Parallel Verses

King James Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord God has sworn by Himself, the Lord God of hosts has declared:
“I loathe the arrogance of Jacob,
And detest his citadels;
Therefore I will deliver up the city and all it contains.”

Holman Bible

The Lord God has sworn by Himself—this is the declaration of Yahweh, the God of Hosts:

I loathe Jacob’s pride
and hate his citadels,
so I will hand over the city and everything in it.

International Standard Version

"The Lord GOD has sworn by himself," declares the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, "I utterly detest the arrogance of Jacob; I hate his fortresses; and I will deliver up the city, along with everyone in it.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

The Lord Jehovah hath sworn by himself, saith Jehovah, 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.

Amplified


The Lord God has sworn [an oath] by Himself—the Lord God of hosts, says:
“I loathe and reject the [self-centered] arrogance of Jacob (Israel),
And I hate his palaces and citadels;
Therefore, I shall hand over the [idolatrous] city [of Samaria] with all that it contains [to the Assyrian invaders].”

Bible in Basic English

The Lord God has taken an oath by himself, says the Lord, the God of armies: the pride of Jacob is disgusting to me, and I have hate for his great houses: so I will give up the town with everything in it.

Darby Translation

The Lord Jehovah hath sworn by himself, saith Jehovah, the God of hosts, I abhor the pride of Jacob, and hate his palaces; and I will deliver up the city with all that is therein.

Julia Smith Translation

The Lord Jehovah sware by his soul, says Jehovah God of armies: I abhor the pride of Jacob and I hated his palaces: and I delivered up the city and its fulness.

King James 2000

The Lord GOD has sworn by himself, says 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 in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My Lord Yahweh has sworn by himself, {declares} Yahweh, the God of hosts: "I abhor the pride of Jacob and I hate his citadel fortresses and I will deliver [the] city and its fullness!"

Modern King James verseion

The Lord Jehovah has sworn by Himself, says Jehovah, the God of Hosts: I despise the glory of Jacob, and hate his palaces; and I will shut up the city and all its fullness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'The LORD God hath sworn even by himself,' sayeth the LORD God of hosts, 'I hate the pride of Jacob, and I abhor his palaces: and I will give over the city, with all that is therein:

NET Bible

The sovereign Lord confirms this oath by his very own life. The Lord, the God who commands armies, is speaking: "I despise Jacob's arrogance; I hate their fortresses. I will hand over to their enemies the city of Samaria and everything in it."

New Heart English Bible

"The Lord GOD has sworn by himself," says the LORD, the God of Hosts: "I abhor the pride of Jacob, and detest his fortresses. Therefore I will deliver up the city with all that is in it.

The Emphasized Bible

Sworn hath the Lord, Yahweh, by his own life, Declareth Yahweh, God of hosts, abhorring am I, the grandeur of Jacob, and, his palaces, I hate, - therefore will I cast off the city and the fulness thereof.

Webster

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

World English Bible

"The Lord Yahweh has sworn by himself," says Yahweh, the God of Armies: "I abhor the pride of Jacob, and detest his fortresses. Therefore I will deliver up the city with all that is in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sworn hath the Lord Jehovah by Himself, An affirmation of Jehovah, God of Hosts: I am abominating the excellency of Jacob, And his high places I have hated, And I have delivered up the city and its fulness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

by himself
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

I abhor
תּאב 
Ta'ab 
Usage: 1

גּאון 
Ga'own 
Usage: 49

of Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

and hate
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

ארמון 
'armown 
Usage: 33

therefore will I deliver up
סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Yahweh Abhors Israel's Pride

7 Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed. 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. 9 And it shall come to pass, if there remain ten men in one house, that they shall die.


Cross References

Psalm 47:4

He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.

Jeremiah 51:14

The LORD of hosts hath sworn by himself, saying, Surely I will fill thee with men, as with caterpillers; and they shall lift up a shout against thee.

Amos 4:2

The Lord GOD hath sworn by his holiness, that, lo, the days shall come upon you, that he will take you away with hooks, and your posterity with fishhooks.

Amos 8:7

The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Psalm 106:40

Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance.

Amos 3:11

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled.

Genesis 22:16

And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:

Leviticus 26:11

And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you.

Leviticus 26:30

And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.

Deuteronomy 32:19

And when the LORD saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of his sons, and of his daughters.

Psalm 50:12

If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.

Psalm 78:59

When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel:

Jeremiah 22:5

But if ye will not hear these words, I swear by myself, saith the LORD, that this house shall become a desolation.

Lamentations 2:5

The Lord was as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up all her palaces: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath increased in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.

Ezekiel 24:21

Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pitieth; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword.

Micah 1:6-9

Therefore I will make Samaria as an heap of the field, and as plantings of a vineyard: and I will pour down the stones thereof into the valley, and I will discover the foundations thereof.

Zechariah 11:8

Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.

Hebrews 6:13-17

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,

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