Isaiah 15:3

“In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In their streetes they shall girde themselues with sackecloth: on the toppes of their houses, and in their streetes euery one shall howle, weeping abundantly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In their streets they have girded themselves with sackcloth; On their housetops and in their squares Everyone is wailing, dissolved in tears.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In their streets they gird themselves with sackcloth; on their housetops, and in their broad places, every one waileth, weeping abundantly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In their streets they are covering themselves with haircloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their public places, there is crying and bitter weeping.
- Basic English Bible

In their streets they are girded with sackcloth; on their roofs, and in their broadways, every one howleth, melted into tears.
- Darby Bible

In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.
- Webster's Bible

In their streets, they clothe themselves in sackcloth. In their streets and on their housetops, everyone wails, weeping abundantly.
- World English Bible

In its out-places they girded on sackcloth, On its pinnacles, and in its broad places, Every one howleth -- going down with weeping.
- Youngs Literal Bible

In their streets they gird themselves with sackcloth; on their housetops, and in their broad places, every one howleth, weeping profusely.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 15:3


15:3 On the tops - Which were made flat, to which men used to go up, to cry to God in heaven, or to men for help.


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