Parallel Verses

Amplified

And [Jerusalem's] gates shall lament and mourn [as those who wail for the dead]; and she, being ruined and desolate, shall sit upon the ground.

New American Standard Bible

And her gates will lament and mourn, And deserted she will sit on the ground.

King James Version

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.

Holman Bible

Then her gates will lament and mourn;
deserted, she will sit on the ground.

International Standard Version

and her gates lament and mourn. Ravaged, she will sit on the ground."

A Conservative Version

And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall be desolate and sit upon the ground.

American Standard Version

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit upon the ground.

Bible in Basic English

And in the public places of her towns will be sorrow and weeping; and she will be seated on the earth, waste and uncovered.

Darby Translation

and her gates shall lament and mourn; and, stripped, she shall sit upon the ground.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy gates shall lament and mourn, and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.

Julia Smith Translation

And her entrances sighed and mourned; and being clean, she shall sit upon the earth.

King James 2000

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall be banished; she shall sit upon the ground.

Modern King James verseion

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall sit deserted on the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

At that time shall their gates mourn and complain, and they shall sit as desolate folk upon the earth.

NET Bible

Her gates will mourn and lament; deprived of her people, she will sit on the ground.

New Heart English Bible

Her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit on the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

And her gates shall mourn and lament, - And forsaken, on the ground, shah she sit.

Webster

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate, shall sit upon the ground.

World English Bible

Her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit on the ground.

Youngs Literal Translation

And lamented and mourned have her openings, Yea, she hath been emptied, on the earth she sitteth!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 2

and mourn
H56
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

The Pride Of Jerusalem's Women

25 Your men shall fall by the sword, and your mighty men in battle. 26 And [Jerusalem's] gates shall lament and mourn [as those who wail for the dead]; and she, being ruined and desolate, shall sit upon the ground.


Cross References

Jeremiah 14:2

Judah mourns and her gates languish; [her people] sit in black [mourning garb] upon the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem goes up.

Lamentations 2:10

The elders of the Daughter of Zion sit on the ground keeping silent; they have cast dust on their heads, they have girded themselves with sackcloth. The maidens of Jerusalem have bowed their heads to the ground [says Jeremiah].

Lamentations 1:4

The roads to Zion mourn, because no one comes to the solemn assembly or the appointed feasts. All her gates are desolate, her priests sigh and groan, her maidens are grieved and vexed, and she herself is in bitterness.

Job 2:13

So they sat down with [Job] on the ground for seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief and pain were very great.

Job 2:8

And he took a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself, and he sat [down] among the ashes.

Isaiah 47:1

Come down, and sit in the dust, O Virgin Daughter of Babylon; sit on the ground [in abject humiliation]; there is no throne for you, O Daughter of the Chaldeans, for you shall no longer be called dainty and delicate.

Ezekiel 26:16

Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones and lay aside their robes and strip off their embroidered garments; they shall clothe themselves with tremblings; they shall sit upon the ground and shall tremble every moment and be astonished at you and appalled.

Luke 19:44

And they will dash you down to the ground, you [Jerusalem] and your children within you; and they will not leave in you one stone upon another, [all] because you did not come progressively to recognize and know and understand [from observation and experience] the time of your visitation [that is, when God was visiting you, the time in which God showed Himself gracious toward you and offered you salvation through Christ].

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