Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

On the ninth of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

New American Standard Bible

On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.

King James Version

And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

Holman Bible

By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that the people of the land had no food.

International Standard Version

By the ninth day of the fourth month, the resulting famine had become so severe in the city that no food remained for the people who lived in the land.

A Conservative Version

On the ninth day of the [fourth] month the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

American Standard Version

On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Amplified

On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine [caused by the siege] was severe in the city; there was no food for the people of the land.

Bible in Basic English

Now on the ninth day of the fourth month, the store of food in the town was almost gone, so that there was no food for the people of the land.

Julia Smith Translation

In the ninth to the month and the famine will be strong in the city, and there was not bread for the people of the land.

King James 2000

And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no food for the people of the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the ninth month, the famine became severe in the city, and there was no food for the people of the land.

Modern King James verseion

on the ninth of the fourth month, when famine was severe in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the ninth day of the fourth month of that year, there was so great hunger in the city, that there was no sustenance for the people of the land.

NET Bible

By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city was so severe the residents had no food.

New Heart English Bible

On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

The Emphasized Bible

On the ninth of the month, when the famine had become severe in the city, - and there had come to be no bread for the people of the land,

Webster

And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

World English Bible

On the ninth day of the [fourth] month the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

on the ninth of the month -- when the famine is severe in the city, and there hath not been bread for the people of the land,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And on the ninth
תּשׁעה תּשׁע 
Tesha` 
Usage: 58

day of the fourth month
חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279

the famine
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and there was no bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

for the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

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Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Final Invasion Of Nebuchadnezzar

2 And the city was besieged until the eleventh year of king Zedekiah. 3 On the ninth of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land. 4 And the city was broken into; and all the men of war fled by night, by the way of the gate between the two walls, which leads to the king's garden (now the Chaldeans were by the city round about); and they went the way toward the plain.


Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Deuteronomy 28:52-53

And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and strong walls wherein thou trustedst come down, throughout all thy land; and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates in all thy land, which Jehovah thy God hath given thee.

Jeremiah 37:21

Then Zedekiah the king commanded, and they committed Jeremiah into the court of the guard, and they gave him daily a loaf of bread out of the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city was spent. And Jeremiah abode in the court of the guard.

Jeremiah 38:2

Thus saith Jehovah: He that remaineth in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence; but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live; and he shall have his life for a prey, and shall live.

Jeremiah 39:2

In the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, on the ninth of the month, the city was broken into;

Jeremiah 52:6

In the fourth month, on the ninth of the month, the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

Lamentations 4:4-10

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask bread, no man breaketh it unto them.

Ezekiel 4:9-17

And thou, take unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou liest upon thy side: three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

Ezekiel 5:10

Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat their fathers; and I will execute judgments in thee, and the whole remnant of thee will I scatter to all the winds.

Ezekiel 5:12

A third part of thee shall die by the pestilence, and shall be consumed by the famine in the midst of thee; and a third part shall fall by the sword round about thee; and I will scatter a third part to all the winds, and I will draw out a sword after them.

Ezekiel 7:15

The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die by the sword; and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

Ezekiel 14:21

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: How much more when I send my four sore judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the evil beast, and the pestilence, to cut off from it man and beast!

Zechariah 8:19

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The fast of the fourth month and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful gatherings. Love ye then truth and peace.

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