Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

New American Standard Bible

Day and night they go around her upon her walls, And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.

King James Version

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

Holman Bible

day and night they make the rounds on its walls.
Crime and trouble are within it;

International Standard Version

Day and night they prowl around its walls; evil and iniquity are within it.

A Conservative Version

Day and night they go about it, upon the walls of it. Iniquity and mischief also are in the midst of it.

American Standard Version

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: Iniquity also and mischief are in the midst of it.

Amplified

Day and night they go about on its walls; iniquity and mischief are in its midst.

Bible in Basic English

By day and night they go round the town, on the walls; trouble and sorrow are in the heart of it.

Darby Translation

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof; and iniquity and mischief are in the midst of it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof; iniquity also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

Julia Smith Translation

Day and night they will surround it upon its walls: and vanity and trouble in her midst

Lexham Expanded Bible

Day and night they go around it on its walls, and iniquity and trouble [are] in its midst.

Modern King James verseion

They go around her on her walls by day and night; and evil and sorrow are in her midst.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This goeth day and night about the walls; mischief and vice are in the midst of it.

NET Bible

Day and night they walk around on its walls, while wickedness and destruction are within it.

New Heart English Bible

Day and night they prowl around on its walls. Malice and abuse are also within her.

The Emphasized Bible

Day and night, they go round her, upon her walls, And, trouble and misery, are in her midst;

Webster

Day and night they go about it upon its walls: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

World English Bible

Day and night they prowl around on its walls. Malice and abuse are also within her.

Youngs Literal Translation

By day and by night they go round it, on its walls. Both iniquity and perverseness are in its midst,

Verse Info

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

9 Destroy, O Lord, and confuse their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city. 10 Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it. 11 Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.


Cross References

1 Samuel 19:11

Saul also sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying, If you save not your life tonight, tomorrow you shall be slain.

2 Samuel 16:21-22

And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Go in unto your father's concubines, which he has left to keep the house; and all Israel shall hear that you are abhorred by your father: then shall the hands of all that are with you be strong.

2 Samuel 17:1-2

Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night:

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Psalm 59:14-15

And at evening let them return; and let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Isaiah 59:6-15

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Ezekiel 9:4

And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that are done in its midst.

Hosea 7:6

For they have made ready their heart like an oven, while they lie in wait: their baker sleeps all the night; in the morning it burns as a flaming fire.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Zephaniah 3:1-3

Woe to her that is rebellious and defiled, to the oppressing city!

John 18:3

Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

John 18:28

Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover.

Acts 9:24

But their plot was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.

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