New King James Version
14 ‘But if you do not obey Me, and do not observe all these commandments,
15 and if you despise My statutes, or if your soul abhors My judgments, so that you do not perform all My commandments, but break My covenant,
16 I also will do this to you:
18 ‘And after all this, if you do not obey Me, then I will punish you (I)seven times more for your sins.
19 I will (J)break the pride of your power;
I (K)will make your heavens like iron and your earth like bronze.
20 And your (L)strength shall be spent in vain;
for your (M)land shall not yield its produce, nor shall the trees of the land yield their fruit.
21 ‘Then, if you walk contrary to Me, and are not willing to obey Me, I will bring on you seven times more plagues, according to your sins.
22 (N)I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, destroy your livestock, and make you few in number;
and (O)your highways shall be desolate.
23 ‘And if (P)by these things you are not reformed by Me, but walk contrary to Me,
24 (Q)then I also will walk contrary to you, and I will punish you yet seven times for your sins.
25 And (R)I will bring a sword against you that will execute the vengeance of the covenant;
when you are gathered together within your cities (S)I will send pestilence among you;
and you shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
27 ‘And after all this, if you do not obey Me, but walk contrary to Me,
28 then I also will walk contrary to you in fury;
and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.
30 (W)I will destroy your high places, cut down your incense altars, and cast your carcasses on the lifeless forms of your idols;
and My soul shall abhor you.
32 (AA)I will bring the land to desolation, and your enemies who dwell in it shall be astonished at it.
33 (AB)I will scatter you among the nations and draw out a sword after you;
your land shall be desolate and your cities waste.
34 (AC)Then the land shall enjoy its sabbaths as long as it lies desolate and you are in your enemies’ land;
then the land shall rest and enjoy its sabbaths.
35 As long as it lies desolate it shall rest—
for the time it did not rest on your (AD)sabbaths when you dwelt in it.
the sound of a shaken leaf shall cause them to flee;
they shall flee as though fleeing from a sword, and they shall fall when no one pursues.
37 (AF)They shall stumble over one another, as it were before a sword, when no one pursues;
and (AG)you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
38 You shall (AH)perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.
also in their (AJ)fathers’ iniquities, which are with them, they shall waste away.
New International Version
Punishment for Disobedience
14 “‘But if you will not listen to me and carry out all these commands,(A) 15 and if you reject my decrees and abhor my laws(B) and fail to carry out all my commands and so violate my covenant,(C) 16 then I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever(D) that will destroy your sight and sap your strength.(E) You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.(F) 17 I will set my face(G) against you so that you will be defeated(H) by your enemies;(I) those who hate you will rule over you,(J) and you will flee even when no one is pursuing you.(K)
18 “‘If after all this you will not listen to me,(L) I will punish(M) you for your sins seven times over.(N) 19 I will break down your stubborn pride(O) and make the sky above you like iron and the ground beneath you like bronze.(P) 20 Your strength will be spent in vain,(Q) because your soil will not yield its crops, nor will the trees of your land yield their fruit.(R)
21 “‘If you remain hostile(S) toward me and refuse to listen to me, I will multiply your afflictions seven times over,(T) as your sins deserve. 22 I will send wild animals(U) against you, and they will rob you of your children, destroy your cattle and make you so few(V) in number that your roads will be deserted.(W)
23 “‘If in spite of these things you do not accept my correction(X) but continue to be hostile toward me, 24 I myself will be hostile(Y) toward you and will afflict you for your sins seven times over. 25 And I will bring the sword(Z) on you to avenge(AA) the breaking of the covenant. When you withdraw into your cities, I will send a plague(AB) among you, and you will be given into enemy hands. 26 When I cut off your supply of bread,(AC) ten women will be able to bake your bread in one oven, and they will dole out the bread by weight. You will eat, but you will not be satisfied.
27 “‘If in spite of this you still do not listen to me(AD) but continue to be hostile toward me, 28 then in my anger(AE) I will be hostile(AF) toward you, and I myself will punish you for your sins seven times over.(AG) 29 You will eat(AH) the flesh of your sons and the flesh of your daughters.(AI) 30 I will destroy your high places,(AJ) cut down your incense altars(AK) and pile your dead bodies[a] on the lifeless forms of your idols,(AL) and I will abhor(AM) you. 31 I will turn your cities into ruins(AN) and lay waste(AO) your sanctuaries,(AP) and I will take no delight in the pleasing aroma of your offerings.(AQ) 32 I myself will lay waste the land,(AR) so that your enemies who live there will be appalled.(AS) 33 I will scatter(AT) you among the nations(AU) and will draw out my sword(AV) and pursue you. Your land will be laid waste,(AW) and your cities will lie in ruins.(AX) 34 Then the land will enjoy its sabbath years all the time that it lies desolate(AY) and you are in the country of your enemies;(AZ) then the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths. 35 All the time that it lies desolate, the land will have the rest(BA) it did not have during the sabbaths you lived in it.
36 “‘As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a windblown leaf(BB) will put them to flight.(BC) They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.(BD) 37 They will stumble over one another(BE) as though fleeing from the sword, even though no one is pursuing them. So you will not be able to stand before your enemies.(BF) 38 You will perish(BG) among the nations; the land of your enemies will devour you.(BH) 39 Those of you who are left will waste away in the lands of their enemies because of their sins; also because of their ancestors’(BI) sins they will waste away.(BJ)Read full chapter
- Leviticus 26:30 Or your funeral offerings
New King James Version
New King James Version
10 We have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in His laws, which He set before us by His servants the prophets. 11 Yes, (A)all Israel has transgressed Your law, and has departed so as not to obey Your voice; therefore the curse and the oath written in the (B)Law of Moses the servant of God have been poured out on us, because we have sinned against Him. 12 And He has (C)confirmed His words, which He spoke against us and against our judges who judged us, by bringing upon us a great disaster; (D)for under the whole heaven such has never been done as what has been done to Jerusalem.
13 (E)“As it is written in the Law of Moses, all this disaster has come upon us; (F)yet we have not made our prayer before the Lord our God, that we might turn from our iniquities and understand Your truth. 14 Therefore the Lord has (G)kept the disaster in mind, and brought it upon us; for (H)the Lord our God is righteous in all the works which He does, though we have not obeyed His voice.Read full chapter
New International Version
“Therefore the curses(D) and sworn judgments(E) written in the Law of Moses, the servant of God, have been poured out on us, because we have sinned(F) against you. 12 You have fulfilled(G) the words spoken against us and against our rulers by bringing on us great disaster.(H) Under the whole heaven nothing has ever been done like(I) what has been done to Jerusalem.(J) 13 Just as it is written in the Law of Moses, all this disaster has come on us, yet we have not sought the favor of the Lord(K) our God by turning from our sins and giving attention to your truth.(L) 14 The Lord did not hesitate to bring the disaster(M) on us, for the Lord our God is righteous in everything he does;(N) yet we have not obeyed him.(O)