to take my life.

Psalm 44:11

Thou hast given us over like sheep appointed for food and hast scattered us among the Gentiles.

Psalm 79:2-3

The dead bodies of thy slaves they have given to be food unto the fowls of the heavens, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth.

Isaiah 53:7

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he did not open his mouth.

Matthew 5:10-12

Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

John 15:21

But they will do all these things unto you for my name's sake, because they do not know him that sent me.

John 16:2-3

They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men.

1 Corinthians 15:30-31

And why do we stand in jeopardy every hour?

Revelation 11:3-9

And I will give my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus; and when I saw her, I marvelled with great surprise.

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