Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“You shall also say to this people, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

King James Version

And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

Holman Bible

“But you must say to this people, ‘This is what the Lord says: Look, I am presenting to you the way of life and the way of death.

International Standard Version

"You are to say to this people, "This is what the LORD says: "I'm about to set before you the way of life and the way of death.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall say to this people, Thus says LORD: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

American Standard Version

And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Amplified

And to this people you [Jeremiah] shall say, Thus says the Lord: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Bible in Basic English

And to this people you are to say, The Lord has said, See, I put before you the way of life and the way of death.

Darby Translation

And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

Julia Smith Translation

And to this people thou shalt say, Thus said Jehovah, Behold me giving before your face the way of life and the way of death.

King James 2000

And unto this people you shall say, Thus says the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And to this people you shall say, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Look, I [am] setting {before you} the way of life and the way of death.

Modern King James verseion

And to this people you shall say, So says Jehovah, Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"And unto this people thou shalt say, 'Thus sayeth the LORD: behold, I lay before you the way of life and death.

NET Bible

"But tell the people of Jerusalem that the Lord says, 'I will give you a choice between two courses of action. One will result in life; the other will result in death.

New Heart English Bible

To this people you shall say, "Thus says the LORD: 'Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

The Emphasized Bible

And unto this people, shalt thou say, Thus, saith Yahweh, - Behold me! setting before you the way, of life, and the way of death:

Webster

And to this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

World English Bible

To this people you shall say, Thus says Yahweh: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Youngs Literal Translation

And unto this people thou dost say, Thus said Jehovah: Lo, I am setting before you the way of life, And the way of death!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

thou shalt say

Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0

Behold, I set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

you the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Way Of Life And The Way Of Death

7 Then afterwards,” declares the Lord, “I will give over Zedekiah king of Judah and his servants and the people, even those who survive in this city from the pestilence, the sword and the famine, into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of their foes and into the hand of those who seek their lives; and he will strike them down with the edge of the sword. He will not spare them nor have pity nor compassion.”’ 8 “You shall also say to this people, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death. 9 He who dwells in this city will die by the sword and by famine and by pestilence; but he who goes out and falls away to the Chaldeans who are besieging you will live, and he will have his own life as booty.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 30:15

“See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

Isaiah 1:19-20

If you consent and obey,
You will eat the best of the land;

Deuteronomy 11:26

See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse:

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