Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this great city?'

King James Version

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbour, Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto this great city?

Holman Bible

"Many nations will pass by this city and ask one another: Why did the Lord do such a thing to this great city?

International Standard Version

"Many nations will pass by this city and say to one another, "Why did the LORD do this to this great city?'

A Conservative Version

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say each man to his neighbor, Why has LORD done thus to this great city?

American Standard Version

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus unto this great city?

Amplified

And many nations will pass by this city, and every man will say to his neighbor, Why has the Lord done this to this great city?

Bible in Basic English

And nations from all sides will go past this town, and every man will say to his neighbour, Why has the Lord done such things to this great town?

Darby Translation

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbour, Wherefore hath Jehovah done thus unto this great city?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And many Gentiles shall pass by this city, and each man shall say to his neighbour, Why has the LORD done thus unto this great city?

Julia Smith Translation

And many nations passed through this city, and they said a man to his neighbor, For what did Jehovah thus to this great city?

King James 2000

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Why has the LORD done thus unto this great city?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And many nations will pass by this city and they will say each one to his neighbor, '{Why} has Yahweh done in this manner to this great city?'

Modern King James verseion

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say each one to his neighbor, Why has Jehovah done this to this great city?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all the people that go by this city, shall speak one to another: Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto this noble city?

NET Bible

"'People from other nations will pass by this city. They will ask one another, "Why has the Lord done such a thing to this great city?"

New Heart English Bible

Many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this great city?'

The Emphasized Bible

Then shall many nations pass by this city, - and shall say, every man to his neighbour, For what cause, hath Yahweh done thus, unto this great city?

Webster

And many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Why hath the LORD done thus to this great city?

World English Bible

Many nations shall pass by this city, and they shall say every man to his neighbor, Why has Yahweh done thus to this great city?

Youngs Literal Translation

And many nations have passed by this city, And they have said, each to his neighbour, For what hath Jehovah done thus to this great city?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

by this city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

Context Readings

A Series Of Messages For The House Of The King Of Judah

7 "For I will set apart destroyers against you, Each with his weapons; And they will cut down your choicest cedars And throw them on the fire. 8 "Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this great city?' 9 "Then they will answer, 'Because they forsook the covenant of the LORD their God and bowed down to other gods and served them.'"



Cross References

1 Kings 9:8-9

"And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

2 Chronicles 7:20-22

then I will uproot you from My land which I have given you, and this house which I have consecrated for My name I will cast out of My sight and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Deuteronomy 29:23-26

'All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.'

Jeremiah 16:10

"Now when you tell this people all these words, they will say to you, 'For what reason has the LORD declared all this great calamity against us? And what is our iniquity, or what is our sin which we have committed against the LORD our God?'

Lamentations 2:15-17

All who pass along the way Clap their hands in derision at you; They hiss and shake their heads At the daughter of Jerusalem, "Is this the city of which they said, 'The perfection of beauty, A joy to all the earth'?"

Lamentations 4:12

The kings of the earth did not believe, Nor did any of the inhabitants of the world, That the adversary and the enemy Could enter the gates of Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:7

"Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame, as it is this day--to the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.

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