Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The Lord God showed me this: He was forming a swarm of locusts at the time the spring crop first began to sprout—after the cutting of the king’s hay.

New American Standard Bible

Thus the Lord GOD showed me, and behold, He was forming a locust-swarm when the spring crop began to sprout. And behold, the spring crop was after the king's mowing.

King James Version

Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me; and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

International Standard Version

This is what the Lord GOD showed me: Look! He was forming locust swarms as the latter plantings were just beginning to sprout. Indeed, the king had just taken his first fruit tax.

A Conservative Version

Thus lord LORD showed me: And, behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth, and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

American Standard Version

Thus the Lord Jehovah showed me: and, behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

Amplified

Thus the Lord God showed me [Amos], and behold, He formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the second crop, and behold, it was the second crop after the king's mowings.

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord God let me see: and I saw that, when the growth of the late grass was starting, he made locusts; it was the late growth after the king's cutting was done.

Darby Translation

Thus did the Lord Jehovah shew unto me; and behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth, and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus hath the Lord GOD showed unto me, and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter hay; and, behold that the latter hay grew after the king's reapings.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus the Lord Jehovah caused me to see; and behold, he will form locusts in the beginning of the coming up of the latter grass; and behold, the latter grass after the moorings of the king.

King James 2000

Thus has the Lord GOD showed unto me; and, behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This is what my Lord Yahweh showed me, and look, [he] is going to form locusts at the beginning of the sprouting of the second crop, and look, after the mowings of the king.

Modern King James verseion

The Lord Jehovah made me see this: And behold, He is forming locusts at the beginning of the coming up of the late grass; even behold, the late grass after the king's mowings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD God showed me such a vision: behold, there stood one that made grasshoppers, even when the corn was shooting forth, after the king had clipped his sheep.

NET Bible

The sovereign Lord showed me this: I saw him making locusts just as the crops planted late were beginning to sprout. (The crops planted late sprout after the royal harvest.)

New Heart English Bible

Thus the Lord GOD showed me: and behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's harvest.

The Emphasized Bible

Here, My Lord, Yahweh gave me to see, and lo! he was preparing the locust, in the beginning of the shooting up of the after-grass, - and lo! after-grass, cometh after the mowings for the king.

Webster

Thus hath the Lord GOD shown to me; and behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

World English Bible

Thus the Lord Yahweh showed me: and behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's harvest.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus hath the Lord Jehovah shewed me, and lo, He is forming locusts at the beginning of the ascending of the latter growth, and lo, the latter growth is after the mowings of the king;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Thus hath the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

unto me and, behold, he formed
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

גּוב 
Gowb 
Usage: 3

in the beginning
תּחלּה 
T@chillah 
Usage: 22

of the shooting up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

of the latter growth
לקשׁ 
Leqesh 
Usage: 2

and, lo, it was the latter growth
לקשׁ 
Leqesh 
Usage: 2

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

Context Readings

Warning Visions

1 The Lord God showed me this: He was forming a swarm of locusts at the time the spring crop first began to sprout—after the cutting of the king’s hay. 2 When the locusts finished eating the vegetation of the land, I said, “Lord God, please forgive! How will Jacob survive since he is so small?”


Cross References

Joel 1:4

What the devouring locust has left,
the swarming locust has eaten;
what the swarming locust has left,
the young locust has eaten;
and what the young locust has left,
the destroying locust has eaten.

Amos 8:1

The Lord God showed me this: A basket of summer fruit.

Amos 4:9

I struck you with blight and mildew;
the locust devoured
your many gardens and vineyards,
your fig trees and olive trees,
yet you did not return to Me.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Exodus 10:12-16

The Lord then said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt and the locusts will come up over it and eat every plant in the land, everything that the hail left.”

Isaiah 33:4

Your spoil will be gathered as locusts are gathered;
people will swarm over it like an infestation of locusts.

Jeremiah 1:11-16

Then the word of the Lord came to me, asking, “What do you see, Jeremiah?”I replied, “I see a branch of an almond tree.”

Jeremiah 24:1

After Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had deported Jeconiah son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, the officials of Judah, and the craftsmen and metalsmiths from Jerusalem and had brought them to Babylon, the Lord showed me two baskets of figs placed before the temple of the Lord.

Ezekiel 11:25

I spoke to the exiles about all the things the Lord had shown me.

Joel 2:25

I will repay you for the years
that the swarming locust ate,
the young locust, the destroying locust,
and the devouring locust—
My great army that I sent against you.

Amos 7:4

The Lord God showed me this: The Lord God was calling for a judgment by fire. It consumed the great deep and devoured the land.

Amos 7:7

He showed me this: The Lord was standing there by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.

Nahum 3:15-17

The fire will devour you there;
the sword will cut you down.
It will devour you like the young locust.
Multiply yourselves like the young locust,
multiply like the swarming locust!

Zechariah 1:20

Then the Lord showed me four craftsmen.

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