Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [Isaiah's] ears the Lord of hosts said, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and beautiful ones shall be without inhabitant.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 "How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!" 9 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. 10 For ten acres of vineyard will produce only one bath, and one omer of seed will produce only one ephah."


Cross References

Matthew 23:38

Look! Your house is left abandoned!

Isaiah 22:14

"Nevertheless, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has revealed himself to my hearing: ""Surely because of you this iniquity will not be forgiven you until you die,' says the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies."

2 Chronicles 36:21

All of this fulfilled what the LORD had predicted through Jeremiah. And so the land enjoyed its Sabbaths, and the length of the land's desolation lasted until a 70-year long Sabbath had been completed.

Isaiah 5:6

I'll make it a wasteland, and it won't be pruned or cultivated. Instead, briers and thorns will grow up. I'll also issue commands to the clouds, that they drop no rain upon it."

Isaiah 6:11-12

Then I asked, "For how long, LORD?" He replied: "Until cities lie waste, without inhabitants, and houses without people; and the land becomes utterly desolate.

Isaiah 27:10

For the fortified city stands desolate, a settlement abandoned and forsaken like the desert; calves graze there, and there they lie down and strip bare its branches.

Amos 3:7

"Truly the Lord GOD will do nothing he has mentioned without revealing his purposes to his servants the prophets.

Amos 5:11

"Therefore, since you trample the poor continuously, taxing his grain, building houses of stone in which you won't live and planting fine vineyards from which you won't drink

Amos 6:11

For indeed, the LORD is giving the command and he will smash the large house to rubble and the small house into bits.

Matthew 22:7

Then the king became outraged. He sent his troops, and they destroyed those murderers and burned their city.

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