Parallel Verses

King James Version

The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

New American Standard Bible

The wilderness and the desert will be glad,
And the Arabah will rejoice and blossom;
Like the crocus

Holman Bible

The wilderness and the dry land will be glad;
the desert will rejoice and blossom like a rose.

International Standard Version

"The desert and the dry land will rejoice; the desert will celebrate and blossom. Like crocuses,

A Conservative Version

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad. And the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

American Standard Version

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

Amplified

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the rose and the autumn crocus.

Bible in Basic English

The waste land and the dry places will be glad; the lowland will have joy and be full of flowers.

Darby Translation

The wilderness and the dry land shall be gladdened; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

Julia Smith Translation

The desert and the dryness shall be glad for them; and the sterile region shall rejoice and blossom as the meadow flower.

King James 2000

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wilderness and dry land shall be glad, and desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus.

Modern King James verseion

The wilderness and the desert shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the crocus.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the desert and wilderness shall rejoice, the waste ground shall be glad, and flourish as the lily.

NET Bible

Let the desert and dry region be happy; let the wilderness rejoice and bloom like a lily!

New Heart English Bible

The wilderness and the dry land will be glad. The desert will rejoice and blossom like the crocus.

The Emphasized Bible

Wilderness and parched land, shall be glad for them, - And the waste plain, shall exult, and blossom as the lily:

Webster

The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose.

World English Bible

The wilderness and the dry land will be glad. The desert will rejoice and blossom like a rose.

Youngs Literal Translation

They joy from the wilderness and dry place, And rejoice doth the desert, and flourish as the rose,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

and the solitary place
ציּה 
Tsiyah 
Usage: 16

shall be glad
שׂישׂ שׂוּשׂ 
Suws 
Usage: 27

for them and the desert
ערבה 
`arabah 
Usage: 61

גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

and blossom
פּרח 
Parach 
Usage: 37

References

Context Readings

The Ransomed Return To Zion

1 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. 2 It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD, and the excellency of our God.


Cross References

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

Isaiah 55:12-13

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Psalm 48:11

Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.

Psalm 97:8

Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.

Isaiah 4:2

In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel.

Isaiah 27:6

He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 27:10

Yet the defenced city shall be desolate, and the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the branches thereof.

Isaiah 29:17

Is it not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest?

Isaiah 32:15-16

Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest.

Isaiah 40:3

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 41:18-19

I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.

Isaiah 52:9-10

Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.

Isaiah 61:10-11

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

Isaiah 66:10-14

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:

Ezekiel 36:35

And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become like the garden of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are become fenced, and are inhabited.

Hosea 14:5-6

I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.

Revelation 19:1-7

And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God:

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