Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 hath our heart been sick, For these have our eyes been dim. 18 For the mount of Zion -- that is desolate, Foxes have gone up on it. 19 Thou, O Jehovah, to the age remainest, Thy throne to generation and generation.


Cross References

Micah 3:12

Therefore, for your sake, Zion is ploughed a field, and Jerusalem is heaps, And the mount of the house is for high places of a forest!

1 Kings 9:7-8

then I have cut off Israel from the face of the ground that I have given to them, and the house that I have hallowed for My name I send away from My presence, and Israel hath been for a simile and for a byword among all the peoples;

Psalm 74:2-3

Remember Thy company. Thou didst purchase of old, Thou didst redeem the rod of Thy inheritance, This mount Zion -- Thou didst dwell in it.

Isaiah 32:13-14

Over the ground of my people thorn -- brier goeth up, Surely over all houses of joy of the exulting city,

Jeremiah 9:11

And I make Jerusalem become heaps, A habitation of dragons, And the cities of Judah I make a desolation, Without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 17:3

O My mountain in the field -- thy strength, All thy treasures -- for a prey I give, Thy high places for sin in all thy borders.

Jeremiah 26:9

Wherefore hast thou prophesied in the name of Jehovah, saying, 'As Shiloh this house shall be, and this city is wasted, without inhabitant?' and all the people are assembled unto Jeremiah in the house of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 52:13

and he burneth the house of Jehovah, and the house of the king, and all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house he hath burned with fire,

Lamentations 2:8-9

Devised hath Jehovah to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion, He hath stretched out a line, He hath not turned His hand from destroying, And He causeth bulwark and wall to mourn, Together -- they have been weak.

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