King James Version
And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.
Darby Bible Translation
and her gates shall lament and mourn; and, stripped, she shall sit upon the ground.
World English Bible
Her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall be desolate and sit on the ground.
Young's Literal Translation
And lamented and mourned have her openings, Yea, she hath been emptied, on the earth she sitteth!
Isaiah 3:26 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
desolate: or, emptied: Heb. cleansed
And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.Isaiah 3:26 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Christian view of Sorrow
"A man of sorrow, and acquainted with grief" Is. Iii. 3. There is one great distinction between the productions of Heathen and of Christian art. While the first exhibits the perfection of physical form and of intellectual beauty, the latter expresses, also, the majesty of sorrow, the grandeur of endurance, the idea of triumph refined from agony. In all those shapes of old there is nothing like the glory of the martyr; the sublimity of patience and resignation; the dignity of the thorn-crowned Jesus. …
E. H. Chapin—The Crown of Thorns
The Personal History of Herod - the Two Worlds in Jerusalem.
How those are to be Admonished who Praise the Unlawful Things of which they are Conscious, and those who While Condemning Them, in no Wise Guard
Letter Li to the virgin Sophia
"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
"Thou Shalt Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother. "
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
The Prophet Micah.
And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.
Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate,
Howl, O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, art dissolved: for there shall come from the north a smoke, and none shall be alone in his appointed times.
Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow: and it shall be unto me as Ariel.
The earth mourneth and languisheth: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits.
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.
Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
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