Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

The sword without, and the death and the famine from within: who is in the field shall die by the sword; and who is in the city, the famine and death shall consume him.

New American Standard Bible

The sword is outside and the plague and the famine are within. He who is in the field will die by the sword; famine and the plague will also consume those in the city.

King James Version

The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die with the sword; and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

Holman Bible

The sword is on the outside;
plague and famine are on the inside.
Whoever is in the field will die by the sword,
and famine and plague will devour
whoever is in the city.

International Standard Version

The sword lurks outside, but pestilence and famine are on the prowl inside the house. Whoever is in the field will die by violence, while famine and pestilence will devour those in the city.

A Conservative Version

The sword is outside, and the pestilence and the famine inside. He who is in the field shall die with the sword, and he who is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

American Standard Version

The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die with the sword: and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

Amplified

The sword is outside and virulent disease and famine are within. He who is in the field will die by the sword, and famine and disease will devour those in the city.

Bible in Basic English

Outside is the sword, and inside disease and need of food: he who is in the open country will be put to the sword; he who is in the town will come to his end through need of food and disease.

Darby Translation

The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die by the sword; and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

King James 2000

The sword is outside, and the pestilence and the famine inside: he that is in the field shall die by the sword; and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The sword {is outside}, and the plague and the famine {are inside}; [the one] who [is] in the field will die by the sword, and [the one] who [is] in the city, famine and plague will devour him.

Modern King James verseion

The sword is outside, and the plague and the famine inside. He who is in the field shall die with the sword; and he in the city shall be devoured by famine and plague.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The sword shall be without; pestilence and hunger within: so that whoso is in the field shall be slain with the sword; and he that is in the city shall perish with hunger and pestilence.

NET Bible

The sword is outside; pestilence and famine are inside the house. Whoever is in the open field will die by the sword, and famine and pestilence will consume everyone in the city.

New Heart English Bible

The sword is outside, and the pestilence and the famine within: he who is in the field shall die with the sword: and he who is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

The Emphasized Bible

The sword without, and Pestilence and famine within, - He that is in the field by the sword, shall die, and He that is in the city famine or pestilence shall devour him;

Webster

The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die with the sword; and he that is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

World English Bible

The sword is outside, and the pestilence and the famine within: he who is in the field shall die with the sword: and he who is in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour him.

Youngs Literal Translation

The sword is without, And the pestilence and the famine within, He who is in a field by sword dieth, And he who is in a city, Famine and pestilence devour him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

is without
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

and the pestilence
דּבר 
Deber 
Usage: 49

and the famine
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

he that is in the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

with the sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

and he that is in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

דּבר 
Deber 
Usage: 49

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

Context Readings

Punishment For Abominations Throughout The Land

14 They shall strike upon the trumpet, and to prepare all; and none went to the war: for my burning is upon all her multitude. 15 The sword without, and the death and the famine from within: who is in the field shall die by the sword; and who is in the city, the famine and death shall consume him. 16 And they escaping, escaped, and they were on the mountains as doves of the valleys, all of them slain, a man for his iniquity.



Cross References

Jeremiah 14:18

If I shall go forth into the field, and behold, the wounded of the sword and if I came into the city, and behold, they shall be sick with famine for also the prophet, also the priest went about to a land they knew not

Lamentations 1:20

See, O Jehovah; for straits to me: my bowels were in a ferment; my heart turned in my midst; for embittering, I embittered: without, the sword bereaved; in the house, as death.

Ezekiel 5:12

A third of thee in death shall die, and with famine shall they be consumed in the midst of thee: and a third shall fall by the sword round about thee; and the third I will scatter to every wind, and I will draw out the sword after them.

Deuteronomy 32:23-25

I will gather evils upon them; I will spend mine arrows upon them.

Jeremiah 15:2-3

And it was if they shall say to thee, Whither shall we go forth? And say to them, Thus said Jehovah, Whom for death to death; and whom for the sword to the sword; and whom for famine to famine; and whom for captivity to captivity.

Ezekiel 6:12

He being far off, in death shall he die; and he being near shall fall by the sword; and he remaining and he being besieged shall die by famine: and I finished my wrath upon them.

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