Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord has said: Because your hater has said against you, Aha! and, The old waste places are our heritage, we have taken them:

New American Standard Bible

Thus says the Lord God, “Because the enemy has spoken against you, ‘Aha!’ and, ‘The everlasting heights have become our possession,’

King James Version

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:

Holman Bible

This is what the Lord God says: Because the enemy has said about you, ‘Good! The ancient heights have become our possession,’

International Standard Version

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "The enemy has been saying about you, "Good! The ancient heights are back in our possession!"'"'

A Conservative Version

Thus says lord LORD: Because the enemy has said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are ours in possession,

American Standard Version

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are ours in possession;

Amplified

Thus says the Lord God, “Because the enemy has said of you, ‘Aha!’ and, ‘The ancient heights have become our property,’

Darby Translation

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are become ours in possession;

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy said against you, Aha! and the heights of old were for a possession to us:

King James 2000

Thus says the Lord GOD; Because the enemy has said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:

Lexham Expanded Bible

thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Because the enemy said concerning you, 'Ah, and [the] ancient high places will be to us as a possession!'" '

Modern King James verseion

So says the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy has said against you, Aha! Even the old high places have become a possession to us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because your enemy hath said upon you, 'Aha, the high everlasting places are now become ours':

NET Bible

This is what the sovereign Lord says: The enemy has spoken against you, saying "Aha!" and, "The ancient heights have become our property!"'

New Heart English Bible

Thus says the Lord GOD: "Because the enemy has said against you, 'Aha.' and, 'The ancient high places are ours in possession'"';

The Emphasized Bible

Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh, Because the enemy hath said concerning you Aha! Even the high places of age-past times, for a possession have become ours

Webster

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy had said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:

World English Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because the enemy has said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are ours in possession;

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy said against you, Aha, and the high places of old for a possession have been to us,

Interlinear

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

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

האח 
heach 
aha
Usage: 12

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

References

Context Readings

Prophecy To The Mountains Of Israel And Of Israel's Restoration

1 And you, son of man, be a prophet about the mountains of Israel, and say, You mountains of Israel, give ear to the word of the Lord: 2 This is what the Lord has said: Because your hater has said against you, Aha! and, The old waste places are our heritage, we have taken them: 3 For this cause be a prophet, and say, This is what the Lord has said: Because, even because they have been glad over you and put you to shame on every side, because you have become a heritage for the rest of the nations, and you are taken up on the lips of talkers and in the evil talk of the people:


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:13

He put him on the high places of the earth, his food was the increase of the field; honey he gave him out of the rock and oil out of the hard rock;

Ezekiel 25:3

And say to the children of Ammon, Give ear to the word of the Lord; this is what the Lord has said: Because you said, Aha! against my holy place when it was made unclean, and against the land of Israel when it was made waste, and against the people of Judah when they were taken away as prisoners;

Ezekiel 35:10

Because you have said, The two nations and the two countries are to be mine, and we will take them for our heritage; though the Lord was there:

Psalm 78:69

And he made his holy place like the high heaven, like the earth which is fixed by him for ever.

Isaiah 58:14

Then the Lord will be your delight; and I will put you on the high places of the earth; and I will give you the heritage of Jacob your father: for the mouth of the Lord has said it.

Ezekiel 26:2

Son of man, because Tyre has said against Jerusalem, Aha, she who was the doorway of the peoples is broken; she is turned over to them; she who was full is made waste;

Ezekiel 36:5

For this cause the Lord has said: Truly, in the heat of my bitter feeling I have said things against the rest of the nations and against all Edom, who have taken my land as a heritage for themselves with the joy of all their heart, and with bitter envy of soul have made attacks on it:

Habakkuk 3:19

The Lord God is my strength, and he makes my feet like roes' feet, guiding me on my high places. For the chief music-maker on corded instruments.

Jeremiah 49:1

About the children of Ammon. These are the words of the Lord: Has Israel no sons? has he no one to take the heritage? why then has Milcom taken Gad for himself, putting his people in its towns?

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