Parallel Verses

King James Version

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.

New American Standard Bible

You shall become a horror, a proverb, and a taunt among all the people where the Lord drives you.

Holman Bible

You will become an object of horror, scorn, and ridicule among all the peoples where the Lord will drive you.

International Standard Version

You'll become a desolation and a proverb, and you'll be mocked among the people where the LORD will drive you."

A Conservative Version

And thou shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples where LORD shall lead thee away.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither Jehovah shall lead thee away.

Amplified

And you will become a horror, a proverb [a mere object lesson], and a taunt [a derisive joke] among all the people to which the Lord drives you.

Bible in Basic English

And you will become a wonder and a name of shame among all the nations where the Lord will take you.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither Jehovah shall lead thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou wert for an astonishment, for a parable, for a sharp saying in all the peoples where Jehovah shall lead thee there.

King James 2000

And you shall become a horror, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations where the LORD shall lead you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you will become a horror and a proverb and ridicule among all the peoples where Yahweh drives you there.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a by-word among all nations where Jehovah shall lead you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And thou shalt go to waste and be made an example and a jestingstock unto all nations whither the LORD shall carry thee.

NET Bible

You will become an occasion of horror, a proverb, and an object of ridicule to all the peoples to whom the Lord will drive you.

New Heart English Bible

You shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples where the LORD shall lead you away.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus shalt thou become a horror, a byword, and a mockery, among all the peoples whither Yahweh thy God will drive thee.

Webster

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a by-word, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.

World English Bible

You shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples where Yahweh shall lead you away.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast been for an astonishment, for a simile, and for a byword among all the peoples whither Jehovah doth lead thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

and a byword
שׁנינה 
Sh@niynah 
Usage: 4

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

נהג 
Nahag 
Usage: 31

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

36 The LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone. 37 And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee. 38 Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.



Cross References

Jeremiah 24:9

And I will deliver them to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth for their hurt, to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places whither I shall drive them.

1 Kings 9:7-8

Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people:

Jeremiah 25:9

Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, saith the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all these nations round about, and will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, and an hissing, and perpetual desolations.

2 Chronicles 7:20

Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.

Deuteronomy 28:28

The LORD shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart:

Deuteronomy 29:22-28

So that the generation to come of your children that shall rise up after you, and the stranger that shall come from a far land, shall say, when they see the plagues of that land, and the sicknesses which the LORD hath laid upon it;

Psalm 44:13-14

Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.

Joel 2:17

Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?

Zechariah 8:13

And it shall come to pass, that as ye were a curse among the heathen, O house of Judah, and house of Israel; so will I save you, and ye shall be a blessing: fear not, but let your hands be strong.

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