And this house will become a heap of ruins.[a] Everyone passing by it will be astonished and will hiss, and they will say, (A)‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?’ Then they will say, ‘Because (B)they abandoned the Lord their God who brought their fathers out of the land of Egypt and laid hold on other gods and worshiped them and served them. Therefore the Lord has brought all this disaster on them.’”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 9:8 Syriac, Old Latin; Hebrew will become high

“‘And many nations will pass by this city, and every man will say to his neighbor, (A)“Why has the Lord dealt thus with this great city?” (B)And they will answer, “Because they have forsaken the covenant of the Lord their God and worshiped other gods and served them.”’”

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV Reader's Bible, Softcover
ESV Reader's Bible, Softcover
Retail: $24.99
Our Price: $6.49
Save: $18.50 (74%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Reference Bible (TruTone, Olive, Celtic Cross Design)
ESV Reference Bible (TruTone, Olive, Celtic Cross Design)
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $9.99
Save: $30.00 (75%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition
ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition
Retail: $5.99
Our Price: $4.49
Save: $1.50 (25%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Large Print Value Thinline Bible (TruTone, Ruby, Vine Design)
ESV Large Print Value Thinline Bible (TruTone, Ruby, Vine Design)
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $9.99
Save: $10.00 (50%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with branch design
ESV Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with branch design
Retail: $79.99
Our Price: $39.99
Save: $40.00 (50%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Retail: $5.99
Our Price: $3.99
Save: $2.00 (33%)