Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Your holy cities have become a desert; Zion has become like a desert, Jerusalem a desolation.

New American Standard Bible

Your holy cities have become a wilderness,
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.

King James Version

Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Holman Bible

Your holy cities have become a wilderness;
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.

A Conservative Version

Thy holy cities have become a wilderness. Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

American Standard Version

Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Amplified


Your holy cities have become a wilderness,
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.

Bible in Basic English

Your holy towns have become a waste, Zion has become a waste, Jerusalem is a mass of broken walls.

Darby Translation

Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Julia Smith Translation

The cities of thy holy place were desert; Zion was a desert., Jerusalem a desolation.

King James 2000

Your holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Your holy cities} have become a wilderness; Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Modern King James verseion

Your holy cities are a wilderness; Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem is a ruin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The cities of thy Sanctuary lie waste: Zion is a wilderness, and Jerusalem a desert.

NET Bible

Your chosen cities have become a desert; Zion has become a desert, Jerusalem is a desolate ruin.

New Heart English Bible

Your holy cities have become like a wilderness, Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy holy cities, have become a wilderness, - Zion, a wilderness, hath become, Jerusalem, a desolation!

Webster

Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

World English Bible

Your holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy holy cities have been a wilderness, Zion a wilderness hath been, Jerusalem a desolation.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

ציּון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 154

is a wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

References

Context Readings

Prayer For Mercy

9 Don't be angry beyond measure, LORD, and don't remember our iniquity for a season. Please look now, we are all your people. 10 Your holy cities have become a desert; Zion has become like a desert, Jerusalem a desolation. 11 Our holy Temple and our splendor, where our ancestors praised you, have become a conflagration of fire, and all our dearest places have become ruins.



Cross References

Isaiah 1:7

"Your country lies desolate; your cities have been incinerated. Before your very eyes, foreigners are devouring your land they've brought devastation on it, while the land is overthrown by foreigners.

2 Kings 25:9

and set fire to the LORD's Temple, the royal palace, and all the houses of Jerusalem. He even incinerated the lavish homes.

2 Chronicles 36:19-21

After this, they set fire to God's Temple, demolished the wall around Jerusalem, burned all of its fortified buildings, and destroyed everything of value.

Psalm 79:1-7

God, nations have invaded your land to desecrate your holy Temple, to destroy Jerusalem,

Lamentations 1:1-4

How lonely she lies, the city that thronged with people! Like a widow she has become, this great one among nations! The princess among provinces has become a vassal.

Lamentations 2:4-8

He bent his bow against us as would an enemy, his right hand cocked as would an adversary. He has killed everyone in whom we took pride; in the tent of cherished Zion he poured out his anger like fire.

Lamentations 5:18

Because Mount Zion is desolate; foxes roam around it.

Daniel 9:26-27

Then after the 62 weeks, the anointed one will be cut down (but not for himself). Then the people of the Coming Commander will destroy both the city and the Sanctuary. Its ending will come like a flood, and until the end there will be war, with desolations having been decreed.

Daniel 12:7

"I heard the man dressed in linen clothes, who was standing above the waters of the river as he lifted his right and left hands to heaven and swore by the one who lives forever that it would be for a time, times, and a half. When the shattering of the power of the holy people has occurred, all these things will conclude."

Micah 3:12

"Therefore, because of you, Zion will be plowed up like a field, and Jerusalem will become heaps of rubble, and the Temple Mount like a forest high place."

Luke 21:21

Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains, those inside the city must leave it, and those in the countryside must not go into it,

Luke 21:24

They will fall by the edge of the sword and be carried off as captives among all the nations, and Jerusalem will be trampled on by the unbelievers until the times of the unbelievers are fulfilled."

Revelation 11:1-2

Then I was given a stick like a measuring rod. I was told, "Stand up and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count those who worship there.

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