Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The city of chaos is broken down;
Every house is shut up so that none may enter.

King James Version

The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

Holman Bible

The city of chaos is shattered;
every house is closed to entry.

International Standard Version

The chaotic city lies broken down; every house is closed up so that no one can enter them.

A Conservative Version

The waste city is broken down. Every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

American Standard Version

The waste city is broken down; every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

Amplified


The city of chaos is broken down;
Every house is shut up so that no one may enter.

Bible in Basic English

The town is waste and broken down: every house is shut up, so that no man may come in.

Darby Translation

The city of solitude is broken down; every house is shut up, so that none entereth in.

Julia Smith Translation

The city of desolation was broken down: every house was shut up from coining in.

King James 2000

The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] city of emptiness is broken; every house is shut {so that no one can enter};

Modern King James verseion

The city of shame is broken down; every house is shut up so that no one may come in.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the wicked cities shall be broken down, all houses shall be shut that no man may come in.

NET Bible

The ruined town is shattered; all of the houses are shut up tight.

New Heart English Bible

The confused city is broken down. Every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

The Emphasized Bible

Broken down is the city of desolation, - Shut up every house that it cannot be entered.

Webster

The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up, that no man may enter.

World English Bible

The confused city is broken down. Every house is shut up, that no man may come in.

Youngs Literal Translation

It was broken down -- a city of emptiness, Shut hath been every house from entrance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

is shut up
סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Judgment On The Earth

9 They do not drink wine with song;
Strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.
10 The city of chaos is broken down;
Every house is shut up so that none may enter.
11 There is an outcry in the streets concerning the wine;
All joy turns to gloom.
The gaiety of the earth is banished.


Cross References

Genesis 11:9

Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of the whole earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth.

2 Kings 25:4

Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls beside the king’s garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.

2 Kings 25:9-10

He burned the house of the Lord, the king’s house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every great house he burned with fire.

Isaiah 23:1

The oracle concerning Tyre.
Wail, O ships of Tarshish,
For Tyre is destroyed, without house or harbor;
It is reported to them from the land of Cyprus.

Isaiah 24:12

Desolation is left in the city
And the gate is battered to ruins.

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.

Isaiah 27:10

For the fortified city is isolated,
A homestead forlorn and forsaken like the desert;
There the calf will graze,
And there it will lie down and feed on its branches.

Isaiah 32:14

Because the palace has been abandoned, the populated city forsaken.
Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever,
A delight for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks;

Isaiah 34:11

But pelican and hedgehog will possess it,
And owl and raven will dwell in it;
And He will stretch over it the line of desolation
And the plumb line of emptiness.

Isaiah 34:13-15

Thorns will come up in its fortified towers,
Nettles and thistles in its fortified cities;
It will also be a haunt of jackals
And an abode of ostriches.

Jeremiah 9:25-26

“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord, “that I will punish all who are circumcised and yet uncircumcised—

Jeremiah 39:4

When Zedekiah the king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, they fled and went out of the city at night by way of the king’s garden through the gate between the two walls; and he went out toward the Arabah.

Jeremiah 39:8

The Chaldeans also burned with fire the king’s palace and the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 52:7

Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled and went forth from the city at night by way of the gate between the two walls which was by the king’s garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.

Jeremiah 52:13-14

He burned the house of the Lord, the king’s house and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every large house he burned with fire.

Micah 2:13

“The breaker goes up before them;
They break out, pass through the gate and go out by it.
So their king goes on before them,
And the Lord at their head.”

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.

Matthew 23:34-35

Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,

Luke 19:43

For the days will come upon you when your enemies will throw up a barricade against you, and surround you and hem you in on every side,

Luke 21:24

and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Revelation 11:7-8

When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.

Revelation 17:5-6

and on her forehead a name was written, a mystery, “BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.”

Revelation 18:2

And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird.

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