Parallel Verses

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.

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 dries out,
Lebanon is shamed and [its lush foliage] withers;
Sharon is like a desert plain,
And Bashan 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.

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.

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

H56
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

לבנון 
L@banown 
Usage: 71

is ashamed
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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh's Judgment And Help

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. 10 "Now I will arise," says Yahweh; "Now I will lift myself up. Now I will be exalted.


Cross References

Isaiah 35:2

It will blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing. Lebanon's glory Lebanon will be given to it, the excellence of Carmel and Sharon. They will see Yahweh's glory, the excellence of our God.

Isaiah 65:10

Sharon shall be a fold of flocks, and the valley of Achor a place for herds to lie down in, for my people who have sought me.

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea, and makes it dry, and dries up all the rivers. Bashan languishes, and Carmel; and the flower of Lebanon languishes.

Deuteronomy 3:4

We took all his cities at that time; there was not a city which we didn't take from them; sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.

Song of Songs 2:1

I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. Lover

Isaiah 1:7-8

Your country is desolate. Your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

Isaiah 2:13

For all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, for all the oaks of Bashan,

Isaiah 3:26

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

Isaiah 14:8

Yes, the fir trees rejoice with you, with the cedars of Lebanon, saying, "Since you are humbled, no lumberjack has come up against us."

Isaiah 24:1

Behold, Yahweh makes the earth empty, makes it waste, turns it upside down, and scatters its inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:4-6

The earth mourns and fades away. The world languishes and fades away. The lofty people of the earth languish.

Isaiah 24:19-20

The earth is utterly broken. The earth is torn apart. The earth is shaken violently.

Isaiah 37:24

By your servants, have you defied the Lord, and have said, "With the multitude of my chariots I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the innermost parts of Lebanon. I will cut down its tall cedars and its choice fir trees. I will enter into its farthest height, the forest of its fruitful field.

Jeremiah 4:20-26

Destruction on destruction is cried; for the whole land is laid waste: suddenly are my tents destroyed, [and] my curtains in a moment.

Jeremiah 50:19

I will bring Israel again to his pasture, and he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan, and his soul shall be satisfied on the hills of Ephraim and in Gilead.

Micah 7:14

Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock of your heritage, who dwell by themselves in a forest, in the midst of fertile pasture land, let them feed; in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.

Zechariah 11:1-3

Open your doors, Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars.

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