Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, As I live forever.

New American Standard Bible

'Indeed, I lift up My hand to heaven, And say, as I live forever,

King James Version

For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, I live for ever.

Holman Bible

I raise My hand to heaven and declare: As surely as I live forever,

International Standard Version

"I solemnly swear to heaven I say "As certainly as I'm alive and living forever,

A Conservative Version

For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, As I live forever,

American Standard Version

For I lift up my hand to heaven, And say, As I live for ever,

Amplified

For I lift up My hand to heaven and swear, As I live forever,

Bible in Basic English

For lifting up my hand to heaven I say, By my unending life,

Darby Translation

For I lift up my hand to the heavens, and say, I live for ever!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When I shall lift up my hand to the heavens and shall say, I live for ever,

Julia Smith Translation

For I will lift up my hand to the heavens, And I said, I live forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [indeed] I lift up my hand to heaven, And I promise {as I live forever},

Modern King James verseion

For I lift up My hand to Heaven and say, I live forever!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I will lift up my hand to heaven, and will say: I live ever.

NET Bible

For I raise up my hand to heaven, and say, 'As surely as I live forever,

New Heart English Bible

For I lift up my hand to heaven, And say, As I live forever,

The Emphasized Bible

For I lift up unto the heavens my hand, - And say, Living am, I, unto times age-abiding:

Webster

For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, I live for ever.

World English Bible

For I lift up my hand to heaven, And say, As I live forever,

Youngs Literal Translation

For I lift up unto the heavens My hand, And have said, I live -- to the age!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For I lift up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

my hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

to heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and say

Usage: 0

I live
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

References

Context Readings

Moses' Song

39 See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god besides me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand. 40  For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, As I live forever. 41 If I whet my glittering sword, and my hand takes hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to my enemies, and will reward them that hate me.



Cross References

Genesis 14:22

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Exodus 6:8

And I will bring you in unto the land, concerning which I did swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it to you for a heritage: I am the LORD.

Numbers 14:28-30

Say unto them, As truly as I live, says the LORD, as you have spoken in my ears, so will I do to you:

Jeremiah 4:2

And you shall swear, The LORD lives, in truth, in justice, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Hebrews 6:17-18

So God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:

Revelation 10:5-6

And the angel whom I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven,



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