Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 aged, young man, and virgin, and infant, and women, ye do slay -- to destruction; and against any man on whom is the mark ye do not go nigh, and from My sanctuary ye begin.' 7 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. 8 And it cometh to pass, as they are smiting, and I -- I am left -- that I fall on my face, and cry, and say, 'Ah, Lord Jehovah, art Thou destroying all the remnant of Israel, in Thy pouring out Thy wrath on Jerusalem?'


Cross References

2 Chronicles 36:17

And He causeth to go up against them the king of the Chaldeans, and he slayeth their chosen ones by the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and hath had no pity on young man and virgin, old man and very aged -- the whole He hath given into his hand.

Ezekiel 7:20-22

As to the beauty of his ornament, For excellency He set it, And the images of their abominations, Their detestable things -- they made in it, Therefore I have given it to them for impurity,

Psalm 79:1-3

A Psalm of Asaph. O God, nations have come into Thy inheritance, They have defiled Thy holy temple, They made Jerusalem become heaps,

Lamentations 2:4-7

He hath trodden His bow as an enemy, Stood hath His right hand as an adversary, And He slayeth all the desirable ones of the eye, In the tent of the daughter of Zion, He hath poured out as fire His fury.

Luke 13:1

And there were present certain at that time, telling him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate did mingle with their sacrifices;

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