Parallel Verses

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.

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] oracle (a burden to be carried) concerning Damascus [capital of Aram (Syria), and Israel’s defense against Assyria].

“Listen carefully, Damascus will cease to be a city
And will become a fallen ruin.

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.

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.

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

is taken away
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

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

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Damascus

1 This is the heavy burden upon Damascus: Behold, Damascus shall be no more a city, but a heap of broken stones. 2 The cities of Aroer shall be waste: the cattle shall lie there, and no man shall fraye them away.


Cross References

Zechariah 9:1

The word of the LORD shall be received in Hadrach, and Damascus shall be his offering: for the eyes of all men and of the tribes of Israel shall look up unto the LORD.

Isaiah 25:2

Thou makest of towns, heaps of stone; and of head

Amos 1:3-5

"Thus sayeth the LORD, 'For three and four wickednesses of Damascus, I will not spare her: because they have threshed Gilead with iron stales.

Genesis 14:15

And set himself and his servants in array, and fell upon them by night, and smote them, and chased them away unto Hobah, which lieth on the lefthand of Damascus,

Isaiah 7:8

For the head city of the Syrians is Damascus, but the head of Damascus is Rezin. And after five and threescore years, shall Ephraim be no more a people.

Jeremiah 49:2

Behold therefore, the time cometh, sayeth the LORD, that I will bring a noise of war into Rabbah of the Ammonites. And it shall be laid on a desolate heap, and her cities burnt up: and the Israelites shall be lords over those that had them in possession afore, sayeth the LORD.

Jeremiah 49:23-27

"Upon Damascus, Hamath and Arpad shall come confusion, for they shall hear evil tidings: they shall be tossed to and fro like the sea that cannot stand still.

Micah 1:6

Therefore I shall make Samaria a heap of stones in the field, to lay about the vineyard: her stones shall I cast into the valley, and uncover her foundations.

Acts 9:2

and desired of him letters to Damascus, to the synagogues: that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Genesis 15:2

And Abram answered, "LORD Jehovah, what wilt thou give me? I go childless, and the cater of mine house, this Eliezer of Damascus, hath a son."

2 Kings 16:9

And the king of Assyria hearkened to him, and went to Damascus, and took it, and carried the people away to Kir and slew Rezin.

2 Chronicles 28:5

Wherefore the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of the Syrians: which beat him and carried away a great multitude of his captive into Damascus. And thereto he was delivered into the hand of the king of Israel which slew of his a mighty slaughter.

2 Chronicles 28:23

For he offered unto the gods of them of Damascus which beat him, and said, "Because the gods of the Syrians help them, therefore will I offer to them, that they may help me also." But they were his destruction and the destruction of all Israel.

Isaiah 8:4

For why? Before the child shall have knowledge to say 'Abi' and 'Im'," - that is, father, and mother - "the riches of Damascus and the substance of Samaria shall be taken away, through the king of the Assyrians."

Isaiah 10:9

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?"

Isaiah 13:1

This is the heavy burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amos did see.

Isaiah 15:1

This is the heavy burden upon Moab: Ar of Moab was destroyed and overthrown in the night season: Kir also, in Moab, perished in the night and vanished away.

Isaiah 19:1

This is the heavy burden upon Egypt: Behold, the LORD will ride upon a swift cloud, and come into Egypt. And the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his coming, and the heart of Egypt shall quake within her.

Isaiah 37:26

Yea, sayest thou, hast thou not heard what I have taken in hand, and brought to pass of old time? That same will I do now also: waste, destroy, and bring the strong cities into heaps of stones.

Micah 3:12

Therefore shall Zion, for your sakes, be plowed like a field: Jerusalem shall become a heap of stones, and the hill of the temple shall be turned to a high wood.

1 Kings 11:24

Which Rezon gathered men unto him and became captain over the company, when David slew them. And they went to Damascus and dwelt therein, and reigned in Damascus.

1 Chronicles 18:5

Then came the Syrians of Damascus to help Hadadezer king of Zobah. And David slew of the Syrians twenty two thousand,

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