Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 Lord’s declaration.
Should I not avenge Myself
on such a nation 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?

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 murderous arrow; it speaketh deceit. A man speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth his ambush. 9 Shall I not visit them for these things? saith Jehovah; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this? 10 For the mountains will I take up weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness, a lamentation; for they are burnt up, so that none passeth through them; and the voice of the cattle is not heard. Both the fowl of the heavens and the beasts are fled; they are gone.



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:9

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

Jeremiah 5:29

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

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore saith the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, the Mighty One of Israel: Ah! I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies.

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