Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

lest my soul
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 gushes out its water, so she pours forth her evil. Violence and destruction resound in her. Sickness and wounds keep coming to My attention. 8 Be warned, Jerusalem, or I will be torn away from you; I will make you a desolation, a land devoid of inhabitant. 9 This is what the Lord of Hosts says: Glean as thoroughly as a vine the remnant of Israel. Pass your hand once more like a grape gatherer over the branches.



Cross References

Ezekiel 23:18

When she flaunted her promiscuity and exposed her nakedness, I turned away from her in disgust just as I turned away from her sister.

Hosea 9:12

Even if they raise children, I will bereave them of each one. Yes, woe to them when I depart from them!

Jeremiah 17:23

They wouldn't listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.

Leviticus 26:34

"Then the land will make up for its Sabbath [years] during the time it lies desolate, while you are in the land of your enemies. At that time the land will rest and make up for its Sabbaths.

Deuteronomy 32:29

If only they were wise, they would figure it out; they would understand their fate.

Psalm 2:10

So now, kings, be wise; receive instruction, you judges of the earth.

Psalm 50:17

You hate instruction and turn your back on My words.

Psalm 94:12

Lord, happy is the man You discipline and teach from Your law

Proverbs 4:13

Hold on to instruction; don't let go. Guard it, for it is your life.

Jeremiah 2:15

The young lions have roared at him; they have roared loudly. They have laid waste his land. His cities are in ruins, without inhabitants.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash the evil from your heart, Jerusalem, so that you will be delivered. How long will you harbor malicious thoughts within you?

Jeremiah 7:3-7

"This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Correct your ways and your deeds, and I will allow you to live in this place.

Jeremiah 7:20

Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: "Look, My anger-My burning wrath-is about to be poured out on this place, on man and beast, on the tree of the field, and on the fruit of the ground. My wrath will burn and not be quenched."

Jeremiah 7:34

I will remove from the cities of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem the sound of joy and gladness and the voices of the bridegroom and the bride, for the land will become a desolate waste.

Jeremiah 9:11

I will make Jerusalem a heap of rubble, a jackals' den. I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, an uninhabited place.

Jeremiah 31:19

After I returned, I repented; After I was instructed, I struck my thigh [in grief]. I was ashamed and humiliated because I bore the disgrace of my youth.

Jeremiah 32:33

They have turned their backs to Me and not their faces. Though I taught them time and time again, they do not listen and receive discipline.

Jeremiah 35:13-15

"This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Go, say to the men of Judah and the residents of Jerusalem: Will you not accept discipline by listening to My words?"-[this is] the Lord's declaration.

Zephaniah 3:7

I thought: You will certainly fear Me and accept correction. Then her dwelling place would not be cut off [based on] all that I had allocated to her. However, they became more corrupt in all their actions.

Zechariah 11:8-9

In one month I got rid of three shepherds. I became impatient with them, and they also detested me.

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