Parallel Verses

Amplified

Let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see, and make their loins tremble continually [from terror, dismay, and feebleness].

New American Standard Bible

May their eyes grow dim so that they cannot see, And make their loins shake continually.

King James Version

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

Holman Bible

Let their eyes grow too dim to see,
and let their loins continually shake.

International Standard Version

May their eyes be blinded and may their bodies tremble continuously.

A Conservative Version

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see, and {bow down their back (LXX/NT)} continually.

American Standard Version

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see; And make their loins continually to shake.

Bible in Basic English

Let their eyes be blind so that they may not see; let their bodies for ever be shaking.

Darby Translation

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not, and make their loins continually to shake.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let their eyes be darkened that they see not and make their loins continually to shake.

Julia Smith Translation

Their eyes shall be darkened from seeing, and cause their loins to waver always.

King James 2000

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let their eyes be dark so they cannot see, and make their loins continually tremble.

Modern King James verseion

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they do not see; and make their loins shake without ceasing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let their eyes be blinded, that they see not; and ever bow down their backs.

NET Bible

May their eyes be blinded! Make them shake violently!

New Heart English Bible

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.

The Emphasized Bible

Let their eyes become too dim to see, And, their loins, continually cause thou to shake;

Webster

Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.

World English Bible

Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.

Youngs Literal Translation

Darkened are their eyes from seeing, And their loins continually shake Thou.

References

Fausets

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Plea For Rescue

22 Let their own table [with all its abundance and luxury] become a snare to them; and when they are secure in peace [or at their sacrificial feasts, let it become] a trap to them. 23 Let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see, and make their loins tremble continually [from terror, dismay, and feebleness]. 24 Pour out Your indignation upon them, and let the fierceness of Your burning anger catch up with them.


Cross References

Daniel 5:6

Then the color and the [drunken] hilarious brightness of the king's face was changed, and his [terrifying] thoughts troubled and alarmed him; the joints and muscles of his hips and back gave way and his knees smote together.

Isaiah 6:9-10

And He said, Go and tell this people, Hear and hear continually, but understand not; and see and see continually, but do not apprehend with your mind.

Romans 11:10

Let their eyes be darkened (dimmed) so that they cannot see, and make them bend their back [stooping beneath their burden] forever.

Deuteronomy 28:65-67

And among these nations you shall find no ease and there shall be no rest for the sole of your foot; but the Lord will give you there a trembling heart, failing of eyes [from disappointment of hope], fainting of mind, and languishing of spirit.

Isaiah 21:3-4

Therefore are my [Isaiah's] loins filled with anguish, pangs have seized me like the pangs of a woman in childbirth; I am bent and pained so that I cannot hear, I am dismayed so that I cannot see.

Isaiah 29:9-10

Stop and wonder [at this prophecy, if you choose, whether you understand it or not; soon you will witness the actual event] and be confounded [reluctantly]! Blind yourselves [now, if you choose; take your pleasure] and then be blinded [at the actual occurrence]. They are drunk, but not from wine; they stagger, but not from strong drink [but from spiritual stupor].

Jeremiah 30:6

Ask now and see whether a man can give birth to a child? Why then do I see every man with his hands on his loins like a woman in labor? Why are all faces turned pale?

Matthew 13:14-15

In them indeed is the process of fulfillment of the prophecy of Isaiah, which says: You shall indeed hear and hear but never grasp and understand; and you shall indeed look and look but never see and perceive.

John 12:39-40

Therefore they could not believe [they were unable to believe]. For Isaiah has also said,

Acts 28:26-27

Go to this people and say to them, You will indeed hear and hear with your ears but will not understand, and you will indeed look and look with your eyes but will not see [not perceive, have knowledge of or become acquainted with what you look at, at all].

Romans 11:25

Lest you be self-opinionated (wise in your own conceits), I do not want you to miss this hidden truth and mystery, brethren: a hardening (insensibility) has [temporarily] befallen a part of Israel [to last] until the full number of the ingathering of the Gentiles has come in,

2 Corinthians 3:14

In fact, their minds were grown hard and calloused [they had become dull and had lost the power of understanding]; for until this present day, when the Old Testament (the old covenant) is being read, that same veil still lies [on their hearts], not being lifted [to reveal] that in Christ it is made void and done away.

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