Parallel Verses

King James Version

I will make thee perpetual desolations, and thy cities shall not return: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

New American Standard Bible

I will make you an everlasting desolation and your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the Lord.

Holman Bible

I will make you a perpetual desolation; your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.

International Standard Version

I will turn you into an everlasting wasteland, and your cities will never be inhabited. Then you'll learn that I am the LORD!

A Conservative Version

I will make thee a perpetual desolation, and thy cities shall not be inhabited. And ye shall know that I am LORD.

American Standard Version

I will make thee a perpetual desolation, and thy cities shall not be inhabited; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

Amplified

I will make you an everlasting desolation and your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

I will make you waste for ever, and your towns will be unpeopled: and you will be certain that I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

I will make thee perpetual desolations, and thy cities shall not be inhabited: and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

I will give thee perpetual desolations, and thy cities shall not be inhabited: and ye knew that I am Jehovah.

King James 2000

I will make you perpetual desolations, and your cities shall not return: and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{An everlasting desolation} I will make you, and your cities will not return, and you will know that I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

I will make you ruins forever, and your cities shall not be inhabited. And you shall know that I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will make thee a perpetual wilderness, so that no man shall dwell in thy cities: that ye may know how that I am the LORD.

NET Bible

I will turn you into a perpetual desolation, and your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

I will make you a perpetual desolation, and your cities shall not be inhabited; and you shall know that I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

I will make thee perpetual desolations, and thy cities shall not return: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

World English Bible

I will make you a perpetual desolation, and your cities shall not be inhabited; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Desolations age-during I make thee, And thy cities do not return, And ye have known that I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will make
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

and thy cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Prophecy Directed At Edom

8 And I will fill his mountains with his slain men: in thy hills, and in thy valleys, and in all thy rivers, shall they fall that are slain with the sword. 9 I will make thee perpetual desolations, and thy cities shall not return: and ye shall know that I am the LORD. 10 Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas the LORD was there:


Cross References

Ezekiel 6:7

And the slain shall fall in the midst of you, and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 25:13

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also stretch out mine hand upon Edom, and will cut off man and beast from it; and I will make it desolate from Teman; and they of Dedan shall fall by the sword.

Ezekiel 35:4

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

Jeremiah 49:13

For I have sworn by myself, saith the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.

Jeremiah 49:17-18

Also Edom shall be a desolation: every one that goeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.

Ezekiel 7:4

And mine eye shall not spare thee, neither will I have pity: but I will recompense thy ways upon thee, and thine abominations shall be in the midst of thee: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 7:9

And mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: I will recompense thee according to thy ways and thine abominations that are in the midst of thee; and ye shall know that I am the LORD that smiteth.

Ezekiel 36:11

And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you after your old estates, and will do better unto you than at your beginnings: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.

Malachi 1:3-4

And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness.

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