Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

New American Standard Bible

"Shall I not punish these people," declares the LORD, "And on a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?

King James Version

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: and 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 these things?" asks the LORD, "And on a nation like this, should I not seek retribution?"

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For these shall I not review? says Jehovah; and shalt not my soul be avenged upon a nation such as this?

King James 2000

Shall I not punish for these things? says the LORD: and 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 judge for these things? says Jehovah. And shall not My soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Should I not correct this, sayeth the LORD? Should I not be avenged of every people, that is like unto this?

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

Shouldn't I punish them for these things?" says the LORD; "and shouldn't my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

The Emphasized Bible

For these things, shall I not punish? Demandeth Yahweh: Yea on a nation such as this, must not my soul avenge herself?

Webster

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

World English Bible

Shouldn't I punish them for these things?" says Yahweh; "and shouldn't my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Youngs Literal Translation

For these do I not lay a charge? An affirmation of Jehovah, And 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

and shall not my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

be avenged
נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

on such a nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

References

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

8 They were like fed stallions roaming at large; each one neighed after his neighbor's wife. 9 Shall I not punish them for these things? says the Lord; and shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this? 10 Go up within [Jerusalem's] walls and destroy [her vines], but do not make a full and complete end. Trim away the tendrils [of her vines], for they are not the Lord's.



Cross References

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?

Jeremiah 5:29

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

Leviticus 26:25

And I will bring a sword upon you that shall execute the vengeance [for the breaking] of My covenant; and you shall be gathered together within your cities, and I will send the pestilence among you, and you shall be delivered into the hands of the enemy.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, in the time when their foot shall slide; for the day of their disaster is at hand and their doom comes speedily.

Deuteronomy 32:43

Rejoice [with] His people, O you nations, for He avenges the blood of His servants, and vengeance He inflicts on His foes and clears guilt from the land of His people.

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore says the Lord, the Lord of hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will appease Myself on My adversaries and avenge Myself on My enemies.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for and feed My people: You have scattered My flock and driven them away and have not visited and attended to them; behold, I will visit and attend to you for the evil of your doings, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 44:22

The Lord could no longer endure the evil of your doings and the abominations which you have committed; because of them therefore has your land become a desolation and an [astonishing] waste and a curse, without inhabitants, as it is this day.

Lamentations 4:22

The punishment of your iniquity will be accomplished and completed, O Daughter of Zion; [the Lord] will no more carry you away or keep you in exile. But He will inspect and punish your iniquity and guilt, O Daughter of Edom; He will uncover your sins.

Ezekiel 5:13-15

Thus shall My anger be spent and I will cause My wrath toward them to rest and I will be eased and comforted. And they shall know, understand, and realize that I the Lord have spoken in My zeal, when I have accomplished My wrath upon them.

Ezekiel 7:9

And My eye will not spare, nor will I have pity. I will punish you according to your ways while your abominations are right in the midst of you. And you shall know, understand, and realize that it is I the Lord Who smites you.

Hosea 2:13

And I will visit [punishment] upon her for the feast days of the Baals, when she burned incense to them and decked herself with her earrings and nose rings and her jewelry and went after her lovers and forgot Me, says the Lord.

Hosea 8:13

My sacrificial gifts they sacrifice [as a mere form]; yes, they sacrifice flesh and eat it, but the Lord does not accept them. Now He will [earnestly] remember their guilt and iniquity and will punish their sins. They shall return to [another] Egypt [Assyria].

Nahum 1:2

The Lord is a jealous God and avenging; the Lord avenges and He is full of wrath. The Lord takes vengeance on His adversaries and reserves wrath for His enemies.

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