Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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,
Foxes and 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.

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 For this our heart was languid; for this our eyes were darkened. 18 For mount Zion was laid waste, the foxes went upon it. 19 Thou, O Jehovah, shalt dwell forever; thy throne to generation and generation.


Cross References

Micah 3:12

For this, on account of you Zion shall be ploughed a field, and Jerusalem shall be ruins, and the mountain of the house for the heights of the forest.

1 Kings 9:7-8

And I cut off Israel from the face of the earth which I gave to them and the house which I consecrated to my name I will cast out from my face; and Israel was for a parable and for a derision among all peoples.

Psalm 74:2-3

Remember thine assembly thou didst purchase of old; thou didst redeem the rod of thine inheritance; this mount Zion thou didst dwell in it

Isaiah 32:13-14

Upon the land of my people shall come up the thorn of the sharp point; so upon the houses of rejoicing of the exulting city.

Jeremiah 9:11

And I gave Jerusalem for heaps and a dwelling of jackals; and the cities of Judah I will give a desolation from none inhabiting.

Jeremiah 17:3

O my mountain in the field, thy strength, all thy treasures I will, give for plunder, thy heights for sin in all thy bounds.

Jeremiah 26:9

Wherefore didst thou prophesy in the name of Jehovah, saying, This house shall be as Shiloh, and this city shall be laid waste from none inhabiting? And all the people will be convoked together to Jeremiah in the house of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 52:13

And he will burn the house of Jehovah, and the king's house; and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great house he burnt in fire:

Lamentations 2:8-9

Jehovah purposed to destroy the walls of the daughter of Zion: he stretched out a line, he turned not back his hand from swallowing down: and the entrenchment will mourn, and the wall; together they languished.

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