Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For a number of nations and great kings will make servants of them, even of them: and I will give them the reward of their acts, even the reward of the work of their hands.

New American Standard Bible

(For many nations and great kings will make slaves of them, even them; and I will recompense them according to their deeds and according to the work of their hands.)’”

King James Version

For many nations and great kings shall serve themselves of them also: and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the works of their own hands.

Holman Bible

For many nations and great kings will enslave them, and I will repay them according to their deeds and the work of their hands.’”

International Standard Version

Indeed many nations and great kings will make slaves even of them, and I'll repay them according to their deeds, according to what they have done.'"

A Conservative Version

For many nations and great kings shall make bondmen of them, even of them, and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the work of their hands.

American Standard Version

For many nations and great kings shall make bondmen of them, even of them; and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the work of their hands.

Amplified

(For many nations and great kings will make slaves of them, even the Chaldeans [who enslaved other nations]; and I will repay [all of] them according to their deeds and according to the work of their [own] hands.)’”

Darby Translation

For many nations and great kings shall serve themselves of them also; and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the work of their hands.

Julia Smith Translation

For many nations they also served upon them, and great kings: and I requited to them according to their work and according to the doings of their hands.

King James 2000

For many nations and great kings shall be served by them also: and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the works of their own hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For many nations and great kings will let them work, even them, and I will repay them according to their deeds, and according to the work of their hands.'"

Modern King James verseion

For many nations and great kings shall lay service on them also. And I will repay them according to their deeds, and according to the works of their own hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that they also shall be subdued unto divers nations and great kings, for I will recompense them according to their deeds and works of their own hands.'

NET Bible

For many nations and great kings will make slaves of the king of Babylon and his nation too. I will repay them for all they have done!'"

New Heart English Bible

For many nations and great kings shall make bondservants of them, even of them; and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the work of their hands.'"

The Emphasized Bible

For many nations and great kings have used, even them, as slaves, So will I recompense to them - According to their deed and According to the work of their own hands.

Webster

For many nations and great kings shall reduce them to subjection also: and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the works of their own hands.

World English Bible

For many nations and great kings shall make bondservants of them, even of them; and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the work of their hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

For laid service on them -- also them -- have many nations and great kings, and I have given recompence to them according to their doing, and according to the work of their hands.

Interlinear

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

and great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

פּעל 
Po`al 
Usage: 37

and according to the works
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

References

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Context Readings

The Cup Of Wrath

13 And I will make that land undergo everything I have said against it, even everything recorded in this book, which Jeremiah the prophet has said against all the nations. 14 For a number of nations and great kings will make servants of them, even of them: and I will give them the reward of their acts, even the reward of the work of their hands. 15 For this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, has said to me: Take the cup of the wine of this wrath from my hand, and make all the nations to whom I send you take of it.


Cross References

Jeremiah 51:6

Go in flight out of Babylon, so that every man may keep his life; do not be cut off in her evil-doing: for it is the time of the Lord's punishment; he will give her her reward.

Jeremiah 27:7

And all the nations will be servants to him and to his son and to his son's son, till the time comes for his land to be overcome: and then a number of nations and great kings will take it for their use.

Jeremiah 50:9

For see, I am moving and sending up against Babylon a band of great nations from the north country: and they will put their armies in position against her; and from there she will be taken: their arrows will be like those of an expert man of war; not one will come back without getting its mark.

Jeremiah 50:41

See, a people is coming from the north; a great nation and a number of kings will be put in motion from the inmost parts of the earth.

Psalm 137:8

O daughter of Babylon, whose fate is destruction; happy is the man who does to you what you have done to us.

Isaiah 14:2

And the people will take them with them to their place: and the children of Israel will give them a heritage in the Lord's land as men-servants and women-servants, making them prisoners whose prisoners they were; and they will be rulers over their masters.

Isaiah 45:1-3

The Lord says to the man of his selection, to Cyrus, whom I have taken by the right hand, putting down nations before him, and taking away the arms of kings; making the doors open before him, so that the ways into the towns may not be shut;

Isaiah 66:6

There is a noise of war from the town, a sound from the Temple, the voice of the Lord giving punishment to his haters.

Jeremiah 50:29-34

Send for the archers to come together against Babylon, all the bowmen; put up your tents against her on every side; let no one get away: give her the reward of her work; as she has done, so do to her: for she has been uplifted in pride against the Lord, against the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 51:20-28

You are my fighting axe and my instrument of war: with you the nations will be broken; with you kingdoms will be broken;

Jeremiah 51:35-41

May the violent things done to me, and my downfall, come on Babylon, the daughter of Zion will say; and, May my blood be on the people of Chaldaea, Jerusalem will say.

Daniel 5:28

Peres; your kingdom has been cut up and given to the Medes and Persians.

Habakkuk 2:8-16

Because you have taken their goods from great nations, all the rest of the peoples will take your goods from you; because of men's blood and violent acts against the land and the town and all who are living in it.

Revelation 18:20-24

Be glad over her, heaven, and you saints, and Apostles, and prophets; because she has been judged by God on your account.

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