Parallel Verses

Amplified

The wasted city of emptiness and confusion is broken down; every house is shut up so that no one may enter.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up that no man may come 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 No more will they drink wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who drink it. 10 The wasted city of emptiness and confusion is broken down; every house is shut up so that no one may enter. 11 There is crying in the streets for wine; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is banished and gone into captivity.


Cross References

Genesis 11:9

Therefore the name of it was called Babel -- "because there the Lord confounded the language of all the earth; and from that place the Lord scattered them abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

2 Kings 25:4

Then the city was broken through; the king and all the warriors fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls by the king's garden, though the Chaldeans were round about the city. [The king] went by the way toward the Arabah (the plain).

2 Kings 25:9-10

He burned the house of the Lord, the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; every great house he burned down.

Isaiah 23:1

The mournful, inspired prediction (a burden to be lifted up) concerning Tyre: Wail, you ships of [Tyre returning from trading with] Tarshish, for Tyre is laid waste, so that there is no house, no harbor; from the land of Kittim (Cyprus) they learn of it.

Isaiah 24:12

In the city is left desolation, and its gate is battered and destroyed.

Isaiah 25:2

For You have made a city a heap, a fortified city a ruin, a palace of aliens without a city [is no more a city]; it will never be rebuilt.

Isaiah 27:10

For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation deserted and forsaken like the wilderness; there the calf grazes, and there he lies down; he strips its branches and eats its twigs.

Isaiah 32:14

For the palace shall be forsaken, the populous city shall be deserted; the hill and the watchtower shall become dens [for wild animals] endlessly, a joy for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks,

Isaiah 34:11

But the pelican and the porcupine will possess it; the owl and the bittern and the raven will dwell in it. And He will stretch over it [Edom] the measuring line of confusion and the plummet stones of chaos [over its nobles].

Isaiah 34:13-15

And thorns shall come up in its palaces and strongholds, nettles and brambles in its fortresses; and it shall be a habitation for jackals, an abode for ostriches.

Jeremiah 9:25-26

Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will punish all who though circumcised [outwardly, in the flesh] are still uncircumcised [in corresponding inward purity] -- "

Jeremiah 39:4

And when Zedekiah king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, they fled and went forth out of the city at night by way of the king's garden, through the gate between the two walls, and [the king] went out toward the Arabah (the Jordan Valley).

Jeremiah 39:8

And the Chaldeans burned the king's house and the houses of the people and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 52:7

Then the city [wall] was broken through, so that all the men of war might flee, and they went forth out of the city by night [as Ezekiel had foretold] by way of the gate between the two walls by the king's garden, though the Chaldeans were round about the city. And they [the Jewish soldiers fled] by way of the Arabah (the Jordan Valley).

Jeremiah 52:13-14

And he burned the house of the Lord and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem; every great house he consumed with fire.

Micah 2:13

The Breaker [the Messiah] will go up before them. They will break through, pass in through the gate and go out through it, and their King will pass on before them, the Lord at their head.

Micah 3:12

Therefore shall Zion on your account be plowed like a field, Jerusalem shall become heaps [of ruins], and the mountain of the house [of the Lord] like a densely wooded height.

Matthew 23:34-35

Because of this, take notice: I am sending you prophets and wise men (interpreters and teachers) and scribes (men learned in the Mosaic Law and the Prophets); some of them you will kill, even crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and pursue and persecute from town to town,

Luke 19:43

For a time is coming upon you when your enemies will throw up a bank [with pointed stakes] about you and surround you and shut you in on every side.

Luke 21:24

They will fall by the mouth and the edge of the sword and will be led away as captives to and among all nations; and Jerusalem will be trodden down by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled (completed).

Revelation 11:7-8

But when they have finished their testimony and their evidence is all in, the beast (monster) that comes up out of the Abyss (bottomless pit) will wage war on them, and conquer them and kill them.

Revelation 17:5-6

And on her forehead there was inscribed a name of mystery [with a secret symbolic meaning]: Babylon the great, the mother of prostitutes (idolatresses) and of the filth and atrocities and abominations of the earth.

Revelation 18:2

And he shouted with a mighty voice, She is fallen! Mighty Babylon is fallen! She has become a resort and dwelling place for demons, a dungeon haunted by every loathsome spirit, an abode for every filthy and detestable bird.

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