Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Open your gates, Lebanon, so that the fire may consume your cedars.

New American Standard Bible

Open your doors, O Lebanon, That a fire may feed on your cedars.

King James Version

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.

Holman Bible

Open your gates, Lebanon,
and fire will consume your cedars.

International Standard Version

Open your doors, Lebanon, and fire will consume your cedars.

A Conservative Version

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.

American Standard Version

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.

Amplified

Open your doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars!

Bible in Basic English

Let your doors be open, O Lebanon, so that fire may be burning among your cedars.

Darby Translation

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.

Julia Smith Translation

Open the doors, O Lebanon, and fire shall devour among thy cedars.

King James 2000

Open your doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Open your doors, Lebanon, so that fire will devour your cedars!

Modern King James verseion

Open your doors, O Lebanon, so that the fire may devour your cedars.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may consume thy cedar trees.

New Heart English Bible

Open your doors, Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars.

The Emphasized Bible

Open, O Lebanon, thy doors, - that a fire, may devour, thy cedar,

Webster

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.

World English Bible

Open your doors, Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars.

Youngs Literal Translation

Open, O Lebanon, thy doors, And fire doth devour among thy cedars.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

דּלת 
Deleth 
Usage: 88

לבנון 
L@banown 
Usage: 71

that the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel's Shepherds: Good And Bad

1 Open your gates, Lebanon, so that the fire may consume your cedars. 2 Howl, fir tree, because the cedar has fallen; the majestic trees have been destroyed. Howl, oaks of Bashan, because the impenetrable forest has fallen.



Cross References

Jeremiah 22:6-7

"'For the Lord says concerning the palace of the king of Judah, "This place looks like a veritable forest of Gilead to me. It is like the wooded heights of Lebanon in my eyes. But I swear that I will make it like a wilderness whose towns have all been deserted.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire has been kindled by my anger, and it burns to lowest Sheol; it consumes the earth and its produce, and ignites the foundations of the mountains.

Jeremiah 22:23

You may feel as secure as a bird nesting in the cedars of Lebanon. But oh how you will groan when the pains of judgment come on you. They will be like those of a woman giving birth to a baby.

Ezekiel 31:3

Consider Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches, like a forest giving shade, and extremely tall; its top reached into the clouds.

Habakkuk 2:8

Because you robbed many countries, all who are left among the nations will rob you. You have shed human blood and committed violent acts against lands, cities, and those who live in them.

Habakkuk 2:17

For you will pay in full for your violent acts against Lebanon; terrifying judgment will come upon you because of the way you destroyed the wild animals living there. You have shed human blood and committed violent acts against lands, cities, and those who live in them.

Haggai 1:8

Go up to the hill country and bring back timber to build the temple. Then I will be pleased and honored,' says the Lord.

Zechariah 10:10

I will bring them back from Egypt and gather them from Assyria. I will bring them to the lands of Gilead and Lebanon, for there will not be enough room for them in their own land.

Zechariah 14:1-2

A day of the Lord is about to come when your possessions will be divided as plunder in your midst.

Matthew 24:1-2

Now as Jesus was going out of the temple courts and walking away, his disciples came to show him the temple buildings.

Luke 19:41-44

Now when Jesus approached and saw the city, he wept over it,

Luke 21:23-24

Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing their babies in those days! For there will be great distress on the earth and wrath against this people.

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