Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

In mine ears Jehovah of hosts hath said, Many houses shall assuredly become a desolation, great and excellent ones, without inhabitant.

New American Standard Bible

In my ears the Lord of hosts has sworn, “Surely, many houses shall become desolate,
Even great and fine ones, without occupants.

King James Version

In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

Holman Bible

I heard the Lord of Hosts say:

Indeed, many houses will become desolate,
grand and lovely ones without inhabitants.

International Standard Version

The LORD of the Heavenly Armies has declared this so I could hear it: "Surely many houses will become desolate, great and beautiful houses, without occupants.

A Conservative Version

In my ears [says] LORD of hosts, of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

American Standard Version

In mine ears'saith Jehovah of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

Amplified


In my ears the Lord of hosts said, “Be assured that many houses will become desolate,
Even great and beautiful ones will be unoccupied.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord of armies has said to me secretly, Truly, numbers of great and fair houses will be waste, with no one living in them.

Julia Smith Translation

In the ears of Jehovah of armies, If not many houses shall be for desolation, great and good from none dwelling.

King James 2000

In my hearing said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh of hosts [said] in my ears: {Surely} many houses shall become a desolation, large and beautiful [ones] without inhabitant.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah of Hosts swore in my ears, Truly many houses shall be deserted, big and fair, without inhabitant.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD of Hosts roundeth me thus in mine ear: Shall not many greater and more gorgeous houses be so waste, that no man shall dwell in them?

NET Bible

The Lord who commands armies told me this: "Many houses will certainly become desolate, large, impressive houses will have no one living in them.

New Heart English Bible

In my ears, the LORD of hosts says: "Surely many houses will be desolate, even great and beautiful, unoccupied.

The Emphasized Bible

In mine ears, said Yahweh of hosts, - Verily, houses in abundance, shall become, a desolation, Large and fair, without inhabitant;

Webster

In my ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

World English Bible

In my ears, Yahweh of Armies says: "Surely many houses will be desolate, even great and beautiful, unoccupied.

Youngs Literal Translation

By the weapons of Jehovah of Hosts Do not many houses a desolation become? Great and good without inhabitant!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In mine ears
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

said the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

Of a truth

Usage: 0

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

8 Woe unto them that add house to house, that join field to field, until there is no more room, and that ye dwell yourselves alone in the midst of the land! 9 In mine ears Jehovah of hosts hath said, Many houses shall assuredly become a desolation, great and excellent ones, without inhabitant. 10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and a homer of seed shall yield an ephah.


Cross References

Matthew 23:38

Behold, your house is left unto you desolate;

Isaiah 22:14

And it was revealed in mine ears by Jehovah of hosts: Assuredly this iniquity shall not be purged from you till ye die, saith the Lord, Jehovah of hosts.

2 Chronicles 36:21

to fulfil the word of Jehovah by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its sabbaths. All the days of its desolation it kept sabbath, to fulfil seventy years.

Isaiah 5:6

and I will make it a waste it shall not be pruned nor cultivated, but there shall come up briars and thorns; and I will command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 6:11-12

And I said, Lord, how long? And he said, Until the cities be wasted, without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land become an utter desolation,

Isaiah 27:10

For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation abandoned and forsaken like a wilderness; there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume its boughs.

Amos 3:7

But the Lord Jehovah will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.

Amos 5:11

Forasmuch, therefore, as ye trample upon the poor, and take from him presents of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, and ye shall not drink the wine of them.

Amos 6:11

For behold, Jehovah commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.

Matthew 22:7

And when the king heard of it he was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.

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