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


If a trumpet is blown in a city [warning of danger] will not the people tremble?
If a disaster or misfortune occurs in a city has not the Lord 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?

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 Can a bird fall in a snare upon the earth without a fowler? Shall the snare rise up from the earth and have taken 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 Because the Lord GOD will do nothing unless he reveals his secret to his slaves the prophets.



Cross References

Isaiah 45:7

I form the light and create darkness; I make peace and create evil: I am the LORD that does all this.

Isaiah 14:24-27

The LORD of the hosts has sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:

Jeremiah 4:5

Declare ye in Judah and publish in Jerusalem and say, Blow ye the shofar in the land; cry, gather together, and say, Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the defenced cities.

Jeremiah 6:1

O ye sons of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem and blow the shofar in Tekoa and set up as a sign smoke in Bethhaccerem; for evil appears out of the north wind and great destruction.

Hosea 5:8

Blow ye the shofar in Gibeah and the trumpet in Ramah; sound the drum in Bethaven; after thee, O Benjamin.

Zephaniah 1:16

A day of the shofar and alarm upon the strong cities, and upon the high towers.

Genesis 50:20

But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people.

Jeremiah 5:22

Do ye not fear me? saith the LORD; will ye not tremble at my presence, who placed the sand for the bound of the sea by an eternal order, which cannot be broken? Storms shall raise themselves up, yet they shall not prevail; their waves shall roar, yet they shall not pass over it.

Jeremiah 10:7

Who would not fear thee, O King of the Gentiles? for unto thee does it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the Gentiles and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee.

Ezekiel 33:3

and he should see the sword coming upon the land, if he should blow the shofar, and warn the people,

Acts 2:23

him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken and by wicked hands have crucified and slain,

Acts 4:28

to do that which thy hand and thy counsel had determined beforehand must be done.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Therefore being certain of that terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God, and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

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