Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The oracle concerning Damascus "Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city And will become a fallen ruin.

King James Version

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Holman Bible

An oracle against Damascus: Look, Damascus is no longer a city. It has become a ruined heap.

International Standard Version

A message about Damascus: "Look! Damascus will cease to be a city. Instead, it will become a pile of ruins.

A Conservative Version

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

American Standard Version

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Amplified

The mournful, inspired prediction (a burden to be lifted up) concerning Damascus [capital of Syria, and Israel's bulwark against Assyria]. Behold, Damascus will cease to be a city and will become a heap of ruins.

Bible in Basic English

The word about Damascus. See, they have made Damascus a town no longer; it has become a waste place.

Darby Translation

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Julia Smith Translation

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus being taken away from a city, and it was a falling heap of rubbish.

King James 2000

The burden concerning Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Lexham Expanded Bible

An oracle of Damascus: "Look! Damascus [will] cease being a city and will become a heap of ruins.

Modern King James verseion

The burden against Damascus: Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a heap of ruins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is the heavy burden upon Damascus: Behold, Damascus shall be no more a city, but a heap of broken stones.

NET Bible

Here is a message about Damascus: "Look, Damascus is no longer a city, it is a heap of ruins!

New Heart English Bible

The burden of Damascus: "Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap.

The Emphasized Bible

The oracle on Damascus, - Lo! Damascus, is to be removed from being a city, And shall become a heap of ruins:

Webster

The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

World English Bible

The burden of Damascus: "Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap.

Youngs Literal Translation

The burden of Damascus. Lo, Damascus is taken away from being a city, And it hath been a heap -- a ruin.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

דּרמשׂק דּוּמשׂק דּמּשׂקo 
Dammeseq 
Usage: 45

דּרמשׂק דּוּמשׂק דּמּשׂקo 
Dammeseq 
Usage: 45

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and it shall be a ruinous
מפּלה מפּלה 
Mappalah 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Damascus

1 The oracle concerning Damascus "Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city And will become a fallen ruin. 2 "The cities of Aroer are forsaken; They will be for flocks to lie down in, And there will be no one to frighten them.


Cross References

Zechariah 9:1

The burden of the word of the LORD is against the land of Hadrach, with Damascus as its resting place (for the eyes of men, especially of all the tribes of Israel, are toward the LORD),

Isaiah 25:2

For You have made a city into a heap, A fortified city into a ruin; A palace of strangers is a city no more, It will never be rebuilt.

Amos 1:3-5

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Damascus and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they threshed Gilead with implements of sharp iron.

Genesis 14:15

He divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is north of Damascus.

Isaiah 7:8

"For the head of Aram is Damascus and the head of Damascus is Rezin (now within another 65 years Ephraim will be shattered, so that it is no longer a people),

Jeremiah 49:2

"Therefore behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "That I will cause a trumpet blast of war to be heard Against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon; And it will become a desolate heap, And her towns will be set on fire Then Israel will take possession of his possessors," Says the LORD.

Jeremiah 49:23-27

Concerning Damascus "Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, For they have heard bad news; They are disheartened There is anxiety by the sea, It cannot be calmed.

Micah 1:6

For I will make Samaria a heap of ruins in the open country, Planting places for a vineyard I will pour her stones down into the valley And will lay bare her foundations.

Acts 9:2

and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Genesis 15:2

Abram said, "O Lord GOD, what will You give me, since I am childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"

2 Kings 16:9

So the king of Assyria listened to him; and the king of Assyria went up against Damascus and captured it, and carried the people of it away into exile to Kir, and put Rezin to death.

2 Chronicles 28:5

Wherefore, the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they defeated him and carried away from him a great number of captives and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who inflicted him with heavy casualties.

2 Chronicles 28:23

For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus which had defeated him, and said, "Because the gods of the kings of Aram helped them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me." But they became the downfall of him and all Israel.

Isaiah 8:4

for before the boy knows how to cry out 'My father' or 'My mother,' the wealth of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria will be carried away before the king of Assyria."

Isaiah 10:9

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

Isaiah 13:1

The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.

Isaiah 15:1

The oracle concerning Moab Surely in a night Ar of Moab is devastated and ruined; Surely in a night Kir of Moab is devastated and ruined.

Isaiah 19:1

The oracle concerning Egypt Behold, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt; The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence, And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Isaiah 37:26

"Have you not heard? Long ago I did it, From ancient times I planned it Now I have brought it to pass, That you should turn fortified cities into ruinous heaps.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, on account of you Zion will be plowed as a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins, And the mountain of the temple will become high places of a forest.

1 Kings 11:24

He gathered men to himself and became leader of a marauding band, after David slew them of Zobah; and they went to Damascus and stayed there, and reigned in Damascus.

1 Chronicles 18:5

When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David killed 22,000 men of the Arameans.

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