Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Therefore over you the heavens withhold their dew, and the earth withholdeth its fruit.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, because of you the sky has withheld its dew and the earth has withheld its produce.

King James Version

Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.

Holman Bible

So on your account,
the skies have withheld the dew
and the land its crops.

International Standard Version

That is why the heavens keep withholding dew from you, and the earth withholds her fruit.

A Conservative Version

Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.

American Standard Version

Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholdeth its fruit.

Amplified

Therefore, because of you [that is, your sin and disobedience] the heavens withhold the dew and the earth withholds its produce.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause the heaven over you is kept from giving dew, and the earth from giving her fruit.

Julia Smith Translation

For this the heavens over you were shut up from dew, and the earth withheld her produce.

King James 2000

Therefore the heavens over you withholds the dew, and the earth withholds her fruit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, because of you [the] heavens have withheld [the] dew and the earth has withheld its produce.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore the heavens above you have held back the dew, and the earth is held back from her produce.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore the heaven is forbidden to give you any dew, and the earth is forbidden to give you increase.

NET Bible

This is why the sky has held back its dew and the earth its produce.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore - on your account, have the heavens, held back, dew, - and, the earth, held back her fruit;

Webster

Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.

World English Bible

Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore, over you refrained have the heavens from dew, And the land hath refrained its increase.

Topics

dew

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

טל 
Tal 
dew
Usage: 31

and the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

is stayed
כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

References

American

Dew

Fausets

Hastings

Dew

Morish

Dew

Smith

Dew

Context Readings

The Temple Lies In Ruins

9 Ye looked for much, and behold it was little; and when ye brought it home, I blew upon it. Wherefore? saith Jehovah of hosts. Because of my house that lieth waste, whilst ye run every man to his own house. 10 Therefore over you the heavens withhold their dew, and the earth withholdeth its fruit. 11 And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon that which the ground bringeth forth, and upon man, and upon cattle, and upon all the labour of the hands.


Cross References

Leviticus 26:19

and I will break the arrogance of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as bronze,

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth which is under thee, iron.

1 Kings 8:35

When the heavens are shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, because thou hast afflicted them;

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.

Joel 1:18-20

How do the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are bewildered, for they have no pasture; the flocks of sheep also are in suffering.

Jeremiah 14:1-6

The word of Jehovah that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.

Hosea 2:9

Therefore will I return, and take away my corn in the time thereof, and my new wine in its season, and will withdraw my wool and my flax which should have covered her nakedness.

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