Parallel Verses

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 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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

even all Gentiles shall say, Why has the LORD done thus unto this land? What means 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?'

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 The whole land will be covered with brimstone, salt, and burning debris; it will not be planted nor will it sprout or produce grass. It will resemble the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord destroyed in his intense anger. 24 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?" 25 Then people will say, "Because they abandoned the covenant of the Lord, the God of their ancestors, which he made with them when he brought them out of the land of Egypt.



Cross References

Jeremiah 22:8-9

"'People from other nations will pass by this city. They will ask one another, "Why has the Lord done such a thing to this great city?"

1 Kings 9:8-9

This temple will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by it will be shocked and will hiss out their scorn, saying, 'Why did the Lord do this to this land and this temple?'

2 Chronicles 7:21-22

As for this temple, which was once majestic, everyone who passes by it will be shocked and say, 'Why did the Lord do this to this land and this temple?'

Lamentations 2:15-17

(Samek) All who passed by on the road clapped their hands to mock you. They sneered and shook their heads at Daughter Jerusalem. "Ha! Is this the city they called 'The perfection of beauty, the source of joy of the whole earth!'?"

Lamentations 4:12

(Lamed) Neither the kings of the earth nor the people of the lands ever thought that enemy or foe would enter the gates of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 14:23

They will console you when you see their behavior and their deeds, because you will know that it was not without reason that I have done everything which I have done in it, declares the sovereign Lord."

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed!

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