Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In their streets they have girded themselves with sackcloth; On their housetops and in their squares Everyone is wailing, dissolved in tears.

King James Version

In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.

Holman Bible

In its streets they wear sackcloth; on its rooftops and in its public squares everyone wails, falling down and weeping.

International Standard Version

In its streets they wear sackcloth; on its rooftops and in its squares everyone wails and falls down weeping.

A Conservative Version

In their streets they gird themselves with sackcloth. On their housetops, and in their broad places, everyone wails, weeping abundantly.

American Standard Version

In their streets they gird themselves with sackcloth; on their housetops, and in their broad places, every one waileth, weeping abundantly.

Amplified

In their streets they gird themselves with sackcloth; on the tops of their houses and in their broad places everyone wails, weeping abundantly.

Bible in Basic English

In their streets they are covering themselves with haircloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their public places, there is crying and bitter weeping.

Darby Translation

In their streets they are girded with sackcloth; on their roofs, and in their broadways, every one howleth, melted into tears.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth; on the tops of their houses and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping as they come down.

Julia Smith Translation

And in their places without they girded themselves with sackcloth: upon her roofs and in her streets every one shall wail, going down into weeping.

King James 2000

In their streets they shall clothe themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, everyone shall wail, weeping abundantly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They gird themselves [with] sackcloth in its streets; on its roofs and public squares everyone wails, going down in weeping.

Modern King James verseion

In the streets they shall clothe themselves with sackcloth; on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, everyone shall howl, melting in tears.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In their streets were they girded about with sackcloth. In all the tops of their houses and streets was there nothing, but mourning and weeping.

NET Bible

In their streets they wear sackcloth; on their roofs and in their town squares all of them wail, they fall down weeping.

New Heart English Bible

In their streets, they dress themselves in sackcloth. In their streets and on their housetops, everyone wails, weeping abundantly.

The Emphasized Bible

In their streets, have they girded them with sackcloth, - On their housetops, and in their broadways, every one is howling - melting in tears;

Webster

In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.

World English Bible

In their streets, they clothe themselves in sackcloth. In their streets and on their housetops, everyone wails, weeping abundantly.

Youngs Literal Translation

In its out-places they girded on sackcloth, On its pinnacles, and in its broad places, Every one howleth -- going down with weeping.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

חגר 
Chagar 
Usage: 43

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

on the tops
גּג 
Gag 
Usage: 30

of their houses, and in their streets
רחוב רחב 
R@chob 
Usage: 43

ילל 
Yalal 
Usage: 32

בּכי 
B@kiy 
Usage: 29

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Moab

2 They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off. 3 In their streets they have girded themselves with sackcloth; On their housetops and in their squares Everyone is wailing, dissolved in tears. 4 Heshbon and Elealeh also cry out, Their voice is heard all the way to Jahaz; Therefore the armed men of Moab cry aloud; His soul trembles within him.


Cross References

Jonah 3:6-8

When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the ashes.

Deuteronomy 22:8

"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.

2 Samuel 3:31

Then David said to Joab and to all the people who were with him, "Tear your clothes and gird on sackcloth and lament before Abner." And King David walked behind the bier.

2 Kings 6:30

When the king heard the words of the woman, he tore his clothes--now he was passing by on the wall--and the people looked, and behold, he had sackcloth beneath on his body.

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Isaiah 22:1

The oracle concerning the valley of vision What is the matter with you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops?

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I say, "Turn your eyes away from me, Let me weep bitterly, Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people."

Jeremiah 19:13

"The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like the place Topheth, because of all the houses on whose rooftops they burned sacrifices to all the heavenly host and poured out drink offerings to other gods."'"

Jeremiah 48:38-39

"On all the housetops of Moab and in its streets there is lamentation everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel," declares the LORD.

Matthew 11:21

"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had occurred in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

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