Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore - Thus, saith Yahweh, Thy wife, in the city, will commit unchastity, and, thy sons and thy daughters, by the sword, shall fall, and, thine own soil, by line, shall he apportioned, - and, thou, on a polluted soil, shalt die, and, Israel, shall, surely go into exile, away front his own soil.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, thus says the Lord, ‘Your wife will become a harlot in the city, your sons and your daughters will fall by the sword, your land will be parceled up by a measuring line and you yourself will die upon unclean soil. Moreover, Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.’”

King James Version

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.

Holman Bible

Therefore, this is what the Lord says:

Your wife will be a prostitute in the city,
your sons and daughters will fall by the sword,
and your land will be divided up
with a measuring line.
You yourself will die on pagan soil,
and Israel will certainly go into exile
from its homeland.

International Standard Version

"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "Your wife will become a whore in the city, and your sons and daughters will die by the sword. Your land will be divided and apportioned, and you will die in a foreign land. Israel will surely go into exile, far from its homeland."'"

A Conservative Version

Therefore thus says LORD: Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line, and thou thyself shall die in a land that is unclean. And Israel shall

American Standard Version

therefore thus saith Jehovah: Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou thyself shalt die in a land that is unclean, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.

Amplified

Therefore, thus says the Lord, ‘Your wife shall become a prostitute in the city [when the Assyrians capture Samaria] and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by a measuring line; you yourself shall die in an unclean and defiled [pagan] land, and Israel shall certainly go from its land into exile.’”

Bible in Basic English

So this is what the Lord has said: Your wife will be a loose woman in the town, and your sons and your daughters will be put to the sword, and your land will be cut up into parts by a line; and you yourself will come to your end in an unclean land, and Israel will certainly be taken away a prisoner out of his land.

Darby Translation

Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided with the line; and thou shalt die in a land that is unclean; and Israel shall certainly go into captivity, out of his land.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, thus said Jehovah: Thy wife shall commit fornication in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line, and thou shalt die upon a polluted land: and Israel being taken captive shall be carried into captivity from his land.

King James 2000

Therefore thus says the LORD; Your wife shall be a harlot in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by a survey line; and you shall die in a defiled land: and Israel shall surely go forth into captivity from his land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, thus says Yahweh, 'Your wife will become a prostitute in the city and your sons and your daughters will fall by the sword and your land will be divided with a line, and you will die in an unclean land and Israel will surely go into exile from this land.'"

Modern King James verseion

So Jehovah says this: Your wife shall be a harlot in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line. And you shall die in a defiled land; and Israel shall surely go into exile out of his land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore thus sayeth the LORD, 'Thy wife shall be defiled in the city, thy sons and daughters shall be slain with the sword, and thy land shall be measured out with the line. Thou thyself shall die in an unclean land, and Israel shall be driven out of his own country."

NET Bible

"Therefore this is what the Lord says: 'Your wife will become a prostitute in the streets and your sons and daughters will die violently. Your land will be given to others and you will die in a foreign land. Israel will certainly be carried into exile away from its land.'"

New Heart English Bible

Therefore thus says the LORD: 'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you yourself shall die in a land that is unclean, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"

Webster

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go from his land into captivity.

World English Bible

Therefore thus says Yahweh: 'Your wife shall be a prostitute in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you yourself shall die in a land that is unclean, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of his land.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore thus said Jehovah: Thy wife in the city doth go a-whoring, And thy sons and thy daughters by sword do fall, And thy land by line is apportioned, And thou on an unclean land diest, And Israel certainly removeth from off its land.'

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

shall be an harlot
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

by the sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

and thy land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

by line
חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

and thou shalt die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

in

Usage: 0

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

and Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

References

Hastings

Watsons

Images Amos 7:17

Prayers for Amos 7:17

Context Readings

Amaziah's Opposition

16 Now, therefore, hear thou the word of Yahweh, - Thou art saying, Thou must not prophesy concerning Israel, nor let thy word drop down upon the house of Isaac. 17 Therefore - Thus, saith Yahweh, Thy wife, in the city, will commit unchastity, and, thy sons and thy daughters, by the sword, shall fall, and, thine own soil, by line, shall he apportioned, - and, thou, on a polluted soil, shalt die, and, Israel, shall, surely go into exile, away front his own soil.


Cross References

2 Kings 17:6

In the ninth year of Hoshea, did the king of Assyria capture Samaria, and carried Israel away captive to Assyria, - and settled them in Halah, and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and the mountains of Media.

Ezekiel 4:13

Then said Yahweh, In like manner, shall the sons of Israel eat their bread defiled, - among the nations whither I will drive them.

Hosea 9:3

They shall not dwell in the land of Yahweh, but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and, in Assyria - that which is unclean, shall they eat.

Jeremiah 28:16

Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, Behold me! driving thee away from off the face of the ground, - This year, art thou to die, Because revolt, hast thou spoken against Yahweh.

Jeremiah 29:21

Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel Concerning Ahab son of Kolaiah, and concerning Zedekiah son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying to you in my name, a falsehood, Behold me! delivering them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he will smite them before your eyes:

Jeremiah 29:31-32

Send thou unto all them of the captivity, saying, Thus, saith Yahweh, Concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite, - Because Shemaiah, hath prophesied to you, when, I, had not sent him, And hath caused you to trust in falsehood,

Hosea 4:13-14

On the headlands of the mountains, they sacrifice, and, on the hills, burn they incense, under oak and poplar and terebinth, because, pleasant, is the shade thereof: For this cause, do your daughters, become unchaste, and, your brides, commit adultery.

Amos 7:11

For, thus, saith Amos, By the sword, shall Jeroboam, die, - and, Israel, shall, surely be exiled, from off his own soil.

Leviticus 26:33-39

When, even you, I scatter among the nations, And make bare after you, a sword, Then shall your land become an astonishment, And your cities become a desolation.

Psalm 78:55

So he drave out, before them, whole nations, And allotted them, by line, an inheritance, And caused to dwell, in their own homes, the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 13:16

And, their infants, shall be dashed to the ground, before their eyes, - Plundered shall be, their houses, and their wives ravished.

Jeremiah 20:6

And, thou, Pashhur and all who are dwelling in thy house, shall go into captivity, - Yea into Babylon, shalt thou enter And there, shalt thou die And there, shalt thou be buried Thou and all who love thee, to whom thou hast prophesied falsely.

Jeremiah 28:12

Then came the word of Yahweh unto Jeremiah after that Hananiah the prophet had broken the yoke from off the neck of Jeremiah the prophet, saying:

Jeremiah 29:25

Thus, speaketh Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel, saying, - Because, thou, hast sent in, thine own name, letters, unto all the people who are in Jerusalem, and unto Zephaniah son, of Maaseiah the priest, and unto all the priests saying:

Jeremiah 36:27-32

Then came the word of Yahweh unto Jeremiah, after the king had burned the roll, and the words which Baruch had written from the mouth of Jeremiah saying:

Lamentations 5:11

Women - in Zion, were ravished, virgins, in the cities of Judah!

Zechariah 14:2

Yea I will gather together all the nations unto Jerusalem, to battle, and the city, shall be captured, and the houses, plundered, and, the women, ravished, - and half of the city, shall go forth, into exile, but, the remainder of the people, shall not be cut off out of the city.

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