Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For they are named after the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel: Jehovah 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):

Amplified

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

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 ye this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Jehovah, and make mention of the God of Israel, not in truth, nor in righteousness. 2 For they are named after the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel: Jehovah of hosts is his name. 3 I have declared the former things long ago; and they went forth out of my mouth, and I caused them to be heard: I wrought suddenly, and they came to pass.


Cross References

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Isaiah 10:20

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob shall no more again rely upon him that smote them; but they shall rely upon Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.

Isaiah 52:1

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

Romans 2:17

But if thou art named a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast in God,

Jeremiah 21:2

Inquire, I pray thee, of Jehovah for us; for Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon maketh war against us; if so be that Jehovah will deal with us according to all his marvellous works, that he may go up from us.

Judges 17:13

Then Micah said, "Now I know that the LORD will prosper me, because I have a Levite as priest."

1 Samuel 4:3-5

And the people came into the camp; and the elders of Israel said, Why has Jehovah smitten us to-day before the Philistines? Let us fetch ourselves the ark of the covenant of Jehovah out of Shiloh, that it may come among us, and save us out of the hand of our enemies.

Nehemiah 11:1

And the princes of the people dwelt in Jerusalem; and the rest of the people cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, and nine parts in the cities.

Nehemiah 11:18

all the Levites in the holy city were two hundred and eighty-four.

Psalm 48:1

{A Song; a Psalm. Of the sons of Korah.} Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the hill of his holiness.

Psalm 87:3

Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.

Isaiah 47:4

Our Redeemer, Jehovah of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel. ...

Isaiah 51:13

and forgettest Jehovah thy Maker, who hath stretched out the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and thou art afraid continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he prepareth to destroy? And where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 64:10-11

Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Jeremiah 7:4-11

Confide ye not in words of falsehood, saying, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple is this.

Jeremiah 10:16

The portion of Jacob is not like them; for it is he that hath formed all things, and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: Jehovah of hosts is his name.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are apportioned out upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to close the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make expiation for iniquity, and to bring in the righteousness of the ages, and to seal the vision and prophet, and to anoint the holy of holies.

Matthew 4:5

Then the devil takes him to the holy city, and sets him upon the edge of the temple,

Matthew 27:53

and going out of the tombs after his arising, entered into the holy city and appeared unto many.

John 8:40-41

but now ye seek to kill me, a man who has spoken the truth to you, which I have heard from God: this did not Abraham.

Revelation 11:2

And the court which is without the temple cast out, and measure it not; because it has been given up to the nations, and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty-two months.

Revelation 21:2

And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of the heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

Revelation 22:19

And if any one take from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.

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