Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Unless the Lord of hosts
Had left us a few survivors,
We would be like Sodom,
We would be like Gomorrah.

King James Version

Except the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Holman Bible

If the Lord of Hosts
had not left us a few survivors,
we would be like Sodom,
we would resemble Gomorrah.

International Standard Version

If the Lord of the Heavenly Armies hadn't left us a few survivors, we would be like Sodom; we would be like Gomorrah.

A Conservative Version

Unless LORD of hosts had left to us a {seed (LXX/NT)}, we should have been as Sodom, we should have been like Gomorrah.

American Standard Version

Except Jehovah of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Amplified


If the Lord of hosts
Had not left us a few survivors,
We would be like Sodom,
We would be like Gomorrah.

Bible in Basic English

If the Lord of armies had not kept some at least of us safe, we would have been like Sodom, and the fate of Gomorrah would have been ours.

Darby Translation

Unless Jehovah of hosts had left us a very small residue, we should have been as Sodom, we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Julia Smith Translation

Unless Jehovah of armies left to us an escaping so small, we were as Sodom and we were made like to Gomorrah.

King James 2000

Unless the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If Yahweh of hosts had not left us survivors, we would have been as few as Sodom, we would have become like Gomorrah.

Modern King James verseion

Except Jehovah of Hosts had left us a very small remnant, we would be as Sodom; we would be like Gomorrah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And except the LORD of Hosts had left us a few alive, we should have been as Sodom, and like unto Gomorrah.

NET Bible

If the Lord who commands armies had not left us a few survivors, we would have quickly become like Sodom, we would have become like Gomorrah.

New Heart English Bible

Unless the LORD of hosts had left to us a very small remnant, we would have been as Sodom; we would have been like Gomorrah.

The Emphasized Bible

If, Yahweh of hosts, had not left us a very small remnant, Like Sodom, had we become, Gomorrah, had we resembled.

Webster

Except the LORD of hosts had left to us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom; we should have been like Gomorrah.

World English Bible

Unless Yahweh of Armies had left to us a very small remnant, we would have been as Sodom; we would have been like Gomorrah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Unless Jehovah of Hosts had left to us a remnant, Shortly -- as Sodom we had been, To Gomorrah we had been like!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוּלי לוּלא 
Luwle' 
except, unless, If, had not, were it not, were it not that
Usage: 14

the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

unto us a very small
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

שׂריד 
Sariyd 
Usage: 27

as Sodom
סדם 
C@dom 
Usage: 39

and we should have been like
דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

Images Isaiah 1:9

Prayers for Isaiah 1:9

Context Readings

Rebellious Judah

8 The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard,
Like a watchman’s hut in a cucumber field, like a besieged city.
9 Unless the Lord of hosts
Had left us a few survivors,
We would be like Sodom,
We would be like Gomorrah.
10 Hear the word of the Lord,
You rulers of Sodom;
Give ear to the instruction of our God,
You people of Gomorrah.


Cross References

Genesis 19:24

Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven,

Romans 9:29

And just as Isaiah foretold,
Unless the Lord of Sabaoth had left to us a posterity,
We would have become like Sodom, and would have resembled Gomorrah.”

Isaiah 37:4

Perhaps the Lord your God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the Lord your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant that is left.’”

Isaiah 37:31-32

The surviving remnant of the house of Judah will again take root downward and bear fruit upward.

Lamentations 3:22

The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease,
For His compassions never fail.

Genesis 18:26

So the Lord said, “If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare the whole place on their account.”

Genesis 18:32

Then he said, “Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak only this once; suppose ten are found there?” And He said, “I will not destroy it on account of the ten.”

Deuteronomy 29:23

‘All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.’

1 Kings 19:18

Yet I will leave 7,000 in Israel, all the knees that have not bowed to Baal and every mouth that has not kissed him.”

Isaiah 6:13

“Yet there will be a tenth portion in it,
And it will again be subject to burning,
Like a terebinth or an oak
Whose stump remains when it is felled.
The holy seed is its stump.”

Isaiah 10:20-22

Now in that day the remnant of Israel, and those of the house of Jacob who have escaped, will never again rely on the one who struck them, but will truly rely on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 17:6

Yet gleanings will be left in it like the shaking of an olive tree,
Two or three olives on the topmost bough,
Four or five on the branches of a fruitful tree,
Declares the Lord, the God of Israel.

Isaiah 24:13

For thus it will be in the midst of the earth among the peoples,
As the shaking of an olive tree,
As the gleanings when the grape harvest is over.

Lamentations 4:6

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people
Is greater than the sin of Sodom,
Which was overthrown as in a moment,
And no hands were turned toward her.

Ezekiel 6:8

“However, I will leave a remnant, for you will have those who escaped the sword among the nations when you are scattered among the countries.

Ezekiel 14:22

Yet, behold, survivors will be left in it who will be brought out, both sons and daughters. Behold, they are going to come forth to you and you will see their conduct and actions; then you will be comforted for the calamity which I have brought against Jerusalem for everything which I have brought upon it.

Joel 2:32

“And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the Lord
Will be delivered;
For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem
There will be those who escape,
As the Lord has said,
Even among the survivors whom the Lord calls.

Amos 4:11

“I overthrew you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,
And you were like a firebrand snatched from a blaze;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the Lord.

Habakkuk 3:2

Lord, I have heard the report about You and I fear.
O Lord, revive Your work in the midst of the years,
In the midst of the years make it known;
In wrath remember mercy.

Zephaniah 2:9

“Therefore, as I live,” declares the Lord of hosts,
The God of Israel,
“Surely Moab will be like Sodom
And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah—
A place possessed by nettles and salt pits,
And a perpetual desolation.
The remnant of My people will plunder them
And the remainder of My nation will inherit them.”

Zechariah 13:8-9

“It will come about in all the land,”
Declares the Lord,
“That two parts in it will be cut off and perish;
But the third will be left in it.

Matthew 7:14

For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

Luke 17:29-30

but on the day that Lot went out from Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all.

Romans 9:27

Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, “Though the number of the sons of Israel be like the sand of the sea, it is the remnant that will be saved;

Romans 11:4-6

But what is the divine response to him? “I have kept for Myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.”

2 Peter 2:6

and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

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