Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Therefore has the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell in it are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, a curse devours the earth, and those who live in it are held guilty Therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men are left.

King James Version

Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

Holman Bible

Therefore a curse has consumed the earth,
and its inhabitants have become guilty;
the earth’s inhabitants have been burned,
and only a few survive.

International Standard Version

Therefore the curse keeps on consuming, and its inhabitants are declared guilty. Furthermore, the inhabitants of earth are ablaze, and few people are left.

A Conservative Version

Therefore the curse has devoured the earth, and those who dwell in it are found guilty. Therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

American Standard Version

Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are found guilty: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

Amplified

Therefore a curse devours the land and the earth, and they who dwell in it suffer the punishment of their guilt. Therefore the inhabitants of the land and the earth are scorched and parched [under the curse of God's wrath], and few people are left.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause the earth is given up to the curse, and those in it are judged as sinners: for this cause those living on the earth are burned up, and the rest are small in number.

Darby Translation

Therefore doth the curse devour the earth, and they that dwell therein are held guilty; therefore the inhabitants of the earth are consumed, and few men are left.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore the curse has consumed the earth, and those that dwell therein are found guilty; therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are consumed, and few men left.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, the curse consumed the earth, and they dwelling in it, will transgress: for this, they dwelling upon the earth were burned, and those remaining, men of fewness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore a curse devours [the] earth, and the inhabitants in it suffer for their guilt. Therefore [the] inhabitants of [the] earth burn, and {few men are left}.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore the curse has devoured the earth, and they who dwell in it are deserted; therefore the people of the earth are burned, and few men left.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore hath the curse consumed the earth; and they that dwell therein are fallen into trespass. Wherefore the inhabiters of the earth are perished with drought, and those that remain shall be very few.

NET Bible

So a treaty curse devours the earth; its inhabitants pay for their guilt. This is why the inhabitants of the earth disappear, and are reduced to just a handful of people.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore the curse has devoured the earth, and those who dwell therein are found guilty. Therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, a curse, hath devoured the earth, And punished are the dwellers therein, - For this cause, are burned the inhabitants of the earth, And the men left remaining - are few.

Webster

Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell in it are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

World English Bible

Therefore the curse has devoured the earth, and those who dwell therein are found guilty. Therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore a curse hath consumed the land, And the inhabitants in it are become desolate, Therefore consumed have been inhabitants of the land, And few men have been left.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 35

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

אשׁם אשׁם 
'asham 
Usage: 35

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

חרר 
Charar 
Usage: 10

and few
מזער 
Miz`ar 
Usage: 4

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

The Judgment On The Earth

5 The earth also is defiled under its inhabitants; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant. 6 Therefore has the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell in it are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left. 7 The new wine mourns, the vine languishes, all the merry-hearted do sigh.


Cross References

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth: for every one that steals shall be cut off according to the writing on this side; and every one that swears falsely shall be cut off according to the writing on that side.

Leviticus 26:22

I will also send wild animals among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your highways shall be desolate.

Deuteronomy 4:27

And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and you shall be left few in number among the nations, where the LORD shall lead you.

Deuteronomy 28:15-20

But it shall come to pass, if you will not hearken unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day; that all these curses shall come upon you, and overtake you:

Deuteronomy 28:62

And you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 29:22-28

So that the generation to come of your children that shall rise up after you, and the stranger that shall come from a far land, shall say, when they see the plagues of that land, and the sicknesses which the LORD has laid upon it;

Deuteronomy 30:18-19

I declare unto you this day, that you shall surely perish, and that you shall not prolong your days upon the land, which you pass over Jordan to go to possess.

Joshua 23:15-16

Therefore it shall come to pass, that as all good things are come upon you, which the LORD your God promised you; so shall the LORD bring upon you all evil things, until he has destroyed you from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.

Isaiah 1:31

And the strong shall be as tinder, and the work of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them .

Isaiah 42:24-25

Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law.

Ezekiel 5:3

You shall also take some of them, and bind them in your garments.

Malachi 2:2

If you will not hear, and if you will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, says the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed them already, because you do not lay it to heart.

Malachi 3:9

You are cursed with a curse: for you have robbed me, even this whole nation.

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Malachi 4:6

And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.

Matthew 7:14

Because narrow is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads unto life, and few there be that find it.

Matthew 27:25

Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.

Romans 9:27

Isaiah also cries concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved:

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

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