Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The earth mourns and withers, the world fades and withers, the exalted of the people of the earth fade away.

King James Version

The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.

Holman Bible

The earth mourns and withers; the world wastes away and withers; the exalted people of the earth waste away.

International Standard Version

"The earth dries up and withers; the world languishes and fades away; heaven fades away, along with the earth.

A Conservative Version

The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish.

American Standard Version

The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the lofty people of the earth do languish.

Amplified

The land and the earth mourn and wither, the world languishes and withers, the high ones of the people [and the heavens with the earth] languish.

Bible in Basic English

The earth is sorrowing and wasting away, the world is full of grief and wasting away, the high ones of the earth come to nothing.

Darby Translation

The land mourneth, it fadeth away; the world languisheth, it fadeth away: the haughty people of the land do languish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The earth has destroyed itself and fallen; the world has become sick and fallen; the haughty peoples of the earth are become sick.

Julia Smith Translation

The earth mourning, fell away: the habitable globe languishing, fell away: the heights of the people of the land languished,

King James 2000

The earth mourns and fades away, the world languishes and fades away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The earth dries up, it withers; [the] world languishes, it withers. The elevated of the people of the earth languish,

Modern King James verseion

The earth mourns and languishes; the world droops and languishes; the proud people of the earth droop.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The earth shall be heavy and decay: The face of the earth shall perish and fall away, the proud people of the world shall come to naught.

NET Bible

The earth dries up and withers, the world shrivels up and withers; the prominent people of the earth fade away.

New Heart English Bible

The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish.

The Emphasized Bible

Mourneth, fadeth, the earth Languisheth, fadeth, the world, - Languished have the lofty of the people of the earth.

Webster

The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.

World English Bible

The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish.

Youngs Literal Translation

Mourned, faded hath the land, Languished, faded hath the world, Languished have they -- the high place of the people of the land.

Interlinear

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

אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

the world
תּבל 
Tebel 
Usage: 36

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

the haughty
מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

The Judgment On The Earth

3 The earth will be completely laid waste and completely despoiled, for the LORD has spoken this word. 4 The earth mourns and withers, the world fades and withers, the exalted of the people of the earth fade away. 5 The earth is also polluted by its inhabitants, for they transgressed laws, violated statutes, broke the everlasting covenant.


Cross References

Isaiah 33:9

The land mourns and pines away, Lebanon is shamed and withers; Sharon is like a desert plain, And Bashan and Carmel lose their foliage.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, And everyone who lives in it languishes Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky, And also the fish of the sea disappear.

Isaiah 2:11-12

The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 3:26

And her gates will lament and mourn, And deserted she will sit on the ground.

Isaiah 28:1

Woe to the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, And to the fading flower of its glorious beauty, Which is at the head of the fertile valley Of those who are overcome with wine!

Isaiah 64:6

For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

Jeremiah 4:28

"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."

Jeremiah 12:4

How long is the land to mourn And the vegetation of the countryside to wither? For the wickedness of those who dwell in it, Animals and birds have been snatched away, Because men have said, "He will not see our latter ending."

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