Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Forge a chain, because the land is full of bloody judgment and the city is filled with violence.

New American Standard Bible

'Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes and the city is full of violence.

King James Version

Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

Holman Bible

Forge the chain,
for the land is filled with crimes of bloodshed,
and the city is filled with violence.

A Conservative Version

Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

American Standard Version

Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

Amplified

Prepare the chain [of imprisonment], for the land is full of bloodguiltiness [murders committed with pretended formalities of justice] and the city is full of violence.

Bible in Basic English

Make the chain: for the land is full of crimes of blood, and the town is full of violent acts.

Darby Translation

Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Make a chain, for the land is full of bloody judgments, and the city is full of violence.

Julia Smith Translation

Make the chain: for the land was filled with judgment of bloods, and the city was filled with violence.

King James 2000

Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Make a chain for the land; it is full of {bloody crimes} and the city is full of violence.

Modern King James verseion

Make a chain; for the land is full of bloody judgments, and the city is full of violence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"I will make clean riddance, for the land is whole defiled with unrighteous judgment of innocent blood, and the city is full of abominations.

NET Bible

(Make the chain, because the land is full of murder and the city is full of violence.)

New Heart English Bible

"Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

The Emphasized Bible

Prepare thou a chain, For the land is full of the crime of bloodshed, And the city is full of violence.

Webster

Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

World English Bible

Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

Youngs Literal Translation

Make the chain; for the land Hath been full of bloody judgments, And the city hath been full of violence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
a chain
רתּוק 
Rattowq 
Usage: 2

for the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

is full
מלא מלא 
Male' 
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251
Usage: 251

of bloody
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

and the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

Context Readings

Judgment For The Profanation Of The Temple And Sanctuary

22 I'll turn my face away from them so that they'll defile my treasured place. Robbers will enter and profane it! 23 "Forge a chain, because the land is full of bloody judgment and the city is filled with violence. 24 Therefore, I'm bringing the worst of the nations, who will take possession of their houses. I'll cause the pride of the mighty to cease, and their sanctuaries will be profaned.



Cross References

Jeremiah 27:2

this is what the LORD says to me: "Make restraints and yokes for yourself and put them on your neck.

Ezekiel 9:9

"The house of Israel and Judah is guilty and theirs is a stubborn guilt, at that!" he replied to me. "The land is filled with blood, and the city overflows with injustice, because they keep saying, "The LORD has abandoned the land,' and "The LORD isn't watching.'

2 Kings 21:16

In addition to this, Manasseh shed lots of innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another besides his sin by which he caused Judah to sin by practicing what the LORD considered to be evil.

Ezekiel 11:6

You've increased the number of fatally wounded in this city and you've filled your streets with the dead."

Hosea 4:2

Swearing, lying, murder, theft, and adultery are rampant, and blood mingles with blood.

2 Kings 24:4

as well as for the innocent blood that he had shed. He had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the LORD would not forgive them.

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your tongue mutters wickedness.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet rush to evil, and they are quick to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; ruin, destruction, and violence are in their paths.

Jeremiah 2:34

On your skirts is found the lifeblood of the innocent poor, even though you didn't catch them breaking in. Yet despite all these things,

Jeremiah 7:6

and if you don't oppress the alien, the orphan, and the widow, and don't shed an innocent person's blood in this place, and if you don't follow other gods to your own harm,

Jeremiah 22:17

But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."

Jeremiah 40:1

This is the message that came to Jeremiah from the LORD after Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had released him from Ramah, when he was bound in chains, along with all the exiles from Jerusalem and Judah who were being taken into exile in Babylon.

Lamentations 3:7

He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he placed heavy chains on me.

Ezekiel 8:17

"Do you see this, Son of Man?" he asked me. "Is it an insignificant thing for Judah's house to commit the detestable things that they're doing here? They've filled the land with violence and turned away from me, causing me to become angry again. Look how they're sniffing with their noses!

Ezekiel 19:3-6

She raised one cub in particular, teaching that fierce lion to become a hunter-prowler to eat human beings.

Ezekiel 22:3-6

"You are to say, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "The city keeps on shedding blood within her, hastening her time to be judged. She crafts idols that defile her.

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men live among you, intent on shedding blood. They've eaten at the top of mountain shrines. They've crafted plans to do evil things among you.

Ezekiel 22:13

"Watch out! I'm vehemently angry about the unjust gains that you've earned, and about the blood that has been shed among you.

Ezekiel 22:27

""I'm constantly being profaned among them. Her princes within her are like wolves tearing their prey apart. They shed blood, destroying souls, and make unjust gain.

Micah 2:2

They covet fields and seize them; they covet houses, and grab them, too. They harass the valiant man, along with his household, an individual and his estate.

Micah 7:2

The faithful have died off, and there is not one upright human being in the land. They all stalk one another with lethal intent, a man will even hunt his own brother with a net.

Nahum 3:10

But she, too, was exiled she went into captivity! Her young children were dashed to pieces at every crossroad of their streets, and her famous citizens were sold by lottery, while all of her aristocrats were put in chains.

Zephaniah 3:3-4

Its national officials are roaring lions; its judges are like wolves of the night that don't leave the bones for the morning.

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