Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

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:

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 The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. 2 The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.


Cross References

Zechariah 9:1

The burden of the word of the LORD in the land of Hadrach, and Damascus shall be the rest of it: when the eyes of man, as of all the tribes of Israel, shall be towards the LORD.

Isaiah 25:2

For thou hast made of a city a heap; of a fortified city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

Amos 1:3-5

Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:

Genesis 14:15

And he divided himself against them, he and his servants by night, and smote them, and pursued them to Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.

Isaiah 7:8

For the head of Syria is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is Rezin; and within sixty five years shall Ephraim be broken, that it be not a people.

Jeremiah 49:2

Therefore behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and it shall be a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel be heir to them that were his heirs, saith the LORD.

Jeremiah 49:23-27

Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are faint-hearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.

Micah 1:6

Therefore I will make Samaria as a heap of the field, and as plantings of a vineyard: and I will pour down her stones into the valley, and I will lay bare her foundations.

Acts 9:2

And desired from him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he should find any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Genesis 15:2

And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?

2 Kings 16:9

And the king of Assyria hearkened to him: for the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried the people of it captive to Kir, and slew Rezin.

2 Chronicles 28:5

Wherefore the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Syria; and they smote him, and carried away a great multitude of them captives, and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who smote him with a great slaughter.

2 Chronicles 28:23

For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

Isaiah 8:4

For before the child shall have knowledge to cry, My father, and my mother, the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of Assyria.

Isaiah 10:9

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

Isaiah 13:1

The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.

Isaiah 15:1

The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;

Isaiah 19:1

The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and will come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

Isaiah 37:26

Hast thou not heard long ago, how I have done it; and of ancient times, that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldst be to lay waste fortified cities into ruinous heaps.

Micah 3:12

Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of the forest.

1 Kings 11:24

And he gathered men to him, and became captain over a band, when David slew them of Zobah: and they went to Damascus, and dwelt in it, and reigned in Damascus.

1 Chronicles 18:5

And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadarezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

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