Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, as I live, Declareth My Lord. Yahweh, Surely regarding blood, will deal with thee, Blood therefore, shall pursue thee,-Since blood thou hast not hated, Therefore blood, shall pursue thee,

New American Standard Bible

therefore as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "I will give you over to bloodshed, and bloodshed will pursue you; since you have not hated bloodshed, therefore bloodshed will pursue you.

King James Version

Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will prepare thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee: sith thou hast not hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee.

Holman Bible

therefore, as I live”—this is the declaration of the Lord God—“I will destine you for bloodshed, and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, it will pursue you.

International Standard Version

therefore as I'm alive and living," declares the Lord GOD, "I'm turning you over to bloodshed, and bloodshed will certainly overtake you, since you never have hated shedding blood. That's why bloodshed will certainly pursue you.

A Conservative Version

therefore, as I live, says lord LORD, I will prepare thee to blood, and blood shall pursue thee. Since thou have not hated blood, therefore blood shall pursue thee.

American Standard Version

therefore, as I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will prepare thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee: since thou hast not hated blood, therefore blood shall pursue thee.

Amplified

Therefore, as I live, says the Lord God, I will expose you to slaughter and slaughter shall pursue you; since you could not bear to live without bloodshed, therefore bloodshed shall pursue you.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause, by my life, says the Lord, because you have been sinning through blood, blood will come after you.

Darby Translation

therefore, as I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will certainly appoint thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee; since thou hast not hated blood, blood shall pursue thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, I live, says the Lord Jehovah, for I will make thee for blood and blood shall pursue thee: since thou hatedst not blood, and blood shall pursue thee.

King James 2000

Therefore, as I live, says the Lord GOD, I will prepare you unto blood, and blood shall pursue you: since you have not hated blood, even blood shall pursue you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore {as I live}," {declares} the Lord Yahweh, "Certainly to blood [guilt] I will prepare you and blood will pursue; {since} {you did not hate blood}, it will pursue you.

Modern King James verseion

therefore, as I live, says the Lord Jehovah, I will yield you up to blood, and blood shall pursue you. Since you have not hated blood, even blood shall pursue you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore, as truly as I live, sayeth the LORD God, I will prepare thee unto blood. Yea, blood shall follow upon thee: seeing thou layest wait for blood, therefore shall blood persecute thee.

NET Bible

Therefore, as surely as I live, declares the sovereign Lord, I will subject you to bloodshed, and bloodshed will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you.

New Heart English Bible

therefore, as I live," says the Lord GOD, "I will prepare you for blood, and blood shall pursue you: since you have not hated blood, therefore blood shall pursue you.

Webster

Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will prepare thee to blood, and blood shall pursue thee: since thou hast not hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee.

World English Bible

therefore, as I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I will prepare you for blood, and blood shall pursue you: since you have not hated blood, therefore blood shall pursue you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, Surely for blood I do appoint thee, And blood doth pursue thee, If blood thou hast not hated, Blood also doth pursue thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Therefore, as I live
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

and blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

thou hast not hated
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

References

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Context Readings

Prophecy Directed At Edom

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, 6 Therefore, as I live, Declareth My Lord. Yahweh, Surely regarding blood, will deal with thee, Blood therefore, shall pursue thee,-Since blood thou hast not hated, Therefore blood, shall pursue thee, 7 So then I will deliver up Mount Seir to desolation after desolation,- And will cut off therefrom him that passeth by and him that returneth,


Cross References

Isaiah 63:2-6

Wherefore is there red, on thy raiment, - And thy garments as of one treading in a wine-trough?

Psalm 109:16-17

Because that he remembered not to show lovingkindness, but pursued the man that was oppressed and needy, that, the downhearted, he might slay.

Obadiah 1:15

For, near, is the day of Yahweh, upon all the nations, - Just as thou hast done, shall it be done to thee, Thy dealing, shall come back upon thine own head.

Matthew 7:2

For, with what judgment ye judge, shall ye be judged, - and, with what measure ye mete, shall it be measured unto you.

Revelation 16:5-7

And I heard the messenger of the waters, saying - Righteous, art thou Who art, and Who wast, Who art full of lovingkindness, - in that, these things, thou hast adjudged;

Revelation 18:6

Render ye unto her, as, she also, rendered, and double thedouble, according to her works, - in the cup wherein she mixed, mix, unto her, double, -

Revelation 18:24

And, in her, blood of prophets and saints, was found, - and of all who had been slain upon the earth.

Revelation 19:2-3

Because, true and righteous, are his judgments; because he hath judged the great harlot, who, indeed, corrupted the earth with her lewdness, - and hath avenged the blood of his servants, at her hand.

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