Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For He has humbled those who live in lofty places—
an inaccessible city.
He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground;
He throws it to the dust.

New American Standard Bible

"For He has brought low those who dwell on high, the unassailable city; He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

For he has made drunk the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city. He lays it low to the ground casting it down to the dust,

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

For he hath brought 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.

Amplified

For He has brought down the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city; He lays it low, lays it low to the ground; He brings it even to the dust.

Bible in Basic English

For he has made low those who are lifted up, all the people of the town of pride: he makes it low, crushing it down to the earth; he makes it low in the dust.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he has brought down those that dwelt on high; he has humbled the lofty city; he humbled her, even to the ground; he brought her down even to the dust.

Julia Smith Translation

For he bows down those dwelling in height; for the city set up on high he will bring it down; he will bring it down even to the earth; he will cause it to touch even to the dust

King James 2000

For he brings down them that 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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he has thrown down [the] inhabitants of [the] height, he lays low [the] lofty city. He lays it low to [the] ground; he throws her to [the] dust.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For why? It is he, that bringeth low the high minded citizens, and casteth down the proud cities. He casteth them to the ground, yea even in to the mire,

NET Bible

Indeed, the Lord knocks down those who live in a high place, he brings down an elevated town; he brings it down to the ground, he throws it down to the dust.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

For he hath brought down the inhabitants of the height the city exalted, - He layeth it low, Layeth it low even to the ground, Levelleth it, even to the dust:

Webster

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.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

For He bowed down the dwellers on high, A city set on high He maketh low, He maketh it low unto the earth, He causeth it to come unto the dust,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

on high
מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

the lofty
שׂגב 
Sagab 
Usage: 20

קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

he layeth it low
שׁפל 
Shaphel 
שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31
Usage: 31

even to the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Judah's Song Of Praise

4 Trust in the Lord forever,
because in Yah, the Lord, is an everlasting rock!
5 For He has humbled those who live in lofty places—
an inaccessible city.
He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground;
He throws it to the dust.
6 Feet trample it,
the feet of the humble,
the steps of the poor.


Cross References

Job 40:11-13

Unleash your raging anger;
look on every proud person and humiliate him.

Isaiah 2:12

For a day belonging to the Lord of Hosts is coming
against all that is proud and lofty,
against all that is lifted up—it will be humbled—

Isaiah 13:11

I will bring disaster on the world,
and their own iniquity, on the wicked.
I will put an end to the pride of the arrogant
and humiliate the insolence of tyrants.

Isaiah 14:13

You said to yourself:
“I will ascend to the heavens;
I will set up my throne
above the stars of God.
I will sit on the mount of the gods’ assembly,
in the remotest parts of the North.

Isaiah 25:11-12

He will spread out his arms in the middle of it,
as a swimmer spreads out his arms to swim.
His pride will be brought low,
along with the trickery of his hands.

Isaiah 32:19

But hail will level the forest,
and the city will sink into the depths.

Isaiah 47:1

“Go down and sit in the dust,
Virgin Daughter Babylon.
Sit on the ground without a throne,
Daughter Chaldea!
For you will no longer be called pampered and spoiled.

Jeremiah 50:31-32

Look, I am against you, you arrogant one—
this is the declaration of
the Lord God of Hosts—
because your day has come,
the time when I will punish you.

Jeremiah 51:25-26

Look, I am against you, devastating mountain—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
you devastate the whole earth.
I will stretch out My hand against you,
roll you down from the cliffs,
and turn you into a charred mountain.

Jeremiah 51:37

Babylon will become a heap of rubble,
a jackals’ den,
a desolation and an object of scorn,
without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 51:64

Then say, ‘In the same way, Babylon will sink and never rise again because of the disaster I am bringing on her. They will grow weary.’”The words of Jeremiah end here.

Revelation 18:2

He cried in a mighty voice:It has fallen,
Babylon the Great has fallen!
She has become a dwelling for demons,
a haunt for every unclean spirit,
a haunt for every unclean bird,
and a haunt for every unclean and despicable beast.

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