Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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 His young men, were devoured by fire, And, his virgins, were not praised in song; 64 His priests, by the sword, did fall, And, his widows, were not able to bewail. 65 Then awoke, as one that had slept, Adonay, As a warrior exulting with wine!


Cross References

1 Samuel 4:17

And the bearer of tidings answered, and said - Israel hath fled before the Philistines, Moreover also, a great smiting, hath taken place among the people, - Moreover also, thy two sons, are slain, Hophni and Phinehas, And, the ark of God, is taken.

Job 27:15

His survivors, by pestilence, shall come to the grave, and, his widows, shall not weep;

1 Samuel 4:11

And, the ark of God, was taken, - and, the two sons of Eli, were slain, Hophni and Phinehas.

Ezekiel 24:23

And your chaplets shall be on your heads. And your sandals on your feet, Ye shall neither lament, nor weep,- Yet shall ye pine away in your iniquities, and shall groan one to another.

1 Samuel 2:33-34

But, any man of thine whom I may not cut off from mine altar, it shall be - to consume his eyes, and grieve his soul; Howbeit, all the multitude of thy house, shall die, by the sword of men.

1 Samuel 4:19-20

Now, his daughter-in-law, wife of Phinehas, was with child, ready to give birth, and, when she heard the tidings, as to the taking of the ark of God, and the death of her father-in-law, and her husband, she bowed herself and gave birth, for her pains had seized her.

1 Samuel 22:18-19

Then said the king to Doeg, Turn, thou, and fall upon the priests. So Doeg the Edomite turned, and, himself, fell upon the priests, and put to death, that day, four score and five men bearing an ephod of linen;

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