Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Shall I not punish them for these things?" declares the LORD. "On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?

King James Version

Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD: 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 bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. Should I not take My revenge against a nation such as this?

International Standard Version

Should I not punish them for these things?" asks the LORD, "and should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?"

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

Am I not to send 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 them for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For these things, shall I not review upon them? says Jehovah; or shall not my soul be avenged upon a nation such as this?

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of these [things] shall I not punish them?" {declares} Yahweh, "On a nation that [is] like this shall I not take revenge?

Modern King James verseion

Shall I not visit them for these things? says Jehovah; shall not My soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Should I not punish them for these things, sayeth the LORD? Or should I not be avenged of any such people as this?

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

For these things, shall I not bring punishment on them? Demandeth Yahweh, - On a nation such as this, must not my soul avenge herself!

Webster

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

World English Bible

Shall I not visit them for these things? says Yahweh; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Youngs Literal Translation

For these things do not I see after them? An affirmation of Jehovah, Against 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

shall not my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

be avenged
נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

on such a nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Nation Characterized By Deceit

8 "Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him. 9 "Shall I not punish them for these things?" declares the LORD. "On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself? 10 "For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing, And for the pastures of the wilderness a dirge, Because they are laid waste so that no one passes through, And the lowing of the cattle is not heard; Both the birds of the sky and the beasts have fled; they are gone.



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:9

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

Jeremiah 5:29

'Shall I not punish these people?' declares the LORD, 'On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?'

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore the Lord GOD of hosts, The Mighty One of Israel, declares, "Ah, I will be relieved of My adversaries And avenge Myself on My foes.

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