Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"The heaven which is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth which is under you, iron.

King James Version

And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

Holman Bible

The sky above you will be bronze, and the earth beneath you iron.

International Standard Version

The sky above your head will become bronze while the ground beneath you will become iron.

A Conservative Version

And thy sky that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

American Standard Version

And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

Amplified

The heavens over your head shall be brass and the earth under you shall be iron.

Bible in Basic English

And the heaven over your heads will be brass, and the earth under you hard as iron.

Darby Translation

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth which is under thee, iron.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

Julia Smith Translation

And the heavens which over thy head were brass, and the earth which is under thee, iron.

King James 2000

And your heaven that is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And your heavens that [are] over your heads shall be [like] bronze, and the earth that [is] under you [shall be like] iron.

Modern King James verseion

And your heavens over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you iron.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"And the heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee, iron.

NET Bible

The sky above your heads will be bronze and the earth beneath you iron.

New Heart English Bible

Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

The Emphasized Bible

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall become bronze, - and the earth which is under thee iron.

Webster

And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

World English Bible

Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thy heavens which are over thy head have been brass, and the earth which is under thee iron;

Interlinear

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

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

נחשׁת 
N@chosheth 
Usage: 140

and the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

22 "The LORD will smite you with consumption and with fever and with inflammation and with fiery heat and with the sword and with blight and with mildew, and they will pursue you until you perish. 23 "The heaven which is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth which is under you, iron. 24 "The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust; from heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:19

'I will also break down your pride of power; I will also make your sky like iron and your earth like bronze.

1 Kings 17:1

Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word."

1 Kings 18:2

So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria.

Jeremiah 14:1-6

That which came as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah in regard to the drought:

Amos 4:7

"Furthermore, I withheld the rain from you While there were still three months until harvest Then I would send rain on one city And on another city I would not send rain; One part would be rained on, While the part not rained on would dry up.

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