Jeremiah 19:8
Good News Translation
I will bring such terrible destruction on this city that everyone who passes by will be shocked and amazed.

Contemporary English Version
I will turn Jerusalem into a pile of rubble, and every passerby will be shocked and horrified and will make insulting remarks.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

New American Bible
I will make this city a waste and an object of hissing. Because of all its wounds, every passerby will be horrified and hiss.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

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Jeremiah 9:9-11 Shall I not visit them for these things, saith the Lord? or shall not my soul be revenged on such a nation? . . .

Jeremiah 18:16 That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.

Jeremiah 25:18 To wit, Jerusalem, and the cities of Juda, and the kings thereof, and the princes thereof: to make them a desolation, and an astonishment, and a hissing, and a curse, as it is at this day.

Jeremiah 49:13 For I have sworn by myself, saith the Lord, that Bosra shall become a desolation, and a reproach, and a desert, and a curse: and all her cities shall be everlasting wastes.

Jeremiah 50:13 Because of the wrath of the Lord it shall not be inhabited, but shall be wholly desolate: every one that shall pass by Babylon, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all her plagues.

Leviticus 26:32 And I will destroy your land: and your enemies shall be astonished at it, when they shall be the inhabitants thereof.

1 Kings 9:8 And this house shall be made an example of: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss, and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

2 Chronicles 7:20,21 I will pluck you up by the root out of my land which I have given you: and this house which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast away from before my face, and will make it a byword, and an example among all nations. . . .

Lamentations 2:15,16 Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth? . . .

Zephaniah 2:15 This is the glorious city that dwelt in security: that said in her heart: I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desert, a place for beasts to lie down in? every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Context
The Broken Jar
7And I will defeat the counsel of Juda and of Jerusalem in this place: and I will destroy them with the sword in the sight of their enemies, and by the hands of them that seek their lives: and I will give their carcasses to be meat for the fowls of the air, and for the beasts of the earth. 8And I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss because of all the plagues thereof.9And I will feed them with the flesh of their sons, and with the flesh of their daughters: and they shall eat every one the flesh of his friend in the siege, and in the distress wherewith their enemies, and they that seek their lives, shall straiten them.…
Cross References
Leviticus 26:32
And I will destroy your land: and your enemies shall be astonished at it, when they shall be the inhabitants thereof.

Deuteronomy 28:37
And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in.

Deuteronomy 29:22
And the following generation shall say, and the children that shall be born hereafter, and the strangers that shall come from afar, seeing the plagues of that land and the evils wherewith the Lord hath afflicted it,

1 Kings 9:8
And this house shall be made an example of: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss, and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

2 Chronicles 7:21
And this house shall be for a proverb to all that pass by, and they shall be astonished and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

Jeremiah 18:16
That their land might be given up to desolation, and to a perpetual hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and wag his head.

Jeremiah 49:13
For I have sworn by myself, saith the Lord, that Bosra shall become a desolation, and a reproach, and a desert, and a curse: and all her cities shall be everlasting wastes.

Jeremiah 50:13
Because of the wrath of the Lord it shall not be inhabited, but shall be wholly desolate: every one that shall pass by Babylon, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all her plagues.

Lamentations 2:15
Samech. All they that passed by the way have clapped their hands at thee: they have hissed, and wagged their heads at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying: Is this the city of perfect beauty, the joy of all the earth?

Ezekiel 27:36
The merchants of people have hissed at thee: thou art brought to nothing, and thou shalt never be any more.

Micah 6:16
For thou hast kept the statutes of Amri, and all the works of the house of Achab: and thou hast walked according their wills, that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing, and you shall bear the reproach of my people.

Zephaniah 2:15
This is the glorious city that dwelt in security: that said in her heart: I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desert, a place for beasts to lie down in? every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

Additional Translations
I will make this city a desolation and an object of scorn. All who pass by will be horrified, and will scoff because of all its wounds.And I will make this city desolate, and an hissing; every one that passes thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

And I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

And I will bring this city to desolation and make it a hissing; every one that passes by it shall scowl, and hiss because of all her plague.

And I will make this city an astonishment and a hissing; every one that passeth by shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

And I will make this city an astonishment, and an hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

And I will make this city desolate, and a hissing; every one that passeth by it shall be astonished and hiss because of all its plagues.

I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing; everyone who passes thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all its plagues.

and I have made this city for a desolation, and for a hissing, every passer by it is astonished, and doth hiss for all its plagues.
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