Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now you son of man, get yourself a brick, place it before you and inscribe a city on it, Jerusalem.

King James Version

Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem:

Holman Bible

"Now you, son of man, take a brick, set it in front of you, and draw the city of Jerusalem on it.

International Standard Version

"And now Son of Man, you are to take a brick, set it in front of you, and inscribe on it the outline of the city that is, Jerusalem.

A Conservative Version

Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it a city, even Jerusalem.

American Standard Version

Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it a city, even Jerusalem:

Amplified

And you, son of man, take a tile and lay it before you, and make upon it a drawing of a city, even Jerusalem.

Bible in Basic English

And you, son of man, take a back and put it before you and on it make a picture of a town, even Jerusalem.

Darby Translation

And thou, son of man, take thee a brick, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it a city, Jerusalem:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou also, son of man, take a tile and lay it before thee and portray upon it the city of Jerusalem

Julia Smith Translation

And thou son of man take to thee a brick, and give thou it before thee, and delineate upon it the city Jerusalem;

King James 2000

You also, son of man, take you a clay tablet, and lay it before you, and portray upon it the city, even Jerusalem:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now, son of man, take for yourself a brick, and you must put it {before you}, and you must portray on it a city, Jerusalem.

Modern King James verseion

And you, son of man, take a tile to yourself, and lay it before you, and portray on it the city Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou son of man, take a tile stone, and lay it before thee, and describe upon it the city of Jerusalem;

NET Bible

"And you, son of man, take a brick and set it in front of you. Inscribe a city on it -- Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

"You also, son of man, take a tile, and lay it before yourself, and portray on it a city, even Jerusalem:

The Emphasized Bible

Thou therefore O son of man Take thee a tablet, and lay it before thee, - and pourtray thereon a city, even Jerusalem.

Webster

Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem;

World English Bible

You also, son of man, take a tile, and lay it before yourself, and portray on it a city, even Jerusalem:

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou, son of man, take to thee a brick, and thou hast put it before thee, and hast graven on it a city -- Jerusalem,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

לבנה 
L@benah 
Usage: 11

and lay
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

it before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

upon it the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

Context Readings

Siege Of Jerusalem Illustrated On A Brick

1 "Now you son of man, get yourself a brick, place it before you and inscribe a city on it, Jerusalem. 2 "Then lay siege against it, build a siege wall, raise up a ramp, pitch camps and place battering rams against it all around.


Cross References

1 Samuel 15:27-28

As Samuel turned to go, Saul seized the edge of his robe, and it tore.

1 Kings 11:30-31

Then Ahijah took hold of the new cloak which was on him and tore it into twelve pieces.

Isaiah 20:2-4

at that time the LORD spoke through Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, "Go and loosen the sackcloth from your hips and take your shoes off your feet " And he did so, going naked and barefoot.

Jeremiah 6:6

For thus says the LORD of hosts, "Cut down her trees And cast up a siege against Jerusalem This is the city to be punished, In whose midst there is only oppression.

Jeremiah 13:1-14

Thus the LORD said to me, "Go and buy yourself a linen waistband and put it around your waist, but do not put it in water."

Jeremiah 18:2-12

"Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I will announce My words to you."

Jeremiah 19:1-15

Thus says the LORD, "Go and buy a potter's earthenware jar, and take some of the elders of the people and some of the senior priests.

Jeremiah 25:15-38

For thus the LORD, the God of Israel, says to me, "Take this cup of the wine of wrath from My hand and cause all the nations to whom I send you to drink it.

Jeremiah 27:2-22

thus says the LORD to me--"Make for yourself bonds and yokes and put them on your neck,

Jeremiah 32:31

"Indeed this city has been to Me a provocation of My anger and My wrath from the day that they built it, even to this day, so that it should be removed from before My face,

Ezekiel 5:1-17

"As for you, son of man, take a sharp sword; take and use it as a barber's razor on your head and beard Then take scales for weighing and divide the hair.

Ezekiel 12:3-16

"Therefore, son of man, prepare for yourself baggage for exile and go into exile by day in their sight; even go into exile from your place to another place in their sight. Perhaps they will understand though they are a rebellious house.

Hosea 1:2-9

When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea, "Go, take to yourself a wife of harlotry and have children of harlotry; for the land commits flagrant harlotry, forsaking the LORD."

Hosea 3:1-5

Then the LORD said to me, "Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the LORD loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes."

Hosea 12:10

I have also spoken to the prophets, And I gave numerous visions, And through the prophets I gave parables.

Amos 3:2

"You only have I chosen among all the families of the earth; Therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities."

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