Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Indeed, the seller will not regain what he sold as long as they both live; for the vision regarding all their multitude will not be averted, nor will any of them maintain his life by his iniquity.

King James Version

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they were yet alive: for the vision is touching the whole multitude thereof, which shall not return; neither shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

Holman Bible

The seller will certainly not return to what was sold as long as he and the buyer remain alive. For the vision concerning all its people will not be revoked, and none of them will preserve his life because of his iniquity.

International Standard Version

"The day has arrived. Don't let the buyer rejoice, nor the seller lament, because wrath is coming to attack the entire multitude. The seller won't regain what he has sold while the crowd remains alive, because the vision concerning the entire multitude won't be annulled. No person will be able to survive because of the sin in his life.

A Conservative Version

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they be yet alive, for the vision is concerning the whole multitude of it. None shall return, nor shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

American Standard Version

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they be yet alive: for the vision is touching the whole multitude thereof, none shall return; neither shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

Amplified

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, even were they yet alive. For the vision [of punishment] is touching [Israel's] whole multitude; he shall not come back, neither shall any strengthen himself whose life is in his iniquity.

Bible in Basic English

For the trader will not go back to the things for which he had his price, even while he is still living:

Darby Translation

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, even though he were yet alive amongst the living: for the vision is touching the whole multitude thereof; it shall not be revoked; and none shall through his iniquity assure his life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold although they remain alive, for the vision is touching the whole multitude thereof and shall not be cancelled; neither shall any in the iniquity of his life strengthen himself.

Julia Smith Translation

For he selling shall not turn back to the sale, and it was in their yet living: for the vision for all her multitude; it shall not turn back, and a man shall not be strengthened in his iniquity of his life.

King James 2000

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they were yet alive: for the vision concerns the whole multitude, which shall not return; neither shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the seller will not return to the merchandise {while they are still alive}, for the vision [is] about all of its multitude; it will not change, and a man because of his guilt will not be able to hold onto his life.

Modern King James verseion

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they are still alive; for the vision to all her multitude shall not return, and a man shall not hold his life strong in iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that the seller shall not come again to the buyer, for neither of them both shall live. For the vision shall come so greatly over all, that it shall not be hindered: No man also with his wickedness shall be able to save his own life.

NET Bible

The customer will no longer pay the seller while both parties are alive, for the vision against their whole crowd will not be revoked. Each person, for his iniquity, will fail to preserve his life.

New Heart English Bible

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they be yet alive: for the vision is touching the whole multitude of it, none shall return; neither shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

The Emphasized Bible

For the seller, unto that which is to be sold, shall not return, though yet among the living, were their life, for the vision is against all her multitude. He shall not return, And line man by his punishment, shall strengthen his life.

Webster

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they were yet alive: for the vision is concerning the whole multitude thereof, which shall not return; neither shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

World English Bible

For the seller shall not return to that which is sold, although they be yet alive: for the vision is touching the whole multitude of it, none shall return; neither shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the seller to the sold thing turneth not, And yet among the living is their life, For the vision is unto all its multitude, It doth not turn back, And none by his iniquity doth strengthen his life.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the seller
מכר 
Makar 
sell, seller, at all
Usage: 80

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to that which is sold
ממכּר 
Mimkar 
Usage: 10

for the vision
חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

himself in the iniquity
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Punishment For Abominations Throughout The Land

12 'The time has come, the day has arrived Let not the buyer rejoice nor the seller mourn; for wrath is against all their multitude. 13 'Indeed, the seller will not regain what he sold as long as they both live; for the vision regarding all their multitude will not be averted, nor will any of them maintain his life by his iniquity. 14 'They have blown the trumpet and made everything ready, but no one is going to the battle, for My wrath is against all their multitude.


Cross References

Leviticus 25:24-28

'Thus for every piece of your property, you are to provide for the redemption of the land.

Leviticus 25:31

'The houses of the villages, however, which have no surrounding wall shall be considered as open fields; they have redemption rights and revert in the jubilee.

Job 15:25

Because he has stretched out his hand against God And conducts himself arrogantly against the Almighty.

Psalm 52:7

"Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, But trusted in the abundance of his riches And was strong in his evil desire."

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil will not deliver those who practice it.

Ezekiel 13:22

"Because you disheartened the righteous with falsehood when I did not cause him grief, but have encouraged the wicked not to turn from his wicked way and preserve his life,

Ezekiel 33:26-27

"You rely on your sword, you commit abominations and each of you defiles his neighbor's wife. Should you then possess the land?"'

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