Isaiah 3:26
Good News Translation
The city gates will mourn and cry, and the city itself will be like a woman sitting on the ground, stripped naked.

Contemporary English Version
The city will mourn and sit in the dirt, emptied of its people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.

New American Bible
Her gates will lament and mourn, as the city sits desolate on the ground.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.

her gates

Jeremiah 14:2 Judea hath mourned, and the gates thereof are fallen, and are become obscure on the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Lamentations 1:4 Daleth. The ways of Sion mourn, because there are none that come to the solemn feast: all her gates are broken down; her priests sigh; her virgins are in affliction; and she is oppressed with bitterness.

desolate.

Isaiah 47:1 Come down, sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne for the daughter of the Chaldeans, for thou shalt no more be called delicate and tender.

Job 2:8,13 And he took a potsherd and scraped the corrupt matter, sitting on a dunghill. . . .

Lamentations 2:10 Jod. The ancients of the daughter of Sion sit upon the ground, they have held their peace: they have sprinkled their heads with dust, they are girded with haircloth, the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Ezekiel 26:16 Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones: and take off their robes, and cast away their broidered garments, and be clothed with astonishment: they shall sit on the ground, and with amazement shall wonder at thy sudden fall.

Luke 19:44 And beat thee flat to the ground, and thy children who are in thee. And they shall not leave in thee a stone upon a stone: because thou hast not known the time of thy visitation.

Context
A Warning to Jerusalem
25Thy fairest men also shall fall by the sword, and thy valiant ones in battle. 26And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.
Cross References
Matthew 11:17
Who crying to their companions say: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have lamented, and you have not mourned.

Isaiah 6:11
And I said: How long, O Lord? And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.

Isaiah 14:31
Howl, O gate; cry, O city: all Philistia is thrown down: for a smoke shall come from the north, and there is none that shall escape his troop.

Isaiah 29:2
And I will make a trench about Ariel, and it shall be in sorrow and mourning, and it shall be to me as Ariel.

Isaiah 33:9
The land hath mourned, and languished: Libanus is confounded, and become foul, and Saron is become as a desert: and Basan and Carmel are shaken.

Isaiah 47:1
Come down, sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne for the daughter of the Chaldeans, for thou shalt no more be called delicate and tender.

Jeremiah 14:2
Judea hath mourned, and the gates thereof are fallen, and are become obscure on the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Jeremiah 15:8
Their widows are multiplied unto me above the sand of the sea: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young man a spoiler at noonday: I have cast a terror on a sudden upon the cities.

Lamentations 1:1
Aleph. How doth the city sit solitary that was full of people! how is the mistress of the Gentiles become as a widow: the princes of provinces made tributary!

Lamentations 1:4
Daleth. The ways of Sion mourn, because there are none that come to the solemn feast: all her gates are broken down; her priests sigh; her virgins are in affliction; and she is oppressed with bitterness.

Lamentations 2:8
Heth. The Lord hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Sion: he hath stretched out his line, and hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: and the bulwark hath mourned, and the wall hath been destroyed together.

Lamentations 2:10
Jod. The ancients of the daughter of Sion sit upon the ground, they have held their peace: they have sprinkled their heads with dust, they are girded with haircloth, the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Ezekiel 12:20
And the cities that are now inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate: and you shall know that I am the Lord.

Micah 1:9
Therefore will I lament, and howl: I will go stript and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and a mourning like the ostriches.

Additional Translations
And the gates of Zion will lament and mourn; destitute, she will sit on the ground.And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit on the ground.

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit upon the ground.

And the stores of your ornaments shall mourn, and thou shalt be left alone, and shalt be levelled with the ground.

and her gates shall lament and mourn; and, stripped, she shall sit upon the ground.

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit upon the ground.

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate, shall sit upon the ground.

Her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit on the ground.

And lamented and mourned have her openings, Yea, she hath been emptied, on the earth she sitteth!
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