Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

At the same time shall their strong cities be desolate, like as were once the forsaken plows and corn, which they forsook, for fear of the children of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

In that day their strong cities will be like forsaken places in the forest,
Or like branches which they abandoned before the sons of Israel;
And the land will be a desolation.

King James Version

In that day shall his strong cities be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch, which they left because of the children of Israel: and there shall be desolation.

Holman Bible

On that day their strong cities will be
like the abandoned woods and mountaintops
that were abandoned because of the Israelites;
there will be desolation.

International Standard Version

"At that time, their fortified cities that they abandoned because of the Israelis will be like desolate places of the forests and hilltops there will be desolation.

A Conservative Version

In that day their strong cities shall be as the forsaken places in the woodland and on the mountain top, which were forsaken from before the sons of Israel, and it shall be a desolation.

American Standard Version

In that day shall their strong cities be as the forsaken places in the wood and on the mountain top, which were forsaken from before the children of Israel; and it shall be a desolation.

Amplified


In that day the strong cities of Aram and Israel will be like deserted places in the forest,
Or like branches which they abandoned before the children of Israel;
And the land will be a desolation.

Bible in Basic English

In that day your towns will be like the waste places of the Hivites and the Amorites which the children of Israel took for a heritage, and they will come to destruction.

Darby Translation

In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken tract in the woodland, and the mountain-top which they forsook before the children of Israel; and there shall be desolation.

Julia Smith Translation

In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken thicket, and the summit which they forsook from the face of the sons of Israel: and it was a desolation.

King James 2000

In that day shall his strong cities be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch, which they left because of the children of Israel: and there shall be desolation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

On that day, {its fortified cities} will be like the {abandonment of the wooded place and the summit}, which they deserted because of the children of Israel; and there will be desolation.

Modern King James verseion

In that day his strong cities shall be like a forsaken branch, and an uppermost branch, which they left because of the sons of Israel; and it will become a ruin.

NET Bible

At that time their fortified cities will be like the abandoned summits of the Amorites, which they abandoned because of the Israelites; there will be desolation.

New Heart English Bible

In that day, their strong cities will be like the forsaken places of the Hivites and the Amorites, which were forsaken from before the children of Israel; and it will be a desolation.

The Emphasized Bible

In that day, shall his fortified cities become Like a neglected bough and a topmost branch, Which they neglected because of the sons of Israel, - So shall there be desolation.

Webster

In that day shall his strong cities be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch, which they left because of the children of Israel: and there shall be desolation.

World English Bible

In that day, their strong cities will be like the forsaken places in the woods and on the mountain top, which were forsaken from before the children of Israel; and it will be a desolation.

Youngs Literal Translation

In that day are the cities of his strength As the forsaken thing of the forest, And the branch that they have left, Because of the sons of Israel, It also hath been a desolation.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In that day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

be as a forsaken
עזב 
`azab 
Usage: 28

חרשׁ 
Choresh 
Usage: 7

and an uppermost branch
אמיר 
'amiyr 
Usage: 2

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Judgment Against Israel

8 And shall not turn to the altars that are the work of his own hands, neither shall he look upon groves and images, which his fingers have wrought. 9 At the same time shall their strong cities be desolate, like as were once the forsaken plows and corn, which they forsook, for fear of the children of Israel. 10 So shalt thou, O Damascus, be desolate: because thou hast forgotten God thy Saviour, and hast not called to remembrance the rock of thy strength. Wherefore thou hast also set a fair plant, and grafted a strange branch.



Cross References

Isaiah 27:10

The strong cities shall be desolate, and the fair cities shall be left like a wilderness. The cattle shall feed and lie there, and the sheep shall eat it up.

Isaiah 6:11-13

Then spake I, "LORD, how long?" And he answered, "Until the cities be utterly without inhabiters, and the houses without men, till the land be also desolate, and lie unbuilded.

Isaiah 7:16-20

For before the child come to knowledge, to eschew the evil and chose the good, the land that thou so abhorest shall be desolate of both her kings.

Isaiah 9:9-12

And the people also of Ephraim, and they that dwell in Samaria, can say with pride and high stomachs, on this manner:

Isaiah 17:4-5

At that time also shall the glory of Jacob be very poor, and his fatness lean.

Isaiah 24:1-12

Behold, the LORD shall waste and plague the world, he shall make the face of the earth desolate, and scatter abroad the inhabiters thereof.

Isaiah 28:1-4

Woe be to the crown of pride, even to the drunken people of Ephraim, whose great pomp is as a flower that fadeth away upon the head of the valley of such as be in wealth, and are overladen with wine.

Hosea 10:14

there shall grow a sedition among thy people. All thy strong cities shall be laid waste, even as Shalman was destroyed with his familiars, through him that was avenged of Arbel in the day of battle: where the mother perished with her children.

Hosea 13:15-16

Yet can I see no comfort, for when he is now the goodliest among the brethren, the East wind, even the wind of the LORD, shall come down from the wilderness, and dry up his conduits, and drink up his wells: he shall spoil the treasure of all pleasant vessels.

Amos 3:11-15

Therefore, thus sayeth the LORD God, 'This land shall be troubled and besieged round about, thy strength shall be plucked from thee, and thy palaces robbed.'

Amos 7:9

but the high hill chapels of Isaac must be laid waste, and the churches of Israel made desolate: and as for the house of Jeroboam, I will stand up against it with the sword."

Micah 5:11

I will break down the cities of thy land, and overthrow all thy strongholds.

Micah 6:16

Ye keep the ordinances of Omri, and all the customs of the house of Ahab: Ye follow their pleasures, therefore will I make thee waste, and cause thy inhabiters to be abhorred, O my people: and thus shalt thou bear thine own shame.

Micah 7:13

Notwithstanding, the land must be wasted, because of them that dwell therein, and for the fruits of their own Imaginations.

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