Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“The cities of Aroer are forsaken;
They will be for flocks to lie down in,
And there will be no one to frighten them.

King James Version

The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Holman Bible

The cities of Aroer are forsaken;
they will be places for flocks.
They will lie down without fear.

International Standard Version

The cities of Oraru will be deserted they will be devoted to herds that will lay at rest, and terrorism will be no more.

A Conservative Version

The cities of Aroer are forsaken. They shall be for flocks, which shall lay down, and none shall make them afraid.

American Standard Version

The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Amplified

The cities of Aroer [east of the Jordan] are forsaken; they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Bible in Basic English

Her towns are unpeopled for ever; there the flocks take their rest in peace, without fear.

Darby Translation

The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks; and they shall lie down and there shall be none to make them afraid.

Julia Smith Translation

The cities of Aroer were forsaken : they shall be for flocks, and they lay down, and none terrifying.

King James 2000

The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The cities of Aroer will be deserted; they will be for the flocks, and they will lie down and {no one will frighten} [them].

Modern King James verseion

The cities of Aroer are forsaken; now they are for flocks; they shall lie down, and no one terrifies them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The cities of Aroer shall be waste: the cattle shall lie there, and no man shall fraye them away.

NET Bible

The cities of Aroer are abandoned. They will be used for herds, which will lie down there in peace.

New Heart English Bible

The cities of Aroer are forsaken. They will be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

The Emphasized Bible

Forsaken, are the desolate cities, - For flocks, shall they serve, Which shall lie down and have none to make them afraid.

Webster

The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

World English Bible

The cities of Aroer are forsaken. They will be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Youngs Literal Translation

Forsaken are the cities of Aroer, For droves they are, and they have lain down, And there is none troubling.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

of Aroer
ערעור ערער ערוער 
`Arow`er 
Usage: 16

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

רבץ 
Rabats 
Usage: 30

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

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.
3 “The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,
And sovereignty from Damascus
And the remnant of Aram;
They will be like the glory of the sons of Israel,”
Declares the Lord of hosts.


Cross References

Ezekiel 25:5

I will make Rabbah a pasture for camels and the sons of Ammon a resting place for flocks. Thus you will know that I am the Lord.”

Numbers 32:34

The sons of Gad built Dibon and Ataroth and Aroer,

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer which is on the edge of the valley of Arnon and from the city which is in the valley, even to Gilead, there was no city that was too high for us; the Lord our God delivered all over to us.

Jeremiah 7:33

The dead bodies of this people will be food for the birds of the sky and for the beasts of the earth; and no one will frighten them away.

Micah 4:4

Each of them will sit under his vine
And under his fig tree,
With no one to make them afraid,
For the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken.

Zephaniah 2:6

So the seacoast will be pastures,
With caves for shepherds and folds for flocks.

Deuteronomy 3:12

“So we took possession of this land at that time. From Aroer, which is by the valley of Arnon, and half the hill country of Gilead and its cities I gave to the Reubenites and to the Gadites.

Joshua 13:16

Their territory was from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, with the city which is in the middle of the valley and all the plain by Medeba;

Isaiah 5:17

Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture,
And strangers will eat in the waste places of the wealthy.

Isaiah 7:21

Now in that day a man may keep alive a heifer and a pair of sheep;

Isaiah 7:23-25

And it will come about in that day, that every place where there used to be a thousand vines, valued at a thousand shekels of silver, will become briars and thorns.

Jeremiah 48:19

“Stand by the road and keep watch,
O inhabitant of Aroer;
Ask him who flees and her who escapes
And say, ‘What has happened?’

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