Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The land mourns and pines away, Lebanon is shamed and withers; Sharon is like a desert plain, And Bashan and Carmel lose their foliage.

King James Version

The earth mourneth and languisheth: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits.

Holman Bible

The land mourns and withers; Lebanon is ashamed and decayed. Sharon is like a desert; Bashan and Carmel shake off [their] leaves.

International Standard Version

The land mourns and wastes away; Lebanon feels ashamed and withers. Sharon is like a desert; Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves."

A Conservative Version

The land mourns and languishes. Lebanon is confounded and withers away. Sharon is like a desert, and Bashan and Carmel shake off [their leaves].

American Standard Version

The land mourneth and languisheth; Lebanon is confounded and withereth away; Sharon is like a desert; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves .

Amplified

The land mourns and languishes, Lebanon is confounded and [its luxuriant verdure] withers away; Sharon [a fertile pasture region south of Mount Carmel] is like a desert, and Bashan [a broad, fertile plateau east of the Jordan River] and [Mount] Carmel shake off their leaves.

Bible in Basic English

The earth is sorrowing and wasting away; Lebanon is put to shame and has become waste; Sharon is like the Arabah; and in Bashan and Carmel the leaves are falling.

Darby Translation

The land mourneth, it languisheth; Lebanon is ashamed, is withered; the Sharon is become as a desert, and Bashan and Carmel are stripped.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The earth mourns and languishes: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel were shaken.

Julia Smith Translation

The earth mourning, languished: Lebanon being ashamed, pined away: Sharon was as a sterile region, and Bashan was shaken, and Carmel.

King James 2000

The earth mourns and languishes: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] land mourns; it languishes. Lebanon feels abashed; it withers. Sharon is like the desert, and Bashan and Carmel {are losing their leaves}.

Modern King James verseion

The earth mourns and droops. Lebanon is ashamed; Sharon withers like a wilderness; Bashan and Carmel are shaken out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the desolate earth is in heaviness. Lebanon taketh it but for a sport, that it is hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness: Bashan and Carmel are turned upside down.

NET Bible

The land dries up and withers away; the forest of Lebanon shrivels up and decays. Sharon is like the desert; Bashan and Carmel are parched.

New Heart English Bible

The land mourns and languishes. Lebanon is confounded and withers away. Sharon is like a desert, and Bashan and Carmel are stripped bare.

The Emphasized Bible

The land mourneth, languisheth, Lebanon, displayeth shame, is withered, - Sharon, hath become, as the waste plain, And Bashan and Carmel are shaking off their leaves.

Webster

The earth mourneth and languisheth: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits.

World English Bible

The land mourns and languishes. Lebanon is confounded and withers away. Sharon is like a desert, and Bashan and Carmel are stripped bare.

Youngs Literal Translation

Mourned, languished hath the land, Confounded hath been Lebanon, Withered hath been Sharon as a wilderness, And shaking are Bashan and Carmel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

לבנון 
L@banown 
Usage: 71

חפר 
Chapher 
Usage: 17

and hewn down
קמל 
Qamal 
Usage: 2

שׁרון 
Sharown 
Usage: 7

ערבה 
`arabah 
Usage: 61

and Bashan
בּשׁן 
Bashan 
Usage: 60

and Carmel
כּרמל 
Karmel 
Usage: 25

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 10

References

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment And Help

8 The highways are desolate, the traveler has ceased, He has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, He has no regard for man. 9 The land mourns and pines away, Lebanon is shamed and withers; Sharon is like a desert plain, And Bashan and Carmel lose their foliage. 10 "Now I will arise," says the LORD, "Now I will be exalted, now I will be lifted up.


Cross References

Isaiah 35:2

It will blossom profusely And rejoice with rejoicing and shout of joy The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, The majesty of Carmel and Sharon They will see the glory of the LORD, The majesty of our God.

Isaiah 65:10

"Sharon will be a pasture land for flocks, And the valley of Achor a resting place for herds, For My people who seek Me.

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea and makes it dry; He dries up all the rivers Bashan and Carmel wither; The blossoms of Lebanon wither.

Deuteronomy 3:4

"We captured all his cities at that time; there was not a city which we did not take from them: sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.

Song of Songs 2:1

"I am the rose of Sharon, The lily of the valleys."

Isaiah 1:7-8

Your land is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire, Your fields--strangers are devouring them in your presence; It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.

Isaiah 2:13

And it will be against all the cedars of Lebanon that are lofty and lifted up, Against all the oaks of Bashan,

Isaiah 3:26

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

Isaiah 14:8

"Even the cypress trees rejoice over you, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, 'Since you were laid low, no tree cutter comes up against us.'

Isaiah 24:1

Behold, the LORD lays the earth waste, devastates it, distorts its surface and scatters its inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:4-6

The earth mourns and withers, the world fades and withers, the exalted of the people of the earth fade away.

Isaiah 24:19-20

The earth is broken asunder, The earth is split through, The earth is shaken violently.

Isaiah 37:24

"Through your servants you have reproached the Lord, And you have said, 'With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains, To the remotest parts of Lebanon; And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice cypresses And I will go to its highest peak, its thickest forest.

Jeremiah 4:20-26

Disaster on disaster is proclaimed, For the whole land is devastated; Suddenly my tents are devastated, My curtains in an instant.

Jeremiah 50:19

'And I will bring Israel back to his pasture and he will graze on Carmel and Bashan, and his desire will be satisfied in the hill country of Ephraim and Gilead.

Micah 7:14

Shepherd Your people with Your scepter, The flock of Your possession Which dwells by itself in the woodland, In the midst of a fruitful field Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead As in the days of old.

Zechariah 11:1-3

Open your doors, O Lebanon, That a fire may feed on your cedars.



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