Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

All the nations will say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land? Why this great outburst of anger?’

King James Version

Even all nations shall say, Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto this land? what meaneth the heat of this great anger?

Holman Bible

All the nations will ask, ‘Why has the Lord done this to this land? Why this great outburst of anger?’

International Standard Version

All the nations will ask, "Why did the LORD do this to this land? What is the meaning of this fierce and great anger?'

A Conservative Version

even all the nations shall say, Why has LORD done thus to this land? What is the meaning of the heat of this great anger?

American Standard Version

even all the nations shall say, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus unto this land? what meaneth the heat of this great anger?

Amplified

Even all the nations shall say, Why has the Lord done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?

Bible in Basic English

Truly all the nations will say, Why has the Lord done so to this land? what is the reason for this great and burning wrath?

Darby Translation

even all nations shall say, Why has Jehovah done thus to this land? whence the heat of this great anger?

Julia Smith Translation

And all the nations said, For what did Jehovah thus to this land? what the heat of this great anger?

King James 2000

Even all nations shall say, Why has the LORD done thus unto this land? what does the heat of this great anger mean?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And all the nations will say, '{Why} has Yahweh done {such a thing} to this land? What [caused] the fierceness of this great anger?'

Modern King James verseion

even all nations shall say, Why has Jehovah done this to this land? For what is the heat of this great anger?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then all nations also say, "Wherefore hath the LORD done of this fashion unto this land? O how fierce is this great wrath?'

NET Bible

Then all the nations will ask, "Why has the Lord done all this to this land? What is this fierce, heated display of anger all about?"

New Heart English Bible

even all the nations shall say, "Why has the LORD done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?"

The Emphasized Bible

yea all the nations will say, For what cause, hath Yahweh done, thus, unto this land? what meaneth this great heat of anger?

Webster

Even all the nations shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus to this land? what meaneth the heat of this great anger?

World English Bible

even all the nations shall say, "Why has Yahweh done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?"

Youngs Literal Translation

yea, all the nations have said, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus to this land? what the heat of this great anger?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

חרי 
Choriy 
Usage: 6

of this great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Abandoning The Covenant

23 ‘All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.’ 24 All the nations will say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land? Why this great outburst of anger?’ 25 Then men will say, ‘Because they forsook the covenant of the Lord, the God of their fathers, which He made with them when He brought them out of the land of Egypt.



Cross References

Jeremiah 22:8-9

“Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this great city?’

1 Kings 9:8-9

And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’

2 Chronicles 7:21-22

As for this house, which was exalted, everyone who passes by it will be astonished and say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’

Lamentations 2:15-17

All who pass along the way
Clap their hands in derision at you;
They hiss and shake their heads
At the daughter of Jerusalem,
“Is this the city of which they said,
The perfection of beauty,
A joy to all the earth’?”

Lamentations 4:12

The kings of the earth did not believe,
Nor did any of the inhabitants of the world,
That the adversary and the enemy
Could enter the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 14:23

Then they will comfort you when you see their conduct and actions, for you will know that I have not done in vain whatever I did to it,” declares the Lord God.

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

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