Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The highways are desolate. The traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't respect man.

New American Standard Bible

The highways are desolate, the traveler has ceased,
He has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities,
He has no regard for man.

King James Version

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

Holman Bible

The highways are deserted;
travel has ceased.
An agreement has been broken,
cities despised,
and human life disregarded.

International Standard Version

The highways are deserted; travelers have quit the road. The enemy has broken treaties; he despises their witnesses, and respects no one.

A Conservative Version

The highways lay waste. The wayfaring man ceases. [The enemy] has broken the covenant. He has despised the cities. He does not regard man.

American Standard Version

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: the enemy hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth not man.

Amplified


The highways are deserted, the traveler has ceased [to appear].
The enemy has broken the covenant, he has rejected the cities,
He has no regard for [any] man.

Bible in Basic English

The highways are waste, no man is journeying there: the agreement is broken, he has made sport of the towns, he has no thought for man.

Darby Translation

The highways are desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth. He hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

Julia Smith Translation

The highways lay waste, the traveler passing by, ceased: he brake the covenant, he despised the cities, he reckoned them not men.

King James 2000

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceases: he has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, he regards no man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Highways are deserted; [the] traveler [on the] road ceases. One breaks a treaty, he rejects [the] cities, he does not hold man in high regard.

Modern King James verseion

The highways lie waste, the traveler ceases. He has broken the covenant. He has despised the cities. He cared for no man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The streets are waste, there walketh no man therein; the covenant is broken, the cities are despised; they are not regarded,

NET Bible

Highways are empty, there are no travelers. Treaties are broken, witnesses are despised, human life is treated with disrespect.

New Heart English Bible

The highways are desolate. The traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't regard man.

The Emphasized Bible

The highways are deserted, The passer-by on the path, hath ceased, - He hath broken covenant, He hath despised cities, He hath made no account of men.

Webster

The highways lie waste, the way-faring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.

Youngs Literal Translation

Desolated have been highways, Ceased hath he who passeth along the path, He hath broken covenant, He hath despised enemies, He hath not esteemed a man.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מסלּה 
M@cillah 
Usage: 27

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

the covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

the cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment And Help

7 Behold, their valiant ones cry outside; the ambassadors of peace weep bitterly. 8 The highways are desolate. The traveling man ceases. The covenant is broken. He has despised the cities. He doesn't respect man. 9 The land mourns and languishes. Lebanon is confounded and withers away. Sharon is like a desert, and Bashan and Carmel are stripped bare.


Cross References

Judges 5:6

"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. The travelers walked through byways.

1 Samuel 17:10

The Philistine said, "I defy the armies of Israel this day! Give me a man, that we may fight together!"

1 Samuel 17:26

David spoke to the men who stood by him, saying, "What shall be done to the man who kills this Philistine, and takes away the reproach from Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?"

2 Kings 18:13-17

Now in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria come up against all the fortified cities of Judah, and took them.

2 Kings 18:20-21

You say (but they are but vain words), 'There is counsel and strength for war.' Now on whom do you trust, that you have rebelled against me?

Psalm 10:5

His ways are prosperous at all times. He is haughty, and your laws are far from his sight. As for all his adversaries, he sneers at them.

Isaiah 10:9-11

Isn't Calno like Carchemish? Isn't Hamath like Arpad? Isn't Samaria like Damascus?"

Isaiah 10:13-14

For he has said, "By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have understanding: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures. Like a valiant man I have brought down their rulers.

Isaiah 10:29-31

They have gone over the pass. They have taken up their lodging at Geba. Ramah trembles. Gibeah of Saul has fled.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a road, and it will be called The Holy Way. The unclean shall not pass over it, but it will be for those who walk in the Way. Wicked fools will not go there.

Isaiah 36:1

Now it happened in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah, that Sennacherib king of Assyria attacked all of the fortified cities of Judah, and captured them.

Lamentations 1:4

The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly; all her gates are desolate, her priests do sigh: her virgins are afflicted, and she herself is in bitterness.

Luke 18:2-4

saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.

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