Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Israel [was] holiness to LORD, the first-fruits of his increase. All who devour him shall be held guilty. Evil shall come upon them, says LORD.

New American Standard Bible

"Israel was holy to the LORD, The first of His harvest All who ate of it became guilty; Evil came upon them," declares the LORD.'"

King James Version

Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

Holman Bible

Israel was holy to the Lord, the firstfruits of His harvest. All who ate of it found themselves guilty; disaster came on them." [This is] the Lord's declaration.

International Standard Version

Israel was consecrated to the LORD, she was the first fruits of his produce. All who devoured her became guilty and disaster came on them," declares the LORD.'"

American Standard Version

Israel was holiness unto Jehovah, the first-fruits of his increase: all that devour him shall be held guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith Jehovah.

Amplified

Israel was holiness [something set apart from ordinary purposes, dedicated] to the Lord, the firstfruits of His harvest [of which no stranger was allowed to partake]; all who ate of it [injuring Israel] offended and became guilty; evil came upon them, says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Israel was holy to the Lord, the first-fruits of his increase: all who made attacks on him were judged as wrongdoers, evil came on them, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

Israel was holiness unto Jehovah, the first-fruits of his increase: all that devour him are guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Israel was holiness unto the LORD and the firstfruits of his increase; all that devour him shall be found guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

Israel is holy to Jehovah, the beginning of the produce: all consuming him shall transgress; evil shall come upon them, says Jehovah.

King James 2000

Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Israel [was] holy to Yahweh, the first fruit of his produce. All [those who] ate it were held guilty; disaster came to them," {declares} Yahweh.'"

Modern King James verseion

Israel was holiness to Jehovah, and the firstfruits of His increase. All that devour him shall offend; evil shall come on them, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou Israel wast hallowed unto the LORD, and so was his firstfruits. All they that devoured Israel, offended: misfortune fell upon them, sayeth the LORD."

NET Bible

Israel was set apart to the Lord; they were like the first fruits of a harvest to him. All who tried to devour them were punished; disaster came upon them," says the Lord.'"

New Heart English Bible

Israel was holiness to the LORD, the first fruits of his increase. All who devour him shall be held guilty. Evil shall come on them,"' says the LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

Holiness, was Israel unto Yahweh, The first-fruit of his increase, - All that devoured it, were held guilty, Calamity used to come upon them, - Declareth Yahweh.

Webster

Israel was holiness to the LORD, and the first-fruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

World English Bible

Israel [was] holiness to Yahweh, the first fruits of his increase. All who devour him shall be held guilty. Evil shall come on them,"' says Yahweh."

Youngs Literal Translation

Holy is Israel to Jehovah, The first-fruit of His increase, All consuming him are guilty, Evil cometh in unto them, an affirmation of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and the firstfruits
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

אשׁם אשׁם 
'asham 
Usage: 35


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Remembers Israel's Faithfulness

2 Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus says LORD, I remember for thee the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, how thou went after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown. 3 Israel [was] holiness to LORD, the first-fruits of his increase. All who devour him shall be held guilty. Evil shall come upon them, says LORD. 4 Hear ye the word of LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.


Cross References

James 1:18

Having deliberated, he begot us by the word of truth for us to be a certain first fruit of his creatures.

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be my own possession from among all peoples, for all the earth is mine,

Deuteronomy 7:6

For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God. LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Isaiah 41:11

Behold, all those who are incensed against thee shall be put to shame and confounded. Those who strive with thee shall be as nothing, and shall perish.

Jeremiah 50:7

All who found them have devoured them, and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against LORD, the habitation of righteousness, even LORD, the hope of their fathers.

Revelation 14:4

These are men who were not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were out of men purchased by Jesus, a first fruit to God and to the Lamb.

Deuteronomy 14:2

For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God, and LORD has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Jeremiah 12:14

Thus says LORD against all my evil neighbors, who touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit: Behold, I will pluck them up from off their land, and will pluck up the house of Judah from among them.

Exodus 4:22-23

And thou shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says LORD, Israel is my son, my first-born,

Exodus 22:29

Thou shall not delay to offer from thy harvest, and from the outflow of thy presses. The first-born of thy sons thou shall give to me.

Exodus 23:16

and the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labors, which thou sow in the field, and the feast of ingathering at the end of the year, when thou gather in thy labors out of the field.

Numbers 18:12

All the best of the oil, and all the best of the vintage, and of the grain, the first-fruits of them which they give to LORD, I have given them to thee.

Deuteronomy 26:19

and to make thee high above all nations that he has made, in praise, and in name, and in honor, and that thou may be a holy people to LORD thy God, as he has spoken.

Psalm 81:14-15

I would soon subdue their enemies, and turn my hand against their adversaries.

Psalm 105:14-15

He allowed no man to do them wrong. Yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,

Psalm 105:25-36

He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal craftily with his servants.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry with my people. I profaned my inheritance, and gave them into thy hand. Thou showed them no mercy. Upon the aged thou have laid thy yoke very heavily.

Jeremiah 30:16

Therefore all those who devour thee shall be devoured, and all thine adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity. And those who despoil thee shall be a spoil, and all who prey upon thee I will give for a prey.

Joel 1:3

Tell ye your sons of it, and [let] your sons [tell] their sons, and their sons another generation.

Joel 1:7-8

He has laid my vine waste, and barked my fig tree. He has made it clean bare, and cast it away. The branches of it are made white.

Amos 6:1

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who are secure in the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come!

Zechariah 1:15

And I am very greatly displeased with the nations that are at ease. For I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus says LORD of hosts: After glory he has sent me to the nations which plundered you. For he who touches you touches the apple of his eye.

Zechariah 12:2-4

Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of reeling to all the peoples round about, and upon Judah also it shall be in the siege against Jerusalem.

Zechariah 14:20-21

In that day there shall be upon the bells of the horses, HOLY TO LORD, and the pots in LORD's house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

Acts 9:4-5

And after falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

Romans 11:16

And if the first fruit is holy, the branch is also. And if the root is holy, the branches are also.

Romans 16:5

Salute Epaenetus my beloved who is the first fruit of Achaia for Christ.

Ephesians 1:4

Just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and unblemished before him in love.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.



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