Parallel Verses

Amplified

For they call themselves [citizens] of the holy city and depend on the God of Israel -- "the Lord of hosts is His name.

New American Standard Bible

"For they call themselves after the holy city And lean on the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is His name.

King James Version

For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.

Holman Bible

For they are named after the Holy City,
and lean on the God of Israel;
His name is Yahweh of Hosts.

International Standard Version

For they name themselves after the holy city, and rely on the God of Israel the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name.

A Conservative Version

(for they call themselves of the holy city, and steady themselves upon the God of Israel, LORD of hosts is his name):

American Standard Version

(for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; Jehovah of hosts is his name):

Bible in Basic English

For they say that they are of the holy town, and put their faith in the God of Israel: the Lord of armies is his name.

Darby Translation

For they are named after the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel: Jehovah of hosts is his name.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they call themselves of the holy city and stay themselves upon the God of Israel. The LORD of the hosts is his name.

Julia Smith Translation

For they were called of the holy city, and rested themselves upon the God of Israel; Jehovah of armies his name.

King James 2000

For they call themselves after the holy city, and anchor themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they call themselves {after the holy city}, and they lean on the God of Israel-- Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

Modern King James verseion

For they call themselves of the holy city, and rest themselves on the God of Israel; Jehovah of Hosts is His name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which are called free men of the holy city, as they that look for comfort in the God of Israel, whose name is the LORD of Hosts.

NET Bible

Indeed, they live in the holy city; they trust in the God of Israel, whose name is the Lord who commands armies.

New Heart English Bible

(for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves on the God of Israel; the LORD of hosts is his name):

The Emphasized Bible

For of the holy city, do they call themselves, And on the God of Israel, do they stay themselves, - Yahweh of hosts, is his name.

Webster

For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.

World English Bible

(for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves on the God of Israel; Yahweh of Armies is his name):

Youngs Literal Translation

For from the Holy City they have been called, And on the God of Israel been supported, Jehovah of Hosts is His name.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

themselves of the holy
קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and stay
סמך 
Camak 
Usage: 48

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Refines Stubborn Israel

1 Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel and who come forth from the seed of Judah, you who swear allegiance by the name of the Lord and make mention of the God of Israel -- "but not in truth and sincerity, nor in righteousness (rightness and moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) -- " 2 For they call themselves [citizens] of the holy city and depend on the God of Israel -- "the Lord of hosts is His name. 3 I have declared from the beginning the former things [which happened in times past to Israel]; they went forth from My mouth and I made them known; then suddenly I did them, and they came to pass [says the Lord].


Cross References

Micah 3:11

Its heads judge for reward and a bribe and its priests teach for hire and its prophets divine for money; yet they lean on the Lord and say, Is not the Lord among us? No evil can come upon us.

Isaiah 10:20

And it shall be in that day that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more lean upon him who smote them, but will lean upon the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city; for henceforth there shall no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Romans 2:17

But if you bear the name of Jew and rely upon the Law and pride yourselves in God and your relationship to Him,

Jeremiah 21:2

Inquire, I pray you, of the Lord for us, for Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon is making war against us. Perhaps the Lord will deal with us according to all His wonderful works, forcing him to withdraw from us.

Judges 17:13

Then said Micah, Now I know that the Lord will favor me, since I have a Levite to be my priest.

1 Samuel 4:3-5

When the troops had come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Why has the Lord smitten us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord here from Shiloh, that He may come among us and save us from the power of our enemies.

Nehemiah 11:1

Now the leaders of the people dwelt at Jerusalem; the rest of the people also cast lots to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, while nine-tenths dwelt in other towns and villages.

Nehemiah 11:18

The Levites in the holy city were 284.

Psalm 48:1

Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised in the city of our God! His holy mountain,

Psalm 87:3

Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. Selah [pause, and calmly realize what that means]!

Isaiah 47:4

[Says] our Redeemer -- "the Lord of hosts is His name -- "the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 51:13

That you should forget the Lord your Maker, Who stretched forth the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth, and fear continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he makes ready to destroy or even though he did so? And where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 64:10-11

Your holy cities have become a wilderness; Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Jeremiah 7:4-11

Trust not in the lying words [of the false prophets who maintain that God will protect Jerusalem because His temple is there], saying, This is the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.

Jeremiah 10:16

The Portion of Jacob [the true God on Whom Israel has a claim] is not like these, for He is the Fashioner and Maker of all things, and Israel is the tribe of His inheritance -- "the Lord of hosts is His name.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks [of years, or 490 years] are decreed upon your people and upon your holy city [Jerusalem], to finish and put an end to transgression, to seal up and make full the measure of sin, to purge away and make expiation and reconciliation for sin, to bring in everlasting righteousness (permanent moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) to seal up vision and prophecy and prophet, and to anoint a Holy of Holies.

Matthew 4:5

Then the devil took Him into the holy city and placed Him on a turret (pinnacle, gable) of the temple sanctuary.

Matthew 27:53

And coming out of the tombs after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many people.

John 8:40-41

But now [instead] you are wanting and seeking to kill Me, a Man Who has told you the truth which I have heard from God. This is not the way Abraham acted.

Revelation 11:2

But leave out of your measuring the court outside the sanctuary of God; omit that, for it is given over to the Gentiles (the nations), and they will trample the holy city underfoot for 42 months (three and one-half years).

Revelation 21:2

And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, all arrayed like a bride beautified and adorned for her husband;

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone cancels or takes away from the statements of the book of this prophecy [these predictions relating to Christ's kingdom and its speedy triumph, together with the consolations and admonitions or warnings pertaining to them], God will cancel and take away from him his share in the tree of life and in the city of holiness (purity and hallowedness), which are described and promised in this book.

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