Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For yet the vision for the appointment, and it shall breathe to the end, and it shall not lie: if it shall delay, wait for it; for coming, it will come; and it shall not delay.

New American Standard Bible

“For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail.
Though it tarries, wait for it;
For it will certainly come, it will not delay.

King James Version

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

Holman Bible

For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
it testifies about the end and will not lie.
Though it delays, wait for it,
since it will certainly come and not be late.

International Standard Version

For the revelation pertains to an appointed time it speaks truthfully about the end. Though it delays, wait for it, because it will surely come about it will not be late!

A Conservative Version

For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hastens toward the end, and shall not lay. Though it tarry, wait for it, because it will surely come. It will not delay.

American Standard Version

For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hasteth toward the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.

Amplified


“For the vision is yet for the appointed [future] time
It hurries toward the goal [of fulfillment]; it will not fail.
Even though it delays, wait [patiently] for it,
Because it will certainly come; it will not delay.

Bible in Basic English

For the vision is still for the fixed time, and it is moving quickly to the end, and it will not be false: even if it is slow in coming, go on waiting for it; because it will certainly come, it will not be kept back.

Darby Translation

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but it hasteth to the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; for it will surely come, it will not delay.

King James 2000

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [there is] yet a vision for the appointed time; it will give witness to the end, and it will not lie. If it tarries, wait for it, for it will surely come and not delay.

Modern King James verseion

For the vision is still for an appointed time, but it speaks to the end, and it does not lie. Though it lingers, wait for it; because it will surely come. It will not tarry.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for the vision is yet far off for a time, but at the last it shall come to pass, and not fail. And though he tarry, yet wait thou for him, for in very deed he will come, and not be slack.

NET Bible

For the message is a witness to what is decreed; it gives reliable testimony about how matters will turn out. Even if the message is not fulfilled right away, wait patiently; for it will certainly come to pass -- it will not arrive late.

New Heart English Bible

For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won't prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won't delay.

The Emphasized Bible

For yet is the vision for an appointed time, still, it presseth towards an end, and will not deceive, - if it tarry, wait thou for it, for it, surely cometh, - will not be too late.

Webster

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it may tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

World English Bible

For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won't prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won't delay.

Youngs Literal Translation

For yet the vision is for a season, And it breatheth for the end, and doth not lie, If it tarry, wait for it, For surely it cometh, it is not late.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the vision
חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

but at the end
קץ 
Qets 
Usage: 67

פּוּח 
Puwach 
Usage: 14

and not lie
כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 17

מההּ 
Mahahh 
Usage: 9

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

for it because it will surely

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

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Context Readings

God's Second Answer

2 And Jehovah will answer me and say, Write the vision, and grave upon the tablets, so that he shall run reading in it 3 For yet the vision for the appointment, and it shall breathe to the end, and it shall not lie: if it shall delay, wait for it; for coming, it will come; and it shall not delay. 4 Behold, his soul being inflated in him, was not straight: and the just one shall live by his faithfulness.



Cross References

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Jehovah: be strong, and thy heart shall be strengthened: and wait for Jehovah.

Daniel 10:14

And I came to cause thee to understand what shall happen to thy people in the last of the days: for yet the vision for days.

Psalm 102:13

Thou wilt arise, thou wilt compassionate Zion: for the time to compassionate her for the appointment came.

Isaiah 30:18

And for this Jehovah will wait to compassionate you, and for this he will be lifted up to pity you, for Jehovah is a God of judgment: happy all they waiting for him.

Daniel 8:19

And he will say, Behold me making known to thee what shall be in the last part of the wrath: for at the appointment, the end.

Exodus 12:41

And it will be from the end of thirty years and four hundred years, in this self-same day all the armies of Jehovah will go forth out of the land of Egypt

2 Kings 6:33

While yet speaking with them, behold, the messenger will come down to him: and he will say, Behold, this evil from Jehovah; what more shall I wait for Jehovah?

Psalm 130:5-6

I waited for Jehovah, my soul waited, and I hoped for his word

Jeremiah 25:12-14

And it was when seventy years were filled up, I will review over the king of Babel and upon this nation, says Jehovah, their iniquity, and upon the land of the Chaldeans, and I set it for eternal desolations

Lamentations 3:25-26

Good Jehovah to those waiting for him, to the soul that will seek him.

Ezekiel 12:25

For I am Jehovah: I will speak, what word I will speak and it shall be done; it shall no more be protracted: for in your days, O house of contradiction, I will speak the word, and I did it, says the Lord Jehovah.

Daniel 8:17

And he will come near my standing: and in his coming I was afraid, and I shall fall upon my face; and he will say to me, Understand, O son of man: for at the time of the end, the vision.

Daniel 9:24-1

Seventy seventy were divided upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to close the transgression, and to seal up sins, and to expiate iniquity, and to bring in eternal justice, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the holy of holies.

Daniel 11:27

And they two kings, their heart for doing evil, and at one table they will speak falsehood; and it shall not prosper: for yet the end at the appointment

Daniel 11:35

And from those understanding shall be weak to try upon them to separate, to become white even to the time of the end: for yet at the appointment

Luke 2:25

And, behold, a man was in Jerusalem, the name to him Simeon; and this man just and cautious, waiting the consolation of Israel : and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Galatians 4:2

But is under guardians and stewards until the time appointed by the father.

2 Thessalonians 2:6-8

And now ye know the withholding for him to be revealed in his time.

Hebrews 10:36-37

For ye have need of patience, that, having done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

James 5:7-8

Therefore be longsuffering, brethren, even to the arrival of the Lord. Behold, the farmer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, being longsuffering for it, even till he should receive the early and late rain.

2 Peter 2:3

And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.

Jeremiah 27:7

And all the nations served him, and his son, and his son's son, even till the time itself also of his land came: and many nations and great kings served upon him.

Micah 7:7

I will look about for Jehovah, I will wait for God my deliverer; my God will hear me.

Luke 18:7-8

And shall not God do the avenging of his chosen, crying to him day and night, being slow to anger toward them?

Acts 1:7

And he said to them, It is not yours to know the times and occasions, which the Father fixed in his own power.

Acts 17:26

And he made of one blood every nation of men to dwell upon all the face of the earth, having limited the times before arranged, and the bounds of their habitation;

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