Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing, and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth. And none can stay his hand, or say to him, What are thou doing?

New American Standard Bible

All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing,
But He does according to His will in the host of heaven
And among the inhabitants of earth;
And no one can ward off His hand
Or say to Him, ‘What have You done?’

King James Version

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Holman Bible

All the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing,
and He does what He wants with the army of heaven
and the inhabitants of the earth.
There is no one who can hold back His hand
or say to Him, “What have You done?”

International Standard Version

All who live on the earth are nothing compared to him. He does what he wishes with the heavenly armies and with those who live on earth. No one can hold back his power or say to him, "What did you do?'

American Standard Version

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Amplified


“All the inhabitants of the earth are regarded as nothing.
But He does according to His will in the host of heaven
And among the inhabitants of the earth;
And no one can hold back His hand
Or say to Him, ‘What have You done?’

Bible in Basic English

And all the people of the earth are as nothing: he does his pleasure in the army of heaven and among the people of the earth: and no one is able to keep back his hand, or say to him, What are you doing?

Darby Translation

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of the heavens, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Julia Smith Translation

And all the generations of the earth being reckoned as nothing: and doing according to his station in the army of the heavens, and the generations of the earth: and there is none that shall strike upon his hand, and say to him, What didst thou?

King James 2000

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can restrain his hand, or say unto him, What do you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And all the dwellers of the earth are regarded as nothing, and he does {according to} his desire in the host of heaven and [among] the dwellers of earth, and there is not [one] who can hold back his hand, or {ask him}, 'What are you doing?'

Modern King James verseion

And all the people of the earth are counted as nothing; and He does according to His will in the army of heaven, and among the people of the earth. And none can strike His hand, or say to Him, What are You doing?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in comparison of whom, all they that dwell upon the earth are to be reputed as nothing. He handleth according to his will, among the powers of heaven and among the inhabiters of the earth - and there is none that may resist his hand, or say, 'What doest thou?'

NET Bible

All the inhabitants of the earth are regarded as nothing. He does as he wishes with the army of heaven and with those who inhabit the earth. No one slaps his hand and says to him, 'What have you done?'

New Heart English Bible

All the inhabitants of the earth are regarded as nothing; and he does according to his will in the host of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or tell him, "What have you done?"

The Emphasized Bible

And, all the inhabitants of the earth, as nothing, are accounted, and, according to his own pleasure, dealeth he - with the army of the heavens, and the inhabitants of the earth, - and none there is who can smite upon his hand, or say to him, What hast thou done?

Webster

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say to him, What doest thou?

World English Bible

All the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or ask him, What are you doing?

Youngs Literal Translation

and all who are dwelling on the earth as nothing are reckoned, and according to his will He is doing among the forces of the heavens and those dwelling on the earth, and there is none that doth clap with his hand, and saith to Him, What hast Thou done?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּל 
Kol (Aramaic) 
all, any, whole, as, every, because , as , no, whosoever ,
Usage: 104

דּוּר 
Duwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

of the earth
ארע 
'ara` (Aramaic) 
ארע 
'ara` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21
Usage: 21

חשׁב 
Chashab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

as nothing
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

and he doeth
עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do, made, cut, do , do , worketh, executed , goeth, kept, moved, wrought
Usage: 28

according to his will
צבא 
Ts@ba' (Aramaic) 
will, his will
Usage: 10

in the army
חיל 
Chayil (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

of heaven
שׁמין 
Shamayin (Aramaic) 
Usage: 38

and among the inhabitants
דּוּר 
Duwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

and none
לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not, no, nor, without, neither, none, cannot , ever, never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

can
איתי 
'iythay (Aramaic) 
to be
Usage: 17

מחא 
M@cha' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

יד 
Yad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

or say
אמר 
'amar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 71

מה 
Mah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do, made, cut, do , do , worketh, executed , goeth, kept, moved, wrought
Usage: 28

References

Context Readings

The King Praises And Extols The Most High God

34 And at the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me. And I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honored him who lives forever. For his dominion is an everlasting domini 35 And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing, and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth. And none can stay his hand, or say to him, What are thou doing? 36 At the same time my understanding returned to me, and for the glory of my kingdom, my majesty and brightness returned to me, and my counselors and my lords sought to me. And I was established in my kingdom, and excellent greatness


Cross References

Psalm 115:3

But our God is in the heavens. He has done whatever he pleased.

Psalm 135:6

Whatever LORD pleased, that he has done, in heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps,

Job 42:2

I know that thou can do all things, and that no purpose of thine can be restrained.

Isaiah 43:13

Yea, since the day was I am he, and there is none that can deliver out of my hand. I will work, and who can hinder it?

Matthew 11:25-26

Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.

Acts 4:28

to do as many things as thy hand and thy purpose predetermined to happen.

Ephesians 1:11

in him in whom also we obtained an inheritance. Having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the deliberation of his will.

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And he said, It is LORD. Let him do what seems him good.

Job 9:4

[He is] wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?

Job 9:12-13

Behold, he seizes; who can hinder him? Who will say to him, What are thou doing?

Job 23:13

But he is in one [mind], and who can turn him? And what his soul desires, even that he does.

Job 33:12-13

Behold, I will answer thee. In this thou are not just, for God is greater than man.

Job 34:14-15

If he sets his heart upon himself, [if] he gathers his spirit and his breath to himself,

Job 34:19-24

who does not respect the persons of rulers, nor regards the rich more than the poor. For they all are the work of his hands.

Job 34:29

When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hides his face, who then can behold him? [It is] the same whether to a nation, or to a man,

Job 34:29

When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hides his face, who then can behold him? [It is] the same whether to a nation, or to a man,

Job 34:29-12

When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hides his face, who then can behold him? [It is] the same whether to a nation, or to a man,

Psalm 33:8-11

Let all the earth fear LORD. Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

Psalm 33:14

From the place of his habitation he looks forth upon all the inhabitants of the earth;

Psalm 49:1

Hear this, all ye peoples. Give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world,

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against LORD.

Isaiah 14:24-27

LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, Surely, as I have thought, so shall it come to pass, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand,

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul I have desired thee in the night. Yea, with my spirit within me I will seek thee earnestly. For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 40:15-17

Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are accounted as the small dust of the balance. Behold, he takes up the isles as a very little thing.

Isaiah 40:22-24

[It is] he who sits above the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers, who stretches out the heavens as a curtain, and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in,

Isaiah 45:9-11

Woe to him who strives with his maker, a potsherd among the potsherds of the earth! Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What are thou making? or thy work, He has no hands?

Isaiah 46:10-11

declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure,

Acts 5:39

but if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it, and perhaps ye may be found to be fighting against God.

Acts 9:5

And he said, Who are thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecute.

Acts 11:17

If then God gave to them the identical gift as also to us who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, but what power was I to hinder God?

Romans 9:19-20

Thou will say to me therefore, Why does he still find fault? For who has resisted his purpose?

Romans 11:33-36

O the depth of wealth, both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways beyond finding out!

1 Corinthians 2:16

For who has known the mind of Lord that he will stand with him? But we have the mind of Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

Philippians 2:10-11

so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of the heavenly, and the earthly, and the sub-earthly,

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