Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘Ask now the priests for a ruling:

King James Version

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Holman Bible

“This is what the Lord of Hosts says: Ask the priests for a ruling.

International Standard Version

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Ask the priests about what the Law says:

A Conservative Version

Thus says LORD of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

American Standard Version

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Amplified

“Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘Ask the priests for a ruling:

Bible in Basic English

These are the words of the Lord of armies: Put now a point of law to the priests, saying,

Darby Translation

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah of armies, Ask now the priests the law, saying,

King James 2000

Thus says the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Ask now the priests [for] a ruling:

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah of Hosts: Now ask the priests the Law, saying,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thus sayeth the LORD God of hosts: Ask the priests concerning the law, and say,

NET Bible

"The Lord who rules over all says, 'Ask the priests about the law.

New Heart English Bible

"Thus says the LORD of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, - I pray you, ask the priests a direction, saying:

Webster

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

World English Bible

"Thus says Yahweh of Armies: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: 'Ask, I pray thee, the priests of the law, saying:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

Ask
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

now the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Promise To Rebuild

10 On the twenty-fourth of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came to Haggai the prophet, saying, 11 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘Ask now the priests for a ruling: 12 If a man carries holy meat in the fold of his garment, and touches bread with this fold, or cooked food, wine, oil, or any other food, will it become holy?’” And the priests answered, “No.”



Cross References

Leviticus 10:10-11

and so as to make a distinction between the holy and the profane, and between the unclean and the clean,

Malachi 2:7

For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.

Deuteronomy 17:8-11

If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the Lord your God chooses.

Deuteronomy 33:10

They shall teach Your ordinances to Jacob,
And Your law to Israel.
They shall put incense before You,
And whole burnt offerings on Your altar.

Ezekiel 44:23-24

Moreover, they shall teach My people the difference between the holy and the profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.

Titus 1:9

holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.

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