Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

In the depth of their despair they'll compose a lament for you. This is what they'll say: "Who is like Tyre? Who is so silent in the midst of the sea?'

New American Standard Bible

"Moreover, in their wailing they will take up a lamentation for you And lament over you: 'Who is like Tyre, Like her who is silent in the midst of the sea?

King James Version

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?

Holman Bible

In their wailing they lament for you,
mourning over you:
Who was like Tyre,
silenced in the middle of the sea?

A Conservative Version

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, [saying], Who is there like Tyre, like her that is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

American Standard Version

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee,'saying , Who is there like Tyre, like her that is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

Amplified

And in their wailing they take up a lamentation for you and lament over you, saying, Who was ever like Tyre, the destroyed (the annihilated), [who has become so still] in the heart of the sea?

Bible in Basic English

And in their weeping they will make a song of grief for you, sorrowing over you and saying, Who is like Tyre, who has come to an end in the deep sea?

Darby Translation

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, Who is like Tyre, like her that is destroyed in the midst of the sea?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee and lament over thee, saying, Who is like Tyre, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?

Julia Smith Translation

And their sons lifted up a lamentation for thee, and they lamented over thee: Who as Tyre, as she desolated in the midst of the sea?

King James 2000

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, saying, What city is like Tyre, like that destroyed in the midst of the sea?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they will raise over you with their wailing a lament, and they will chant a lament over you: 'Who is like Tyre, like [this] destruction in the midst of the sea?'

Modern King James verseion

And in their wailing they shall lift up a lamentation and lament over you, saying, Who is like Tyre; as she who is quiet in the midst of the sea?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and heavy lamentation; yea, their children also shall weep for thee. Alas, what city hath so been destroyed in the sea, as Tyre is?

NET Bible

As they wail they will lament over you, chanting: "Who was like Tyre, like a tower in the midst of the sea?"

New Heart English Bible

In their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, saying, 'Who is there like Tyre, like her who is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?'

The Emphasized Bible

And shall take up for thee in their Wailing: a dirge, And shall chant over thee,- Who is like Tyre? Like the Sent One in the midst of the sea?

Webster

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyre, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?

World English Bible

In their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, [saying], Who is there like Tyre, like her who is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

Youngs Literal Translation

And lifted up for thee have their sons a lamentation, And they have lamented over thee, who is as Tyre? As the cut-off one in the midst of the sea?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ני 
Niy 
Usage: 1

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

קינה 
Qiynah 
Usage: 18

for thee, and lament
קוּן 
Quwn 
Usage: 8

צור צר 
Tsor 
Usage: 42

דּמּה 
Dummah 
Usage: 1

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

Context Readings

A Lament For Doomed Tyre

31 They'll shave their heads bald because of you. They'll dress themselves in sackcloth and weep for you with deep bitterness of heart, with the most pitiful of mourning. 32 In the depth of their despair they'll compose a lament for you. This is what they'll say: "Who is like Tyre? Who is so silent in the midst of the sea?' 33 Your merchandise went out over the oceans to satisfy many nations; with the abundance of your wealth you enriched the kings of the earth.



Cross References

Ezekiel 26:17

They'll sing this mourning song for you: "How lost you are, you inhabited city, that was built in the middle of the sea! How famous you were! How strong on the sea! She and her inhabitants inflicted terror to everyone who lived within her."

Ezekiel 27:2

"Son of Man, compose a mourning song for Tyre.

Revelation 18:18

Every ship's captain, everyone who traveled by ship, sailors, and everyone who made a living from the sea stood far away. When they saw the smoke rising from the fire that consumed her, they began to cry out, "What city was like that great city?"

Lamentations 1:12

May it not befall you, all who pass along the road! Look and see: Is there any grief like my grief dealt out to me, by which the LORD afflicted me in the time of his fierce wrath?

Lamentations 2:13

What can be said about you? To what should you be compared, fair Jerusalem? To what may I liken you, so I may comfort you, fair one of Zion? Indeed, your wound is as deep as the sea who can heal you?

Ezekiel 26:4-5

and will destroy the city walls of Tyre. After they break down her fortified towers, I'll scrape away the city's debris, right down to the bare bedrock,

Ezekiel 27:26

But your rowers have brought you into dangerous waters. The east wind has broken you in the heart of the ocean!

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