Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

For Tyre built herself a fortress
And piled up silver like dust,
And gold like 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


For Tyre built herself an [impregnable] stronghold [on an island offshore],
And she has heaped up silver like dust
And 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.

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

References

Context Readings

Judgment Of Zion's Enemies

2 And Hamath also shall border thereby; Tyrus, and Zidon, though it be very wise. 3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets. 4 Behold, the Lord will cast her out, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.



Cross References

Joshua 19:29

And then the coast turneth to Ramah, and to the strong city Tyre; and the coast turneth to Hosah; and the outgoings thereof are at the sea from the coast to Achzib:

Job 27:16

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;

Ezekiel 28:4-5

With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures:

2 Samuel 24:7

And came to the strong hold of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba.

1 Kings 10:27

And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.

Ezekiel 27:33

When thy wares went forth out of the seas, thou filledst many people; thou didst enrich the kings of the earth with the multitude of thy riches and of thy merchandise.

Job 22:24

Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.

Isaiah 23:8

Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth?

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