Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O heavens, to my voice; let the earth take note of the words of my mouth:

New American Standard Bible

"Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

King James Version

Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

Holman Bible

Pay attention, heavens, and I will speak;
listen, earth, to the words of my mouth.

International Standard Version

Hear, heavens, and I will speak! Listen, earth, to the words of my mouth!

A Conservative Version

Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak, and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

American Standard Version

Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Amplified

Give ear, O heavens, and I [Moses] will speak; and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Darby Translation

Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And hear, O earth, the words of my mouth!

Julia Smith Translation

Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; Thou earth shalt hear the words of my mouth.

King James 2000

Give ear, O you heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak, and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Modern King James verseion

Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hearken, o ye heavens; I will speak. And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

NET Bible

Listen, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

New Heart English Bible

Give ear, you heavens, and I will speak. Let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

Give ear O ye heavens and I will speak, And let the earth hear the sayings of my mouth:

Webster

Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

World English Bible

Give ear, you heavens, and I will speak. Let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Give ear, O heavens, and I speak; And thou dost hear, O earth, sayings of my mouth!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 42

O ye heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and I will speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

O earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Law

Context Readings

Moses' Song

1 Give ear, O heavens, to my voice; let the earth take note of the words of my mouth: 2 My teaching is dropping like rain, coming down like dew on the fields; like rain on the young grass and showers on the garden plants:



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:26

May heaven and earth be my witnesses against you today, that destruction will quickly overtake you, cutting you off from that land which you are going over Jordan to take; your days will not be long in that land, but you will come to a complete end.

Isaiah 1:2

Give ear, O heavens, and you, O earth, to the word which the Lord has said: I have taken care of my children till they became men, but their hearts have been turned away from me.

Jeremiah 6:19

Give ear, O earth: see, I will make evil come on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not given attention to my words, and they would have nothing to do with my law.

Deuteronomy 30:19

Let heaven and earth be my witnesses against you this day that I have put before you life and death, a blessing and a curse: so take life for yourselves and for your seed:

Deuteronomy 31:28

Get together before me all those who are in authority in your tribes, and your overseers, so that I may say these things in their hearing, and make heaven and earth my witnesses against them.

Psalm 49:1

Give attention to this, all you peoples; let your ears be open, all you who are living in the world.

Psalm 49:1

Give attention to this, all you peoples; let your ears be open, all you who are living in the world.

Jeremiah 2:12

Be full of wonder, O heavens, at this; be overcome with fear, be completely waste, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 22:29

O earth, earth, earth, give ear to the word of the Lord!

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