Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then there was given me a measuring rod like a staff; and someone said, "Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it.

King James Version

And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.

Holman Bible

Then I was given a measuring reed like a rod, with these words: "Go and measure God's sanctuary and the altar, and [count] those who worship there.

International Standard Version

Then I was given a stick like a measuring rod. I was told, "Stand up and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count those who worship there.

A Conservative Version

And there was given me a reed similar to a rod, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship in it.

American Standard Version

And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and one said, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.

Amplified

A reed [as a measuring rod] was then given to me, [shaped] like a staff, and I was told: Rise up and measure the sanctuary of God and the altar [of incense], and [number] those who worship there.

An Understandable Version

Then there was given to me a measuring stick that looked like a [tree] branch. I was told [Note: Neither the giver nor the speaker are identified], "Get up and measure the Temple of God, and the Altar and [count] those who worship there,

Anderson New Testament

And a reed like a rod was given to me; and it was said: Rise and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship in it.

Bible in Basic English

And there was given to me a measuring rod: and one said, Go up and take the measure of the house of God, and the altar, and the worshippers in it.

Common New Testament

Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, "Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then there was given me a reed like a rod: with this direction, rise and measure the temple of God, with the altar, and those that worship therein.

Darby Translation

And there was given to me a reed like a staff, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship in it.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And there was given to me a reed like a measuring rod, saying, Arise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship at it;

Godbey New Testament

And a reed like a rod was given unto me: saying, Arise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those worshiping in it.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, "Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar, and count those who worship there,

John Wesley New Testament

And there was given me a reed, like a measuring rod; and he said, Arise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And there was given me a reed like unto a rod, and he said unto me, Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those that worship therein.

Julia Smith Translation

And a reed was given me like rod: and the messenger stood, saying, Arise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them worshipping in it.

King James 2000

And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And a measuring rod similar in appearance to a staff was given to me, saying, "Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship in it.

Modern King James verseion

And a reed like a rod was given to me. And the angel stood, saying, Rise up and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then was given me a reed, like unto a rod, and it was said unto me, "Rise and mete the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein;

Moffatt New Testament

And I was given a reed like a rod, and told, "Rise up and measure the temple of God and the altar, numbering the worshippers;

Montgomery New Testament

And there was given me a reed like to a rod, and a voice said to me. "Go and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who are worshiping therein.

NET Bible

Then a measuring rod like a staff was given to me, and I was told, "Get up and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and the ones who worship there.

New Heart English Bible

A reed like a rod was given to me. Someone said, "Rise and measure God's temple, and the altar, and those who worship in it.

Noyes New Testament

And there was given me a reed like to a staff, a voice saying: Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein;

Sawyer New Testament

And a rod was given me like a staff, and he said, Arise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those that worship in it.

The Emphasized Bible

And there was given unto me a reed, like unto a staff, saying - Rise, and measure the Sanctuary of God, and the altar, and them who are doing homage therein;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

AND there was given me a cane like a measuring staff; and the angel stood by, saying, Arise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship therein.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then I was given a measure like a rod, and a voice said to me-- 'Go and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count the worshiper there.

Webster

And there was given me a reed like a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship in it.

Weymouth New Testament

Then a reed was given me to serve as a measuring rod; and a voice said, "Rise, and measure God's sanctuary--and the altar--and count the worshipers who are in it.

Williams New Testament

Then a measuring rod like a staff was given to me, and I was told: "Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar, counting those who worship there,

World English Bible

A reed like a rod was given to me. Someone said, "Rise, and measure God's temple, and the altar, and those who worship in it.

Worrell New Testament

And there was given to me a reed, like a staff, one Saying, "Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those worshipping therein.

Worsley New Testament

And there was given me a reed like a measuring rod; and the angel stood and said, Rise and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and the extent of those that worship at it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there was given to me a reed like to a rod, and the messenger stood, saying, 'Rise, and measure the sanctuary of God, and the altar, and those worshipping in it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

a reed
κάλαμος 
Kalamos 
Usage: 10

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

a rod
ῥάβδος 
Rhabdos 
Usage: 9

and the angel stood, saying
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ἐγείρω 
Egeiro 
Usage: 101

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μετρέω 
metreo 
Usage: 6

the temple
ναός 
Naos 
Usage: 39

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

the altar
θυσιαστήριον 
Thusiasterion 
Usage: 16


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
Usage: 49

References

Context Readings

The Two Witnesses

1 Then there was given me a measuring rod like a staff; and someone said, "Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it. 2 "Leave out the court which is outside the temple and do not measure it, for it has been given to the nations; and they will tread under foot the holy city for forty-two months.


Cross References

Revelation 21:15

The one who spoke with me had a gold measuring rod to measure the city, and its gates and its wall.

Ezekiel 42:15-20

Now when he had finished measuring the inner house, he brought me out by the way of the gate which faced toward the east and measured it all around.

Numbers 33:18

They journeyed from Hazeroth and camped at Rithmah.

Isaiah 28:17

"I will make justice the measuring line And righteousness the level; Then hail will sweep away the refuge of lies And the waters will overflow the secret place.

Ezekiel 40:1-48

In the twenty-fifth year of our exile, at the beginning of the year, on the tenth of the month, in the fourteenth year after the city was taken, on that same day the hand of the LORD was upon me and He brought me there.

Zechariah 2:1-2

Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

2 Corinthians 6:16

Or what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said, "I WILL DWELL IN THEM AND WALK AMONG THEM; AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

Galatians 6:14-16

But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Ephesians 2:20-22

having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,

1 Peter 2:5

you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

Revelation 10:1-5

I saw another strong angel coming down out of heaven, clothed with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head, and his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire;



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