Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.

King James Version

And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Holman Bible

By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that the people of the land had no food.

International Standard Version

By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine became so severe that there was no food for the people of the land.

A Conservative Version

In the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

American Standard Version

In the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Amplified

In the fourth month, on the ninth day of the month, the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.

Bible in Basic English

In the fourth month, on the ninth day of the month, the store of food in the town was almost gone, so that there was no food for the people of the land.

Darby Translation

In the fourth month, on the ninth of the month, the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

Julia Smith Translation

In the fourth month, in the ninth to the month, and the famine will be strong in the city, and there was not bread for the people of the land.

King James 2000

And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the fourth month, on [the] ninth [day] of the month, the famine in the city became severe and there was no food for the people of the land.

Modern King James verseion

And in the fourth month, in the ninth of the month, the famine was very grievous in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And in the fourth Month, the ninth day of the Month, there was so great hunger in the city that there were no more victuals for the people of the land.

NET Bible

By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city was so severe the residents had no food.

New Heart English Bible

In the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

The Emphasized Bible

In the fourth month on the ninth of the month, when the famine had become severe in the city, - and there had come to be no bread for the people of the land,

Webster

And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

World English Bible

In the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the fourth month, in the ninth of the month, when the famine is severe in the city, and there hath been no bread for the people of the land,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And in the fourth
רבעי רביעי 
R@biy`iy 
Usage: 56

חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279

in the ninth
תּשׁעה תּשׁע 
Tesha` 
Usage: 58

day of the month
חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279

the famine
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

for the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Context Readings

The Fall Of Jerusalem

5 So the city was under siege until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah. 6 On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land. 7 Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled and went forth from the city at night by way of the gate between the two walls which was by the king’s garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:1

For behold, the Lord God of hosts is going to remove from Jerusalem and Judah
Both supply and support, the whole supply of bread
And the whole supply of water;

2 Kings 25:3

On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land.

Jeremiah 38:9

“My lord the king, these men have acted wickedly in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet whom they have cast into the cistern; and he will die right where he is because of the famine, for there is no more bread in the city.”

Jeremiah 39:2

in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the city wall was breached.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Deuteronomy 28:52-53

It shall besiege you in all your towns until your high and fortified walls in which you trusted come down throughout your land, and it shall besiege you in all your towns throughout your land which the Lord your God has given you.

Deuteronomy 32:24

They will be wasted by famine, and consumed by plague
And bitter destruction;
And the teeth of beasts I will send upon them,
With the venom of crawling things of the dust.

Jeremiah 15:2

And it shall be that when they say to you, ‘Where should we go?’ then you are to tell them, ‘Thus says the Lord:
“Those destined for death, to death;
And those destined for the sword, to the sword;
And those destined for famine, to famine;
And those destined for captivity, to captivity.”’

Jeremiah 19:9

I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they will eat one another’s flesh in the siege and in the distress with which their enemies and those who seek their life will distress them.”’

Jeremiah 21:9

He who dwells in this city will die by the sword and by famine and by pestilence; but he who goes out and falls away to the Chaldeans who are besieging you will live, and he will have his own life as booty.

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover, I will take from them the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp.

Lamentations 4:4-6

The tongue of the infant cleaves
To the roof of its mouth because of thirst;
The little ones ask for bread,
But no one breaks it for them.

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin has become as hot as an oven,
Because of the burning heat of famine.

Ezekiel 4:9-17

“But as for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and spelt, put them in one vessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side, three hundred and ninety days.

Ezekiel 5:10-12

Therefore, fathers will eat their sons among you, and sons will eat their fathers; for I will execute judgments on you and scatter all your remnant to every wind.

Ezekiel 7:15

The sword is outside and the plague and the famine are within. He who is in the field will die by the sword; famine and the plague will also consume those in the city.

Ezekiel 14:21

For thus says the Lord God, “How much more when I send My four severe judgments against Jerusalem: sword, famine, wild beasts and plague to cut off man and beast from it!

Zechariah 8:19

“Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘The fast of the fourth, the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh and the fast of the tenth months will become joy, gladness, and cheerful feasts for the house of Judah; so love truth and peace.’

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