Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

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.

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 Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city. 10 Day and night they prowl around on its walls. Malice and abuse are also within her. 11 Destructive forces are within her. Threats and lies don't depart from her streets.


Cross References

1 Samuel 19:11

Saul sent messengers to David's house, to watch him, and to kill him in the morning. Michal, David's wife, told him, saying, "If you don't save your life tonight, tomorrow you will be killed."

2 Samuel 16:21-22

Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Go in to your father's concubines, that he has left to keep the house. Then all Israel will hear that you are abhorred by your father. Then the hands of all who are with you will be strong."

2 Samuel 17:1-2

Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me now choose twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, howling like dogs, and prowl around the city.

Psalm 59:14-15

At evening let them return. Let them howl like a dog, and go around 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

Yahweh said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark on the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry over all the abominations that are done in its midst.

Hosea 7:6

For they have prepared 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 those who devise iniquity and work evil on 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 who is rebellious and polluted, the oppressing city!

John 18:3

Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.

John 18:28

They led Jesus therefore from Caiaphas into the Praetorium. It was early, and they themselves didn't enter into the Praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.

Acts 9:24

but their plot became known to Saul. They watched the gates both day and night that they might kill him,

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