Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Her cities have become an object of horror, A parched land and a desert, A land in which no man lives And through which no son of man passes.

King James Version

Her cities are a desolation, a dry land, and a wilderness, a land wherein no man dwelleth, neither doth any son of man pass thereby.

Holman Bible

Her cities have become a desolation, a dry and arid land, a land where no one lives, where no human being passes through.

International Standard Version

Her cities will become an object of horror, a dry land and a desert, a land in which no one lives, and through which no human being passes.

A Conservative Version

Her cities have become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land in which no man dwells, nor does any son of man pass thereby.

American Standard Version

Her cities are become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land wherein no man dwelleth, neither doth any son of man pass thereby.

Amplified

Her cities have become a desolation and a horror, a land of drought and a wilderness, a land in which no one lives, nor does any son of man pass through it.

Bible in Basic English

Her towns have become a waste, a dry and unwatered land, where no man has his living-place and no son of man goes by.

Darby Translation

Her cities are become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land wherein no one dwelleth, neither doth a son of man pass thereby.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Her cities were devastated, the land dry and desert, a land in which no man dwells, neither shall any son of man pass thereby.

Julia Smith Translation

Her cities were for a desolation, a land of dryness and a sterile region, a land not a man dwells in them, and not the son of man shall pass through them.

King James 2000

Her cities are a desolation, a dry land, and a wilderness, a land in which no man dwells, neither does any son of man pass by there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Her cities have become as an [object of] horror, a dry land and a wilderness, a land in which no person lives, nor does a son of humankind pass through it.

Modern King James verseion

Her cities are a desert, a dry land and a wilderness, a land in which no man dwells, nor does any son of man pass by it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Her cities are laid waste, the land lieth unbuilded and void: it is a land where no man dwelleth, and where no man traveleth through.

NET Bible

The towns of Babylonia have become heaps of ruins. She has become a dry and barren desert. No one lives in those towns any more. No one even passes through them.

New Heart English Bible

Her cities are become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land in which no man dwells, neither does any son of man pass thereby.

The Emphasized Bible

Her cities have become, an astonishment, A land parched up, and a waste plain, - A land wherein shall no man dwell, Nor pass through them a son of the earth-born!

Webster

Her cities are a desolation, a dry land, and a wilderness, a land in which no man dwelleth, neither doth any son of man pass by it.

World English Bible

Her cities are become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land in which no man dwells, neither does any son of man pass thereby.

Youngs Literal Translation

Its cities have been for a desolation, A dry land, and a wilderness, A land -- none doth dwell in them, Nor pass over into them doth a son of man.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

a dry
ציּה 
Tsiyah 
Usage: 16

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and a wilderness
ערבה 
`arabah 
Usage: 61

a land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

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

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Babylon

42 "The sea has come up over Babylon; She has been engulfed with its tumultuous waves. 43 "Her cities have become an object of horror, A parched land and a desert, A land in which no man lives And through which no son of man passes. 44 "I will punish Bel in Babylon, And I will make what he has swallowed come out of his mouth; And the nations will no longer stream to him Even the wall of Babylon has fallen down!



Cross References

Isaiah 13:20

It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch his tent there, Nor will shepherds make their flocks lie down there.

Jeremiah 2:6

"They did not say, 'Where is the LORD Who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, Who led us through the wilderness, Through a land of deserts and of pits, Through a land of drought and of deep darkness, Through a land that no one crossed And where no man dwelt?'

Jeremiah 51:29

So the land quakes and writhes, For the purposes of the LORD against Babylon stand, To make the land of Babylon A desolation without inhabitants.

Jeremiah 50:12

Your mother will be greatly ashamed, She who gave you birth will be humiliated Behold, she will be the least of the nations, A wilderness, a parched land and a desert.

Jeremiah 50:39-40

"Therefore the desert creatures will live there along with the jackals; The ostriches also will live in it, And it will never again be inhabited Or dwelt in from generation to generation.

Jeremiah 51:37

"Babylon will become a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, An object of horror and hissing, without inhabitants.

Ezekiel 29:10-11

therefore, behold, I am against you and against your rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene and even to the border of Ethiopia.

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