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Isaiah 23:16

16  “Take a harp;

go about the city,

O forgotten prostitute!

Make sweet melody;

sing many songs,

that you may be remembered.”

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Isaiah 23:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 “Take up a harp, walk through the city,

you forgotten prostitute;

play the harp well, sing many a song,

so that you will be remembered.”

Isaiah 23:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Take an harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten;

Make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.

Isaiah 23:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 Take a harp and walk the streets,

you forgotten harlot.

Make sweet melody and sing your songs

so you will be remembered again.

Isaiah 23:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 “Take a harp, go about the city,

You forgotten harlot;

Make sweet melody, sing many songs,

That you may be remembered.”

Isaiah 23:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 “Oh woman, you are forgotten.

Take your harp and walk through the city.

Play your harp well. Sing your song often.

Then people will remember you.”

Isaiah 23:16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 Take a harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.

Isaiah 23:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 Take a harp, go about the city, thou forgotten harlot! Make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.

Isaiah 23:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 “Take your lyre.

Go around in the city, you forgotten prostitute.

Make sweet music.

Sing many songs so that you’ll be remembered.”

Isaiah 23:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 Pick up your lyre,

stroll through the city,

prostitute forgotten by men.

Play skillfully,

sing many a song,

and you will be thought of again.

Isaiah 23:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Take a harp,

go about the city,

you forgotten prostitute!

Make sweet melody,

sing many songs,

that you may be remembered.

Isaiah 23:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 “Take a harp,

go around the city, forgotten prostitute!

Do it well, playing a stringed instrument!

Make numerous songs, that you may be remembered.”

Isaiah 23:16 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

16 “Forgotten prostitute, pick up a harp.

Walk through the city.

Play the harp well. Sing many songs.

Then you will be remembered.”

Isaiah 23:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 Take your harp, walk about the city,

O forgotten harlot;

Pluck the strings skillfully, sing many songs,

That you may be remembered.