Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The earth staggers like a drunkard
and sways like a hut.
Earth’s rebellion weighs it down,
and it falls, never to rise again.

New American Standard Bible

The earth reels to and fro like a drunkard And it totters like a shack, For its transgression is heavy upon it, And it will fall, never to rise again.

King James Version

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.

International Standard Version

The earth reels to and fro like a drunkard; it sways like a hut; its transgression lies so heavy upon it, that it falls, never to rise again.

A Conservative Version

The earth shall stagger like a drunken man, and shall sway to and fro like a hammock. And the transgression of it shall be heavy upon it, and it shall fall, and not rise again.

American Standard Version

The earth shall stagger like a drunken man, and shall sway to and fro like a hammock; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it, and it shall fall, and not rise again.

Amplified

The earth shall stagger like a drunken man and shall sway to and fro like a hammock; its transgression shall lie heavily upon it, and it shall fall and not rise again.

Bible in Basic English

The earth will be moving uncertainly, like a man overcome by drink; it will be shaking like a tent; and the weight of its sin will be on it, crushing it down so that it will not get up again.

Darby Translation

The earth reeleth to and fro like a drunkard, and is shaken like a night hut; and its transgression is heavy upon it; and it falleth and shall not rise again.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard and shall be removed like a cottage; and its transgression shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall and never rise again.

Julia Smith Translation

The earth moving to and fro, shall move to and fro as the intoxicated, and it was removed as a lodge; and its transgression was heavy upon it and it fell, and it shall not add to rise.

King James 2000

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a hut; and its transgression shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] earth staggers to and fro like the drunkard, and it sways like hut, and its transgression is heavy upon it, and it falls and does not rise again.

Modern King James verseion

Like a drunkard the earth is staggering, staggering! And it rocks to and fro like a tree-hut! And its sins heavy on it; and it shall fall and not rise again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The earth shall stagger like a drunkard, to and fro; and be taken away like a tent. Her misdeeds shall lie so heavy upon her, that she must fall, and never rise up again.

NET Bible

The earth will stagger around like a drunk; it will sway back and forth like a hut in a windstorm. Its sin will weigh it down, and it will fall and never get up again.

New Heart English Bible

The earth will stagger like a drunken man, and will sway back and forth like a hammock. Its disobedience will be heavy on it, and it will fall and not rise again.

The Emphasized Bible

The earth staggereth - staggereth like a drunken man, And rocketh to and fro like a night-hut, - So shall be heavy upon her, her transgression, And she shall fall and not again rise.

Webster

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression of it shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.

World English Bible

The earth will stagger like a drunken man, and will sway back and forth like a hammock. Its disobedience will be heavy on it, and it will fall and not rise again.

Youngs Literal Translation

Stagger greatly doth the land as a drunkard, And it hath been moved as a lodge, And heavy on it hath been its transgression, And it hath fallen, and addeth not to rise.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

to and fro
נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

שׁכּר שׁכּור 
Shikkowr 
Usage: 13

and shall be removed
נוּד 
Nuwd 
Usage: 24

מלוּנה 
M@luwnah 
Usage: 2

and the transgression
פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

upon it and it shall fall
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

and not rise
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

References

Context Readings

The Judgment On The Earth

19 The earth is completely devastated;
the earth is split open;
the earth is violently shaken.
20 The earth staggers like a drunkard
and sways like a hut.
Earth’s rebellion weighs it down,
and it falls, never to rise again.
21 On that day the Lord will punish
the host of heaven above
and kings of the earth below.


Cross References

Isaiah 19:14

The Lord has mixed within her a spirit of confusion.
The leaders have made Egypt stagger in all she does,
as a drunkard staggers in his vomit.

Isaiah 29:9

Stop and be astonished;
blind yourselves and be blind!
They are drunk, but not with wine;
they stagger, but not with beer.

Daniel 11:19

He will turn his attention back to the fortresses of his own land, but he will stumble, fall, and be no more.

Amos 8:14

Those who swear by the guilt of Samaria
and say, “As your god lives, Dan,”
or “As the way of Beer-sheba lives”
they will fall, never to rise again.

Psalm 38:4

For my sins have flooded over my head;
they are a burden too heavy for me to bear.

Psalm 107:27

they reeled and staggered like drunken men,
and all their skill was useless.

Isaiah 1:8

Daughter Zion is abandoned
like a shelter in a vineyard,
like a shack in a cucumber field,
like a besieged city.

Isaiah 1:28

But both rebels and sinners will be destroyed,
and those who abandon the Lord will perish.

Isaiah 5:7-30

For the vineyard of the Lord of Hosts
is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah,
the plant He delighted in.
He looked for justice
but saw injustice,
for righteousness,
but heard cries of wretchedness.

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me
like a shepherd’s tent.
I have rolled up my life like a weaver;
He cuts me off from the loom.
You make an end of me from day until night.

Isaiah 43:27

Your first father sinned,
and your mediators have rebelled against Me.

Jeremiah 8:4

“You are to say to them: This is what the Lord says:Do people fall and not get up again?
If they turn away, do they not return?

Jeremiah 25:27

“Then you are to say to them: This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk, and vomit. Fall down and never get up again, as a result of the sword I am sending among you.

Lamentations 1:14

?NunMy transgressions have been formed into a yoke,
fastened together by His hand;
they have been placed on my neck,
and the Lord has broken my strength.
He has handed me over
to those I cannot withstand.

Hosea 4:1-5

Hear the word of the Lord, people of Israel,
for the Lord has a case
against the inhabitants of the land:
There is no truth, no faithful love,
and no knowledge of God in the land!

Zechariah 5:5-8

Then the angel who was speaking with me came forward and told me, “Look up and see what this is that is approaching.”

Matthew 23:35-36

So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Revelation 18:21

Then a mighty angel picked up a stone like a large millstone and threw it into the sea, saying:In this way, Babylon the great city
will be thrown down violently
and never be found again.

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