Leviticus 26:31 'I will lay waste your cities as well and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your soothing aromas.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'I will lay waste your cities as well and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your soothing aromas.

King James Version

And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.

Holman Bible

I will reduce your cities to ruins and devastate your sanctuaries. I will not smell the pleasing aroma of your [sacrifices].

International Standard Version

I'll lay your cities to waste and destroy your sanctuaries so I don't have to smell the scent of your soothing odors.

A Conservative Version

And I will make your cities a waste, and will bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not smell the savor of your sweet odors.

American Standard Version

And I will make your cities a waste, and will bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savor of your sweet odors.

Amplified

I will lay your cities waste, bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not smell the fragrance of your sweet and soothing odors [of offerings made by fire].

Bible in Basic English

And I will make your towns waste and send destruction on your holy places; I will take no pleasure in the smell of your sweet perfumes;

Darby Translation

And I will lay waste your cities and desolate your sanctuaries; and I will not smell your sweet odours.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will make your cities waste and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the aroma of your suave incense.

Julia Smith Translation

And I gave your cities a desert, and I laid waste your holy places, and I will not smell upon the odor of your sweetness.

King James 2000

And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the aroma of your sweet odors.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will lay your cities [in] ruins, and I will lay waste your sanctuaries; and I shall not smell your [sacrifices'] appeasing fragrance.

Modern King James verseion

And I will make your cities waste and cause your sanctuaries to be deserted. And I will not smell the savor of your sweet odors.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will make your cities desolate, and bring your sanctuaries unto nought, and will not smell the savours of your sweet odours.

NET Bible

I will lay your cities waste and make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will refuse to smell your soothing aromas.

New Heart English Bible

I will lay your cities waste, and will bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not take delight in the sweet fragrance of your offerings.

The Emphasized Bible

And I will give your cities unto desolation, And make your holy places dumb, - And will find no fragrance in your satisfying odour;

Webster

And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not smell the savor of your sweet odors.

World English Bible

I will lay your cities waste, and will bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not take delight in the sweet fragrance of your offerings.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I have made your cities a waste, and have made desolate your sanctuaries, and I smell not at your sweet fragrances;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will make
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and bring
שׁמם 
Shamem 
Usage: 89

מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 
Miqdash 
Usage: 75

and I will not smell
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 11

the savour
ריח 
Reyach 
Usage: 58

Context Readings

Punishment For Disobedience

30 'I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and heap your remains on the remains of your idols, for My soul shall abhor you. 31 'I will lay waste your cities as well and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your soothing aromas. 32 'I will make the land desolate so that your enemies who settle in it will be appalled over it.


Cross References

Nehemiah 2:3

I said to the king, "Let the king live forever Why should my face not be sad when the city, the place of my fathers' tombs, lies desolate and its gates have been consumed by fire?"

2 Kings 25:4-10

Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls beside the king's garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.

Isaiah 1:11-14

"What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?" Says the LORD. "I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams And the fat of fed cattle; And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.

Jeremiah 4:7

"A lion has gone up from his thicket, And a destroyer of nations has set out; He has gone out from his place To make your land a waste. Your cities will be ruins Without inhabitant.

Lamentations 1:10

The adversary has stretched out his hand Over all her precious things, For she has seen the nations enter her sanctuary, The ones whom You commanded That they should not enter into Your congregation.

Lamentations 2:7

The Lord has rejected His altar, He has abandoned His sanctuary; He has delivered into the hand of the enemy The walls of her palaces They have made a noise in the house of the LORD As in the day of an appointed feast.

Ezekiel 9:6

"Utterly slay old men, young men, maidens, little children, and women, but do not touch any man on whom is the mark; and you shall start from My sanctuary." So they started with the elders who were before the temple.

Amos 5:21-23

"I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies.

Hebrews 10:26

For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Genesis 8:21

The LORD smelled the soothing aroma; and the LORD said to Himself, "I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.

2 Chronicles 36:19

Then they burned the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burned all its fortified buildings with fire and destroyed all its valuable articles.

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, "You see the bad situation we are in, that Jerusalem is desolate and its gates burned by fire. Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem so that we will no longer be a reproach."

Psalm 74:3-8

Turn Your footsteps toward the perpetual ruins; The enemy has damaged everything within the sanctuary.

Isaiah 1:7

Your land is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire, Your fields--strangers are devouring them in your presence; It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.

Isaiah 24:10-12

The city of chaos is broken down; Every house is shut up so that none may enter.

Isaiah 66:3

"But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man; He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog's neck; He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers swine's blood; He who burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol As they have chosen their own ways, And their soul delights in their abominations,

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 22:5

"But if you will not obey these words, I swear by Myself," declares the LORD, "that this house will become a desolation."'"

Jeremiah 26:6

then I will make this house like Shiloh, and this city I will make a curse to all the nations of the earth."'"

Jeremiah 26:9

"Why have you prophesied in the name of the LORD saying, 'This house will be like Shiloh and this city will be desolate, without inhabitant'?" And all the people gathered about Jeremiah in the house of the LORD.

Jeremiah 52:13

He burned the house of the LORD, the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every large house he burned with fire.

Lamentations 1:1

How lonely sits the city That was full of people! She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!

Ezekiel 6:6

"In all your dwellings, cities will become waste and the high places will be desolate, that your altars may become waste and desolate, your idols may be broken and brought to an end, your incense altars may be cut down, and your works may be blotted out.

Ezekiel 21:7

"And when they say to you, 'Why do you groan?' you shall say, 'Because of the news that is coming; and every heart will melt, all hands will be feeble, every spirit will faint and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it comes and it will happen,' declares the Lord GOD."

Ezekiel 21:15

that their hearts may melt, and many fall at all their gates. I have given the glittering sword. Ah! It is made for striking like lightning, it is wrapped up in readiness for slaughter.

Ezekiel 24:21

'Speak to the house of Israel, "Thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold, I am about to profane My sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes and the delight of your soul; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind will fall by the sword.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, on account of you Zion will be plowed as a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins, And the mountain of the temple will become high places of a forest.

Matthew 24:1-2

Jesus came out from the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point out the temple buildings to Him.

Luke 21:5-6

And while some were talking about the temple, that it was adorned with beautiful stones and votive gifts, He said,

Luke 21:24

and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Acts 6:14

for we have heard him say that this Nazarene, Jesus, will destroy this place and alter the customs which Moses handed down to us."



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