Ezekiel 36:10
New International Version
and I will cause many people to live on you--yes, all of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

New Living Translation
I will greatly increase the population of Israel, and the ruined cities will be rebuilt and filled with people.

English Standard Version
And I will multiply people on you, the whole house of Israel, all of it. The cities shall be inhabited and the waste places rebuilt.

Berean Study Bible
I will multiply the people upon you—the house of Israel in its entirety. The cities will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

King James Bible
And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be builded:

New King James Version
I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

New American Standard Bible
And I will multiply people on you, all the house of Israel, all of it; and the cities will be inhabited and the ruins will be rebuilt.

NASB 1995
'I will multiply men on you, all the house of Israel, all of it; and the cities will be inhabited and the waste places will be rebuilt.

NASB 1977
‘And I will multiply men on you, all the house of Israel, all of it; and the cities will be inhabited, and the waste places will be rebuilt.

Amplified Bible
I will multiply people on you, all the house of Israel, [indeed] all of it; the cities shall be inhabited and the ruins will be rebuilt.

Christian Standard Bible
I will fill you with people, with the whole house of Israel in its entirety. The cities will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will fill you with people, with the whole house of Israel in its entirety. The cities will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

American Standard Version
and I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be builded;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall multiply children of men for you, the entire house of Israel, and the cities shall be inhabited and the desolations shall be built

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and I will multiply men upon you, even all the house of Israel to the end: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the desolate land shall be built upon.

Contemporary English Version
The people of Israel will return and rebuild your ruined towns and live in them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will multiply men upon you, and all the house of Israel: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the ruinous places shall be repaired.

English Revised Version
and I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be builded:

Good News Translation
I will make your population grow. You will live in the cities and rebuild everything that was left in ruins.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will increase the number of people who live on you. All the people of Israel, all of them, will live on you. The cities will be inhabited, and the ruins will be rebuilt.

International Standard Version
I'm going to make the entire house of Israel grow—every single member —and their cities will be inhabited with all the ruins rebuilt.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be builded;

Literal Standard Version
And I have multiplied men on you, "" All the house of Israel—all of it, "" And the cities have been inhabited, "" And the ruins are built.

NET Bible
I will multiply your people--the whole house of Israel, all of it. The cities will be populated and the ruins rebuilt.

New Heart English Bible
and I will multiply men on you, all the house of Israel, even all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be built;

World English Bible
and I will multiply men on you, all the house of Israel, even all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be built;

Young's Literal Translation
And I have multiplied on you men, All the house of Israel -- all of it, And the cities have been inhabited, And the wastes are built.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prophecy to the Mountains of Israel
9For behold, I am on your side; I will turn toward you, and you will be tilled and sown. 10I will multiply the people upon you the house of Israel in its entirety. The cities will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt. 11I will fill you with people and animals, and they will multiply and be fruitful. I will make you as inhabited as you once were, and I will make you prosper more than before. Then you will know that I am the LORD.…

Cross References
Isaiah 27:6
In the days to come, Jacob will take root. Israel will bud and blossom and fill the whole world with fruit.

Isaiah 49:17
Your builders hasten back; your destroyers and wreckers depart from you.

Isaiah 58:12
Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will restore the age-old foundations; you will be called Repairer of the Breach, Restorer of the Streets of Dwelling.

Jeremiah 31:24
And Judah and all its cities will dwell together in the land, the farmers and those who move with the flocks,

Jeremiah 31:27
"The days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will sow the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seed of man and of beast.

Jeremiah 31:28
Just as I watched over them to uproot and tear down, to demolish, destroy, and bring disaster, so I will watch over them to build and to plant," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 33:12
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: In this desolate place, without man or beast, and in all its cities, there will once more be pastures for shepherds to rest their flocks.

Ezekiel 36:33
This is what the Lord GOD says: On the day I cleanse you from all your iniquities, I will cause the cities to be resettled and the ruins to be rebuilt.

Ezekiel 37:11
Then He said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Look, they are saying, 'Our bones are dried up, and our hope has perished; we are cut off.'

Ezekiel 37:21
you are to tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'I will take the Israelites out of the nations to which they have gone, and I will gather them from all around and bring them into their own land.

Ezekiel 37:22
I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel, and one king will rule over all of them. Then they will no longer be two nations and will never again be divided into two kingdoms.

Ezekiel 37:26
And I will make a covenant of peace with them; it will be an everlasting covenant. I will establish them and multiply them, and I will set My sanctuary among them forever.

Ezekiel 39:25
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: Now I will restore Jacob from captivity and will have compassion on the whole house of Israel, and I will be jealous for My holy name.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will multiply men on you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be built:

I will

Ezekiel 36:37
Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them; I will increase them with men like a flock.

Isaiah 27:6
He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit.

Jeremiah 30:19
And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.

the wastes

Ezekiel 36:33
Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day that I shall have cleansed you from all your iniquities I will also cause you to dwell in the cities, and the wastes shall be builded.

Isaiah 51:3
For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

Isaiah 52:9
Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.









Verses 10, 11. - I will multiply men upon you. Jehovah's promise contemplated a return of both sections of the Golah, the whole house of Israel, Ephraim as well as Judah (comp. Ezekiel 20:40), to the land from which they had been deported, and a restoration of the united kingdom to a condition of prosperity in which its cities should again be inhabited, its ruined homesteads repaired, its fields cultivated, and its flocks and herds multiplied (see Ezekiel 16:55; Isaiah 44:26; Isaiah 54:3; Isaiah 61:4) - a condition of prosperity so great that it should surpass any measure or degree of good fortune previously enjoyed (comp. Deuteronomy 30:5; Job 42:12).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will multiply
וְהִרְבֵּיתִ֤י (wə·hir·bê·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

the people
אָדָ֔ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

upon you
עֲלֵיכֶם֙ (‘ă·lê·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

with the whole
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

house
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

in its entirety.
כֻּלֹּ֑ה (kul·lōh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

The cities
הֶֽעָרִ֔ים (he·‘ā·rîm)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5892: Excitement

will be inhabited
וְנֹֽשְׁבוּ֙ (wə·nō·šə·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

and the ruins
וְהֶחֳרָב֖וֹת (wə·he·ḥo·rā·ḇō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 2723: Waste, desolation, ruin

rebuilt.
תִּבָּנֶֽינָה׃ (tib·bā·ne·nāh)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 1129: To build


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