Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us.

King James Version

O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.

Holman Bible

Daughter Babylon, doomed to destruction, happy is the one who pays you back what you have done to us.

International Standard Version

Daughter of Babylon! You devastator! How blessed will be the one who pays you back for what you have done to us.

A Conservative Version

O daughter of Babylon, who is to be destroyed, happy shall he be who rewards thee as thou have served us.

American Standard Version

O daughter of Babylon, that art to be destroyed, Happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee As thou hast served us.

Amplified

O Daughter of Babylon [you devastator, you!], who [ought to be and] shall be destroyed, happy and blessed shall he be who requites you as you have served us.

Bible in Basic English

O daughter of Babylon, whose fate is destruction; happy is the man who does to you what you have done to us.

Darby Translation

Daughter of Babylon, who art to be laid waste, happy he that rendereth unto thee that which thou hast meted out to us.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewards thee as thou hast served us.

Julia Smith Translation

O daughter of Babel laying waste; happy he recompensing to thee thy retribution thou didst to us

King James 2000

O daughter of Babylon, who are to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewards you as you have served us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O daughter of Babylon, about to be devastated, happy [shall be he] who pays back to you {what you paid out to us}.

Modern King James verseion

O daughter of Babylon, O destroyed one! Blessed is he who will repay to you your reward which you rewarded to us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O daughter of Babylon, thou shalt come to misery thyself; yea, happy shall he be that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.

NET Bible

O daughter Babylon, soon to be devastated! How blessed will be the one who repays you for what you dished out to us!

New Heart English Bible

Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, he will be blessed who rewards you, as you have served us.

The Emphasized Bible

O ruined daughter of Babylon, - how happy the man who shall repay thee thy dealing, wherewith thou didst deal with us!

Webster

O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.

World English Bible

Daughter of Babylon, doomed to destruction, he will be happy who rewards you, as you have served us.

Youngs Literal Translation

O daughter of Babylon, O destroyed one, O the happiness of him who repayeth to thee thy deed, That thou hast done to us.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

שׁדד 
Shadad 
Usage: 57

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

thee as thou hast served
גּמל 
Gamal 
Usage: 37

References

Context Readings

Lament During The Babylonian Exile

7 Remember, O LORD, against the sons of Edom The day of Jerusalem, Who said, "Raze it, raze it To its very foundation." 8 O daughter of Babylon, you devastated one, How blessed will be the one who repays you With the recompense with which you have repaid us. 9 How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock.


Cross References

Revelation 18:6

"Pay her back even as she has paid, and give back to her double according to her deeds; in the cup which she has mixed, mix twice as much for her.

Isaiah 13:1-22

The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.

Psalm 149:6-9

Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, And a two-edged sword in their hand,

Isaiah 14:4-24

that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased, And how fury has ceased!

Isaiah 21:1

The oracle concerning the wilderness of the sea As windstorms in the Negev sweep on, It comes from the wilderness, from a terrifying land.

Isaiah 44:28

"It is I who says of Cyrus, 'He is My shepherd! And he will perform all My desire ' And he declares of Jerusalem, 'She will be built,' And of the temple, 'Your foundation will be laid.'"

Isaiah 47:1-15

"Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; Sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans! For you shall no longer be called tender and delicate.

Jeremiah 25:12-14

'Then it will be when seventy years are completed I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation,' declares the LORD, 'for their iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans; and I will make it an everlasting desolation.

Jeremiah 50:1-64

The word which the LORD spoke concerning Babylon, the land of the Chaldeans, through Jeremiah the prophet:

Zechariah 2:7

"Ho, Zion! Escape, you who are living with the daughter of Babylon."

Revelation 14:8-11

And another angel, a second one, followed, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the passion of her immorality."

Revelation 17:1-18

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke with me, saying, "Come here, I will show you the judgment of the great harlot who sits on many waters,

Revelation 18:20

"Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her."

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