Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.

King James Version

When the most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.

Holman Bible

When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance and divided the human race, He set the boundaries of the peoples according to the number of the people of Israel.

International Standard Version

When the Most High gave nations as their inheritance, when he separated the human race, he set boundaries for the people according to the number of the children of God.

A Conservative Version

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.

American Standard Version

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, When he separated the children of men, He set the bounds of the peoples According to the number of the children of Israel.

Amplified

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when He separated the children of men, He set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the Israelites.

Bible in Basic English

When the Most High gave the nations their heritage, separating into groups the children of men, he had the limits of the peoples marked out, keeping in mind the number of the children of Israel.

Darby Translation

When the Most High assigned to the nations their inheritance, When he separated the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the peoples According to the number of the children of Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

when the most High caused the Gentiles to be inherited, when he separated the sons of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

The Most High distributing the nations, In his dispersing the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.

King James 2000

When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When the Most High apportioned} [the] nations, at his dividing [up] of the sons of humankind, he fixed the boundaries of [the] peoples, according to the number of the children of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when He separated the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the people according to the number of the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the most highest gave the nations an inheritance, and divided the sons of Adam, he put the borders of the nations fast by the multitude of the children of Israel.

NET Bible

When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided up humankind, he set the boundaries of the peoples, according to the number of the heavenly assembly.

New Heart English Bible

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the children of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the children of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

When the Most High gave inheritances unto the nations, When he spread abroad the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the peoples, According to the number of the sons of Israel.

Webster

When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.

World English Bible

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the children of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the children of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the Most High causing nations to inherit, In His separating sons of Adam -- He setteth up the borders of the peoples By the number of the sons of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the most High
עליון 
'elyown 
Usage: 53

to the nations
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

the sons

Usage: 0

of Adam
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

he set
נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

the bounds
גּבלה גּבוּלה 
G@buwlah 
Usage: 10

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

according to the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

of the children

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Moses' Song

7 "Remember the days of old, Consider the years of all generations. Ask your father, and he will inform you, Your elders, and they will tell you. 8 "When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel. 9 "For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.



Cross References

Acts 17:26

and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,

Genesis 10:15

Canaan became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth

Genesis 10:25

Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 11:8-9

So the LORD scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city.

Genesis 15:18-21

On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:

Numbers 24:16

The oracle of him who hears the words of God, And knows the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.

Psalm 7:17

I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

Psalm 50:14

"Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;

Psalm 82:6

I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.

Psalm 91:1

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 92:8

But You, O LORD, are on high forever.

Psalm 115:16

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given to the sons of men.

Isaiah 14:14

'I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.'

Daniel 4:17

"This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men."

Daniel 5:18

"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.

Acts 7:48

"However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:



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