Isaiah 5:9
Good News Translation
I have heard the LORD Almighty say, "All these big, fine houses will be empty ruins.

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD All-Powerful has made this promise to me: Those large and beautiful homes will be left empty, with no one to take care of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These things are in my ears, saith the Lord of hosts: Unless many great and fair houses shall become desolate, without an inhabitant.

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These things are in my ears, saith the Lord of hosts: Unless many great and fair houses shall become desolate, without an inhabitant.

in mine ears, said.

Isaiah 22:14 And the voice of the Lord of hosts was revealed in my ears: Surely this iniquity shall not be forgiven you till you die, saith the Lord God of hosts.

Amos 3:7 For the Lord God doth nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.

of a truth, etc.

Isaiah 5:6 And I will make it desolate: it shall not be pruned, and it shall not be digged: but briers and thorns shall come up: and I will command the clouds to rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 27:10 For the strong city shall be desolate, the beautiful city shall be forsaken, and shall be left as a wilderness: there the calf shall feed, and there shall he lie down, and shall consume its branches.

2 Chronicles 36:21 That the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremias might be fulfilled, and the land might keep her sabbaths: for all the days of the desolation she kept a sabbath, till the seventy years were expired.

Amos 5:11 Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.

Amos 6:11 And he shall answer: There is an end. And he shall say to him: Hold thy peace, and mention not the name of the Lord.

Matthew 22:7 But when the king had heard of it, he was angry: and sending his armies, he destroyed those murderers and burnt their city.

Matthew 23:38 Behold, your house shall be left to you, desolate.

Context
Woes to the Wicked
8Woe to you that join house to house and lay field to field, even to the end of the place: shall you alone dwell in the midst of the earth? 9These things are in my ears, saith the Lord of hosts: Unless many great and fair houses shall become desolate, without an inhabitant.10For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.…
Cross References
Matthew 23:38
Behold, your house shall be left to you, desolate.

James 5:4
Behold the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which by fraud has been kept back by you, crieth: and the cry of them hath entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

Job 15:28
He hath dwelt in desolate cities, and in desert houses that are reduced into heaps.

Isaiah 6:11
And I said: How long, O Lord? And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.

Isaiah 6:12
And the Lord shall remove men far away, and she shall be multiplied that was left in the midst of the earth.

Additional Translations
I heard the LORD of Hosts declare: “Surely many houses will become desolate, great mansions left unoccupied.In my ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

In mine ears'saith Jehovah of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

For these things have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts: for though many houses should be built, many and fair houses shall be desolate, and there shall be no inhabitants in them.

In mine ears Jehovah of hosts [hath said], Many houses shall assuredly become a desolation, great and excellent ones, without inhabitant.

In mine ears saith the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

In my ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.

In my ears, Yahweh of Armies says: "Surely many houses will be desolate, even great and beautiful, unoccupied.

By the weapons of Jehovah of Hosts Do not many houses a desolation become? Great and good without inhabitant!
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