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Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord has said: The children of Israel will again make prayer to me for this, that I may do it for them; I will make them increased with men like a flock.

New American Standard Bible

‘Thus says the Lord God, “This also I will let the house of Israel ask Me to do for them: I will increase their men like a flock.

King James Version

Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them; I will increase them with men like a flock.

Holman Bible

“This is what the Lord God says: I will respond to the house of Israel and do this for them: I will multiply them in number like a flock.

International Standard Version

"This is what the Lord GOD has to say: "I'm going to allow the house of Israel to ask anything they want from me, including this: I'm going to increase their population as a shepherd increases his flock.

A Conservative Version

Thus says lord LORD: For this, moreover, I will be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them. I will increase them with men like a flock.

American Standard Version

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: For this, moreover, will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with men like a flock.

Amplified

‘Thus says the Lord God, “This too I will let the house of Israel ask Me to do for them: I will increase their people like a flock.

Darby Translation

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it unto them; I will increase them with men like a flock.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Yet this will I be sought out to the house of Israel, to do to them; I will multiply them with men as sheep.

King James 2000

Thus says the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them; I will increase them with men like a flock.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Again this [time] I will let {myself be inquired of} by the house of Israel, to do [something] for them; I will cause them to increase {their population like a flock}.

Modern King James verseion

So says the Lord Jehovah: yet this, I will be sought by the house of Israel to act for them. I will increase them with men like a flock.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus sayeth the LORD God: I will yet once be found again of the house of Israel, and do this for them: I shall increase them as a flock of men.

NET Bible

"This is what the sovereign Lord says: I will allow the house of Israel to ask me to do this for them: I will multiply their people like sheep.

New Heart English Bible

"Thus says the Lord GOD: 'For this, moreover, will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with men like a flock.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh, Even yet - for this, will I be prevailed upon by the house of Israel to work for them, - I will multiply them-Like a flock - with men:Like a flock of holy offerings.

Webster

Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them; I will increase them with men like a flock.

World English Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: For this, moreover, will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with men like a flock.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Yet this I am required, By the house of Israel to do to them, I multiply them as a flock of men,

Interlinear

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

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

I will yet for this be enquired
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

of by the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

to do

Usage: 0

it for them I will increase
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

them with men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

References

American

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

I Will Put My Spirit Within You

36 Then the rest of the nations round about you will be certain that I the Lord am the builder of the places which were pulled down and the planter of that which was waste: I the Lord have said it, and I will do it. 37 This is what the Lord has said: The children of Israel will again make prayer to me for this, that I may do it for them; I will make them increased with men like a flock. 38 Like sheep for the offerings, like the sheep of Jerusalem at her fixed feasts, so the unpeopled towns will be made full of men: and they will be certain that I am the Lord.



Cross References

Ezekiel 14:3

Son of man, these men have taken their false gods into their hearts and put before their faces the sin which is the cause of their fall: am I to give ear when they come to me for directions?

Psalm 10:17

Lord, you have given ear to the prayer of the poor: you will make strong their hearts, you will give them a hearing:

Psalm 10:17

Lord, you have given ear to the prayer of the poor: you will make strong their hearts, you will give them a hearing:

Isaiah 55:6-7

Make search for the Lord while he is there, make prayer to him while he is near:

Jeremiah 29:11-13

For I am conscious of my thoughts about you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you hope at the end.

Jeremiah 50:4-5

In those days and in that time, says the Lord, the children of Israel will come, they and the children of Judah together; they will go on their way weeping and making prayer to the Lord their God.

Ezekiel 20:3

Son of man, say to the responsible men of Israel, This is what the Lord has said: Have you come to get directions from me? By my life, says the Lord, you will get no directions from me.

Ezekiel 20:31

And when you give your offerings, causing your sons to go through the fire, you make yourselves unclean with all your images to this day; and will you come to me for directions, O children of Israel? By my life, says the Lord, you will get no direction from me.

Zechariah 10:6

And I will make the children of Judah strong, and I will be the saviour of the children of Joseph, and I will make them come back again, for I have had mercy on them: they will be as if I had not given them up: for I am the Lord their God and I will give them an answer.

Zechariah 10:9

Though I had them planted among the peoples, they will keep me in mind in far countries: and they will take care of their children and will come back.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will make the third part go through the fire, cleaning them as silver is made clean, and testing them as gold is tested: and they will make their prayer to me and I will give them an answer: I will say, It is my people; and they will say, The Lord is my God.

Matthew 7:7-8

Make a request, and it will be answered; what you are searching for you will get; give the sign, and the door will be open to you:

Philippians 4:6

Have no cares; but in everything with prayer and praise put your requests before God.

Hebrews 4:16

Then let us come near to the seat of grace without fear, so that mercy may be given to us, and we may get grace for our help in time of need.

Hebrews 10:21-22

And having a great priest over the house of God,

James 4:2-3

You are burning with desire, and have not your desire, so you put men to death; you are full of envy, and you are not able to get your desire, so you are fighting and making war; you have not your desire, because you do not make request for it.

1 John 5:14

And we are certain that if we make any request to him which is right in his eyes, he will give ear to us:

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