Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Build houses and live in them; and plant gardens and eat their produce.

King James Version

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

Holman Bible

"Build houses and live [in them]. Plant gardens and eat their produce.

International Standard Version

"Build houses and live in them. Plant gardens and eat their produce.

A Conservative Version

Build ye houses, and dwell in them, and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.

American Standard Version

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.

Amplified

Build yourselves houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat the fruit of them.

Bible in Basic English

Go on building houses and living in them, and planting gardens and using the fruit of them;

Darby Translation

Build houses, and dwell in them, and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Build houses and dwell in them; and plant gardens and eat the fruit of them;

Julia Smith Translation

Build ye houses and dwell; and plant gardens and eat their fruit:

King James 2000

Build you houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Build houses and live [in them], and plant gardens and eat their fruit.

Modern King James verseion

Build houses and live in them; and plant gardens and eat their fruit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Build you houses to dwell therein; plant you gardens, that ye may enjoy the fruits thereof;

NET Bible

Build houses and settle down. Plant gardens and eat what they produce.

New Heart English Bible

'Build houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat their fruit.

The Emphasized Bible

Build ye houses and dwell in them, - And plant ye gardens and eat the fruit thereof;

Webster

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

World English Bible

Build houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Build ye houses, and abide; and plant ye gardens, and eat their fruit;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

ye houses
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in them and plant
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

גּנּה 
Gannah 
Usage: 12

and eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Letter To The Exiles In Babylon

4 "Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon, 5 'Build houses and live in them; and plant gardens and eat their produce. 6 'Take wives and become the fathers of sons and daughters, and take wives for your sons and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; and multiply there and do not decrease.


Cross References

Jeremiah 29:28

"For he has sent to us in Babylon, saying, 'The exile will be long; build houses and live in them and plant gardens and eat their produce.'"'"

Jeremiah 29:10

"For thus says the LORD, 'When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.

Ezekiel 28:26

"They will live in it securely; and they will build houses, plant vineyards and live securely when I execute judgments upon all who scorn them round about them. Then they will know that I am the LORD their God."'"



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