Parallel Verses

Amplified

Shall I not punish them for these things? says the Lord. Shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?

New American Standard Bible

'Shall I not punish these people?' declares the LORD, 'On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?'

King James Version

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Holman Bible

Should I not punish them for these things?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Should I not avenge Myself
on such a nation as this?

International Standard Version

"Should I not punish them for this?' asks the LORD. "Should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?'

A Conservative Version

Shall I not visit for these things? says LORD. Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

American Standard Version

Shall I not visit for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Bible in Basic English

Am I not to give punishment for these things? says the Lord: will not my soul take payment from such a nation as this?

Darby Translation

Shall I not visit for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Julia Smith Translation

For these things shall I not review? says Jehovah: or shall not my soul be avenged upon a nation such as this?

King James 2000

Shall I not punish for these things? says the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of these [things] shall I not punish?" {declares} Yahweh, "and on a nation who [is] like this, shall I not take revenge?

Modern King James verseion

Shall I not visit for these things? says Jehovah. Shall not My soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Should I not punish these things, sayeth the LORD? Should I not be avenged of all such people as these be?"

NET Bible

I will certainly punish them for doing such things!" says the Lord. "I will certainly bring retribution on such a nation as this!

New Heart English Bible

"Shall I not punish for these things?" says the LORD. "Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

The Emphasized Bible

Upon these things, shall I not bring punishment? Demandeth Yahweh. Or, on a nation such as this, shall not my soul avenge herself?

Webster

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

World English Bible

"Shall I not punish for these things?" says Yahweh. "Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Youngs Literal Translation

For these do not I inspect, an affirmation of Jehovah, On a nation such as this, Doth not My soul avenge itself?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

shall not my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

be avenged
נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

on such a nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

28 They have grown fat and sleek. Yes, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they do not judge and plead with justice the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper, and they do not defend the rights of the needy. 29 Shall I not punish them for these things? says the Lord. Shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this? 30 An appalling and horrible thing [bringing desolation and destruction] has come to pass in the land:



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:9

Shall I not punish them for these things? says the Lord; and shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?

Malachi 3:5

Then I will draw near to you for judgment; I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against the false swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and who turn aside the temporary resident from his right and fear not Me, says the Lord of hosts.

Jeremiah 9:9

Shall I not punish them for these things? says the Lord. Shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this?

James 5:4

[But] look! [Here are] the wages that you have withheld by fraud from the laborers who have reaped your fields, crying out [for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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