Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 will be astounded
And shake his head [in scorn].

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.

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.

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

Smith

Context Readings

Deluded Israel

15 For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false [gods]; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up; 16 to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished, and shake his head. 17 I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.



Cross References

Psalm 22:7

All those who see me mock me. They insult me with their lips. They shake their heads, saying,

Jeremiah 25:9

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, says Yahweh, and [I will send] to Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations around; and I will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, and a hissing, and perpetual desolations.

Jeremiah 50:13

Because of the wrath of Yahweh she shall not be inhabited, but she shall be wholly desolate: everyone who goes by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues.

Jeremiah 19:8

I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all its plagues.

Jeremiah 49:13

For I have sworn by myself, says Yahweh, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all its cities shall be perpetual wastes.

1 Kings 9:8

Though this house is so high, yet shall everyone who passes by it be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, 'Why has Yahweh done thus to this land, and to this house?'

Isaiah 37:22

this is the word which Yahweh has spoken concerning him. The virgin daughter of Zion has despised you and ridiculed you. The daughter of Jerusalem has shaken her head at you.

Ezekiel 33:28-29

I will make the land a desolation and an astonishment; and the pride of her power shall cease; and the mountains of Israel shall be desolate, so that none shall pass through.

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab. You walk in their counsels, that I may make you a ruin, and her inhabitants a hissing; And you will bear the reproach of my people."

Matthew 27:39

Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads,

Leviticus 26:33-34

I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw out the sword after you: and your land will be a desolation, and your cities shall be a waste.

Leviticus 26:43

The land also will be left by them, and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them: and they will accept the punishment of their iniquity; because, even because they rejected my ordinances, and their soul abhorred my statutes.

Deuteronomy 28:59

then Yahweh will make your plagues wonderful, and the plagues of your seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and severe sicknesses, and of long continuance.

Deuteronomy 29:23

[and that] the whole land of it is sulfur, and salt, [and] a burning, [that] it is not sown, nor bears, nor any grass grows therein, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which Yahweh overthrew in his anger, and in his wrath:

2 Chronicles 7:20-21

then I will pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have made holy 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 shaking of the head among the peoples.

Isaiah 6:11

Then I said, "Lord, how long?" He answered, "Until cities are waste without inhabitant, and houses without man, and the land becomes utterly waste,

Jeremiah 9:11

I will make Jerusalem heaps, a dwelling place of jackals; and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.

Lamentations 2:15-16

All that pass by clap their hands at you. They hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, [saying], Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?

Ezekiel 6:14

I will stretch out my hand on them, and make the land desolate and waste, from the wilderness toward Diblah, throughout all their habitations: and they shall know that I am Yahweh.

Ezekiel 12:19

and tell the people of the land, Thus says the Lord Yahweh concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the land of Israel: They shall eat their bread with fearfulness, and drink their water in dismay, that her land may be desolate, [and despoiled] of all that is therein, because of the violence of all those who dwell therein.

Mark 15:29

Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who destroy the temple, and build it in three days,

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