Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Upon the willows in the midst of it We hung our harps.

King James Version

We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.

Holman Bible

There we hung up our lyres on the poplar trees,

International Standard Version

On the willows there we hung our harps,

A Conservative Version

Upon the willows in the midst of it we hung up our harps.

American Standard Version

Upon the willows in the midst thereof We hanged up our harps.

Amplified

On the willow trees in the midst of [Babylon] we hung our harps.

Bible in Basic English

Hanging our instruments of music on the trees by the waterside.

Darby Translation

We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof;

Julia Smith Translation

Upon the willows in her midst, we hung our harps;

King James 2000

We hung our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

On [the] willows in her midst, we hung up our lyres.

Modern King James verseion

We hung our lyres on the willows in its midst.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We hanged our harps upon the salon-trees, in the midst of it.

NET Bible

On the poplars in her midst we hang our harps,

New Heart English Bible

On the willows in its midst, we hung up our harps.

The Emphasized Bible

Upon the willows - in the midst thereof, hanged we our lyres:

Webster

We hung our harps upon the willows in the midst of it.

World English Bible

On the willows in its midst, we hung up our harps.

Youngs Literal Translation

On willows in its midst we hung our harps.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We hanged
תּלה 
Talah 
Usage: 27

כּנּור 
Kinnowr 
Usage: 42

ערב 
`arab 
Usage: 5

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Lament During The Babylonian Exile

1 By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down and wept, When we remembered Zion. 2 Upon the willows in the midst of it We hung our harps. 3 For there our captors demanded of us songs, And our tormentors mirth, saying, "Sing us one of the songs of Zion."


Cross References

Isaiah 24:8

The gaiety of tambourines ceases, The noise of revelers stops, The gaiety of the harp ceases.

Ezekiel 26:13

"So I will silence the sound of your songs, and the sound of your harps will be heard no more.

Psalm 33:2

Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.

Psalm 81:2

Raise a song, strike the timbrel, The sweet sounding lyre with the harp.

Amos 8:10

"Then I will turn your festivals into mourning And all your songs into lamentation; And I will bring sackcloth on everyone's loins And baldness on every head And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son, And the end of it will be like a bitter day.

Revelation 18:22

"And the sound of harpists and musicians and flute-players and trumpeters will not be heard in you any longer; and no craftsman of any craft will be found in you any longer; and the sound of a mill will not be heard in you any longer;

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