Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 And if ye refuse, and have rebelled, By the sword ye are consumed, For the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken. 21 How hath a faithful city become a harlot? I have filled it with judgment, Righteousness lodgeth in it -- now murderers. 22 Thy silver hath become dross, Thy drink polluted with water.



Cross References

2 Samuel 8:15

And David reigneth over all Israel, and David is doing judgment and righteousness to all his people,

2 Chronicles 19:9

and he layeth a charge upon them, saying, 'Thus do ye do in the fear of Jehovah, in faithfulness, and with a perfect heart,

Nehemiah 11:1

And the heads of the people dwell in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people have caused to fall lots to bring in one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the cities,

Psalm 46:4

A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Psalm 48:1

A Song, a Psalm, by sons of Korah. Great is Jehovah, and praised greatly, In the city of our God -- His holy hill.

Psalm 48:8

As we have heard, so we have seen, In the city of Jehovah of hosts, In the city of our God, God doth establish her -- to the age. Selah.

Isaiah 5:7

Because the vineyard of Jehovah of Hosts Is the house of Israel, And the man of Judah His pleasant plant, And He waiteth for judgment, and lo, oppression, For righteousness, and lo, a cry.

Isaiah 48:2

For from the Holy City they have been called, And on the God of Israel been supported, Jehovah of Hosts is His name.

Isaiah 57:3-9

And ye, come near hither, O sons of a sorceress, seed of an adulterer, Even thou dost commit whoredom.

Jeremiah 2:20-21

For from of old thou hast broken thy yoke, Drawn away thy bands, and sayest, 'I do not serve,' For, on every high height, and under every green tree, Thou art wandering -- a harlot.

Jeremiah 3:1

Saying, 'Lo, one sendeth away his wife, And she hath gone from him, And she hath been to another man, Doth he turn back unto her again? Greatly defiled is not that land? And thou hast committed whoredom with many lovers, And turn again to Me, an affirmation of Jehovah.

Lamentations 1:8-9

A sin hath Jerusalem sinned, Therefore impure she hath become, All who honoured her have esteemed her lightly, For they have seen her nakedness, Yea, she herself hath sighed and turneth backward.

Ezekiel 16:1-63

And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying,

Ezekiel 22:1-23

And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying,

Hosea 11:12

Compassed Me with feigning hath Ephraim, And with deceit the house of Israel. And Judah again is ruling with God, And with the Holy Ones is faithful!

Micah 3:2-3

Ye who are hating good, and loving evil, Taking violently their skin from off them, And their flesh from off their bones,

Zephaniah 3:1-3

Woe to the rebellious and polluted, The oppressing city!

Zechariah 8:3

Thus said Jehovah: I have turned back unto Zion, And I have dwelt in the midst of Jerusalem, And Jerusalem hath been called 'The city of truth,' And the mountain of Jehovah of Hosts, 'The holy mountain.'

Luke 13:34

'Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that is killing the prophets, and stoning those sent unto her, how often did I will to gather together thy children, as a hen her brood under the wings, and ye did not will.

Acts 7:52

which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? and they killed those who declared before about the coming of the Righteous One, of whom now ye betrayers and murderers have become,

Hebrews 12:22

But, ye came to Mount Zion, and to a city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of messengers,

Revelation 11:2

and the court that is without the sanctuary leave out, and thou mayest not measure it, because it was given to the nations, and the holy city they shall tread down forty-two months;

Revelation 11:8

and their dead bodies are upon the broad-place of the great city (that is called spiritually Sodom, and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified,)

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