Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Thy cities, will I lay waste, And thou - a desolation, shalt become, So shalt thou know that I, am Yahweh.

New American Standard Bible

"I will lay waste your cities And you will become a desolation. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

King James Version

I will lay thy cities waste, and thou shalt be desolate, and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

I will turn your cities into ruins,
and you will become a desolation.
Then you will know that I am Yahweh.

International Standard Version

I'm going to turn your cities into ghost towns, and you will become a ruin. Then you will learn that I am the LORD.

A Conservative Version

I will lay thy cities waste, and thou shall be desolate. And thou shall know that I am LORD.

American Standard Version

I will lay thy cities waste, and thou shalt be desolate; and thou shalt know that I am Jehovah.

Amplified

I will lay your cities waste and you shall be desolate, and you shall know, understand, and realize that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service].

Bible in Basic English

I will make your towns unpeopled and you will be a waste; and you will be certain that I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

I will lay thy cities waste, and thou shalt be a desolation: and thou shalt know that I am Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

I will set thy cities a waste, and thou shalt be a desolation, and thou knewest that I am Jehovah.

King James 2000

I will lay your cities waste, and you shall be desolate, and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your cities I will make ruins, and you will be desolation, and [then] you will know that I [am] Yahweh,

Modern King James verseion

I will raze your cities, and you shall be ruined, and you shall know that I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy cities will I break down, and thou shalt lie void: that thou mayest know, how that I am the LORD.

NET Bible

I will lay waste your cities; and you will become desolate. Then you will know that I am the Lord!

New Heart English Bible

I will lay your cities waste, and you shall be desolate; and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Webster

I will lay thy cities waste, and thou shalt be desolate, and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.

World English Bible

I will lay your cities waste, and you shall be desolate; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy cities a waste I make, and thou art a desolation, And thou hast known that I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will lay
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and thou shalt be desolate
שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Prophecy Directed At Edom

3 and thou shalt say to it Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Behold me! against thee Mount Seir, - Therefore will I stretch out my hand against thee, And will make thee a desolation and an astonishment: 4 Thy cities, will I lay waste, And thou - a desolation, shalt become, So shalt thou know that I, am Yahweh. 5 Because thou hast had an age-abiding enmity, And hast delivered up the sons of Israel unto he hands of the sword,- In the time of their misfortune, In the time of the final punishment for iniquity,


Cross References

Ezekiel 35:9

Desolations age-abiding, will I make thee, And thy cities, shall not be inhabited,- shall ye know that I, am Yahweh.

Malachi 1:3-4

And, Esau, have I hated, - and made his mountains a desolation, and his inheritance a dwelling for the jackals of the wilderness.

Exodus 9:14

for this time, am I, sending all my plagues unto thy heart, and amongst thy servants and amongst thy people, - to the intent thou mayest get to know, that there is none like me in all the earth.

Exodus 14:4

So will I let the heart of Pharaoh wax bold, and he will pursue them, that I may get me honour over Pharaoh, and over all his forces, and the Egyptians shall know, that I, am Yahweh. And they did so.

Ezekiel 6:6-7

In all your dwelling-places, the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places, shall be made desolate, To the end your altar may be laid waste and become desolate. And your manufactured gods be broken in pieces and cease, And your sun-pillars be cut down, And your handiworks be abolished.

Ezekiel 35:12

And their shalt know that I, Yahweh, have heard all thy reviling which thou hast uttered against the mountains of Israel saying, They have become desolate, - To us, have they been given for food;

Joel 3:19

Egypt, to a desolation, shall be turned, and, Edom, to a desert most desolate, shall be changed, - because of the violence done to the sons of Judah, in that they shed innocent blood in their land.

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