Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 waste your cities as well and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your sweet and soothing aromas [of offerings 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.

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.

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

References

Context Readings

Punishment For Disobedience

30 I will destroy your high places and cut down your incense altars, and I will stack your dead bodies on top of the lifeless bodies of your idols. I will abhor you. 31 I will lay your cities waste and make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will refuse to smell your soothing aromas. 32 I myself will make the land desolate and your enemies who live in it will be appalled.


Cross References

Nehemiah 2:3

I replied to the king, "O king, live forever! Why would I not appear dejected when the city with the graves of my ancestors lies desolate and its gates destroyed by fire?"

2 Kings 25:4-10

The enemy broke through the city walls, and all the soldiers tried to escape. They left the city during the night. They went through the gate between the two walls that is near the king's garden. (The Babylonians were all around the city.) Then they headed for the Jordan Valley.

Isaiah 1:11-14

"Of what importance to me are your many sacrifices?" says the Lord. "I am stuffed with burnt sacrifices of rams and the fat from steers. The blood of bulls, lambs, and goats I do not want.

Jeremiah 4:7

Like a lion that has come up from its lair the one who destroys nations has set out from his home base. He is coming out to lay your land waste. Your cities will become ruins and lie uninhabited.

Lamentations 1:10

(Yod) An enemy grabbed all her valuables. Indeed she watched in horror as Gentiles invaded her holy temple -- those whom you had commanded: "They must not enter your assembly place."

Lamentations 2:7

(Zayin) The Lord rejected his altar and abhorred his temple. He handed over to the enemy her palace walls; the enemy shouted in the Lord's temple as if it were a feast day.

Ezekiel 9:6

Old men, young men, young women, little children, and women -- wipe them out! But do not touch anyone who has the mark. Begin at my sanctuary!" So they began with the elders who were at the front of the temple.

Amos 5:21-23

"I absolutely despise your festivals! I get no pleasure from your religious assemblies!

Hebrews 10:26

For if we deliberately keep on sinning after receiving the knowledge of the truth, no further sacrifice for sins is left for us,

Genesis 8:21

And the Lord smelled the soothing aroma and said to himself, "I will never again curse the ground because of humankind, even though the inclination of their minds is evil from childhood on. I will never again destroy everything that lives, as I have just done.

2 Chronicles 36:19

They burned down the Lord's temple and tore down the wall of Jerusalem. They burned all its fortified buildings and destroyed all its valuable items.

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, "You see the problem that we have: Jerusalem is desolate and its gates are burned. Come on! Let's rebuild the wall of Jerusalem so that this reproach will not continue."

Psalm 74:3-8

Hurry and look at the permanent ruins, and all the damage the enemy has done to the temple!

Isaiah 1:7

Your land is devastated, your cities burned with fire. Right before your eyes your crops are being destroyed by foreign invaders. They leave behind devastation and destruction.

Isaiah 24:10-12

The ruined town is shattered; all of the houses are shut up tight.

Isaiah 66:3

The one who slaughters a bull also strikes down a man; the one who sacrifices a lamb also breaks a dog's neck; the one who presents an offering includes pig's blood with it; the one who offers incense also praises an idol. They have decided to behave this way; they enjoy these disgusting practices.

Jeremiah 9:11

The Lord said, "I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins. Jackals will make their home there. I will destroy the towns of Judah so that no one will be able to live in them."

Jeremiah 22:5

But, if you do not obey these commands, I solemnly swear that this palace will become a pile of rubble. I, the Lord, affirm it!"

Jeremiah 26:6

If you do not obey me, then I will do to this temple what I did to Shiloh. And I will make this city an example to be used in curses by people from all the nations on the earth.'"

Jeremiah 26:9

How dare you claim the Lord's authority to prophesy such things! How dare you claim his authority to prophesy that this temple will become like Shiloh and that this city will become an uninhabited ruin!" Then all the people crowded around Jeremiah.

Jeremiah 52:13

He burned down the Lord's temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.

Lamentations 1:1

(Alef)Alas! The city once full of people now sits all alone! The prominent lady among the nations has become a widow! The princess who once ruled the provinces has become a forced laborer!

Ezekiel 6:6

In all your dwellings, the cities will be laid waste and the high places ruined so that your altars will be laid waste and ruined, your idols will be shattered and demolished, your incense altars will be broken down, and your works wiped out.

Ezekiel 21:7

When they ask you, 'Why are you groaning?' you will reply, 'Because of the report that has come. Every heart will melt with fear and every hand will be limp; everyone will faint and every knee will be wet with urine.' Pay attention -- it is coming and it will happen, declares the sovereign Lord."

Ezekiel 21:15

So hearts melt with fear and many stumble. At all their gates I have stationed the sword for slaughter. Ah! It is made to flash, it is drawn for slaughter!

Ezekiel 24:21

Say to the house of Israel, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Realize I am about to desecrate my sanctuary -- the source of your confident pride, the object in which your eyes delight, and your life's passion. Your very own sons and daughters whom you have left behind will die by the sword.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, because of you, Zion will be plowed up like a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins, and the Temple Mount will become a hill overgrown with brush!

Matthew 24:1-2

Now as Jesus was going out of the temple courts and walking away, his disciples came to show him the temple buildings.

Luke 21:5-6

Now while some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and offerings, Jesus said,

Luke 21:24

They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led away as captives among all nations. Jerusalem will be trampled down by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Acts 6:14

For we have heard him saying that Jesus the Nazarene will destroy this place and change the customs that Moses handed down to us."

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