Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

His priests fell by the sword,
And His widows could not weep.

King James Version

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.

Holman Bible

His priests fell by the sword,
but the widows could not lament.

International Standard Version

The priests fell by the sword, yet their widows couldn't weep.

A Conservative Version

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows made no lamentation.

American Standard Version

Their priests fell by the sword; And their widows made no lamentation.

Amplified


His priests [Hophni and Phinehas] fell by the sword,
And His widows could not weep.

Bible in Basic English

Their priests were put to death by the sword, and their widows made no weeping for them.

Darby Translation

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows made no lamentation.

Julia Smith Translation

His priests fell by the sword, and his widows wept not

King James 2000

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His priests fell by the sword, and his widows did not weep.

Modern King James verseion

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows were not able to weep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Their priests were slain with the sword, and there were no widows to made lamentation.

NET Bible

Their priests fell by the sword, but their widows did not weep.

New Heart English Bible

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows couldn't weep.

The Emphasized Bible

His priests, by the sword, did fall, And, his widows, were not able to bewail.

Webster

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.

World English Bible

Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows couldn't weep.

Youngs Literal Translation

His priests by the sword have fallen, And their widows weep not.

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

63 Fire devoured His young men,
And His virgins had no wedding songs.
64 His priests fell by the sword,
And His widows could not weep.
65 Then the Lord awoke as if from sleep,
Like a warrior overcome by wine.


Cross References

1 Samuel 4:17

Then the one who brought the news replied, “Israel has fled before the Philistines and there has also been a great slaughter among the people, and your two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been taken.”

Job 27:15

“His survivors will be buried because of the plague,
And their widows will not be able to weep.

1 Samuel 4:11

And the ark of God was taken; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, died.

Ezekiel 24:23

Your turbans will be on your heads and your shoes on your feet. You will not mourn and you will not weep, but you will rot away in your iniquities and you will groan to one another.

1 Samuel 2:33-34

Yet I will not cut off every man of yours from My altar so that your eyes will fail from weeping and your soul grieve, and all the increase of your house will die in the prime of life.

1 Samuel 4:19-20

Now his daughter-in-law, Phinehas’s wife, was pregnant and about to give birth; and when she heard the news that the ark of God was taken and that her father-in-law and her husband had died, she kneeled down and gave birth, for her pains came upon her.

1 Samuel 22:18-19

Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn around and attack the priests.” And Doeg the Edomite turned around and attacked the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.

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