Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If a trumpet is blown in a city will not the people tremble? If a calamity occurs in a city has not the LORD done it?

King James Version

Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?

Holman Bible

If a ram's horn is blown in a city, aren't people afraid? If a disaster occurs in a city, hasn't the Lord done it?

International Standard Version

And when an alarm sounds in the city, the people will tremble, won't they? If there is trouble in a city, the LORD has brought it about, has he not?"

A Conservative Version

Shall the trumpet be blown in a city, and the people not be afraid? Shall evil befall a city, and LORD has not done it?

American Standard Version

Shall the trumpet be blown in a city, and the people not be afraid? shall evil befall a city, and Jehovah hath not done it?

Amplified

Shall a trumpet be blown in the city and the people not be alarmed and afraid? Shall misfortune or evil occur [as punishment] and the Lord has not caused it?

Bible in Basic English

If the horn is sounded in the town will the people not be full of fear? will evil come on a town if the Lord has not done it?

Darby Translation

Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? Shall there be evil in a city, and Jehovah not have done it?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Shall the shofar be blown in the city and the people not be afraid? Shall there be any evil in the city which the LORD has not done?

Julia Smith Translation

If the trumpet shall be struck in the city and the people not be terrified? if evil shall be in the city and Jehovah did not?

King James 2000

Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be calamity in a city, and the LORD has not done it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or is a horn blown in a city and people are not afraid? Or does a disaster occur in the city and Yahweh has not done [it]?

Modern King James verseion

If a ram's horn is blown in a city, will the people not also tremble? If there is a calamity in a city, has Jehovah not also done it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cry they out Alarum with the trumpet in the city, and the people not afraid? Cometh there any plague in a city without it be the LORD's doing?

NET Bible

If an alarm sounds in a city, do people not fear? If disaster overtakes a city, is the Lord not responsible?

New Heart English Bible

Does the trumpet alarm sound in a city, without the people being afraid? Does disaster happen to a city, unless the LORD has done it?

The Emphasized Bible

Or a horn be blown in a city, and, a people, not tremble? Or calamity happen in a city, and, Yahweh, not have wrought with effect?

Webster

Shalt a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?

World English Bible

Does the trumpet alarm sound in a city, without the people being afraid? Does evil happen to a city, and Yahweh hasn't done it?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is a trumpet blown in a city, And do people not tremble? Is there affliction in a city, And Jehovah hath not done it?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁפר שׁופר 
Showphar 
Usage: 72

be blown
תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

not be afraid
חרד 
Charad 
Usage: 39

in a city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Israel's Guilt And Punishment

5 Does a bird fall into a trap on the ground when there is no bait in it? Does a trap spring up from the earth when it captures nothing at all? 6 If a trumpet is blown in a city will not the people tremble? If a calamity occurs in a city has not the LORD done it? 7 Surely the Lord GOD does nothing Unless He reveals His secret counsel To His servants the prophets.



Cross References

Isaiah 45:7

The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.

Isaiah 14:24-27

The LORD of hosts has sworn saying, "Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,

Jeremiah 4:5

Declare in Judah and proclaim in Jerusalem, and say, "Blow the trumpet in the land; Cry aloud and say, 'Assemble yourselves, and let us go Into the fortified cities.'

Jeremiah 6:1

"Flee for safety, O sons of Benjamin, From the midst of Jerusalem! Now blow a trumpet in Tekoa And raise a signal over Beth-haccerem; For evil looks down from the north, And a great destruction.

Hosea 5:8

Blow the horn in Gibeah, The trumpet in Ramah Sound an alarm at Beth-aven: "Behind you, Benjamin!"

Zephaniah 1:16

A day of trumpet and battle cry Against the fortified cities And the high corner towers.

Genesis 50:20

"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.

Jeremiah 5:22

'Do you not fear Me?' declares the LORD 'Do you not tremble in My presence? For I have placed the sand as a boundary for the sea, An eternal decree, so it cannot cross over it. Though the waves toss, yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot cross over it.

Jeremiah 10:7

Who would not fear You, O King of the nations? Indeed it is Your due! For among all the wise men of the nations And in all their kingdoms, There is none like You.

Ezekiel 33:3

and he sees the sword coming upon the land and blows on the trumpet and warns the people,

Acts 2:23

this Man, delivered over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of godless men and put Him to death.

Acts 4:28

to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose predestined to occur.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

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