Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For Tyre built herself a fortress And piled up silver like dust, And gold like the mire of the streets.

King James Version

And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

Holman Bible

Tyre has built herself a fortress; she has heaped up silver like dust and gold like the dirt of the streets.

International Standard Version

"Tyre built itself a fortification, hoarding silver like dust and pure gold like mud in a street.

A Conservative Version

And Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

American Standard Version

And Tyre did build herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

Amplified

And Tyre has built herself a stronghold [on an island a half mile from the shore, which seems impregnable], and heaped up silver like dust and fine gold like the mire of the streets.

Bible in Basic English

And Tyre made for herself a strong place, and got together silver like dust and the best gold like the earth of the streets.

Darby Translation

And Tyre hath built herself a stronghold, and hath heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Tyre built herself a stronghold and heaped up silver as the dust and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

Julia Smith Translation

And Tyre will build for herself a fortress, and she will heap up silver as the dust, and gold as the mud of the streets.

King James 2000

And Tyre did build herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Tyre has built a fortification for itself, and it heaped up silver like dust, and gold like [the] mud of [the] streets.

Modern King James verseion

And Tyre shall build herself a stronghold, and shall heap up silver like the dust, and gold like the mud of the streets;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Tyre shall make herself strong, and heap up silver as the sand, and gold as the clay of the streets.

NET Bible

Tyre built herself a fortification and piled up silver like dust and gold like the mud of the streets!

New Heart English Bible

Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver like the dust, and fine gold like the mire of the streets.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore did Tyre build a stronghold for herself, - and did heap up silver like dust, yea gold, like the mire of the lanes.

Webster

And Tyre built herself a strong hold, and amassed silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

World English Bible

Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver like the dust, and fine gold like the mire of the streets.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Tyre doth build a bulwark to herself, And doth heap silver as dust, And gold as mire of out-places.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צור צר 
Tsor 
Usage: 42

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

מצוּר מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 26

and heaped up
צבר 
Tsabar 
Usage: 7

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

as the dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

and fine gold
חרץ חרוּץ 
Charuwts 
Usage: 18

as the mire
טיט 
Tiyt 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

Judgment Of Zion's Enemies

2 And Hamath also, which borders on it; Tyre and Sidon, though they are very wise. 3 For Tyre built herself a fortress And piled up silver like dust, And gold like the mire of the streets. 4 Behold, the Lord will dispossess her And cast her wealth into the sea; And she will be consumed with fire.



Cross References

Joshua 19:29

The border turned to Ramah and to the fortified city of Tyre; then the border turned to Hosah, and it ended at the sea by the region of Achzib.

Job 27:16

"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Ezekiel 28:4-5

"By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.

2 Samuel 24:7

and came to the fortress of Tyre and to all the cities of the Hivites and of the Canaanites, and they went out to the south of Judah, to Beersheba.

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

Ezekiel 27:33

'When your wares went out from the seas, You satisfied many peoples; With the abundance of your wealth and your merchandise You enriched the kings of earth.

Job 22:24

And place your gold in the dust, And the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brooks,

Isaiah 23:8

Who has planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, Whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the honored of the earth?



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