Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And the high fortress of thy walls he has brought down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.

New American Standard Bible

The unassailable fortifications of your walls He will bring down,
Lay low and cast to the ground, even to the dust.

King James Version

And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

Holman Bible

The high-walled fortress will be brought down,
thrown to the ground, to the dust.

International Standard Version

He brings down the high fortifications of your walls and lays them low; he will raze them to the ground, right down to the dust.

American Standard Version

And the high fortress of thy walls hath he brought down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.

Amplified


The high fortifications of your walls He will bring down,
Lay low, and cast to the ground, to the dust.

Bible in Basic English

And the strong tower of your walls has been broken by him, made low, and crushed even to the dust.

Darby Translation

And the fortress of the high defences of thy walls will he bring down, lay low, bring to the ground, into the dust.

Julia Smith Translation

And the fortress of the height of thy walls shall be brought low; be humbled, be struck to the earth, even to the dust.

King James 2000

And the fortress of the high fort of your walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he will throw down the fortification of the high point of your walls; he will bring [it] low; he will {send it} to the ground, to [the] dust.

Modern King James verseion

And the fortress of the high fort of your walls He will lay low, bring to the ground, to the dust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The stronghold also, and defense of thy walls hath he overthrown and cast down: and brought them to the ground, even into the dust.

NET Bible

The fortified city (along with the very tops of your walls) he will knock down, he will bring it down, he will throw it down to the dusty ground.

New Heart English Bible

He has brought the high fortress of your walls down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, the lofty stronghold of thy walls, Hath he brought down - Laid low - Levelled to the ground even unto the dust.

Webster

And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls will he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

World English Bible

He has brought the high fortress of your walls down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the fortress of the high place of thy walls He hath bowed down -- He hath made low, He hath caused it to come to the earth, -- unto dust.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

of the high fort
משׂגּב 
Misgab 
Usage: 17

of thy walls
חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

and bring
נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

to the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Death Will Be Swallowed Up

11 And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of it as he who swims spreads forth [his hands] to swim. But [LORD] will lay low his pride together with the craft of his hands. 12 And the high fortress of thy walls he has brought down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.



Cross References

Isaiah 26:5

For he has brought down those who dwell on high. The lofty city, he lays it low. He lays it low even to the ground. He brings it even to the dust.

Isaiah 13:19-22

And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldeans' pride, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.

Isaiah 14:23

I will also make it a possession for the porcupine, and pools of water. And I will sweep it with the broom of destruction, says LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 15:1

The burden of Moab. For in a night Ar of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to nothing. For in a night Kir of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to nothing.

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus says LORD of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly overthrown, and her high gates shall be burned with fire. And the peoples shall labor for vanity, and the nations for the fire, and they shall be weary.

Jeremiah 51:64

And thou shall say, Thus Babylon shall sink, and shall not rise again because of the evil that I will bring upon her, and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty in God for the demolition of strongholds,

Hebrews 11:30

By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, having been encircled for seven days.

Revelation 18:21

And one mighty agent took up a stone like a great millstone and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus in violence Babylon the great city will be thrown down, and will, no, not be found any more.

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