Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And it shall be, that of the families of the earth he who does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, LORD of hosts, upon them there shall be no rain.

New American Standard Bible

And it will be that whichever of the families of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of hosts, there will be no rain on them.

King James Version

And it shall be, that whoso will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be no rain.

Holman Bible

Should any of the families of the earth not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, rain will not fall on them.

International Standard Version

If anyone from the families of the earth will not come to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, there will be no rain for them.

American Standard Version

And it shall be, that whoso of all the families of the earth goeth not up unto Jerusalem to worship the King, Jehovah of hosts, upon them there shall be no rain.

Amplified

And it will be that whichever of the families of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of hosts, there will be no rain on them.

Bible in Basic English

And it will be that if any one of all the families of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to give worship to the King, the Lord of armies, on them there will be no rain.

Darby Translation

And it shall be, that whoso goeth not up of the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, Jehovah of hosts, upon them shall be no rain.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was who will not come up of the families of the earth to Jerusalem to worship to the king, Jehovah of armies, and upon them shall not be rain.

King James 2000

And it shall be, that whosoever will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be no rain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And then} whoever of the clans of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the king, Yahweh of hosts, it will not rain on them.

Modern King James verseion

And it shall be, whoever will not come up from all the families of the earth to Jerusalem to worship the King, Jehovah of Hosts, even on them shall be no rain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And look: what generation upon earth goeth not up to Jerusalem for to worship the King, even the LORD of Hosts: upon the same shall come no rain.

NET Bible

But if any of the nations anywhere on earth refuse to go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord who rules over all, they will get no rain.

New Heart English Bible

It will be, that whoever of all the families of the earth doesn't go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, on them there will be no rain.

The Emphasized Bible

And it shall come to pass that - whoso shall not come up out of the families of the earth unto Jerusalem, to bow down to the king, Yahweh of hosts, - there shall not, on them, be any rain.

Webster

And it shall be, that whoever will not come up of all the families of the earth to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be no rain.

World English Bible

It will be, that whoever of all the families of the earth doesn't go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, Yahweh of Armies, on them there will be no rain.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath come to pass, That he who doth not go up of the families of the land unto Jerusalem, To bow himself to the King, Jehovah of Hosts, Even on them there is no shower.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall be, that whoso will not come up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

of all the families
משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

to worship
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

the King
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

Context Readings

Living Water From Jerusalem

16 And it shall come to pass, that everyone who is left of all the nations that came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. 17 And it shall be, that of the families of the earth he who does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, LORD of hosts, upon them there shall be no rain. 18 And if the family of Egypt does not go up, and does not come, that there shall be the plague with which LORD will smite the nations that go not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.


Cross References

Jeremiah 14:4

because of the ground which is cracked. Because no rain has been in the land, the plowmen are put to shame; they cover their heads.

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said to Ahab, As LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

Isaiah 60:12

For that nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish. Yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.

Genesis 10:32

These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, in their nations. And from these the nations were divided on the earth after the flood.

Genesis 12:3

And I will bless those who bless thee, and he who curses thee I will curse. And in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 28:14

And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. And in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Deuteronomy 11:17

and the anger of LORD be kindled against you, and he shut up the heavens, so that there shall be no rain, and the land shall not yield its fruit, and ye perish quickly from off the good land which LORD gives you.

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

And thy sky that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

1 Kings 8:35

When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain because they have sinned against thee, if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin when thou afflict them,

2 Chronicles 6:26

When the heavens are shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee, if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin when thou do afflict them,

2 Chronicles 7:13

If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people,

Psalm 2:8-12

Ask of me, and I will give [thee] the nations for thine inheritance, and the outermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

Psalm 110:5-6

LORD at thy right hand will strike through kings in the day of his wrath.

Isaiah 5:6

And I will lay it waste. It shall not be pruned nor hoed, but there shall come up briers and thorns. I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 45:23

By myself I have sworn, the word has gone forth from my mouth [in] righteousness, and shall not return, that to me every knee shall bow, every tongue will {confess to God (LXX/NT)}.

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name. For they have devoured Jacob. Yea, they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are not thou he, O LORD our God? Therefore we will wait for thee, for thou have made all these things.

Amos 3:2

You only I have known of all the families of the earth. Therefore I will visit upon you all your iniquities.

Amos 4:7-8

And I also have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest. And I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city. One piece was rained upon, and the piece upon which it

Zechariah 14:16

And it shall come to pass, that everyone who is left of all the nations that came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.

Acts 17:26-27

And he made from one blood every nation of men to dwell upon all the face of the earth, having determined prescribed times, and the limits of their occupancy,

Romans 14:10-11

But why do thou criticize thy brother? Or also why do thou disdain thy brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.

James 5:17

Elijah was a man of the same nature as we. And by prayer, he asked for it not to rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.

Revelation 11:6

These men have authority to shut the sky, so that it may not rain the days of their prophecy. And they have authority over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague, as often as they may desire.

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