Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And it was instead of a sweet smell there shall be rottenness, and instead of a girdle, a rope, and instead of turned work, baldness, and instead of a variegated garment, a girding of sackcloth a brand instead of beauty.

New American Standard Bible

Now it will come about that instead of sweet perfume there will be putrefaction;
Instead of a belt, a rope;
Instead of well-set hair, a plucked-out scalp;
Instead of fine clothes, a donning of sackcloth;
And branding instead of beauty.

King James Version

And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty.

Holman Bible

Instead of perfume there will be a stench;
instead of a belt, a rope;
instead of beautifully styled hair, baldness;
instead of fine clothes, sackcloth;
instead of beauty, branding.

International Standard Version

"And it will come about that instead of fragrance there will be a stench; instead of a belt, a rope; instead of well-set hair, baldness; instead of a fine robe, sackcloth; and instead of beauty, shame.

A Conservative Version

And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet spices there shall be rottenness, and instead of a girdle, a rope, and instead of well set hair, baldness, and instead of a robe, a girding of sackcloth, branding instead of beauty.

American Standard Version

And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet spices there shall be rottenness; and instead of a girdle, a rope; and instead of well set hair, baldness; and instead of a robe, a girding of sackcloth; branding instead of beauty.

Amplified


Now it will come to pass that instead of the sweet fragrance of spices there will be [the stench of] rottenness;
Instead of a belt, a rope;
Instead of well-set hair, baldness;
Instead of fine clothes, a robe of sackcloth;
And branding [of captives by the scorching heat] instead of beauty.

Bible in Basic English

And in the place of sweet spices will be an evil smell, and for a fair band a thick cord; for a well-dressed head there will be the cutting-off of the hair, and for a beautiful robe there will be the clothing of sorrow; the mark of the prisoner in place of the ornaments of the free.

Darby Translation

And it shall come to pass, instead of perfume there shall be rottenness; and instead of a girdle, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a robe of display, a girding of sackcloth; brand instead of beauty.

King James 2000

And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet fragrance there shall be a stench; and instead of a sash, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a rich robe, a girding of sackcloth; and a burning scar instead of beauty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And this shall happen: There will be a stench instead of perfume, and a rope instead of a sash, and baldness instead of a well-set hairdo, and a clothing wrap of sackcloth instead of a rich robe, branding instead of beauty.

Modern King James verseion

And it shall be, instead of sweet smell, there shall be an odor of decay; and instead of a sash, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a rich robe, a wrapping of sackcloth; burning instead of beauty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And instead of good smell there shall be stink among them. And for their girdles there shall be loose bands. And for well set hair there shall be baldness. Instead of a stomacher, a sackcloth; and for their beauty, witheredness and sunburning.

NET Bible

A putrid stench will replace the smell of spices, a rope will replace a belt, baldness will replace braided locks of hair, a sackcloth garment will replace a fine robe, and a prisoner's brand will replace beauty.

New Heart English Bible

It shall happen that instead of sweet spices, there shall be rottenness; instead of a belt, a rope; instead of well set hair, baldness; instead of a robe, a girding of sackcloth; and branding instead of beauty.

The Emphasized Bible

And it shall come to pass - That instead of fragrance, a putrid odour, shall be, And instead of a girdle, an encircling rope, And instead of braided hair, baldness, And instead of a festal robe, a girding of sackcloth, Branding instead of beauty:

Webster

And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be an offensive odor; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty.

World English Bible

It shall happen that instead of sweet spices, there shall be rottenness; instead of a belt, a rope; instead of well set hair, baldness; instead of a robe, a wearing of sackcloth; and branding instead of beauty.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath been, instead of spice is muck, And instead of a girdle, a rope, And instead of curled work, baldness, And instead of a stomacher a girdle of sackcloth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
Usage: 29

מק 
Maq 
Usage: 2

and instead of a girdle
חגרה חגורה חגר חגור 
Chagowr 
Usage: 7

a rent
נקפּה 
Niqpah 
Usage: 1

and instead of well set
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

מקשׁה 
Miqsheh 
Usage: 1

קרחא קרחה 
Qorchah 
Usage: 11

and instead of a stomacher
פּתיגיל 
P@thiygiyl 
Usage: 1

מחגרת 
Machagoreth 
Usage: 1

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

and burning
כּי 
Kiy 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

The Pride Of Jerusalem's Women

23 The mirrors and the shirts and the turbans and the veils. 24 And it was instead of a sweet smell there shall be rottenness, and instead of a girdle, a rope, and instead of turned work, baldness, and instead of a variegated garment, a girding of sackcloth a brand instead of beauty. 25 Thy men shall fall by the sword, and thy strength in the war.


