Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

who are saying, Not near! let us build houses, - It, is the caldron, and, we, are the flesh!

New American Standard Bible

who say, ‘The time is not near to build houses. This city is the pot and we are the flesh.’

King James Version

Which say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we be the flesh.

Holman Bible

They are saying, ‘Isn’t the time near to build houses? The city is the pot, and we are the meat.’

International Standard Version

They keep saying, "The right time to build families hasn't yet arrived. The city is the pot and we are the meat.'

A Conservative Version

who say, [The time] is not near to build houses. This [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

American Standard Version

that say, The time is not near to build houses: this city is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

Amplified

who say, ‘Is not the time near to build houses? This city is [secure just like] the pot and we are the meat [in it].’

Bible in Basic English

Who say, This is not the time for building houses: this town is the cooking-pot and we are the flesh.

Darby Translation

who say, It is not the time to build houses: this is the cauldron, and we are the flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

Saying, It not being near; build houses: this the pot, and we the flesh.

King James 2000

Who say, It is not near for us to build houses: this city is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who [are] saying, "The building of houses [is] not near; [the city] is the pot, and we [are] the flesh.

Modern King James verseion

who say, It is not near; let us build houses; this city is the pot, and we are the flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, 'Tush, there is no destruction at hand, let us build houses: this Jerusalem is the cauldron, and we be the flesh.'

NET Bible

They say, 'The time is not near to build houses; the city is a cooking pot and we are the meat in it.'

New Heart English Bible

who say, 'The time is not near to build houses: this is the caldron, and we are the meat.'

Webster

Who say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

World English Bible

who say, [The time] is not near to build houses: this [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

who are saying, It is not near -- to build houses, it is the pot, and we the flesh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is not near
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

let us build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

this city is the caldron
סרה סירה סיר 
Ciyr 
Usage: 34

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Judgment On Evil Rulers

2 Then said he unto me, Son of man, These, are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are counselling wicked counsel in this city; 3 who are saying, Not near! let us build houses, - It, is the caldron, and, we, are the flesh! 4 Therefore, prophesy against them, - prophesy. Son of man.


Cross References

Ezekiel 12:22

Son of man What is this proverb ye have, concerning the so of Israel, saying, - The days, are prolonged, Therefore shall every vision come to nought?

Ezekiel 12:27

Son of man. Lo! the house of Israel are saying, the vision which he seeth is for many days, Yea for times far away, hath hell prophesied.

Isaiah 5:19

Who say - Let his work quicken - let it hasten, That we may see, - And let the purpose of Israel's Holy One, draw near and come. That we may know!

Jeremiah 1:11-13

Moreover the Word of Yahweh came unto me saying, What canst thou see Jeremiah? And I said, A twig of an almond-tree, can I see.

Ezekiel 7:7

The circle hath come round unto thee. O inhabitant of the land,- The time hath come L The day of consternation hath drawn near. And not the joyful shout of the mountain.

Ezekiel 11:7-11

Therefore Thus, saith My Lord Yahweh, Your Main. whom ye have laid in her midst, They are the flesh, and She is the caldron, - when ye are taken out of her midst.

Ezekiel 24:3-14

Put thou forth therefore, against the perverse house a parable, and say unto them Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh: Sot on the caldron set it on, Moreover also pour into it water:

Amos 6:5

Who are bawling at the bidding of the harp, - like David, have they invented for themselves instruments of song:

2 Peter 3:4

and saying - Where is the promise of his presence? For, since the fathers fell asleep, all things, thus remain, from the beginning of creation.

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