Parallel Verses

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?

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

“Many nations will pass by this city; and each man will say to another, ‘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?

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 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 destroyers against you, each one with his weapons. And they shall cut down your choice cedars, and throw them into the fire. 8 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? 9 Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of Jehovah their God, and worshiped other gods, and served them.



Cross References

1 Kings 9:8-9

As to this house which is exalted, everyone who passes by it shall be amazed and shall hiss. And they shall say, Why has Jehovah done this to this land and to this house?

2 Chronicles 7:20-22

then I will pluck them up by the roots out of My land which I have given them. And this house which I have sanctified for My name, I will cast out of My sight, and I will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.

Deuteronomy 29:23-26

the whole land shall be burned with brimstone, and salt; it shall not be sown; nor shall it sprout; nor shall there be any grass in it. It shall be like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which Jehovah overthrew in His anger, and in His wrath,

Jeremiah 16:10

And it shall be, when you declare to this people all these words, and they shall say to you, Why has Jehovah pronounced all this great evil against us? Or what is our iniquity, or what is our sin that we have committed against Jehovah our God?

Lamentations 2:15-17

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

Lamentations 4:12

The kings of the earth, and all the people of the world, would not have believed that the foe and the hater would go into Jerusalem's gates.

Daniel 9:7

O Lord, righteousness belongs to You, but to us the shame of our faces, as it is today to the men of Judah and to the people of Jerusalem, and to all Israel who are near and who are afar off, through all the countries where You have driven them because of their sin which they have sinned against You.

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