Parallel Verses

Webster

Now also many nations are gathered against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion.

New American Standard Bible

“And now many nations have been assembled against you
Who say, ‘Let her be polluted,
And let our eyes gloat over Zion.’

King James Version

Now also many nations are gathered against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion.

Holman Bible

Many nations have now assembled against you;
they say, “Let her be defiled,
and let us feast our eyes on Zion.”

International Standard Version

"Now many nations have gathered against you, saying, "Let her be defiled,' and "Let's look down on Zion.'

A Conservative Version

And now many nations are assembled against thee, who say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye see [our desire] upon Zion.

American Standard Version

And now many nations are assembled against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye see our desire upon Zion.

Amplified


“Now many [conquering] nations are assembled against you,
Who say, ‘Let her be profaned [through Gentile presence and the temple’s destruction],
And let our eyes gaze on and gloat over Zion.’

Bible in Basic English

And now a number of nations have come together against you, and they say, Let her be made unclean and let our eyes see the fate of Zion.

Darby Translation

And now many nations are assembled against thee, that say, Let her be profaned, and let our eye look upon Zion.

Julia Smith Translation

And now many nations were gathered against thee, saying, She shall be defiled, and our eyes shall look upon Zion.

King James 2000

Now also many nations are gathered against you, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And now, many nations are gathered against you who are saying, 'Let her be defiled, and let our eyes gaze upon Zion.'

Modern King James verseion

Now also many nations are gathered against you, who say, Let her be defiled, and let our eyes look on Zion.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now also are there many people gathered together against thee, saying that Zion is cursed: "We shall see our lust upon her."

NET Bible

Many nations have now assembled against you. They say, "Jerusalem must be desecrated, so we can gloat over Zion!"

New Heart English Bible

Now many nations have assembled against you, that say, "Let her be defiled, and let our eye gloat over Zion."

The Emphasized Bible

Meanwhile, therefore, shall be gathered against thee many nations, - who are saying - Let her be defiled, and let our eyes gaze upon Zion.

World English Bible

Now many nations have assembled against you, that say, "Let her be defiled, and let our eye gloat over Zion."

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, gathered against thee have been many nations, who are saying: 'Let her be defiled, and our eyes look on Zion.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 11

and let our eye
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

References

Hastings

Context Readings

From Exile To Victory

10 Be in pain, and labor to bring forth, O daughter of Zion, like a woman in travail: for now shalt thou go forth from the city, and thou shalt dwell in the field, and thou shalt go even to Babylon; there shalt thou be delivered; there the LORD shall redeem thee from the hand of thy enemies. 11 Now also many nations are gathered against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion. 12 But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he will gather them as sheaves into the floor.



Cross References

Obadiah 1:12

But thou shouldst not have looked on the day of thy brother in the day that he became a stranger; neither shouldst thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction; neither shouldst thou have spoken proudly in the day of distress.

Isaiah 5:25-30

Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand against them, and hath smitten them: and the hills trembled, and their carcasses were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

Micah 7:10

Then she that is my enemy shall see it, and shame shall cover her who said to me, Where is the LORD thy God? my eyes shall behold her: now shall she be trodden down as the mire of the streets.

Isaiah 8:7-8

Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all its channels, and go over all its banks:

Jeremiah 52:4

And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, and encamped against it, and built forts against it on every side.

Lamentations 2:15-16

All that pass by, clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call the Perfection of beauty, the Joy of the whole earth?

Joel 3:2-15

I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and divided my land.

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