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Bible in Basic English

All this land will be a waste and a cause of wonder; and these nations will be the servants of the king of Babylon for seventy years.

New American Standard Bible

This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

King James Version

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Holman Bible

This whole land will become a desolate ruin, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon for 70 years.

International Standard Version

This entire land will be a desolation and a waste, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon for seventy years.

A Conservative Version

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment. And these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

American Standard Version

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Amplified

This whole land will be a waste and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Darby Translation

And this whole land shall become a waste, an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Julia Smith Translation

All this land was for a waste, for a desolation, and these nations served the king of Babel seventy years.

King James 2000

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And all this land will become a site of ruins, a desolation, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Modern King James verseion

And this whole land shall be a ruin and a waste. And these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and this whole land shall become a wilderness, and they shall serve the said people and the king of Babylon, three score years and ten.

NET Bible

This whole area will become a desolate wasteland. These nations will be subject to the king of Babylon for seventy years.'

New Heart English Bible

This whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

The Emphasized Bible

So shall all this land become a desolation, an astonishment, And these nations shall serve the king of Babylon, seventy years.

Webster

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

World English Bible

This whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

Youngs Literal Translation

And all this land hath been for a waste, for an astonishment, and these nations have served the king of Babylon seventy years.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and an astonishment
שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Babylon
בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Seventy Years Of Servitude

10 And more than this, I will take from them the sound of laughing voices, the voice of joy, the voice of the newly-married man, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the stones crushing the grain, and the shining of lights. 11 All this land will be a waste and a cause of wonder; and these nations will be the servants of the king of Babylon for seventy years. 12 And it will come about, after seventy years are ended, that I will send punishment on the king of Babylon, and on that nation, says the Lord, for their evil-doing, and on the land of the Chaldaeans; and I will make it a waste for ever.


Cross References

Daniel 9:2

In the first year of his rule, I, Daniel, saw clearly from the books the number of years given by the word of the Lord to the prophet Jeremiah, in which the making waste of Jerusalem was to be complete, that is, seventy years.

Zechariah 7:5

Say to all the people of the land and to the priests, When you went without food and gave yourselves to grief in the fifth and the seventh months for these seventy years, did you ever do it because of me?

2 Chronicles 36:21-22

So that the words of the Lord, which he said by the mouth of Jeremiah, might come true, till the land had had pleasure in her Sabbaths; for as long as she was waste the land kept the Sabbath, till seventy years were complete.

Isaiah 23:15-17

And it will be in that day that Tyre will go out of mind for seventy years, that is, the days of one king: after the end of seventy years it will be for Tyre as in the song of the loose woman.

Jeremiah 4:27

For this is what the Lord has said: All the land will become a waste; I will make destruction complete.

Jeremiah 12:11-12

They have made it waste; it is weeping to me, being wasted; all the land is made waste, because no man takes it to heart.

Jeremiah 25:12

And it will come about, after seventy years are ended, that I will send punishment on the king of Babylon, and on that nation, says the Lord, for their evil-doing, and on the land of the Chaldaeans; and I will make it a waste for ever.

Zechariah 1:12

Then the angel of the Lord, answering, said, O Lord of armies, how long will it be before you have mercy on Jerusalem and on the towns of Judah against which your wrath has been burning for seventy years?

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