Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For thus has LORD said to me, Go, set a watchman. Let him declare what he sees.

New American Standard Bible

For thus the Lord says to me, "Go, station the lookout, let him report what he sees.

King James Version

For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth.

Holman Bible

For the Lord has said to me, "Go, post a lookout; let him report what he sees.

International Standard Version

For this is what the LORD told me: "Go post a lookout. Have him report what he sees.

American Standard Version

For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman: let him declare what he seeth:

Amplified

For thus has the Lord said to me: Go, set [yourself as] a watchman, let him declare what he sees.

Bible in Basic English

For so has the Lord said to me, Go, let a watchman be placed; let him give word of what he sees:

Darby Translation

For thus hath the Lord said unto me: Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thus has the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman who shall declare what he sees.

Julia Smith Translation

For thus said Jehovah to me, Go set up a watchman, he shall announce what he shall see.

King James 2000

For thus has the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he sees.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the Lord said this to me: "Go, set watchman in position. He must announce what he sees.

Modern King James verseion

For so Jehovah has said to me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he sees.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thus the Lord hath charged me: "Go thy way, and set a watchman, that he may tell what he seeth."

NET Bible

For this is what the sovereign master has told me: "Go, post a guard! He must report what he sees.

New Heart English Bible

For the Lord said to me, "Go, set a watchman. Let him declare what he sees.

The Emphasized Bible

For, thus, hath My Lord said unto me, - Go, set the watchman, What he seeth, let him tell!

Webster

For thus hath the Lord said to me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth.

World English Bible

For the Lord said to me, "Go, set a watchman. Let him declare what he sees.

Youngs Literal Translation

For thus said the Lord unto me: 'Go, station the watchman, That which he seeth let him declare.'

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

unto me, Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Fall Of Babylon

5 They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink. Rise up, ye rulers, anoint the shield. 6 For thus has LORD said to me, Go, set a watchman. Let him declare what he sees. 7 and when he sees a troop, horsemen in pairs, a troop of donkeys, a troop of camels, he shall hearken diligently with much heed.


Cross References

2 Kings 9:17-20

Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel, and he spied the company of Jehu as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem. They shall never keep silent day nor night. Ye who are LORD's reminders, take ye no rest,

Jeremiah 51:12-13

Set up a standard against the walls of Babylon. Make the watch strong. Set the watchmen. Prepare the ambushes. For LORD has both purposed and done that which he spoke concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.

Ezekiel 3:17

Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 33:2-7

Son of man, speak to the sons of thy people, and say to them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman,

Habakkuk 2:1-2

I will stand upon my watch, and set myself upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will speak with me, and what I shall answer concerning my complaint.

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