Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So I said, “Where are you going?” And he said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see how wide it is and how long it is.”

King James Version

Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.

Holman Bible

I asked, “Where are you going?”

He answered me, “To measure Jerusalem to determine its width and length.”

International Standard Version

I asked, "Where are you going?" He responded, "To measure Jerusalem in order to determine its width and length."

A Conservative Version

Then I said, Where do thou go? And he said to me, To measure Jerusalem. To see what is the breadth of it, and what is the length of it.

American Standard Version

Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.

Amplified

So I said, “Where are you going?” And he said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see how wide it is and how long it is.”

Bible in Basic English

And I said to him, Where are you going? And he said to me, To take the measure of Jerusalem, to see how wide and how long it is.

Darby Translation

And I said, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying, Whither goest thou? And he will say to me, To measure Jerusalem, to see according to what its breadth, and according to what its length.

King James 2000

Then said I, where go you? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its breadth, and what is its length.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I asked, "Where [are] you going?" And he answered me, "To measure Jerusalem to see what [is] its width and what [is] its length."

Modern King James verseion

Then I said, Where are you going? And he said to me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its breadth and what is its length.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said I, 'Whither goest thou?' And he said unto me, 'To measure Jerusalem, that I may see how long and how broad it is.'

NET Bible

I asked, "Where are you going?" He replied, "To measure Jerusalem in order to determine its width and its length."

New Heart English Bible

Then I asked, "Where are you going?" He said to me, "To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its breadth and what is its length."

The Emphasized Bible

And I said, Whither art thou going? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what should be the breadth thereof, and what the length thereof.

Webster

Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said to me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its breadth, and what is its length.

World English Bible

Then I asked, "Where are you going?" He said to me, "To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its breadth and what is its length."

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say, 'Whither are thou going?' And he saith unto me, 'To measure Jerusalem, to see how much is its breadth, and how much its length.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

thou And he said

Usage: 0

unto me, To measure
מדד 
Madad 
Usage: 51

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

to see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מה מ־ מ־ מה מה 
Mah 
Usage: 751

is the breadth
רחב 
Rochab 
Usage: 101

thereof, and what is the length
ארך 
'orek 
length, long, ever, as long as, high
Usage: 95

References

Context Readings

Zechariah's Third Vision

1 Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand. 2 So I said, “Where are you going?” And he said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see how wide it is and how long it is.” 3 And behold, the angel who was speaking with me was going out, and another angel was coming out to meet him,


Cross References

Jeremiah 31:39

The measuring line will go out farther straight ahead to the hill Gareb; then it will turn to Goah.

Revelation 21:15-17

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

Ezekiel 40:3

So He brought me there; and behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze, with a line of flax and a measuring rod in his hand; and he was standing in the gateway.

Ezekiel 45:6

“You shall give the city possession of an area 5,000 cubits wide and 25,000 cubits long, alongside the allotment of the holy portion; it shall be for the whole house of Israel.

Ezekiel 48:15-17

“The remainder, 5,000 cubits in width and 25,000 in length, shall be for common use for the city, for dwellings and for open spaces; and the city shall be in its midst.

Ezekiel 48:30-35

“These are the exits of the city: on the north side, 4,500 cubits by measurement,

Zechariah 5:10

I said to the angel who was speaking with me, “Where are they taking the ephah?”

John 16:5

“But now I am going to Him who sent Me; and none of you asks Me, ‘Where are You going?’

Revelation 11:1

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.

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