Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

To make their land a desolation, An object of perpetual hissing; Everyone who passes by it will be astonished And shake his head.

King James Version

To make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished, and wag his head.

Holman Bible

They have made their land a horror, a perpetual object of scorn; everyone who passes by it will be horrified and shake his head.

International Standard Version

They make their land into a desolate place, an object of lasting scorn. All who pass by will be appalled and will shake their heads.

A Conservative Version

to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing, everyone who passes by it shall be astonished, and shake his head.

American Standard Version

to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head.

Amplified

Making their land a desolation and a horror, a thing to be hissed at perpetually; everyone who passes by shall be astounded and horrified and shake his head.

Bible in Basic English

Making their land a thing of wonder, causing sounds of surprise for ever; everyone who goes by will be overcome with wonder, shaking his head.

Darby Translation

to make their land an astonishment, a perpetual hissing: every one that passeth by shall be astonished, and shake his head.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passes thereby shall be astonished and wag his head.

Julia Smith Translation

To set their land for a desolation, eternal hissings; every one passing over it shall be astonished and shall shake with his head.

King James 2000

To make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; everyone that passes by it shall be astonished, and shake his head.

Lexham Expanded Bible

To make their land a horror, [an object of] whistling for eternity. All [who] pass by it will be appalled, and he will shake his head.

Modern King James verseion

to make their land desolate and a hissing forever. Everyone who passes by will be amazed, and will wag his head.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherethrough they have brought their land into an everlasting wilderness and scorn: So that whosoever traveleth thereby, shall be abashed, and wag their heads.

NET Bible

So their land will become an object of horror. People will forever hiss out their scorn over it. All who pass that way will be filled with horror and will shake their heads in derision.

New Heart English Bible

to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head.

The Emphasized Bible

To make their land a desolation The hissings of age-abiding times, - Every one that passeth by her, shall be astonished and wag his head.

Webster

To make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and wag his head.

World English Bible

to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head.

Youngs Literal Translation

To make their land become a desolation, A hissing age-during, Every passer by it is astonished, And bemoaneth with his head.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To make
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

and a perpetual
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

שׁריקה שׁרוּקהo 
Sh@ruwqah 
Usage: 2

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

and wag
נוּד 
Nuwd 
Usage: 24

References

Context Readings

Deluded Israel

15 'For My people have forgotten Me, They burn incense to worthless gods And they have stumbled from their ways, From the ancient paths, To walk in bypaths, Not on a highway, 16 To make their land a desolation, An object of perpetual hissing; Everyone who passes by it will be astonished And shake his head. 17 'Like an east wind I will scatter them Before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face In the day of their calamity.'"



Cross References

Psalm 22:7

All who see me sneer at me; They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,

Jeremiah 25:9

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north,' declares the LORD, 'and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will utterly destroy them and make them a horror and a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.

Jeremiah 50:13

"Because of the indignation of the LORD she will not be inhabited, But she will be completely desolate; Everyone who passes by Babylon will be horrified And will hiss because of all her wounds.

Jeremiah 19:8

"I will also make this city a desolation and an object of hissing; everyone who passes by it will be astonished and hiss because of all its disasters.

Jeremiah 49:13

"For I have sworn by Myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become an object of horror, a reproach, a ruin and a curse; and all its cities will become perpetual ruins."

1 Kings 9:8

"And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

Isaiah 37:22

this is the word that the LORD has spoken against him: "She has despised you and mocked you, The virgin daughter of Zion; She has shaken her head behind you, The daughter of Jerusalem!

Ezekiel 33:28-29

"I will make the land a desolation and a waste, and the pride of her power will cease; and the mountains of Israel will be desolate so that no one will pass through.

Micah 6:16

"The statutes of Omri And all the works of the house of Ahab are observed; And in their devices you walk Therefore I will give you up for destruction And your inhabitants for derision, And you will bear the reproach of My people."

Matthew 27:39

And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads

Leviticus 26:33-34

'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.

Leviticus 26:43

'For the land will be abandoned by them, and will make up for its sabbaths while it is made desolate without them They, meanwhile, will be making amends for their iniquity, because they rejected My ordinances and their soul abhorred My statutes.

Deuteronomy 28:59

then the LORD will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, even severe and lasting plagues, and miserable and chronic sicknesses.

Deuteronomy 29:23

'All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.'

2 Chronicles 7:20-21

then I will uproot you from My land which I have given you, and this house which I have consecrated for My name I will cast out of My sight and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Psalm 44:14

You make us a byword among the nations, A laughingstock among the peoples.

Isaiah 6:11

Then I said, "Lord, how long?" And He answered, "Until cities are devastated and without inhabitant, Houses are without people And the land is utterly desolate,

Jeremiah 9:11

"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, A haunt of jackals; And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."

Lamentations 2:15-16

All who pass along the way Clap their hands in derision at you; They hiss and shake their heads At the daughter of Jerusalem, "Is this the city of which they said, 'The perfection of beauty, A joy to all the earth'?"

Ezekiel 6:14

"So throughout all their habitations I will stretch out My hand against them and make the land more desolate and waste than the wilderness toward Diblah; thus they will know that I am the LORD."'"

Ezekiel 12:19

"Then say to the people of the land, 'Thus says the Lord GOD concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem in the land of Israel, "They will eat their bread with anxiety and drink their water with horror, because their land will be stripped of its fullness on account of the violence of all who live in it.

Mark 15:29

Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,

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