Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"It will come about in all the land," Declares the LORD, "That two parts in it will be cut off and perish; But the third will be left in it.

King James Version

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Holman Bible

In the whole land- the Lord's declaration- two-thirds will be cut off and die, but a third will be left in it.

International Standard Version

It will come about in all of the land," declares the LORD, "that two thirds of the people living there will die, but a third will survive who live there.

A Conservative Version

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, says LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die, but the third shall be left in it.

American Standard Version

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith Jehovah, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Amplified

And in all the land, says the Lord, two-thirds shall be cut off and perish, but one-third shall be left alive.

Bible in Basic English

And it will come about that in all the land, says the Lord, two parts of it will be cut off and come to an end; but the third will be still living there.

Darby Translation

And it shall come to pass in all the land, saith Jehovah, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it shall come to pass that in all the land, said the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off in her and shall be lost; but the third shall be left therein.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was in all the land, says Jehovah, two parts in it shall be cut off, they shall expire; and the third shall be left in it

King James 2000

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, says the LORD, two parts in it shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And then} in all the land," {declares} Yahweh, "{two thirds} will be cut off and perish, and one third will be left alive in it.

Modern King James verseion

And it shall be in all the land, says Jehovah, two parts in it shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it shall come to pass, sayeth the LORD, that in all the land two parts shall be rooted out, but the third part shall remain therein.

NET Bible

It will happen in all the land, says the Lord, that two-thirds of the people in it will be cut off and die, but one-third will be left in it.

New Heart English Bible

It shall happen that in all the land," says the LORD, "two parts in it will be cut off and die; but the third will be left in it.

The Emphasized Bible

And it shall come to pass, in all the land, declareth Yahweh, Two-thirds therein, shall be cut off, and expire, - but, a third, shall be left therein;

Webster

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

World English Bible

It shall happen that in all the land," says Yahweh, "two parts in it will be cut off and die; but the third will be left in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath come to pass, In all the land, an affirmation of Jehovah, Two parts in it are cut off -- they expire, And the third is left in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

and die
גּוע 
Gava` 
die , give up the ghost , dead , perish , dead
Usage: 24

but the third
שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

shall be left
יתר 
Yathar 
Usage: 107

Context Readings

God's People Cleansed

7 "Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, And against the man, My Associate," Declares the LORD of hosts "Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered; And I will turn My hand against the little ones. 8 "It will come about in all the land," Declares the LORD, "That two parts in it will be cut off and perish; But the third will be left in it. 9 "And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, 'They are My people,' And they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"



Cross References

Ezekiel 5:2-4

"One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege are completed Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around the city, and one third you shall scatter to the wind; and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Ezekiel 5:12

'One third of you will die by plague or be consumed by famine among you, one third will fall by the sword around you, and one third I will scatter to every wind, and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Isaiah 6:13

"Yet there will be a tenth portion in it, And it will again be subject to burning, Like a terebinth or an oak Whose stump remains when it is felled The holy seed is its stump."

Deuteronomy 28:49-68

"The LORD will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, as the eagle swoops down, a nation whose language you shall not understand,

Isaiah 65:12-15

I will destine you for the sword, And all of you will bow down to the slaughter Because I called, but you did not answer; I spoke, but you did not hear. And you did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."

Isaiah 66:4-6

So I will choose their punishments And will bring on them what they dread Because I called, but no one answered; I spoke, but they did not listen And they did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."

Isaiah 66:24

"Then they will go forth and look On the corpses of the men Who have transgressed against Me For their worm will not die And their fire will not be quenched; And they will be an abhorrence to all mankind."

Jeremiah 30:11

'For I am with you,' declares the LORD, 'to save you; For I will destroy completely all the nations where I have scattered you, Only I will not destroy you completely But I will chasten you justly And will by no means leave you unpunished.'

Daniel 9:27

"And he will make a firm covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of abominations will come one who makes desolate, even until a complete destruction, one that is decreed, is poured out on the one who makes desolate."

Joel 2:31-32

"The sun will be turned into darkness And the moon into blood Before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.

Amos 9:8-9

"Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD are on the sinful kingdom, And I will destroy it from the face of the earth; Nevertheless, I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob," Declares the LORD.

Zechariah 11:6-9

"For I will no longer have pity on the inhabitants of the land," declares the LORD; "but behold, I will cause the men to fall, each into another's power and into the power of his king; and they will strike the land, and I will not deliver them from their power."

Zechariah 14:1-2

Behold, a day is coming for the LORD when the spoil taken from you will be divided among you.

Malachi 3:1-2

"Behold, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; and the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight, behold, He is coming," says the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 4:1-3

"For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze," says the LORD of hosts, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch."

Matthew 3:10-12

"The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Matthew 21:43-44

"Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people, producing the fruit of it.

Matthew 22:7

"But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.

Matthew 23:35-37

so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

Matthew 24:21-22

"For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.

Mark 13:20

"Unless the Lord had shortened those days, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom He chose, He shortened the days.

Luke 19:41-44

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Luke 20:16-18

"He will come and destroy these vine-growers and will give the vineyard to others " When they heard it, they said, "May it never be!"

Luke 21:20-24

"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then recognize that her desolation is near.

Luke 23:28-30

But Jesus turning to them said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, stop weeping for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.

Romans 9:27-29

Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, "THOUGH THE NUMBER OF THE SONS OF ISRAEL BE LIKE THE SAND OF THE SEA, IT IS THE REMNANT THAT WILL BE SAVED;

Romans 11:1-5

I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

Revelation 8:7-12

The first sounded, and there came hail and fire, mixed with blood, and they were thrown to the earth; and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.

Revelation 16:19

The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of His fierce wrath.



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