Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

How is the gold become dim! the most pure gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary poured out at the top of all the streets!

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.

Holman Bible

How the gold has become tarnished,
the fine gold become dull!
The stones of the temple lie scattered
at the corner of every street.

International Standard Version

How tarnished the gold has become, the finest gold debased! Sacred stones have been scattered at every street corner.

A Conservative Version

How the gold has become dim, the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

American Standard Version

How is the gold become dim! how is the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Amplified

How dark and dim the gold has become,
How the pure gold has changed!
The sacred stones [of the temple] are poured out and scattered
At the head of every street.

Bible in Basic English

How dark has the gold become! how changed the best gold! the stones of the holy place are dropping out at the top of every street.

Julia Smith Translation

How will the gold become dim the good gold will be changed the stones of the holy place shall be poured out in the head of all the streets.

King James 2000

How has the gold become dim! how has the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How [the] gold has grown dim, the pure gold has changed. The stones of holiness are scattered at the head of every street.

Modern King James verseion

How the gold has become dim; the fine gold has changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Aleph} O how is the gold become so dim? How is the goodly colour of it so sore changed? And the stones of the sanctuary thus scattered in the corner of every street?

NET Bible

(Alef)Alas! Gold has lost its luster; pure gold loses value. Jewels are scattered on every street corner.

New Heart English Bible

How the gold has become dim. How the most pure gold has changed. The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

The Emphasized Bible

How is dimmed the gold! changed the most fine gold! Poured out are the stones of the sanctuary, at the top of all the streets.

Webster

How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

World English Bible

How is the gold become dim! [how] is the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Youngs Literal Translation

How is the gold become dim, Changed the best -- the pure gold? Poured out are stones of the sanctuary At the head of all out-places.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
How is the gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

עמם 
`amam 
Usage: 3

כּתם 
Kethem 
Usage: 9

שׁנא 
Shana 
Usage: 3

of the sanctuary
קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

in the top
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Zion Is Punished

1 How is the gold become dim! the most pure gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary poured out at the top of all the streets! 2 The sons of Zion, so precious, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!


Cross References

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry out in the night, in the beginning of the watches; pour out thy heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, who faint from hunger at the top of all the streets.

Ezekiel 7:19-22

They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be as an impurity: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of Jehovah's wrath; they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their belly; for it hath been the stumbling-block of their iniquity.

2 Kings 25:9-10

and he burned the house of Jehovah, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; and every great man's house he burned with fire.

Isaiah 1:21

How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness used to lodge in it, but now murderers.

Isaiah 14:12

How art thou fallen from heaven, Lucifer, son of the morning! Thou art cut down to the ground, that didst prostrate the nations!

Jeremiah 52:13

and he burned the house of Jehovah, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; and every great man's house he burned with fire.

Matthew 24:2

And he answering said to them, Do ye not see all these things? Verily I say to you, Not a stone shall be left here upon a stone which shall not be thrown down.

Mark 13:2

And Jesus answering said to him, Seest thou these great buildings? not a stone shall be left upon a stone, which shall not be thrown down.

Luke 21:5-6

And as some spoke of the temple, that it was adorned with goodly stones and consecrated offerings, he said,

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