Psalm 115:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given to the sons of men.

King James Version

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

Holman Bible

The heavens are the Lord's, but the earth He has given to the human race.

International Standard Version

The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but he gave the earth to human beings.

A Conservative Version

The heavens are the heavens of LORD, but the earth he has given to the sons of men.

American Standard Version

The heavens are the heavens of Jehovah; But the earth hath he given to the children of men.

Amplified

The heavens are the Lord's heavens, but the earth has He given to the children of men.

Bible in Basic English

The heavens are the Lord's; but the earth he has given to the children of men.

Darby Translation

The heavens are the heavens of Jehovah, but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, but the earth he has given to the sons of Adam.

Julia Smith Translation

The heavens of heavens to Jehovah, and he gave the earth to the sons of man.

King James 2000

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth has he given to the children of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The heavens [are] Yahweh's heavens, but the earth he has given to [the] children of humankind.

Modern King James verseion

The heavens, even the heavens, are Jehovah's; but the earth He has given to the sons of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All the whole heavens are the LORD's; but the earth hath he given unto the children of men.

NET Bible

The heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.

New Heart English Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD; but the earth has he given to the children of men.

New simplified Bible

The highest heaven belongs to Jehovah, but he has given the earth to the sons of men.

The Emphasized Bible

As for the heavens, the heavens, belong to Yahweh, but the earth, hath he given to the sons of men.

Webster

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

World English Bible

The heavens are the heavens of Yahweh; but the earth has he given to the children of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

The heavens -- the heavens are Jehovah's, And the earth He hath given to sons of men,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

are the Lord's

Usage: 0

but the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

hath he given
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

to the children

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Context Readings

Dead Idols And The Living God

15 May you be blessed of the LORD, Maker of heaven and earth. 16 The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given to the sons of men. 17 The dead do not praise the LORD, Nor do any who go down into silence;


Cross References

Psalm 89:11

The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; The world and all it contains, You have founded them.

Genesis 1:28-30

God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 9:1-3

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.

Deuteronomy 32:8

"When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.

Psalm 8:6

You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,

Psalm 144:5

Bow Your heavens, O LORD, and come down; Touch the mountains, that they may smoke.

Psalm 148:4

Praise Him, highest heavens, And the waters that are above the heavens!

Isaiah 66:1

Thus says the LORD, "Heaven is My throne and the earth is My footstool Where then is a house you could build for Me? And where is a place that I may rest?

Jeremiah 27:5-6

"I have made the earth, the men and the beasts which are on the face of the earth by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and I will give it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.

Lamentations 3:66

You will pursue them in anger and destroy them From under the heavens of the LORD!

John 14:2

"In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.

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