Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Be warned, O Jerusalem, Or I shall be alienated from you, And make you a desolation, A land not inhabited."

King James Version

Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.

Holman Bible

Be warned, Jerusalem, or I will be torn away from you; I will make you a desolation, a land devoid of inhabitant.

International Standard Version

Be warned, Jerusalem, or I'll be alienated from you. I'll make you desolate, a land not inhabited."

A Conservative Version

Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from thee, lest I make thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.

American Standard Version

Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from thee; lest I make thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.

Amplified

Be corrected, reformed, instructed, and warned, O Jerusalem, lest I be alienated and parted from you, lest I make you a desolation, an uninhabited land.

Bible in Basic English

Undergo teaching, O Jerusalem, or my soul will be turned away from you, and I will make you a waste, an unpeopled land.

Darby Translation

Be thou instructed, Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from thee; lest I make thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Chastise Jerusalem lest peradventure my soul be disjointed from thee, lest peradventure I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.

Julia Smith Translation

Be admonished, O Jerusalem, lest thy soul shall be alienated from thee; lest I shall set thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.

King James 2000

Be you instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from you; lest I make you desolate, a land not inhabited.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be warned, Jerusalem, lest I turn away from you in disgust, lest I make you a desolation, a land that is not inhabited."

Modern King James verseion

O Jerusalem, you must be instructed, lest My soul depart from you; lest I make you desolate, a land without people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Amend thee, O Jerusalem, lest I withdraw my heart from thee, and make thee desolate: and thy land also, that no man dwell in it."

NET Bible

So take warning, Jerusalem, or I will abandon you in disgust and make you desolate, a place where no one can live."

New Heart English Bible

Be instructed, Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from you; lest I make you a desolation, a land not inhabited."

The Emphasized Bible

Receive thou correction O Jerusalem, Lest my soul be torn from thee, - Lest I make thee A desolation, A land not habitable.

Webster

Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.

World English Bible

Be instructed, Jerusalem, lest my soul be alienated from you; lest I make you a desolation, a land not inhabited."

Youngs Literal Translation

Be instructed, O Jerusalem, Lest My soul be alienated from thee, Lest I make thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be thou instructed
יסר 
Yacar 
Usage: 43

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

יקע 
Yaqa` 
Usage: 8

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

a land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

7 "As a well keeps its waters fresh, So she keeps fresh her wickedness Violence and destruction are heard in her; Sickness and wounds are ever before Me. 8 "Be warned, O Jerusalem, Or I shall be alienated from you, And make you a desolation, A land not inhabited." 9 Thus says the LORD of hosts, "They will thoroughly glean as the vine the remnant of Israel; Pass your hand again like a grape gatherer Over the branches."



Cross References

Ezekiel 23:18

"She uncovered her harlotries and uncovered her nakedness; then I became disgusted with her, as I had become disgusted with her sister.

Hosea 9:12

Though they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left. Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!

Jeremiah 17:23

"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.

Leviticus 26:34

'Then the land will enjoy its sabbaths all the days of the desolation, while you are in your enemies' land; then the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths.

Deuteronomy 32:29

"Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future!

Psalm 2:10

Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth.

Psalm 50:17

"For you hate discipline, And you cast My words behind you.

Psalm 94:12

Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law;

Proverbs 4:13

Take hold of instruction; do not let go Guard her, for she is your life.

Jeremiah 2:15

"The young lions have roared at him, They have roared loudly And they have made his land a waste; His cities have been destroyed, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?

Jeremiah 7:3-7

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Amend your ways and your deeds, and I will let you dwell in this place.

Jeremiah 7:20

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My anger and My wrath will be poured out on this place, on man and on beast and on the trees of the field and on the fruit of the ground; and it will burn and not be quenched."

Jeremiah 7:34

"Then I will make to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride; for the land will become a ruin.

Jeremiah 9:11

"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, A haunt of jackals; And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."

Jeremiah 31:19

'For after I turned back, I repented; And after I was instructed, I smote on my thigh; I was ashamed and also humiliated Because I bore the reproach of my youth.'

Jeremiah 32:33

"They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.

Jeremiah 35:13-15

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Go and say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, "Will you not receive instruction by listening to My words?" declares the LORD.

Zephaniah 3:7

"I said, 'Surely you will revere Me, Accept instruction ' So her dwelling will not be cut off According to all that I have appointed concerning her But they were eager to corrupt all their deeds.

Zechariah 11:8-9

Then I annihilated the three shepherds in one month, for my soul was impatient with them, and their soul also was weary of me.

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