Parallel Verses

World English Bible

"The bricks have fallen, but we will build with cut stone. The sycamore fig trees have been cut down, but we will put cedars in their place."

New American Standard Bible

“The bricks have fallen down,
But we will rebuild with smooth stones;
The sycamores have been cut down,
But we will replace them with cedars.”

King James Version

The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycomores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.

Holman Bible

“The bricks have fallen,
but we will rebuild with cut stones;
the sycamores have been cut down,
but we will replace them with cedars.”

International Standard Version

"The bricks have fallen, but we will build with dressed stones; the sycamore trees have been cut down, but we will replace them with cedars.'

A Conservative Version

The bricks are fallen, but we will build with hewn stone, the sycamores are cut down, but we will put cedars in their place.

American Standard Version

The bricks are fallen, but we will build with hewn stone; the sycomores are cut down, but we will put cedars in their place.

Amplified


“The bricks have fallen down,
But we will rebuild [all the better] with ashlar (hewed stones);
The sycamores have been cut down,
But we will replace them with [expensive] cedars.”

Bible in Basic English

The bricks have come down, but we will put up buildings of cut stone in their place: the sycamores are cut down, but they will be changed to cedars.

Darby Translation

The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones; the sycamore trees are cut down, but we will replace them with cedars.

Julia Smith Translation

The bncks fell, and we will build with hewn stone: the sycamores were cut down, and the cedars we will renew.

King James 2000

The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with hewn stones: the sycamores are cut down, but we will replace them into cedars.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"[The] bricks have fallen, but we will build [with] dressed stone. [The] sycamore-fig trees were felled, but we will replace [them with] cedars."

Modern King James verseion

The bricks have fallen down, but we will build with cut stones; the sycamores are cut down, but we use cedars instead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"The tile work is fallen down, but we will build it with squared stones. The Mulberry timber is broken, but we shall set it up again with Cedar."

NET Bible

"The bricks have fallen, but we will rebuild with chiseled stone; the sycamore fig trees have been cut down, but we will replace them with cedars."

New Heart English Bible

"The bricks have fallen, but we will build with cut stone. The sycamore fig trees have been cut down, but we will put cedars in their place."

The Emphasized Bible

Bricks, have fallen down But with hewn stone, will we build, - Sycomores, have been felled, But with cedars, will we replace them.

Webster

The bricks have fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones; the sycamores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Bricks have fallen, and hewn work we build, Sycamores have been cut down, and cedars we renew.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לבנה 
L@benah 
Usage: 11

but we will build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

with hewn stones
גּזית 
Gaziyth 
Usage: 11

the sycomores
שׁקמה שׁקם 
Shaqam 
Usage: 7

גּדע 
Gada` 
Usage: 22

but we will change
חלף 
Chalaph 
Usage: 28

References

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh's Anger Against Arrogance

9 All the people will know, including Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, who say in pride and in arrogance of heart, 10 "The bricks have fallen, but we will build with cut stone. The sycamore fig trees have been cut down, but we will put cedars in their place." 11 Therefore Yahweh will set up on high against him the adversaries of Rezin, and will stir up his enemies,


Cross References

Malachi 1:4

Whereas Edom says, "We are beaten down, but we will return and build the waste places;" thus says Yahweh of Armies, "They shall build, but I will throw down; and men will call them 'The Wicked Land,' even the people against whom Yahweh shows wrath forever."

1 Kings 7:9-12

All these were of costly stones, even of cut stone, according to measure, sawed with saws, inside and outside, even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside to the great court.

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.

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