Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord has said: This is Jerusalem: I have put her among the nations, and countries are round her on every side;

New American Standard Bible

“Thus says the Lord God, ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her at the center of the nations, with lands around her.

King James Version

Thus saith the Lord GOD; This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries that are round about her.

Holman Bible

“This is what the Lord God says: I have set this Jerusalem in the center of the nations, with countries all around her.

International Standard Version

"This is what the Lord GOD says, "This is Jerusalem. I placed her in the center of nations, with many nations surrounding her.

A Conservative Version

Thus says lord LORD: This is Jerusalem. I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are round about her.

American Standard Version

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are round about her.

Amplified

“Thus says the Lord God, ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the center of the nations, and countries are around her.

Darby Translation

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This is Jerusalem: I have set her in the midst of the nations, and the countries are round about her.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: this is Jerusalem; I set her in the midst of the nations and lands round about her.

King James 2000

Thus says the Lord GOD; This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries that are round about her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: This [is] Jerusalem in the midst of the nations [where] I have put her, and countries [are] around her.

Modern King James verseion

So says the Lord Jehovah: This is Jerusalem. I have set it in the middle of the nations, and all around her are the lands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, thus said the LORD God, "This same is Jerusalem. I set her in the midst of the Heathen and nations that are round about her:

NET Bible

"This is what the sovereign Lord says: This is Jerusalem; I placed her in the center of the nations with countries all around her.

New Heart English Bible

"Thus says the Lord GOD: 'This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are around her.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, This, is Jerusalem, In the midst of the nations, I placed her, - and of the countries round about her;

Webster

Thus saith the Lord GOD; This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries that are around her.

World English Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are around her.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: this is Jerusalem, In the midst of the nations I have set her, And round about her are the lands.

Interlinear

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

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

I have set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

it in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of the nations
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

and countries
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Ezekiel Dramatizes Jerusalem's Fall

4 And again take some of these and put them in the fire, burning them up in the fire; and say to all the children of Israel, 5 This is what the Lord has said: This is Jerusalem: I have put her among the nations, and countries are round her on every side; 6 And she has gone against my orders by doing evil more than the nations, and against my rules more than the countries round her: for they have given up my orders, and as for my rules, they have not gone in the way of them.



Cross References

Ezekiel 4:1

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

Deuteronomy 4:6

So keep these laws and do them; for so will your wisdom and good sense be clear in the eyes of the peoples, who hearing all these laws will say, Truly, this great nation is a wise and far-seeing people.

Jeremiah 6:6

For this is what the Lord of armies has said: Let trees be cut down and an earthwork be placed against Jerusalem: sorrow on the false town! inside her there is nothing but cruel ways.

Ezekiel 16:14

You were so beautiful that the story of you went out into all nations; you were completely beautiful because of my glory which I had put on you, says the Lord.

Micah 5:7

And the rest of Jacob will be among the mass of peoples like dew from the Lord, like showers on the grass, which may not be kept back by man, or be waiting for the sons of men.

Matthew 5:14

You are the light of the world. A town put on a hill may be seen by all.

Luke 22:19-20

And he took bread and, having given praise, he gave it to them when it had been broken, saying, This is my body, which is given for you: do this in memory of me.

1 Corinthians 10:4

And the same holy drink: for they all took of the water from the holy rock which came after them: and the rock was Christ.

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