Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and have pity upon her dust.

New American Standard Bible

Surely Your servants find pleasure in her stones
And feel pity for her dust.

King James Version

For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.

Holman Bible

For Your servants take delight in its stones
and favor its dust.

International Standard Version

Your servants take pleasure in its stones and delight in its debris.

American Standard Version

For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, And have pity upon her dust.

Amplified


For Your servants find [melancholy] pleasure in the stones [of her ruins]
And feel pity for her dust.

Darby Translation

For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour her dust.

Julia Smith Translation

For thy servants delighted in her stones, and they will compassionate her dust

King James 2000

For your servants take pleasure in her stones, and favor the dust thereof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your servants take pleasure in her stones, and show favor to its dust.

Modern King James verseion

For Your servants take pleasure in its stones, and pity its dust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why? Thy servants think upon her stones, and it pitieth them to see her in the dust.

NET Bible

Indeed, your servants take delight in her stones, and feel compassion for the dust of her ruins.

New Heart English Bible

For your servants take pleasure in her stones, and have pity on her dust.

The Emphasized Bible

Seeing that thy servants, take pleasure, in her stones, And, her dust, they favour:

Webster

For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favor the dust thereof.

World English Bible

For your servants take pleasure in her stones, and have pity on her dust.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thy servants have been pleased with her stones, And her dust they favour.

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Affliction In Light Of Eternity

13 Thou will arise, and have mercy upon Zion, for it is time to have pity upon her, yea, the set time has come. 14 For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and have pity upon her dust. 15 So the nations shall fear the name of LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.


Cross References

Nehemiah 4:2

And he spoke before his brothers and the army of Samaria, and said, What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they fortify themselves? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish in a day? Will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rub

Ezra 1:5

Then the heads of fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levites, even all whose spirit God had stirred, rose up to go up to build the house of LORD which is in Jerusalem.

Ezra 3:1-3

And when the seventh month came, and the sons of Israel were in the cities, the people gathered themselves together as one man to Jerusalem.

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be LORD, the God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of LORD which is in Jerusalem,

Nehemiah 1:3

And they said to me, The remnant who are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach. Also the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and the gates of it are burned with fire.

Nehemiah 2:3

And I said to the king, Let the king live forever. Why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchers, lays waste, and the gates of it are consumed with fire?

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, Ye see the evil condition that we are in, how Jerusalem lays waste, and the gates of it are burned with fire. Come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem that we be no more a reproach.

Nehemiah 4:6

So we built the wall, and all the wall was joined together to half [the height] of it, for the people had a mind to work.

Nehemiah 4:10

And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens has become feeble, and there is much rubbish, so that we are not able to build the wall.

Psalm 79:1

O God, the nations have come into thine inheritance. They have defiled thy holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Psalm 79:7-10

For they have devoured Jacob, and laid waste his habitation.

Psalm 137:5-6

If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget.

Daniel 9:16

O LORD, according to all thy righteousness, let thine anger and thy wrath, I pray thee, be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain. Because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy peopl

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