Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Because of Mount Zion which lies desolate, Foxes prowl in it.

King James Version

Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

Holman Bible

because of Mount Zion, which lies desolate
and has jackals prowling in it.

International Standard Version

Because Mount Zion is desolate; foxes roam around it.

A Conservative Version

for the mountain of Zion, which is desolate. The foxes walk upon it.

American Standard Version

For the mountain of Zion, which is desolate: The foxes walk upon it.

Amplified

As for Mount Zion, which lies desolate, the jackals prowl over it!

Bible in Basic English

Because of the mountain of Zion which is a waste; jackals go over it.

Darby Translation

Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate: foxes walk over it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

Julia Smith Translation

For mount Zion was laid waste, the foxes went upon it.

King James 2000

Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of Mount Zion, which lies desolate, {foxes tread on it}.

Modern King James verseion

On the mountain of Zion is laid waste, the foxes walk on it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

because of the hill of Zion that is destroyed: Insomuch that the foxes run upon it.

NET Bible

For wild animals are prowling over Mount Zion, which lies desolate.

New Heart English Bible

For the mountain of Zion, which is desolate; the foxes walk on it.

The Emphasized Bible

Because of Mount Zion, which is desolate, jackals, have gone prowling therein.

Webster

Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

World English Bible

For the mountain of Zion, which is desolate: The foxes walk on it.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the mount of Zion -- that is desolate, Foxes have gone up on it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Because of the mountain
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

of Zion
ציּון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 154

the foxes
שׁעל שׁוּעל 
Shuw`al 
fox
Usage: 7

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

American

Fox

Fausets

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

17 Because of this our heart is faint, Because of these things our eyes are dim; 18 Because of Mount Zion which lies desolate, Foxes prowl in it. 19 You, O LORD, rule forever; Your throne is from generation to generation.


Cross References

Micah 3:12

Therefore, on account of you Zion will be plowed as a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins, And the mountain of the temple will become high places of a forest.

1 Kings 9:7-8

then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will cast out of My sight So Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Psalm 74:2-3

Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.

Isaiah 32:13-14

For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up; Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city.

Jeremiah 9:11

"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, A haunt of jackals; And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."

Jeremiah 17:3

O mountain of Mine in the countryside, I will give over your wealth and all your treasures for booty, Your high places for sin throughout your borders.

Jeremiah 26:9

"Why have you prophesied in the name of the LORD saying, 'This house will be like Shiloh and this city will be desolate, without inhabitant'?" And all the people gathered about Jeremiah in the house of the LORD.

Jeremiah 52:13

He burned the house of the LORD, the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every large house he burned with fire.

Lamentations 2:8-9

The LORD determined to destroy The wall of the daughter of Zion. He has stretched out a line, He has not restrained His hand from destroying, And He has caused rampart and wall to lament; They have languished together.

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