Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

‘Therefore, thus says the Lord God,
Woe to the bloody city!
I also will make the pile great.

King James Version

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

Holman Bible

Therefore, this is what the Lord God says:

Woe to the city of bloodshed!
I Myself will make the pile of kindling large.

International Standard Version

"Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "How terrible it is for that blood-filled city I'm also going to add to my pile of kindling.

A Conservative Version

Therefore thus says lord LORD: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

American Standard Version

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Amplified


‘Therefore, thus says the Lord God,
“Woe to the bloody city!
I will also make the pile [of wood] high.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause the Lord has said: A curse is on the town of blood! and I will make great the burning mass.

Darby Translation

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Wo to the city of bloods! I will make her pile great

King James 2000

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Woe [to] the city of bloodguilt! I, even I, will make the pile of wood great!

Modern King James verseion

So the Lord Jehovah says this: Woe to the bloody city! I will even heap on the pile.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, thus sayeth the LORD God: O woe be unto that bloodthirsty city, for whom I will prepare a heap of wood.

NET Bible

"'Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to the city of bloodshed! I will also make the pile high.

New Heart English Bible

"Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: 'Woe to the bloody city. I also will make the pile great.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore Thus, saith My Lord Yahweh, Woe! city of bloodshed, - Even I myself, will make large the pe.

Webster

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

World English Bible

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the city of blood, yea, I -- I make great the pile.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

Woe
אוי 
'owy 
Usage: 24

to the bloody
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

I will even make the pile
מדרה מדוּרה 
M@duwrah 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

The Boiling Pot And The Death Of Ezekiel's Wife

8 “That it may cause wrath to come up to take vengeance,
I have put her blood on the bare rock,
That it may not be covered.”
9 ‘Therefore, thus says the Lord God,
Woe to the bloody city!
I also will make the pile great.
10 “Heap on the wood, kindle the fire,
Boil the flesh well
And mix in the spices,
And let the bones be burned.


Cross References

Isaiah 30:33

For Topheth has long been ready,
Indeed, it has been prepared for the king.
He has made it deep and large,
A pyre of fire with plenty of wood;
The breath of the Lord, like a torrent of brimstone, sets it afire.

Ezekiel 24:6

‘Therefore, thus says the Lord God,
“Woe to the bloody city,
To the pot in which there is rust
And whose rust has not gone out of it!
Take out of it piece after piece,
Without making a choice.

Habakkuk 2:12

“Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed
And founds a town with violence!

Isaiah 31:9

“His rock will pass away because of panic,
And his princes will be terrified at the standard,”
Declares the Lord, whose fire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 22:19-22

Therefore, thus says the Lord God, ‘Because all of you have become dross, therefore, behold, I am going to gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 22:31

Thus I have poured out My indignation on them; I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath; their way I have brought upon their heads,” declares the Lord God.

Nahum 3:1

Woe to the bloody city, completely full of lies and pillage;
Her prey never departs.

Luke 13:34-35

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not have it!

2 Thessalonians 1:8

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

2 Peter 3:7-12

But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Revelation 14:20

And the wine press was trodden outside the city, and blood came out from the wine press, up to the horses’ bridles, for a distance of two hundred miles.

Revelation 16:6

for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it.”

Revelation 16:19

The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of His fierce wrath.

Revelation 21:8

But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

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