Deuteronomy 32:8 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.


Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
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

מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

Context Readings

Moses' Song

7 Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask your father, and he will show you; your elders, and they will tell you. 8 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. 9 For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.



Cross References

Acts 17:26

And has made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

Genesis 10:15

And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

Genesis 10:25

And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 11:8-9

So the LORD scattered them abroad from there upon the face of all the earth: and they left off building the city.

Genesis 15:18-21

In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto your descendants have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

Numbers 24:16

He has said, who heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the most High, who saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

Psalm 7:17

I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

Psalm 50:14

Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay your vows unto the most High:

Psalm 82:6

I have said, You are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

Psalm 91:1

He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 92:8

But you, LORD, are most high forevermore.

Psalm 115:16

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth has he given to the children of men.

Isaiah 14:14

I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.

Daniel 4:17

This sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the decision by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will, and sets up over it the lowliest of men.

Daniel 5:18

O king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor:

Acts 7:48

Yet the most High dwells not in temples made with hands; as says the prophet,



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