Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

And the high fortifications of your walls [the Lord] will bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even 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 them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim: and he shall bring down their pride together with the spoils of their hands. 12 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.



Cross References

Isaiah 26:5

For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.

Isaiah 13:19-22

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

Isaiah 14:23

I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 15:1

The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; and the people shall labour in vain, and the folk in the fire, and they shall be weary.

Jeremiah 51:64

And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from 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 through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)

Hebrews 11:30

By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were compassed about seven days.

Revelation 18:21

And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.

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