Parallel Verses

King James Version

A sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:

New American Standard Bible

The sound of an outcry from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Holman Bible

The sound of a cry from Babylon!
The sound of great destruction
from the land of the Chaldeans!

International Standard Version

"The sound of a cry is coming from Babylon, great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans.

A Conservative Version

The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

American Standard Version

The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Amplified

The sound of a cry [comes] from Babylon, and [the sound of] great destruction and ruin from the land of the Chaldeans!

Bible in Basic English

There is the sound of a cry from Babylon, and of a great destruction from the land of the Chaldaeans:

Darby Translation

The sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Julia Smith Translation

The voice of a cry from Babel, and a great breaking from the land of the Chaldeans:

King James 2000

A sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] sound of a cry for help from Babylon, and a great collapse from the land of [the] Chaldeans.

Modern King James verseion

A sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great ruin from the land of the Chaldeans,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A piteous cry shall be heard from Babylon, and a great misery from the land of the Chaldeans:

NET Bible

Cries of anguish will come from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.

New Heart English Bible

"The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans."

The Emphasized Bible

A voice of outcry from Babylon! And a great crash from the land of the Chaldeans!

Webster

A sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:

World English Bible

The sound of a cry from Babylon, and of great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Youngs Literal Translation

A voice of a cry is from Babylon, And of great destruction from the land of the Chaldean.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A sound
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of a cry
זעקה זעק 
Za`aq 
Usage: 18

בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

and great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

from the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

American

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Babylon

53 Though Babylon should mount up to heaven, and though she should fortify the height of her strength, yet from me shall spoilers come unto her, saith the LORD. 54 A sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans: 55 Because the LORD hath spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:



Cross References

Jeremiah 50:22

A sound of battle is in the land, and of great destruction.

Jeremiah 48:3-5

A voice of crying shall be from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction.

Jeremiah 50:46

At the noise of the taking of Babylon the earth is moved, and the cry is heard among the nations.

Isaiah 13:6-9

Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Isaiah 15:5

My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.

Jeremiah 50:27

Slay all her bullocks; let them go down to the slaughter: woe unto them! for their day is come, the time of their visitation.

Jeremiah 50:43

The king of Babylon hath heard the report of them, and his hands waxed feeble: anguish took hold of him, and pangs as of a woman in travail.

Zephaniah 1:10

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD, that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate, and an howling from the second, and a great crashing from the hills.

Revelation 18:17-19

For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,

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