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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.

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.

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.

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

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

Context Readings

Moses' Song

7 Keep in mind the days of the past, give thought to the years of generations gone by: go to your father and he will make it clear to you, to the old men and they will give you the story. 8 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. 9 For the Lord's wealth is his people; Jacob is the land of his heritage.



Cross References

Acts 17:26

And he has made of one blood all the nations of men living on all the face of the earth, ordering their times and the limits of their lands,

Genesis 10:15

And Canaan was the father of Zidon, who was his oldest son, and Heth,

Genesis 10:25

And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his time the peoples of the earth became separate; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 11:8-9

So the Lord God sent them away into every part of the earth: and they gave up building their town.

Genesis 15:18-21

In that day the Lord made an agreement with Abram, and said, To your seed have I given this land from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:

Numbers 24:16

He says, whose ear is open to the words of God, who has knowledge of the Most High, who has seen the vision of the Ruler of all, falling down and having his eyes open:

Psalm 7:17

I will give praise to the Lord for his righteousness; I will make a song to the name of the Lord Most High.

Psalm 7:17

I will give praise to the Lord for his righteousness; I will make a song to the name of the Lord Most High.

Psalm 7:17

I will give praise to the Lord for his righteousness; I will make a song to the name of the Lord Most High.

Psalm 91:1

Happy is he whose resting-place is in the secret of the Lord, and under the shade of the wings of the Most High;

Psalm 91:1

Happy is he whose resting-place is in the secret of the Lord, and under the shade of the wings of the Most High;

Psalm 115:16

The heavens are the Lord's; but the earth he has given to the children of men.

Isaiah 14:14

I will go higher than the clouds; I will be like the Most High.

Daniel 4:17

This order is fixed by the watchers, and the decision is by the word of the holy ones: so that the living may be certain that the Most High is ruler over the kingdom of men, and gives it to any man at his pleasure, lifting up over it the lowest of men.

Daniel 5:18

As for you, O King, the Most High God gave to Nebuchadnezzar, your father, the kingdom and great power and glory and honour:

Acts 7:48

But still, the Most High has not his resting-place in houses made with hands, as the prophet says,

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