Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"How shattered it is! How they have wailed! How Moab has turned his back--he is ashamed! So Moab will become a laughingstock and an object of terror to all around him."

King James Version

They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.

Holman Bible

"How broken it is! They wail! How Moab has turned his back! He is ashamed. Moab will become a laughingstock and a shock to all those around him."

International Standard Version

"How it will be shattered! How they'll wail! How Moab will turn his back in shame! Moab will be an object of ridicule and terror to all those around him."

A Conservative Version

How it is broken down! [How] they do wail! How Moab has turned the back with shame! So Moab shall become a derision and a horror to all who are round about him.

American Standard Version

How is it broken down! how do they wail! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all that are round about him.

Amplified

How it is broken down! How they wail! How Moab has turned his back in shame! So Moab has become [an object of] a derision and a [horrifying] terror to all who are round about him.

Bible in Basic English

How is it broken down! how is Moab's back turned in shame! so Moab will be a cause of sport and of fear to everyone round about him.

Darby Translation

They howl, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! And Moab shall be a derision and a terror to all that are round about him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all those about him.

Julia Smith Translation

How was it broken they wailed; how did Moab turn back the neck with shame and Moab was for derision and for terror to all round about him.

King James 2000

They shall wail, saying, How it is broken down! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismay to all them about him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"How it is filled with terror! [How] they wail! How Moab has turned [his] back! He is disgraced! So Moab has become as a derision, and as a terror for all his surrounding [peoples]."

Modern King James verseion

They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! How has Moab turned the back with shame! So Moab shall be a cause of scorn, and he shall be a terror to all those around him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O how fearful is she? O how mourneth she? O how doth Moab hang down her head, and is ashamed? Thus shall Moab be a laughingstock, and had in derision of all them, that be round about her.

NET Bible

Oh, how shattered Moab will be! Oh, how her people will wail! Oh, how she will turn away in shame! Moab will become an object of ridicule, a terrifying sight to all the nations that surround her."

New Heart English Bible

How it is broken down. How they wail. How Moab has turned the back with shame. So shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him.'

The Emphasized Bible

How it is broken down! They have howled, How hath Moab turned the back, for shame, - So shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all round about him.

Webster

They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.

World English Bible

How is it broken down! [how] do they wail! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him.

Youngs Literal Translation

How hath it been broken down! they have howled, How hath Moab turned the neck ashamed, And Moab hath been for a derision. And for a terror to all round about her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילל 
Yalal 
Usage: 32

מואב 
Mow'ab 
Usage: 181

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

the back
ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

with shame
בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

מואב 
Mow'ab 
Usage: 181

be a derision
שׂחק שׂחוק 
S@chowq 
Usage: 15

and a dismaying
מחתּה 
M@chittah 
Usage: 11

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Moab

38 "On all the housetops of Moab and in its streets there is lamentation everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel," declares the LORD. 39 "How shattered it is! How they have wailed! How Moab has turned his back--he is ashamed! So Moab will become a laughingstock and an object of terror to all around him." 40 For thus says the LORD: "Behold, one will fly swiftly like an eagle And spread out his wings against Moab.



Cross References

Isaiah 20:4-6

so the king of Assyria will lead away the captives of Egypt and the exiles of Cush, young and old, naked and barefoot with buttocks uncovered, to the shame of Egypt.

Jeremiah 48:17

"Mourn for him, all you who live around him, Even all of you who know his name; Say, 'How has the mighty scepter been broken, A staff of splendor!'

Jeremiah 48:26-27

"Make him drunk, for he has become arrogant toward the LORD; so Moab will wallow in his vomit, and he also will become a laughingstock.

Lamentations 1:1

How lonely sits the city That was full of people! She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!

Lamentations 2:1

How the Lord has covered the daughter of Zion With a cloud in His anger! He has cast from heaven to earth The glory of Israel, And has not remembered His footstool In the day of His anger.

Lamentations 4:1

How dark the gold has become, How the pure gold has changed! The sacred stones are poured out At the corner of every street.

Ezekiel 26:16-18

"Then all the princes of the sea will go down from their thrones, remove their robes and strip off their embroidered garments They will clothe themselves with trembling; they will sit on the ground, tremble every moment and be appalled at you.

Revelation 18:9-10

"And the kings of the earth, who committed acts of immorality and lived sensuously with her, will weep and lament over her when they see the smoke of her burning,

Revelation 18:15-16

"The merchants of these things, who became rich from her, will stand at a distance because of the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning,

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