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1 Kings 9:8

And this house will become a heap of ruins.1 Everyone passing by it will be astonished and will hiss, and they will say, w‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’

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1 Kings 9:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

This temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, ‘Why has the Lord done such a thing to this land and to this temple?’

1 Kings 9:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And at this house, which is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath the Lord done thus unto this land, and to this house?

1 Kings 9:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

And though this Temple is impressive now, all who pass by will be appalled and will gasp in horror. They will ask, ‘Why did the Lord do such terrible things to this land and to this Temple?’

1 Kings 9:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And as for this house, which is exalted, everyone who passes by it will be astonished and will hiss, and say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’

1 Kings 9:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

If the Temple is destroyed, everyone who passes by will be shocked. They will make fun of you and ask, ‘Why did the Lord do this terrible thing to this land and this Temple?’

1 Kings 9:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And though this house is so high, yet shall every one that passeth by it be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath Jehovah done thus unto this land, and to this house?

1 Kings 9:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

and this house, which is high, every one that passes by it shall be astonished at, and shall hiss, and they shall say, Why has Jehovah done thus to this land and to this house?

1 Kings 9:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Everyone passing by this temple, as impressive as it is, will be appalled.

They will gasp and ask,

‘Why did the Lord do these things to this land and this temple?’

1 Kings 9:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Though this temple is now exalted, everyone who passes by will be appalled and will mock. They will say: Why did the Lord do this to this land and this temple?

1 Kings 9:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

This house will become a heap of ruins; everyone passing by it will be astonished, and will hiss; and they will say, ‘Why has the Lord done such a thing to this land and to this house?’

1 Kings 9:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

This house shall become a heap of ruins; all those passing by will be appalled by it and hiss, and they will say, ‘On what account did Yahweh do this to this land and to this house?’

1 Kings 9:8 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“This temple is now grand and beautiful. But the time is coming when all those who pass by it will be shocked. They will make fun of it. And they will say, ‘Why has the Lord done a thing like this to this land and temple?’

1 Kings 9:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’