Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How the faithful city has become a harlot,
She who was full of justice!
Righteousness once lodged in her,
But now murderers.

King James Version

How is the faithful city become an harlot! it was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers.

Holman Bible

The faithful city—
what an adulteress she has become!
She was once full of justice.
Righteousness once dwelt in her—
but now, murderers!

International Standard Version

"How the faithful city has become a whore, she who used to be filled with justice! Righteousness used to reside within her, but now only murderers live there.

A Conservative Version

How the faithful city has become a harlot! She who was full of justice! Righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

American Standard Version

How is the faithful city become a harlot! she that was full of justice! righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

Amplified


How the faithful city has become a prostitute [idolatrous, despicable],
She who was full of justice!
Right standing with God once lodged in her,
But now murderers.

Bible in Basic English

The upright town has become untrue; there was a time when her judges gave right decisions, when righteousness had a resting-place in her, but now she is full of those who take men's lives.

Darby Translation

How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness used to lodge in it, but now murderers.

Julia Smith Translation

How was the faithful city for a harlot! I filled with judgment; justice will lodge in her; and now they are killing

King James 2000

How has the faithful city become a harlot! it was full of justice; righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How has a faithful city become like a whore? Full of justice, righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

Modern King James verseion

How has the faithful city become a harlot? It was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it, but now murderers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How happeneth it then that the righteous city, which was full of equity, is become unfaithful as an whore? Righteousness dwelt in it, but now murder.

NET Bible

How tragic that the once-faithful city has become a prostitute! She was once a center of justice, fairness resided in her, but now only murderers.

New Heart English Bible

How the faithful city has become a prostitute. She was full of justice; righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

The Emphasized Bible

How hath she become unchaste! - The city that was Faithful, - Full of justice, Righteousness lodged in her, But, now, murderers!

Webster

How is the faithful city become a harlot! it was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers.

World English Bible

How the faithful city has become a prostitute! She was full of justice; righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

Youngs Literal Translation

How hath a faithful city become a harlot? I have filled it with judgment, Righteousness lodgeth in it -- now murderers.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

it was full
מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 63

לין לוּן 
Luwn 
Usage: 84

Context Readings

Purification Of Jerusalem

20 But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of the LORD has spoken it. 21 How the faithful city has become a harlot,
She who was full of justice!
Righteousness once lodged in her,
But now murderers.
22 Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water:



Cross References

2 Samuel 8:15

And David reigned over all Israel, and David executed justice and righteousness unto all his people.

2 Chronicles 19:9

And he charged them, saying, Ye shall proceed thus in the fear of the LORD, in truth and with a perfect heart.

Nehemiah 11:1

And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem; but the rest of the people cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city and nine parts to dwell in the other cities.

Psalm 46:4

There is a river, the streams of which shall make glad the city of God, the sanctuary of the tents of the most High.

Psalm 48:1

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Psalm 48:8

As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of the hosts, in the city of our God; God will establish it for ever. Selah.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Isaiah 48:2

For they call themselves of the holy city and stay themselves upon the God of Israel. The LORD of the hosts is his name.

Isaiah 57:3-9

But come here, ye sons of the sorceress, generation of the adulterer and the whore.

Jeremiah 2:20-21

For of old time I have broken thy yoke and burst thy bands; and thou didst say, I will not serve sin. With all this, upon every high hill and under every green tree thou dost wander, playing the harlot.

Jeremiah 3:1

They say, If a man puts away his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's, shall he return unto her again? Is she not a land that is now completely polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, said the LORD.

Lamentations 1:8-9

Cheth Jerusalem has grievously sinned; therefore she is removed; all that honoured her despise her because they have seen her nakedness; yea, she sighs and is turned backward.

Ezekiel 16:1-63

Again the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

Ezekiel 22:1-23

Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim compasses me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; but Judah yet rules with God and is faithful with the saints.

Micah 3:2-3

Who hate the good, and love the evil, who steal their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Zephaniah 3:1-3

Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city!

Zechariah 8:3

Thus hath the LORD said, I will restore Zion and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and Jerusalem shall be called City of truth and the mountain of the LORD of the hosts, the mountain of holiness.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

Acts 7:52

Who of the prophets have your fathers not persecuted? and they have slain those who announced before the coming of the Just One, of whom ye have now been the betrayers and murderers,

Hebrews 12:22

but ye are come unto Mount Sion and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

Revelation 11:2

But leave out the court which is within the temple and measure it not, for it is given unto the Gentiles, and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty-two months.

Revelation 11:8

And their dead bodies shall lie in the streets of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.

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