Parallel Verses

King James Version

For, behold, the LORD commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.

New American Standard Bible

For behold, the Lord is going to command that the great house be smashed to pieces and the small house to fragments.

Holman Bible

For the Lord commands:

The large house will be smashed to pieces,
and the small house to rubble.

International Standard Version

For indeed, the LORD is giving the command and he will smash the large house to rubble and the small house into bits.

A Conservative Version

For, behold, LORD commands, and the great house shall be smitten with breaches, and the little house with clefts.

American Standard Version

For, behold, Jehovah commandeth, and the great house shall be smitten with breaches, and the little house with clefts.

Amplified

For behold, the Lord is going to command that the great house be smashed to pieces and the small house to fragments.

Bible in Basic English

For see, at the order of the Lord the great house will be full of cracks and the little house will be broken.

Darby Translation

For behold, Jehovah commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.

Julia Smith Translation

For behold, Jehovah commands, and he struck the great house with breaches, and the small house with clefts.

King James 2000

For, behold, the LORD commands, and he will strike the great house into pieces, and the little house into bits.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, Yahweh [is] going to command and the great house will be destroyed [to] bits and the little house [to] pieces.

Modern King James verseion

For, behold, Jehovah commands, and He will strike the great house into pieces, and the little house into cracks.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, the LORD is minded to smite the great houses, so that they shall decay: and the little houses, that they shall cleave asunder.

NET Bible

Indeed, look! The Lord is giving the command. He will smash the large house to bits, and the small house into little pieces.

New Heart English Bible

"For, behold, the LORD commands, and the great house will be smashed to pieces, and the little house into bits.

The Emphasized Bible

For lo! Yahweh, is giving command, and will smite the great house into ruins, - and the little house with clefts.

Webster

For behold, the LORD commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.

World English Bible

"For, behold, Yahweh commands, and the great house will be smashed to pieces, and the little house into bits.

Youngs Literal Translation

For lo, Jehovah is commanding, And He hath smitten the great house with breaches, And the little house with clefts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For, behold, the Lord

Usage: 0

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

and he will smite
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

the great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

בּית 
Bayith 
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053
Usage: 2053

with breaches
רסיס 
Raciyc 
Usage: 2

and the little
קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Yahweh Abhors Israel's Pride

10 And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burneth him, to bring out the bones out of the house, and shall say unto him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with thee? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold thy tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD. 11 For, behold, the LORD commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts. 12 Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:


Cross References

Amos 3:15

And I will smite the winter house with the summer house; and the houses of ivory shall perish, and the great houses shall have an end, saith the LORD.

Isaiah 55:11

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

2 Kings 25:9

And he burnt the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great man's house burnt he with fire.

Psalm 105:16

Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he brake the whole staff of bread.

Psalm 105:31

He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.

Psalm 105:34

He spake, and the locusts came, and caterpillers, and that without number,

Ecclesiastes 10:18

By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

Isaiah 10:5-6

O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

Isaiah 13:3

I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have also called my mighty ones for mine anger, even them that rejoice in my highness.

Isaiah 46:10-11

Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Ezekiel 29:18-20

Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus: every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the service that he had served against it:

Hosea 13:16

Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.

Amos 3:6-7

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?

Amos 6:8

The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.

Amos 9:1

I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered.

Amos 9:9

For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.

Nahum 1:14

And the LORD hath given a commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy name be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make thy grave; for thou art vile.

Zechariah 14:2

For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.

Luke 19:44

And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

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