Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 [a vision], and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand [to determine if the wall was straight or if it needed to be destroyed].

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.

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 Grieved was Yahweh, over this, - Even this, shall not be, said My Lord, Yahweh. 7 Here, he gave me to see, and lo! My Lord, stationed upon a pinnacle, - and, in his hand a plummet. 8 And Yahweh said unto me, What canst thou see, Amos? And I said, A plummet, - Then said My Lord, Behold me! fixing a plummet in the midst of my people Israel, I will not again any more forgive him.



Cross References

2 Kings 21:13

And I will stretch over Jerusalem, the line of Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Ahab, - and will wipe out Jerusalem, as one wipeth out a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down;

2 Samuel 8:2

And he smote Moab, and measured them with the line casting, them down to the ground, and be measured with two lines to put to death, and with one full line to keep alive, - so the Moabites became David's, as servants, bringing gifts.

Isaiah 28:17

But I will make - Justice the line, and Righteousness the plummet, - And the hail shall, sweep away, your refuge of lying, And your hiding-place, the waters shall overflow;

Isaiah 34:11

That the vomiting pelican and the bittern may possess it: And the great owl and the raven, dwell therein; Then will he stretch out over it The line of desolation, and The plummet of emptiness.

Lamentations 2:8

Yahweh hath devised to lay in ruins, the wall of the daughter of Zion, he hath stretched out a line, he hath not turned back his hand from swallowing up, - Thus hath he caused to mourn - rampart and wall, together, have they languished!

Ezekiel 40:3

And when he brought me thither, then lo! a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze, with a flax-cord in his hand and measuring reed, - and he was standing in the gate.

Zechariah 2:1-2

Then lifted I up mine eyes and looked, and lo! a Man, - and, in his hand, a Measuring Line.

Revelation 11:1

And there was given unto me a reed, like unto a staff, saying - Rise, and measure the Sanctuary of God, and the altar, and them who are doing homage therein;

Revelation 21:15

And, he that was talking with me, had, for a measure, a reed of gold, that he might measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.

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