Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

“Now you, son of man, take a brick, place it before you and inscribe on it [a diagram of] the city of 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:

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

thee, and pourtray
חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

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

References

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Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Siege Of Jerusalem Illustrated On A Brick

1 Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and portray upon it a city, even Jerusalem. 2 And lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it. Also set camps against it, and plant battering rams against it round about.


Cross References

1 Samuel 15:27-28

And as Samuel turned about to go away, [Saul] laid hold upon the skirt of his robe, and it tore.

1 Kings 11:30-31

And Ahijah laid hold of the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces.

Isaiah 20:2-4

at that time LORD spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go, and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put thy shoe from off thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.

Jeremiah 6:6

For thus has LORD of hosts said: Hew ye down trees, and cast up a mound against Jerusalem. This is the city to be visited. She has oppression completely in the midst of her.

Jeremiah 13:1-14

Thus says LORD to me, Go, and buy thee a linen sash, and put it upon thy loins, and do not put it in water.

Jeremiah 18:2-12

Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.

Jeremiah 19:1-15

Thus said LORD: Go, and buy a potter's earthen bottle, and [take] of the elders of the people, and of the elders of the priests,

Jeremiah 25:15-38

For thus says LORD, the God of Israel, to me: Take this cup of the wine of wrath at my hand, and cause all the nations, to whom I send thee, to drink it.

Jeremiah 27:2-22

Thus says LORD to me: Make thee bonds and bars, and put them upon thy neck.

Jeremiah 32:31

For this city has been to me a provocation of my anger and of my wrath from the day that they built it even to this day, that I should remove it from before my face,

Ezekiel 5:1-17

And thou, son of man, take thee a sharp sword. [As] a barber's razor thou shall take it to thee, and shall cause it to pass upon thy head and upon thy beard. Then take thee balances to weigh and divide the hair.

Ezekiel 12:3-16

Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for moving, and move by day in their sight. And thou shall move from thy place to another place in their sight. It may be they will consider, though they are a rebellious house.

Hosea 1:2-9

When LORD spoke at the first by Hosea, LORD said to Hosea, Go, take to thee a wife of whoredom and children of whoredom, for the land commits great whoredom, departing from LORD.

Hosea 3:1-5

And LORD said to me, Go again, love a woman beloved of [her] friend, and an adulteress, even as LORD loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods, and love cakes of raisins.

Hosea 12:10

I have also spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions. And by the ministry of the prophets I have used similitudes.

Amos 3:2

You only I have known of all the families of the earth. Therefore I will visit upon you all your iniquities.

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