Cross References

Isaiah 22:12

And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:

Lamentations 2:10

They sat upon the earth; the old men of the daughter of Zion were silent; they brought up the dust upon their head: they girded on sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem brought down their head to the earth.

Ezekiel 27:31

And they made themselves bald with baldness for thee, and they girded themselves with sackcloth, and they wept for thee with bitterness of soul and bitter wailing.

Isaiah 15:3

And in their places without they girded themselves with sackcloth: upon her roofs and in her streets every one shall wail, going down into weeping.

Amos 8:10

And turned your festivals into mourning, and all your songs to lamentation; and I brought up sackcloth upon all loins, and upon every head, baldness; and I set it as the mourning of an only one, and its last part as a day of bitterness.

Esther 2:12

And in the coming of the order of maiden and maiden to come in to the king Ahasuerus, from the end of there being to her, according to edict; of women twelve months (for so shall be completed the days of their purifications, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with spices, and with the purifications of the women;)

Micah 1:16

Make bald, and shave for the sons of thy delights; increase thy baldness as the eagle; for they were carried away captive from thee.

1 Peter 3:3

Whose outside let it not be of the interweaving of hairs, and of putting round of gold, or of putting on of garments, the arrangement;

Leviticus 26:16

Surely I will do this to you, and I appointed over you terror, consumption, and burning fever, destroying the eyes and consuming the soul: and ye sowed in vain your seed, and your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

Jehovah shall strike thee with consumption, and with burning fever, and with inflammation, and with sword and with burning, and with blasting, and with yellowness: and they shall pursue thee till he have destroyed thee.

Deuteronomy 32:24

Exhausted with hunger, consumed with burning, And bitter destruction: And I will send upon them the tooth of beasts, With the wrath of those crawlers of the dust

Job 16:15

I sewed together sackcloth upon my skin, and I thrust my horn into the dust.

Proverbs 7:17

I sprinkled my bed with myrrh and aloes and cinnamon.

Proverbs 31:24

She made the under garment., and she will sell; and she gave a girdle to the Canaanite.

Isaiah 4:4

When Jehovah washed out the excrements of the daughters of Zion, and he shall cleanse the blood of Jerusalem from her midst with the spirit of judgment, and with the spirit of burning.

Isaiah 32:9-11

Rise up, ye careless women; hear my voice, ye confident daughters; give ear to my word.

Isaiah 57:9

And thou wilt pour out for the king with oil and thou wilt increase thy perfumes, and thou wilt send thy messengers even from far off, and thou wilt be made low, even to hades.

Jeremiah 4:8

For this, be ye girded with sackcloth, lament and wail: for the heat of the anger of Jehovah turned not back from us.

Jeremiah 6:26

O daughter of my people, gird on sackcloth, and roll thyself in ashes: make to thee the mourning of an only begotten, a wailing of bitterness; for he laying waste shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head bald, and every beard shaved: upon all hands cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.

Jeremiah 49:3

Wail, O Heshbon, for Ai was laid waste: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird yourselves with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro in the walled places; for their king shall go into captivity, his priests and his chiefs together.

Ezekiel 7:18

And they girded on sackcloth and trembling covered them; and shame to all faces, and upon all heads, baldness.

Joel 1:8

Wail as the virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.

Revelation 11:3

And I will give to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy one thousand two hundred and sixty days, surrounded with sackcloth.

Revelation 16:9

And men were parched up with great heat, and they blasphemed the name of God, having power over these blows: and they repented not to give him glory.

Revelation 18:9

And weep for her, and lament over her, shall the kings of the earth having been debauched with her, and having led an insolent life, when they see the smoke of her burning,

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