New International Version
Because of this I will weep and wail; I will go about barefoot and naked. I will howl like a jackal and moan like an owl.
King James Bible
Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning as the owls.
Darby Bible Translation
For this will I lament, and I will howl; I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.
World English Bible
For this I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will howl like the jackals, and moan like the daughters of owls.
Young's Literal Translation
For this I lament and howl, I go spoiled and naked, I make a lamentation like dragons, And a mourning like daughters of an ostrich.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will make a wailing like the dragons - Newcome translates: -
I will make a wailing like the foxes, (or jackals),
And mourning like the daughters of the ostrich.
This beast, the jackal or shiagal, we have often met with in the prophets. Travellers inform us that its howlings by night are most lamentable; and as to the ostrich, it is remarkable for its fearful shrieking and agonizing groanings after night. Dr. Shaw says he has often heard them groan as if they were in the greatest agonies.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will wail.
I will go.
owls. Heb. daughters of the owl.
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1 Samuel 19:24
He stripped off his garments, and he too prophesied in Samuel's presence. He lay naked all that day and all that night. This is why people say, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"
I have become a brother of jackals, a companion of owls.
But desert creatures will lie there, jackals will fill her houses; there the owls will dwell, and there the wild goats will leap about.
Hyenas will inhabit her strongholds, jackals her luxurious palaces. Her time is at hand, and her days will not be prolonged.
at that time the LORD spoke through Isaiah son of Amoz. He said to him, "Take off the sackcloth from your body and the sandals from your feet." And he did so, going around stripped and barefoot.
Tremble, you complacent women; shudder, you daughters who feel secure! Strip off your fine clothes and wrap yourselves in rags.
"Son of man, wail for the hordes of Egypt and consign to the earth below both her and the daughters of mighty nations, along with those who go down to the pit.
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