Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The dead bodies of this people will be food for the birds of the sky and for the beasts of the earth; and no one will frighten them away.

King James Version

And the carcases of this people shall be meat for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall fray them away.

Holman Bible

The corpses of these people will become food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land, with no one to scare them away.

International Standard Version

The dead bodies of these people will be food for the birds of the sky and for the animals of the land, and no one will disturb them.

A Conservative Version

And the dead bodies of this people shall be food for the birds of the heavens, and for the beasts of the earth, and none shall frighten them away.

American Standard Version

And the dead bodies of this people shall be food for the birds of the heavens, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

Amplified

And the dead bodies of this people will be meat for the fowls of the air and for the beasts of the earth, and none will frighten them away.

Bible in Basic English

And the bodies of this people will be food for the birds of heaven and for the beasts of the earth; and there will be no one to send them away.

Darby Translation

And the carcases of this people shall be food for the fowl of the heavens, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall scare them away.

Julia Smith Translation

And the carcass of this people was for food to the birds of the heavens and for the cattle of the earth; and none terrifying.

King James 2000

And the dead bodies of this people shall be food for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the dead bodies of this people [will be] as food for the birds of the heavens, and for the animals of the earth, without anyone to scare [them] away.

Modern King James verseion

And the bodies of this people shall be food for the birds of the heavens, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, the dead bodies of this people shall be eaten up of the fowls of the air and the wild beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.

NET Bible

Then the dead bodies of these people will be left on the ground for the birds and wild animals to eat. There will not be any survivors to scare them away.

New Heart English Bible

The dead bodies of this people shall be food for the birds of the sky, and for the animals of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

The Emphasized Bible

And the dead bodies of this people shall become food, For the bird of the heavens, and For the beast of the earth, - And there shall be none to drive them away.

Webster

And the carcasses of this people shall be food for the fowls of heaven, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

World English Bible

The dead bodies of this people shall be food for the birds of the sky, and for the animals of the earth; and none shall frighten them away.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the carcase of this people hath been for food To a fowl of the heavens, and to a beast of the earth, And there is none troubling.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבלה 
N@belah 
Usage: 48

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

shall be meat
מאכל 
Ma'akal 
Usage: 30

for the fowls
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

of the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and for the beasts
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Lament For Disobedient Judah

32 Therefore, behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when it will no longer be called Topheth, or the valley of the son of Hinnom, but the valley of the Slaughter; for they will bury in Topheth because there is no other place. 33 The dead bodies of this people will be food for the birds of the sky and for the beasts of the earth; and no one will frighten them away. 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.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:26

Your carcasses will be food to all birds of the sky and to the beasts of the earth, and there will be no one to frighten them away.

Jeremiah 12:9

“Is My inheritance like a speckled bird of prey to Me?
Are the birds of prey against her on every side?
Go, gather all the beasts of the field,
Bring them to devour!

Jeremiah 16:4

“They will die of deadly diseases, they will not be lamented or buried; they will be as dung on the surface of the ground and come to an end by sword and famine, and their carcasses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the beasts of the earth.”

Jeremiah 34:20

I will give them into the hand of their enemies and into the hand of those who seek their life. And their dead bodies will be food for the birds of the sky and the beasts of the earth.

Psalm 79:2-3

They have given the dead bodies of Your servants for food to the birds of the heavens,
The flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 8:1-2

“At that time,” declares the Lord, “they will bring out the bones of the kings of Judah and the bones of its princes, and the bones of the priests and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem from their graves.

Jeremiah 9:22

Speak, “Thus says the Lord,
‘The corpses of men will fall like dung on the open field,
And like the sheaf after the reaper,
But no one will gather them.’”

Jeremiah 19:7

I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies and by the hand of those who seek their life; and I will give over their carcasses as food for the birds of the sky and the beasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 22:19

“He will be buried with a donkey’s burial,
Dragged off and thrown out beyond the gates of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 25:33

“Those slain by the Lord on that day will be from one end of the earth to the other. They will not be lamented, gathered or buried; they will be like dung on the face of the ground.

Ezekiel 39:4

You will fall on the mountains of Israel, you and all your troops and the peoples who are with you; I will give you as food to every kind of predatory bird and beast of the field.

Ezekiel 39:18-20

You will eat the flesh of mighty men and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, as though they were rams, lambs, goats and bulls, all of them fatlings of Bashan.

Revelation 19:17-18

Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds which fly in midheaven, “Come, assemble for the great supper of God,

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