Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For You have made a city into a heap, A fortified city into a ruin; A palace of strangers is a city no more, It will never be rebuilt.

King James Version

For thou hast made of a city an heap; of a defenced city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

Holman Bible

For You have turned the city into a pile of rocks,
a fortified city, into ruins;
the fortress of barbarians is no longer a city;
it will never be rebuilt.

International Standard Version

For you have made the city a heap of rubble, the fortified city into a ruin; the foreigners' citadel is no longer a city it will never be rebuilt!

A Conservative Version

For thou have made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city. It shall never be built.

American Standard Version

For thou hast made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

Amplified

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.

Bible in Basic English

For you have made a town a waste place: a strong town a mass of broken walls; the tower of the men of pride has come to an end; it will never be put up again.

Darby Translation

For thou hast made of the city a heap, of the fortified town a ruin, the palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built up.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That thou hast turned the city into a heap; the defenced city into a ruin: the palace of strangers to not be a city; it shall never be rebuilt.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou didst set from a city to a heap, a fortified city to ruins: a palace of strangers from a city; it shall not be built forever.

King James 2000

For you have made of a city a heap; of a fortified city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you have {made} [the] city heap, [the] fortified city a ruin, [the] palace of foreigners {is no longer} a city; it will {never} be rebuilt.

Modern King James verseion

For You have made a heap from a city; a fortified city into a ruin; a citadel of foreigners to be no city; it shall never be built.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou makest of towns, heaps of stone; and of head

NET Bible

Indeed, you have made the city into a heap of rubble, the fortified town into a heap of ruins; the fortress of foreigners is no longer a city, it will never be rebuilt.

New Heart English Bible

For you have made a city into a heap, a fortified city into a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city. It will never be built.

The Emphasized Bible

For thou hast made, of a citadel, a mound, of a defenced city, a ruin, - palaces for foreigners to be no city, To times age-abiding, shall it not be built.

Webster

For thou hast made of a city a heap; of a fortified city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

World English Bible

For you have made a city into a heap, a fortified city into a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city. It will never be built.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou didst make of a city a heap, Of a fenced city a ruin, A high place of strangers from being a city, To the age it is not built.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For thou hast made
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

of a city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

an heap
גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34

קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

a ruin
מפּלה מפּלה 
Mappalah 
Usage: 3

a palace
ארמון 
'armown 
Usage: 33

to be no city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise For Salvation

1 O LORD, You are my God; I will exalt You, I will give thanks to Your name; For You have worked wonders, Plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness. 2 For You have made a city into a heap, A fortified city into a ruin; A palace of strangers is a city no more, It will never be rebuilt. 3 Therefore a strong people will glorify You; Cities of ruthless nations will revere You.


Cross References

Isaiah 17:1

The oracle concerning Damascus "Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city And will become a fallen ruin.

Isaiah 13:22

Hyenas will howl in their fortified towers And jackals in their luxurious palaces. Her fateful time also will soon come And her days will not be prolonged.

Isaiah 25:12

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

Deuteronomy 13:16

"Then you shall gather all its booty into the middle of its open square and burn the city and all its booty with fire as a whole burnt offering to the LORD your God; and it shall be a ruin forever. It shall never be rebuilt.

Isaiah 14:23

"I will also make it a possession for the hedgehog and swamps of water, and I will sweep it with the broom of destruction," declares the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 17:3

"The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim, And sovereignty from Damascus And the remnant of Aram; They will be like the glory of the sons of Israel," Declares the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 21:9

"Now behold, here comes a troop of riders, horsemen in pairs." And one said, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon; And all the images of her gods are shattered on the ground."

Isaiah 23:13

Behold, the land of the Chaldeans--this is the people which was not; Assyria appointed it for desert creatures--they erected their siege towers, they stripped its palaces, they made it a ruin.

Jeremiah 51:26

"They will not take from you even a stone for a corner Nor a stone for foundations, But you will be desolate forever," declares the LORD.

Nahum 3:12-15

All your fortifications are fig trees with ripe fruit-- When shaken, they fall into the eater's mouth.

Revelation 18:2-3

And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird.

Revelation 18:19

"And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea became rich by her wealth, for in one hour she has been laid waste!'

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