Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Judah mourns And her gates languish; They sit on the ground in mourning, And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended.

King James Version

Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Holman Bible

Judah mourns; her gates languish. [Her people] are on the ground in mourning; Jerusalem's cry rises up.

International Standard Version

"Judah mourns, and her gates languish. The people mourn for the land, and the cry of Jerusalem goes up.

A Conservative Version

Judah mourns, and the gates thereof languish. They sit in black upon the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.

American Standard Version

Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish, they sit in black upon the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Amplified

Judah mourns and her gates languish; [her people] sit in black [mourning garb] upon the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem goes up.

Bible in Basic English

Judah is weeping and its doors are dark with sorrow, and people are seated on the earth clothed in black; and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.

Darby Translation

Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish, they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem goeth up.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Judah mourns, and its gates languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Julia Smith Translation

Judah mourned and her gates languished; they were darkened to the earth, and the outcry of Jerusalem went up.

King James 2000

Judah mourns, and its gates languish; they mourn for the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Judah mourns, and her gates languish, they are in mourning on the ground, and the cry of lament of Jerusalem goes up.

Modern King James verseion

Judah mourns, and its gates droop. They are black to the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Judah shall mourn, men shall not go much more through his gates: the land shall be no more had in reputation, and the cry of Jerusalem shall break out.

NET Bible

"The people of Judah are in mourning. The people in her cities are pining away. They lie on the ground expressing their sorrow. Cries of distress come up to me from Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

"Judah mourns, and its gates languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

The Emphasized Bible

Judah mourneth, And the gates thereof, pine They lie in gloom on the ground, - And the outcry Jerusalem, hath ascended;

Webster

Judah mourneth, and her gates languish; they are black to the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

World English Bible

Judah mourns, and its gates languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Youngs Literal Translation

Mourned hath Judah, and her gates have languished, They have mourned to the earth, And the cry of Jerusalem hath gone up.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

and the gates
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

קדר 
Qadar 
Usage: 17

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and the cry
צוחה 
Ts@vachah 
Usage: 4

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Severe Drought

1 That which came as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah in regard to the drought: 2 "Judah mourns And her gates languish; They sit on the ground in mourning, And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended. 3 "Their nobles have sent their servants for water; They have come to the cisterns and found no water They have returned with their vessels empty; They have been put to shame and humiliated, And they cover their heads.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:26

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

1 Samuel 5:12

And the men who did not die were smitten with tumors and the cry of the city went up to heaven.

Jeremiah 8:21

For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken; I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me.

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore thus says the LORD, "Behold I am bringing disaster on them which they will not be able to escape; though they will cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them.

Zechariah 7:13

"And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

Exodus 2:24

So God heard their groaning; and God remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

1 Samuel 9:16

"About this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be prince over My people Israel; and he will deliver My people from the hand of the Philistines For I have regarded My people, because their cry has come to Me."

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him, And that He might hear the cry of the afflicted--

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel And the men of Judah His delightful plant Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed; For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.

Isaiah 15:5

My heart cries out for Moab; His fugitives are as far as Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah, For they go up the ascent of Luhith weeping; Surely on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of distress over their ruin.

Isaiah 24:4

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

Isaiah 24:7

The new wine mourns, The vine decays, All the merry-hearted sigh.

Isaiah 33:9

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

Jeremiah 4:28

"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."

Jeremiah 12:4

How long is the land to mourn And the vegetation of the countryside to wither? For the wickedness of those who dwell in it, Animals and birds have been snatched away, Because men have said, "He will not see our latter ending."

Jeremiah 18:22

May an outcry be heard from their houses, When You suddenly bring raiders upon them; For they have dug a pit to capture me And hidden snares for my feet.

Lamentations 2:9

Her gates have sunk into the ground, He has destroyed and broken her bars Her king and her princes are among the nations; The law is no more Also, her prophets find No vision from the LORD.

Lamentations 4:8-9

Their appearance is blacker than soot, They are not recognized in the streets; Their skin is shriveled on their bones, It is withered, it has become like wood.

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin has become as hot as an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, And everyone who lives in it languishes Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky, And also the fish of the sea disappear.

Joel 1:10

The field is ruined, The land mourns; For the grain is ruined, The new wine dries up, Fresh oil fails.

Joel 2:6

Before them the people are in anguish; All faces turn pale.

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