Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 discover this, for he knows [the] secrets of [the] heart? 22 Rather, on account of you we are killed {all day long}; we are accounted as sheep for slaughter. 23 Wake up! Why do you sleep, O Lord? Awake! Do not reject forever.


Cross References

Romans 8:36

Just as it is written, "On account of you we are being put to death the whole day [long]; we are considered as sheep for slaughter."

1 Samuel 22:17-19

So the king said to the runners [who were] stationed around him, "Turn and kill the priests of Yahweh, because {they also support David} and because they knew that he was fleeing and {did not disclose it to me}." But the servants of the king [were] not willing to raise their hand to attack the priests of Yahweh.

1 Kings 19:10

Then he said, "I have been very zealous for Yahweh the God of hosts, for the {Israelites} have forsaken your covenant. They have demolished your altars, and they have killed your prophets with the sword. I alone am left over, and they seek to take my life.

Psalm 44:11

You have given us as sheep [for] food, and among the nations you have scattered us.

Psalm 79:2-3

They have given the bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the heavens, the flesh of your faithful to [the] beasts of [the] earth.

Isaiah 53:7

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

Matthew 5:10-12

Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

John 15:21

But they will do all these [things] to you on account of my name, because they do not know the one who sent me.

John 16:2-3

{They will expel you from the synagogue}, but an hour is coming that everyone who kills you will think they are offering service to God.

1 Corinthians 4:9

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

1 Corinthians 15:30-31

And why are we in danger every hour?

Revelation 11:3-9

And I will grant [authority] to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy [for one] thousand two hundred sixty days, dressed in sackcloth."

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. And {I was greatly astonished when I saw her}.

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