Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

They wandered in desolate wilderness; they found no road to a city where they could live.

New American Standard Bible

They wandered in the wilderness in a desert region;
They did not find a way to an inhabited city.

King James Version

They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

Holman Bible

Some wandered in the desolate wilderness,
finding no way to a city where they could live.

A Conservative Version

They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way. They found no city of habitation.

American Standard Version

They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way; They found no city of habitation.

Amplified


They wandered in the wilderness in a [solitary] desert region;
And did not find a way to an inhabited city.

Bible in Basic English

They were wandering in the waste places; they saw no way to a resting-place.

Darby Translation

They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way, they found no city of habitation;

Julia Smith Translation

They will wander in the desert in a waste; the way of a city of dwelling they found not

King James 2000

They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They wandered in the wilderness, in a desert. They could find no way to a city to inhabit.

Modern King James verseion

They wandered in the wilderness, in a desert by the way; they found no city to dwell in.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They went astray in the wilderness in an untrodden way, and found no city to dwell in.

NET Bible

They wandered through the wilderness on a desert road; they found no city in which to live.

New Heart English Bible

They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way. They found no city to live in.

The Emphasized Bible

They wandered about in the desert - in a waste, Way to a city to dwell in, found they none;

Webster

They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

World English Bible

They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way. They found no city to live in.

Youngs Literal Translation

They wandered in a wilderness, in a desert by the way, A city of habitation they have not found.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

in a solitary
ישׁימון 
Y@shiymown 
Usage: 13

way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

no city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

to dwell
משׁב מושׁב 
Mowshab 
Usage: 44

References

Context Readings

Thanksgiving To Yahweh For His Of Deliverance

3 those whom he gathered from other lands from the east, west, north, and south. 4 They wandered in desolate wilderness; they found no road to a city where they could live. 5 Hungry and thirsty, their spirits failed.


Cross References

Numbers 14:33

and your children will wander throughout the wilderness for 40 years. They'll bear the consequences of your idolatries until your bodies are entirely consumed in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 32:10

The LORD found him in a desert land, in a barren, eerie wilderness. He surrounded, cared for, and guarded him as the pupil of his eye.

Genesis 21:14-16

So early the next morning, Abraham got up, took bread and a leather bottle of water, gave them to Hagar, and placed them on her shoulder. He then sent her away, along with the child. She went off and roamed in the Beer-sheba wilderness.

Numbers 32:13

"The LORD's anger had flared up against Israel so that he made them wander in the wilderness for 40 years until that whole generation, who committed evil in the eyes of the LORD, had died.

Deuteronomy 8:15

who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, and who led you through the vast and dangerous desert, that parched land without water, with its poisonous snakes and scorpions. He brought water out of solid rock for you,

Job 12:24

He withdraws understanding from national leaders of the world, causing them to wander through uncharted wilderness.

Psalm 107:40

Having poured contempt on their nobles, causing them to err aimlessly in the way.

Ezekiel 34:6

My sheep have gone wandering on all of the mountains, on all of the hills, and throughout every high place in the whole world, with no one to look for them or go out in search of them.

Ezekiel 34:12

Just as a shepherd looks after his flock during the day time while he is with them, so also I'm going to watch over my sheep, delivering them from every place where they've been scattered during the times of gloom and doom.

Hebrews 11:38

The world wasn't worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and from caves to holes in the ground.

Revelation 12:6

Then the woman fled into the wilderness, where a place had been prepared for her by God so that she might be taken care of for 1,260 days.

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