Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

New American Standard Bible

And He said to them, “Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go out!” Thus they went out and struck down the people in the city.

King James Version

And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city.

Holman Bible

Then He said to them, “Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go!” So they went out killing people in the city.

International Standard Version

"Desecrate my Temple," he told them, "and fill its courtyard with the dead!" So they went out and began striking down people throughout the city.

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go ye forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

Amplified

And He said to the executioners, “Defile the temple and fill its courtyards with the dead. Go out!” So they went out and struck down the people in the city.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Make the house unclean, make the open places full of dead: go forward and send destruction on the town.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to them, Defile the house, and fill the enclosures with the wounded: go ye forth. And they went forth and struck in the city.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go you forth. And they went forth, and killed in the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "Defile the house and fill the courtyards [with] the dead; go out! And they went out, and they killed in the city.

Modern King James verseion

And He said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go out! And they went out and killed in the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for he had said unto them, "When ye have defiled the temple, and filled the court with the slain, then go your way forth." So they went out, and slew down through the city.

NET Bible

He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courtyards with corpses. Go!" So they went out and struck people down throughout the city.

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go forth." They went forth, and struck in the city.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto them Defile ye the house and fl the courts with the slain, - go ye forth! So they went forth and smote in the city. s

Webster

And he said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city.

World English Bible

He said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go forth! They went forth, and struck in the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they begin among the aged men who are before the house, and He saith unto them, 'Defile the house, and fill the courts with the wounded, go forth.' And they have gone forth and have smitten in the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and fill
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

the courts
חצר 
Chatser 
Usage: 190

with the slain
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

go ye forth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

and slew
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

Verse Info

Context Readings

Yahweh's Avenging Messenger Destroys The Wicked In The City

6 Slay utterly the old man, the young man, and the maiden, and little children, and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the elders who were before the house. 7 And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city. 8 And it came to pass, while they were smiting, and I was left, that I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah, Lord Jehovah! wilt thou destroy all the remnant of Israel in thy pouring out of thy fury upon Jerusalem?


Cross References

2 Chronicles 36:17

And he brought up against them the king of the Chaldees, and slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and spared not young man nor maiden, old man nor him of hoary head: he gave them all into his hand.

Ezekiel 7:20-22

And he set in majesty his beautiful ornament; but they made therein the images of their abominations and of their detestable things: therefore have I made it an impurity unto them.

Psalm 79:1-3

{A Psalm of Asaph.} O God, the nations are come into thine inheritance: thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Lamentations 2:4-7

He hath bent his bow like an enemy; he stood with his right hand as an adversary, and hath slain all that was pleasant to the eye: in the tent of the daughter of Zion, he hath poured out his fury like fire.

Luke 13:1

Now at the same time there were present some who told him of the Galileans whose blood Pilate mingled with that of their sacrifices.

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