Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.

King James Version

Thus he shewed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

This is what he showed me: Look! The Lord was standing upon a wall that stood straight and true, with a plumb line in his hand.

A Conservative Version

Thus he showed me: And, behold, LORD stood beside a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

American Standard Version

Thus he showed me: and, behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

Amplified

Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall with a plumb line, with a plumb line in His hand.

Bible in Basic English

This is what he let me see: and I saw the Lord stationed by a wall made straight by a weighted line, and he had a weighted line in his hand.

Darby Translation

Thus did he shew unto me; and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus he caused me to see: and behold, Jehovah stood upon a wall of lead, and lead in his hand.

King James 2000

Thus he showed me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This is what he showed me: Behold, my Lord [was] standing beside a wall [built with] a plummet, and a plummet [was] in his hand.

Modern King James verseion

He made me see this: And behold, the Lord was standing by the plumbline-wall, and a plumbline in His hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, he showed me this vision: behold, the LORD stood upon a plastered wall, and a mason's trowel in his hand.

NET Bible

He showed me this: I saw the sovereign One standing by a tin wall holding tin in his hand.

New Heart English Bible

Thus he showed me and behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Here, he gave me to see, and lo! My Lord, stationed upon a pinnacle, - and, in his hand a plummet.

Webster

Thus he showed me: and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumb-line, with a plumb-line in his hand.

World English Bible

Thus he showed me and behold, the Lord stood beside a wall made by a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus hath He shewed me, and lo, the Lord is standing by a wall made according to a plumb-line, and in His hand a plumb-line;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

me and, behold, the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

אנך 
'anak 
Usage: 4

with a plumbline
אנך 
'anak 
Usage: 4

Context Readings

Third Vision: A Plumb Line

6 The LORD changed His mind about this. "This too shall not be," said the Lord GOD. 7 Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand. 8 The LORD said to me, "What do you see, Amos?" And I said, "A plumb line " Then the Lord said, "Behold I am about to put a plumb line In the midst of My people Israel I will spare them no longer.



Cross References

2 Kings 21:13

'I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria and the plummet of the house of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipes a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down.

2 Samuel 8:2

He defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death and one full line to keep alive And the Moabites became servants to David, bringing tribute.

Isaiah 28:17

"I will make justice the measuring line And righteousness the level; Then hail will sweep away the refuge of lies And the waters will overflow the secret place.

Isaiah 34:11

But pelican and hedgehog will possess it, And owl and raven will dwell in it; And He will stretch over it the line of desolation And the plumb line of emptiness.

Lamentations 2:8

The LORD determined to destroy The wall of the daughter of Zion. He has stretched out a line, He has not restrained His hand from destroying, And He has caused rampart and wall to lament; They have languished together.

Ezekiel 40:3

So He brought me there; and behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze, with a line of flax and a measuring rod in his hand; and he was standing in the gateway.

Zechariah 2:1-2

Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.

Revelation 11:1

Then there was given me a measuring rod like a staff; and someone said, "Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it.

Revelation 21:15

The one who spoke with me had a gold measuring rod to measure the city, and its gates and its wall.

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