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Isaiah 34:11 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

11 But [a]pelican and hedgehog will possess it,
And [b]owl and raven will dwell in it;
And He will stretch over it the line of [c]desolation
And the [d]plumb line of emptiness.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 34:11 Or owl or jackdaw
  2. Isaiah 34:11 Or great horned owl
  3. Isaiah 34:11 Or formlessness
  4. Isaiah 34:11 Lit stones of void
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Isaiah 34:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 The desert owl[a] and screech owl[b] will possess it;
    the great owl[c] and the raven will nest there.
God will stretch out over Edom
    the measuring line of chaos
    and the plumb line of desolation.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 34:11 The precise identification of these birds is uncertain.
  2. Isaiah 34:11 The precise identification of these birds is uncertain.
  3. Isaiah 34:11 The precise identification of these birds is uncertain.
New International Version (NIV)

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Zephaniah 2:14 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

14 Flocks will lie down in her midst,
[a]All beasts which range in herds;
Both the [b]pelican and the hedgehog
Will lodge in [c]the tops of her pillars;
[d]Birds will sing in the window,
Desolation will be on the threshold;
For He has laid bare the cedar work.

Footnotes:

  1. Zephaniah 2:14 Or All kinds of beasts in crowds; lit Every kind of beast of a nation
  2. Zephaniah 2:14 Or owl or jackdaw
  3. Zephaniah 2:14 Lit her capitals
  4. Zephaniah 2:14 Lit A voice
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

Zephaniah 2:14 New International Version (NIV)

14 Flocks and herds will lie down there,
    creatures of every kind.
The desert owl and the screech owl
    will roost on her columns.
Their hooting will echo through the windows,
    rubble will fill the doorways,
    the beams of cedar will be exposed.

New International Version (NIV)

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