Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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 And I will prepare, solemnly set apart, and appoint [to execute My judgments against you] destroyers, each with his weapons, and they will cut down your [palaces built of] choicest cedars and cast them into the fire. 8 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? 9 Then they will answer, Because [the people] forsook the covenant or solemn pledge with the Lord their God and worshiped other gods and served them.



Cross References

1 Kings 9:8-9

This house shall become a heap of ruins; every passerby shall be astonished and shall hiss [with surprise] and say, Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?

2 Chronicles 7:20-22

Then will I pluck [Israel] up by the roots out of My land which I have given [them]; and this house which I have hallowed for My Name will I cast out of My sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.

Deuteronomy 29:23-26

The whole land is brimstone and salt and a burned waste, not sown or bearing anything, where no grass can take root, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah with Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and wrath -- "

Jeremiah 16:10

And when you tell these people all these words and they inquire of you, Why has the Lord decreed all this enormous evil against us? Or, What is our iniquity? Or, What is the sin that we have committed against the Lord our God?

Lamentations 2:15-17

All who pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their heads at the Daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city which was called the perfection of beauty, the joy of all the earth?

Lamentations 4:12

The kings of the earth did not believe, nor did any of the inhabitants of the earth, that the oppressor and enemy could enter the gates of Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, righteousness belongs to You, but to us confusion and shame of face, as at this day -- "to the men of Judah, to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to all Israel, to those who are near and those who are far off, through all the countries to which You have driven them because of the [treacherous] trespass which they have committed against You.

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