Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Is not Calno as Carchemish? Is not Hamath as Arpad? Is not Samaria as Damascus?

New American Standard Bible

“Is not Calno like Carchemish,
Or Hamath like Arpad,
Or Samaria like Damascus?

King James Version

Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Holman Bible

Isn’t Calno like Carchemish?
Isn’t Hamath like Arpad?
Isn’t Samaria like Damascus?

International Standard Version

Isn't Calno like Carchemish? Isn't Hamath like Arpad? Isn't Samaria like Damascus?

American Standard Version

Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Amplified


“Is not Calno [conquered] like Carchemish [on the Euphrates]?
Is not Hamath [subdued] like Arpad [her neighbor]?
Is not Samaria [in Israel] like Damascus [in Aram]?

Bible in Basic English

Will not the fate of Calno be like that of Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Darby Translation

Is not Calno as Karkemish? Is not Hamath as Arpad? Is not Samaria as Damascus?

Julia Smith Translation

Is not as Carchemish, Calno? if not as Arpad, Hamath? if not as Damascus, Shomeron?

King James 2000

Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Is] not Calno like Carchemish? [Is] not Hamath like Arpad? [Is] not Samaria like Damascus?

Modern King James verseion

Is not Calno like Carchemish? Is not Hamath like Arpad? Is not Samaria like Damascus?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is not Calno as easy to win as Carchemish? Is it harder to conquer Hamath than Arpad? Or is it lighter to overcome Damascus than Samaria?"

NET Bible

Is not Calneh like Carchemish? Hamath like Arpad? Samaria like Damascus?

New Heart English Bible

Isn't Calno like Carchemish? Isn't Hamath like Arpad? Isn't Samaria like Damascus?"

The Emphasized Bible

Is not, Calno, like Carchemish? Is not, Hamath, like Arpad? Is not, Samaria, like Damascus?

Webster

Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

World English Bible

Isn't Calno like Carchemish? Isn't Hamath like Arpad? Isn't Samaria like Damascus?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Is not Calno as Carchemish? Is not Hamath as Arpad? Is not Samaria as Damascus?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is not Calno
כּלנו כּלנה כּלנה 
Kalneh 
Usage: 3

כּרכּמישׁ 
Kark@miysh 
Usage: 3

is not Hamath
חמת 
Chamath 
Usage: 36

as Arpad
ארפּד 
'Arpad 
Usage: 6

is not Samaria
שׁמרון 
Shom@rown 
Usage: 109

Context Readings

Judgment On Assyria's Arrogance

8 For he says, Are not my rulers all of them kings? 9 Is not Calno as Carchemish? Is not Hamath as Arpad? Is not Samaria as Damascus? 10 As my hand has found the kingdoms of the idols, whose graven images excelled those of Jerusalem and of Samaria,


Cross References

2 Kings 16:9

And the king of Assyria hearkened to him. And the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried [the people of] it captive to Kir, and killed Rezin.

2 Chronicles 35:20

After all this, when Josiah had prepared the temple, Neco king of Egypt went up to fight against Carchemish by the Euphrates, and Josiah went out against him.

Genesis 10:10

And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Jeremiah 46:2

Of Egypt, concerning the army of Pharaoh-neco king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates in Carchemish, which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon smote in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah:

2 Samuel 8:9

And when Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the army of Hadadezer,

2 Kings 17:5-6

Then the king of Assyria came up throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria, and besieged it three years.

2 Kings 17:24

And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Avva, and from Hamath and Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the sons of Israel. And they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the

2 Kings 18:9-10

And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria, and besieged it.

Isaiah 7:8

For the head of Syria is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is Rezin. And within sixty-five years Ephraim shall be broken in pieces, so that is shall not be a people.

Isaiah 17:3

And the fortress shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus. And the remnant of Syria, they shall be as the glory of the sons of Israel, says LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 36:19

Where are the gods of Hamath and Arpad? Where are the gods of Sepharvaim? And have they delivered Samaria out of my hand?

Isaiah 37:13

Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivvah?

Jeremiah 49:23

Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad, for they have heard evil news. They are melted away. There is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

Amos 6:1-2

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who are secure in the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come!

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