Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its throat and opened its mouth without measure;
And Jerusalem’s splendor, her multitude, her din of revelry and the jubilant within her, descend into it.

King James Version

Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.

Holman Bible

Therefore Sheol enlarges its throat
and opens wide its enormous jaws,
and down go Zion’s dignitaries, her masses,
her crowds, and those who carouse in her!

International Standard Version

Therefore Sheol's appetite has grown; it has opened its mouth beyond limit. Jerusalem's nobility and her multitudes will go there, along with her brawlers and whoever is reveling within her.

A Conservative Version

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure. And their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he who rejoices among them, descend [into it].

American Standard Version

Therefore Sheol hath enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure; and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth among them, descend into it .

Amplified


Therefore Sheol (the realm of the dead) has increased its appetite and opened its mouth beyond measure;
And Jerusalem’s splendor, her multitude, her [boisterous] uproar and her [drunken] revelers descend into it.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause the underworld has made wide its throat, opening its mouth without limit: and her glory, and the noise of her masses, and her loud-voiced feasters, will go down into it.

Darby Translation

Therefore doth Sheol enlarge its desire, and open its mouth without measure; and her splendour shall descend into it, and her multitude, and her tumult, and all that is joyful within her.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, hades enlarged her soul, and opened wide her mouth without bound: and her honor shall go down, and her multitude, and her tumult, and he rejoicing, into her.

King James 2000

Therefore sheol has enlarged itself, and opened its mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that exults, shall descend into it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its throat, and it has opened wide its mouth without limit, and her nobles will go down, and her multitude, her tumult and those who revel in her.

Modern King James verseion

So hell has enlarged itself, and opened its mouth without measure; and their glory, and their multitude, and their pride, and he who rejoices in her, shall go down into it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore gapeth hell, and openeth her mouth marvelous wide: that their pride, boasting, and wealth, with such as rejoice therein, may descend into it.

NET Bible

So Death will open up its throat, and open wide its mouth; Zion's dignitaries and masses will descend into it, including those who revel and celebrate within her.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure; and their glory, their multitude, their pomp, and he who rejoices among them, descend into it.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, hath hades enlarged her desire, And opened her mouth to its widest, - And their glory, and their multitude and their pomp. and he that is uproarious shall descend thereinto.

Webster

Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.

World English Bible

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure; and their glory, their multitude, their pomp, and he who rejoices among them, descend into it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore hath Sheol enlarged herself, And hath opened her mouth without limit. And gone down hath its honour, and its multitude, And its noise, and its exulting one -- into her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 25

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and opened
פּער 
Pa`ar 
Usage: 4

and their glory
הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 30

המן המון 
Hamown 
Usage: 83

and their pomp
שׁאון 
Sha'own 
Usage: 18

and he that rejoiceth
עלז 
`alez 
Usage: 1

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

13 Therefore my people are gone into captivity because they have no knowledge; their glory died of hunger, and their multitude dried up of thirst. 14 Therefore Sheol has enlarged its throat and opened its mouth without measure;
And Jerusalem’s splendor, her multitude, her din of revelry and the jubilant within her, descend into it.
15 And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:


Cross References

Habakkuk 2:5

Even more than he who is given over to wine, the transposer, the proud man, shall not remain, who enlarges his desire as Sheol and is as death and cannot be satisfied, but gathered unto him all the Gentiles and heaps unto him all the peoples;

Numbers 16:30-34

But if the LORD does a new thing and the earth opens her mouth and swallows them up with all their things and they go down alive into Sheol, then ye shall know that these men have provoked the LORD.

1 Samuel 25:36-38

And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28-29

Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon, then kill him. Fear not; have I not commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are laid in Sheol; death shall feed on them, and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning, and their beauty shall be consumed in the grave from their dwelling.

Psalm 55:15

Let them be condemned unto death, and let them go down alive into Sheol for wickedness is in their dwellings and among them.

Proverbs 1:12

Let us swallow them up alive as Sheol and whole as those that go down into the pit;

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol and hell are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that never says, It is enough.

Isaiah 14:9

Sheol from beneath is aghast at thee; it stirs up the dead to meet thee at thy coming; it has raised up from their thrones all the princes of the earth, all the kings of the Gentiles.

Isaiah 21:4

My heart panted; the horror frightened me; the night of my pleasure he has turned into fear unto me.

Isaiah 30:33

For Tophet is ordained of yesterday for the king of Babylon, it is also prepared; he has deepened and enlarged the pile of her fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD like a stream of brimstone kindles it.

Ezekiel 32:18-30

Son of man, lament over the multitude of Egypt and cast him down and the habitations of the strong Gentiles into the lower parts of the earth with those that go down into the grave.

Daniel 5:3-6

Then they brought the vessels of gold that they had brought from the temple of the house of God which was in Jerusalem; and the king and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, drank with them.

Daniel 5:30

That same night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was slain.

Nahum 1:10

For while they are entwined together as thorns, and while the drunkards shall be drinking, they shall be devoured as stubble full of dryness.

Matthew 7:13

Enter ye in at the narrow gate, for the way that leads to destruction is wide and spacious, and those who follow it are many;

Luke 12:19-20

And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

Luke 16:20-23

and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores

Luke 17:27

They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with excess and drunkenness and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Acts 12:21-23

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne and made an oration unto them.

Revelation 20:13-15

And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and Hades delivered up the dead which were in them; and the judgment of each one was according to their works.

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