Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The alien who is among you shall rise above you higher and higher, but you will go down lower and lower.

King James Version

The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.

Holman Bible

The foreign resident among you will rise higher and higher above you, while you sink lower and lower.

International Standard Version

The foreigner in your midst will be elevated higher and higher over you, while you are brought low little by little.

A Conservative Version

The sojourner who is in the midst of thee shall mount up above thee higher and higher, and thou shall come down lower and lower.

American Standard Version

The sojourner that is in the midst of thee shall mount up above thee higher and higher; and thou shalt come down lower and lower.

Amplified

The stranger who lives among you will rise above you higher and higher, and you will go down lower and lower.

Bible in Basic English

The man from a strange land who is living among you will be lifted up higher and higher over you, while you go down lower and lower.

Darby Translation

The sojourner that is in thy midst shall rise above thee higher and higher, and thou shalt sink down lower and lower.

Julia Smith Translation

The stranger which is in the midst of thee shall go up above thee, going up, going up; and thou shalt go down beneath, beneath.

King James 2000

The stranger that is among you shall rise up above you higher and higher; and you shall come down lower and lower.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The alien that [is] in your midst shall ascend over you, higher [and] higher, but you shall go down lower [and] lower.

Modern King James verseion

The stranger within you shall get up above you very high, and you shall come down very low.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The strangers that are among you shall climb above thee up on high, and thou shalt come down beneath a-low.

NET Bible

The foreigners who reside among you will become higher and higher over you and you will become lower and lower.

New Heart English Bible

The foreigner who is in the midst of you shall mount up above you higher and higher; and you shall come down lower and lower.

The Emphasized Bible

The sojourner who is in thy midst, shall mount up above thee higher and higher, - whereas, thou, shalt come down lower and lower:

Webster

The stranger that is within thee shall rise above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.

World English Bible

The foreigner who is in the midst of you shall mount up above you higher and higher; and you shall come down lower and lower.

Youngs Literal Translation

the sojourner who is in thy midst goeth up above thee very high, and thou goest down very low;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

and thou shalt come down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

מטּה 
Mattah 
Usage: 19

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

42 The cricket shall possess all your trees and the produce of your ground. 43 The alien who is among you shall rise above you higher and higher, but you will go down lower and lower. 44 He shall lend to you, but you will not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you will be the tail.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:13

The Lord will make you the head and not the tail, and you only will be above, and you will not be underneath, if you listen to the commandments of the Lord your God, which I charge you today, to observe them carefully,

Judges 2:3

Therefore I also said, ‘I will not drive them out before you; but they will become as thorns in your sides and their gods will be a snare to you.’”

Judges 2:11-15

Then the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord and served the Baals,

Judges 4:2-3

And the Lord sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor; and the commander of his army was Sisera, who lived in Harosheth-hagoyim.

Judges 10:7-10

The anger of the Lord burned against Israel, and He sold them into the hands of the Philistines and into the hands of the sons of Ammon.

Judges 14:4

However, his father and mother did not know that it was of the Lord, for He was seeking an occasion against the Philistines. Now at that time the Philistines were ruling over Israel.

Judges 15:11-12

Then 3,000 men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam and said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?” And he said to them, “As they did to me, so I have done to them.”

1 Samuel 13:3-7

Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. Then Saul blew the trumpet throughout the land, saying, “Let the Hebrews hear.”

1 Samuel 13:19-23

Now no blacksmith could be found in all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, “Otherwise the Hebrews will make swords or spears.”

2 Kings 17:20

The Lord rejected all the descendants of Israel and afflicted them and gave them into the hand of plunderers, until He had cast them out of His sight.

2 Kings 17:23

until the Lord removed Israel from His sight, as He spoke through all His servants the prophets. So Israel was carried away into exile from their own land to Assyria until this day.

2 Kings 24:14-16

Then he led away into exile all Jerusalem and all the captains and all the mighty men of valor, ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and the smiths. None remained except the poorest people of the land.

John 18:31

So Pilate said to them, “Take Him yourselves, and judge Him according to your law.” The Jews said to him, “We are not permitted to put anyone to death,”

John 19:15

So they cried out, “Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!” Pilate *said to them, “Shall I crucify your King?” The chief priests answered, “We have no king but Caesar.”

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