Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Again he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not ford, for the water had risen, enough water to swim in, a river that could not be forded.

King James Version

Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over.

Holman Bible

Again he measured off a third of a [mile], and it was a river that I could not cross [on foot]. For the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed [on foot].

International Standard Version

When he had measured out another 1,000 cubits, the water had become deep enough that I wasn't able to ford it. Instead, I would have had to swim through it.

A Conservative Version

Afterward he measured a thousand, [and it was] a river that I could not pass through, for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed through.

American Standard Version

Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass through; for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed through.

Amplified

Afterward he measured a thousand, and it was a river that I could not pass through, for the waters had risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over or through.

Bible in Basic English

Again, after his measuring a thousand, it became a river which it was not possible to go through: for the waters had become deep enough for swimming, a river it was not possible to go through.

Darby Translation

And he measured a thousand: it was a river that I could not pass through, for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed through.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over; for the waters were risen; a river that could not be passed over without swimming.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will measure a thousand, a torrent which I shall not be able to pass through: for the waters rose, waters of swimming, a torrent which shall not be passed through.

King James 2000

Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he measured a thousand [cubits], [and] [it became] a stream that I was not able to cross, because the water rose, {waters a person could swim in}, [and became] a stream that could not be crossed.

Modern King James verseion

And he measured a thousand; and there was a torrent which I was not able to pass; for the water had risen, water to swim in, a torrent that could not be passed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After this he measured a thousand again, then was it such a river, that I might not wade through it: The water was so deep, that it was needful to have swimmed, for it might not be waded over.

NET Bible

Again he measured 1,750 feet and it was a river I could not cross, for the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed.

New Heart English Bible

Afterward he measured one thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass through; for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed through.

New simplified Bible

He measured another fifteen hundred feet. But the water had risen so much that it became a river that I could not cross. The river was too deep to cross except by swimming.

The Emphasized Bible

Then measured he a thousand - a river which I could not pass through - for the waters had risen-waters to swim in, la river, that could not be forded.

Webster

Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters had risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over.

World English Bible

Afterward he measured one thousand; [and it was] a river that I could not pass through; for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed through.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he measureth a thousand -- a stream that I am not able to pass over; for risen have the waters -- waters to swim in -- a stream that is not passed over.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מדד 
Madad 
Usage: 51

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

and it was a river
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not pass over
עבר 
`abar 
over , pass , through , pass by , go , away , pass on ,
Usage: 557

for the waters
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

גּאה 
Ga'ah 
Usage: 7

מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

to swim in
שׂחוּ 
Sachuw 
Usage: 1

a river
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

References

Context Readings

River Of The Temple, Division Of The Land And Its Boundaries

4 Again he measured a thousand and led me through the water, water reaching the knees. Again he measured a thousand and led me through the water, water reaching the loins. 5 Again he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not ford, for the water had risen, enough water to swim in, a river that could not be forded. 6 He said to me, "Son of man, have you seen this?" Then he brought me back to the bank of the river.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:9

They will not hurt or destroy in all My holy mountain, For the earth will be full of the knowledge of the LORD As the waters cover the sea.

Habakkuk 2:14

"For the earth will be filled With the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, As the waters cover the sea.

Daniel 2:34-35

"You continued looking until a stone was cut out without hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and crushed them.

Matthew 13:31-32

He presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Revelation 7:9

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."

Revelation 20:2-4

And he laid hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years;



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