Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart. 22 Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter. 23 Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord? arise, cast us not 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

And 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 shew it to me. But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children 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 my life, to take it away.

Psalm 44:11

Thou hast given us like sheep appointed for meat; and hast scattered us among the heathen.

Psalm 79:2-3

The dead bodies of thy servants have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth.

Isaiah 53:7

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

Matthew 5:10-12

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

John 15:21

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

John 16:2-3

They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For I think that God hath 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 stand we in jeopardy every hour?

Revelation 11:3-9

And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore 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 wondered with great admiration.

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