Parallel Verses

King James Version

Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD.

New American Standard Bible

So many peoples and mighty nations will come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem and to entreat the favor of the Lord.’

Holman Bible

Many peoples and strong nations will come to seek the Lord of Hosts in Jerusalem and to plead for the Lord’s favor.”

International Standard Version

Many people and powerful nations will come to inquire of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies in Jerusalem, and to pray in the presence of the LORD."'"

A Conservative Version

Yea, many peoples and strong nations shall come to seek LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to entreat the favor of LORD.

American Standard Version

Yea, many peoples and strong nations shall come to seek Jehovah of hosts in Jerusalem, and to entreat the favor of Jehovah.

Amplified

So many peoples and powerful nations will come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem and to ask the Lord for His favor.’

Bible in Basic English

And great peoples and strong nations will come to give worship to the Lord of armies in Jerusalem and to make requests for grace from the Lord.

Darby Translation

And many peoples and strong nations shall come to seek Jehovah of hosts in Jerusalem, and to supplicate Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And many peoples and strong nations came to seek Jehovah of armies in Jerusalem, and to beseech the face of Jehovah.

King James 2000

Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And many peoples and powerful nations will come to seek Yahweh of hosts in Jerusalem, and to entreat {the favor of} Yahweh.'

Modern King James verseion

And many peoples and strong nations shall come to seek Jehovah of Hosts in Jerusalem and to seek the favor of the face of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, much people and mighty Heathen shall come and seek the LORD of Hosts at Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD.

NET Bible

Many peoples and powerful nations will come to Jerusalem to seek the Lord who rules over all and to ask his favor.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, many peoples and strong nations will come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to entreat the favor of the LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

So shall enter many peoples, and strong nations, to seek Yahweh of hosts in Jerusalem, - and to pacify the face of Yahweh.

Webster

And many people and strong nations shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD.

World English Bible

Yes, many peoples and strong nations will come to seek Yahweh of Armies in Jerusalem, and to entreat the favor of Yahweh."

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, come in have many peoples, and mighty nations, To seek Jehovah of Hosts in Jerusalem, And to appease the face of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and strong
עצם עצוּם 
`atsuwm 
Usage: 31

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

Many Nations Will Come To The Lord's People

21 And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the LORD, and to seek the LORD of hosts: I will go also. 22 Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the LORD. 23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.



Cross References

Zechariah 8:21

And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the LORD, and to seek the LORD of hosts: I will go also.

Isaiah 25:7

And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations.

Revelation 15:4

Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.

Revelation 21:24

And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.

Isaiah 60:3-22

And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.

Jeremiah 4:2

And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Micah 4:3

And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Haggai 2:7

And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts.

Galatians 3:8

And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Isaiah 66:23

And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.

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