Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And the land which was waste will be farmed, in place of being a waste in the eyes of everyone who went by.

New American Standard Bible

The desolate land will be cultivated instead of being a desolation in the sight of everyone who passes by.

King James Version

And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all that passed by.

Holman Bible

The desolate land will be cultivated instead of lying desolate in the sight of everyone who passes by.

International Standard Version

The desolate fields will be cultivated, replacing the former wasteland that everyone who passed by in times past had noticed.

A Conservative Version

And the land that was desolate shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all who passed by.

American Standard Version

And the land that was desolate shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all that passed by.

Amplified

The desolate land will be cultivated instead of being a desolation in the sight of everyone who passes by.

Darby Translation

And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all that passed by.

Julia Smith Translation

And the desolate land shall be worked instead of its being a desolation before the eyes of all passing by.

King James 2000

And the desolate land shall be tilled, instead of lying desolate in the sight of all that passed by.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the land that was desolate will be cultivated in {the very place that} it was desolate before [the] eyes of all of [the persons] crossing over.

Modern King James verseion

And the waste land shall be tilled, instead of being a ruin before all passing by.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The desolate land shall be builded again, which afore time lay waste in the sight of all them that went by.

NET Bible

The desolate land will be plowed, instead of being desolate in the sight of everyone who passes by.

New Heart English Bible

The land that was desolate shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all who passed by.

The Emphasized Bible

And the land that was made desolate shall be tilled, - Whereas it was a desolation, before the eyes of every passer-by;

Webster

And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all that passed by.

World English Bible

The land that was desolate shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all who passed by.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the desolate land is tilled, Instead of which it was a desolation before the eyes of every passer by,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

Verse Info

Context Readings

I Will Put My Spirit Within You

33 This is what the Lord has said: In the day when I make you clean from all your evil-doings I will let the towns be peopled and there will be building on the waste places. 34 And the land which was waste will be farmed, in place of being a waste in the eyes of everyone who went by. 35 And they will say, This land which was waste has become like the garden of Eden; and the towns which were unpeopled and wasted and pulled down are walled and peopled.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 29:23-28

And that all the land is a salt and smoking waste, not planted or giving fruit or clothed with grass, but wasted like Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, on which the Lord sent destruction in the heat of his wrath:

2 Chronicles 36:21

So that the words of the Lord, which he said by the mouth of Jeremiah, might come true, till the land had had pleasure in her Sabbaths; for as long as she was waste the land kept the Sabbath, till seventy years were complete.

Jeremiah 25:9-11

See, I will send and take all the families of the north, says the Lord, and Nebuchadrezzar, king of Babylon, my servant, and make them come against this land, and against its people, and against all these nations on every side; and I will give them up to complete destruction, and make them a cause of fear and surprise and a waste place for ever.

Ezekiel 6:14

And my hand will be stretched out against them, making the land waste and unpeopled, from the waste land to Riblah, through all their living-places: and they will be certain that I am the Lord.

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