Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Therefore now thus says LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel: Why do ye commit [this] great evil against your own souls, to cut off from you man and woman, infant and suckling, out of the midst of Judah, to leave you none rema

New American Standard Bible

Now then thus says the Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel, “Why are you doing great harm to yourselves, so as to cut off from you man and woman, child and infant, from among Judah, leaving yourselves without remnant,

King James Version

Therefore now thus saith the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; Wherefore commit ye this great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, child and suckling, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain;

Holman Bible

“So now, this is what the Lord, the God of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Why are you doing such great harm to yourselves? You are cutting off man and woman, child and infant from Judah, leaving yourselves without a remnant.

International Standard Version

"Now, this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "Why are you doing great harm to yourselves so as to cut off from Judah man and woman, child and infant from you, leaving yourselves without a remnant?

American Standard Version

Therefore now thus saith Jehovah, the God of hosts, the God of Israel: Wherefore commit ye this great evil against your own souls, to cut off from you man and woman, infant and suckling, out of the midst of Judah, to leave you none remaining;

Amplified

Therefore now thus says the Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel, “Why did you commit this great evil against yourselves [bringing disaster] that will cut off from you man and woman, child and infant, out of Judah, leaving yourselves without a remnant?

Bible in Basic English

So now, the Lord, the God of armies, the God of Israel, has said, Why are you doing this great evil against yourselves, causing every man and woman, little child and baby at the breast among you in Judah to be cut off till not one is still living;

Darby Translation

And now thus saith Jehovah the God of hosts, the God of Israel: Wherefore commit ye great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, infant and suckling, out of the midst of Judah, to leave you no remnant;

Julia Smith Translation

And now, thus said Jehovah, God of armies, God of Israel: Wherefore ye do great evil to your souls to cut off to you man and woman and child and suckling from the midst of Judah, not to leave a remnant to you;

King James 2000

Therefore now thus says the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; Why commit you this great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, child and infant, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain;

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Why [are] you doing great harm to {yourselves}, to cut off for yourselves man and woman, child and suckling, from the midst of Judah, to not leave over for yourselves a remnant,

Modern King James verseion

And now so says Jehovah, the God of Hosts, the God of Israel: Why do you commit this great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, child and babe, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now therefore thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts the God of Israel: How happeneth it, that ye do so great evil unto your own souls, thus to destroy the men and women, children and babes of Judah? So that none of you is left,

NET Bible

"So now the Lord, the God who rules over all, the God of Israel, asks, 'Why will you do such great harm to yourselves? Why should every man, woman, child, and baby of yours be destroyed from the midst of Judah? Why should you leave yourselves without a remnant?

New Heart English Bible

Therefore now thus says the LORD, the God of Hosts, the God of Israel: 'Why do you commit great evil against your own souls, to cut off from yourselves man and woman, infant and nursing child out of the midst of Judah, to leave yourselves none remaining;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh God of hosts God of Israel - Wherefore, are ye committing a great wickedness against your own lives, that ye should cut off from you man and woman child and suckling, out of the midst of Judah, - so that there should not be left you a remnant:

Webster

Therefore now thus saith the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; Why do ye commit this great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, child and suckling, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain;

World English Bible

Therefore now thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, the God of Israel: Why do you commit great evil against your own souls, to cut off from yourselves man and woman, infant and nursing child out of the midst of Judah, to leave yourselves none remaining;

Youngs Literal Translation

'And, now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel: Why are ye doing great evil unto your own souls, to cut off to you man and woman, infant and suckling, from the midst of Judah, so as not to leave to you a remnant:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 2600

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

ye this great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

to cut off
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

and suckling
ינק 
Yanaq 
Usage: 31

out
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

Context Readings

A Message Of Rebuke For The Rebellious Remnant

6 Therefore my wrath and my anger was poured forth, and was kindled in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, and they are wasted and desolate, as it is this day. 7 Therefore now thus says LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel: Why do ye commit [this] great evil against your own souls, to cut off from you man and woman, infant and suckling, out of the midst of Judah, to leave you none rema 8 in that ye provoke me to anger with the works of your hands, burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, where ye have gone to sojourn, that ye may be cut off, and that ye may be a curse and a reproach among all the nations


Cross References

Numbers 16:38

even the censers of these sinners against their own lives, and let them be made beaten plates for a covering of the altar, for they offered them before LORD, therefore they are holy, and they shall be a sign to the sons of Israel.

Jeremiah 51:22

and with thee I will break in pieces the chariot and him who rides in it, and with thee I will break in pieces man and woman, and with thee I will break in pieces the old man and the youth, and with thee I will break in pieces the

Habakkuk 2:10

Thou have devised shame to thy house, by cutting off many peoples, and have sinned against thy soul.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death has come up into our windows. It has entered into our palaces, to cut off the sons from outside, the young men from the streets.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail with tears, my heart is troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because the young sons and the sucklings faint in the streets of the city.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, As I live, says lord LORD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked man, but that the wicked man turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways, for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Deuteronomy 32:25

Outside the sword shall bereave, and in the chambers terror, [to] both young man and virgin, the suckling with the man of gray hairs.

Joshua 6:21

And they utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and woman, both young and old, and ox, and sheep, and donkey, with the edge of the sword.

Judges 21:11

And this is the thing that ye shall do: Ye shall utterly destroy every male, and every woman that has lain by man.

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not, but kill both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.

1 Samuel 22:19

And Nob, the city of the priests, he smote with the edge of the sword, both men and women, sons and sucklings, and oxen and donkeys and sheep, with the edge of the sword.

Proverbs 1:18

and these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall take a wicked man, and he shall be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 8:36

But he who sins against me wrongs his own soul. All those who hate me love death.

Proverbs 15:32

He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who hearkens to reproof gets understanding.

Jeremiah 7:19

Do they provoke me to anger? says LORD, [and] not themselves, to the confusion of their own faces?

Jeremiah 25:7

Yet ye have not hearkened to me, says LORD, that ye may provoke me to anger with the work of your hands to your own hurt.

Jeremiah 26:19

Did Hezekiah king of Judah, and all Judah put him to death? Did he not fear LORD, and entreat the favor of LORD. And LORD relented of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we commit great evil against our own so

Jeremiah 42:20

For ye have dealt deceitfully against your own souls. For ye sent me to LORD your God, saying, Pray for us to LORD our God, and according to all that LORD our God shall say, so declare to us, and we will do it.

Jeremiah 44:8

in that ye provoke me to anger with the works of your hands, burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, where ye have gone to sojourn, that ye may be cut off, and that ye may be a curse and a reproach among all the nations

Jeremiah 44:11-12

Therefore thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will set my face against you for evil, even to cut off all Judah.

Jeremiah 44:14

so that none of the remnant of Judah who have gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or be left to return into the land of Judah, to which they have a desire to return to dwell there. For none shall return excep

Jeremiah 44:27-28

Behold, I watch over them for evil, and not for good. And all the men of Judah who are in the land of Egypt shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine, until there is an end of them.

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