Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Then I took my staff "Pleasantness" and cut it in two to annul my covenant that I had made with all the people.

New American Standard Bible

I took my staff Favor and cut it in pieces, to break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.

King James Version

And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.

Holman Bible

Next I took my staff called Favor and cut it in two, annulling the covenant I had made with all the peoples.

International Standard Version

Then I took the staff that I had named "Pleasant" and broke it, showing I was breaking my covenant that I had made with all of the people.

A Conservative Version

And I took my staff Beauty, and cut it apart, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.

American Standard Version

And I took my staff Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.

Amplified

And I took my staff, Beauty or Grace, and broke it in pieces to show that I was annulling the covenant or agreement which I had made with all the peoples [not to molest them].

Bible in Basic English

And I took my rod Beautiful, cutting it in two, so that the Lord's agreement, which he had made with all the peoples, might be broken.

Darby Translation

And I took my staff, Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will take my rod Beauty, and I will cut it off, to break my covenant which I cut out with all the peoples.

King James 2000

And I took my staff, even Grace, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I took my staff Kindness and broke it, to break my covenant that I {had made} with all the peoples.

Modern King James verseion

And I took my staff Kindness, and broke it apart, to break My covenant which I had made with all the peoples.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I took also my Loving Meek staff, and brake it, that I might disannul the covenant, which I made with all people.

New Heart English Bible

I took my staff Favor, and cut it apart, that I might break my covenant that I had made with all the peoples.

The Emphasized Bible

So I took my staff Grace, and cut it in two, - that I might set aside my covenant which I had solemnised with all the peoples.

Webster

And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.

World English Bible

I took my staff Favor, and cut it apart, that I might break my covenant that I had made with all the peoples.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I take My staff Pleasantness, and cut it asunder, to make void My covenant that I had made with all the peoples:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

my staff
מקּלה מקּל 
Maqqel 
Usage: 18

נעם 
No`am 
Usage: 7

and cut it asunder
גּדע 
Gada` 
Usage: 22

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

References

Context Readings

Israel's Shepherds: Good And Bad

9 I then said, "I will not shepherd you. What is to die, let it die, and what is to be eradicated, let it be eradicated. As for those who survive, let them eat each other's flesh!" 10 Then I took my staff "Pleasantness" and cut it in two to annul my covenant that I had made with all the people. 11 So it was annulled that very day, and then the most afflicted of the flock who kept faith with me knew that that was the word of the Lord.



Cross References

Zechariah 11:7

So I began to shepherd the flock destined for slaughter, the most afflicted of all the flock. Then I took two staffs, calling one "Pleasantness" and the other "Binders," and I tended the flock.

Psalm 89:39

You have repudiated your covenant with your servant; you have thrown his crown to the ground.

Jeremiah 14:21

For the honor of your name, do not treat Jerusalem with contempt. Do not treat with disdain the place where your glorious throne sits. Be mindful of your covenant with us. Do not break it!

Numbers 14:34

According to the number of the days you have investigated this land, forty days -- one day for a year -- you will suffer for your iniquities, forty years, and you will know what it means to thwart me.

1 Samuel 2:30

Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'I really did say that your house and your ancestor's house would serve me forever.' But now the Lord says, 'May it never be! For I will honor those who honor me, but those who despise me will be cursed!

Psalm 50:2

From Zion, the most beautiful of all places, God comes in splendor.

Psalm 90:17

May our sovereign God extend his favor to us! Make our endeavors successful! Yes, make them successful!

Jeremiah 31:31-32

"Indeed, a time is coming," says the Lord, "when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah.

Ezekiel 7:20-22

They rendered the beauty of his ornaments into pride, and with it they made their abominable images -- their detestable idols. Therefore I will render it filthy to them.

Ezekiel 16:59-61

"'For this is what the sovereign Lord says: I will deal with you according to what you have done when you despised your oath by breaking your covenant.

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.

Daniel 9:26

Now after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one will be cut off and have nothing. As for the city and the sanctuary, the people of the coming prince will destroy them. But his end will come speedily like a flood. Until the end of the war that has been decreed there will be destruction.

Hosea 1:9

Then the Lord said: "Name him 'Not My People' (Lo-Ammi), because you are not my people and I am not your God."

Luke 21:5-6

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

Luke 21:32

I tell you the truth, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.

Acts 6:13-14

They brought forward false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop saying things against this holy place and the law.

Romans 9:3-5

For I could wish that I myself were accursed -- cut off from Christ -- for the sake of my people, my fellow countrymen,

Galatians 3:16-18

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his descendant. Scripture does not say, "and to the descendants," referring to many, but "and to your descendant," referring to one, who is Christ.

Hebrews 7:17-22

For here is the testimony about him: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

Hebrews 8:8-13

But showing its fault, God says to them, "Look, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will complete a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.

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