Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 The LORD answered me, "Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he who runs may read it. 3 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. 4 Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.



Cross References

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for the LORD.

Daniel 10:14

Now I have come to make you understand what shall happen to your people in the latter days; for the vision refers to future days."

Psalm 102:13

You will arise and have mercy on Zion; for it is time to have pity on her. Yes, the set time has come.

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore the LORD will wait, that he may be gracious to you; and therefore he will be exalted, that he may have mercy on you, for the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all those who wait for him.

Daniel 8:19

He said, "Behold, I will make you know what shall be in the latter time of wrath, for it belongs to the appointed time of the end.

Exodus 12:41

It happened at the end of four hundred thirty years, even the same day it happened, that all the armies of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.

2 Kings 6:33

While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him. Then he said, "Behold, this disaster is from the LORD. Why should I wait for the LORD any longer?"

Psalm 130:5-6

I wait for the LORD. My soul waits. I hope in his word.

Jeremiah 25:12-14

It shall happen, when seventy years are accomplished, that I will punish the king of Babylon, and that nation, says the LORD, for their iniquity, and the land of the Chaldeans; and I will make it desolate forever.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Ezekiel 12:25

For I am the LORD; I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall be performed; it shall be no more deferred: for in your days, rebellious house, will I speak the word, and will perform it,' says the Lord GOD."

Daniel 8:17

So he came near where I stood, and when he came I was frightened, and fell prostrate. But he said to me, "Understand, son of man, that the vision belongs to the time of the end."

Daniel 9:24-1

Seventy weeks are decreed on your people and on your holy city, to put an end to the transgression, and to make an end to sin, and to atone for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy place.

Daniel 11:27

As for both these kings, their minds shall be fixed on evil, and they shall speak lies at the table; but it shall not succeed; for still the end shall be at the appointed time.

Daniel 11:35

Some of those who are wise shall fall, to be refined, purified and cleansed until the time of the end; for the appointed time is still to come.

Luke 2:25

At that time there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.

Galatians 4:2

but is under guardians and stewards until the day appointed by the father.

2 Thessalonians 2:6-8

Now you know what is restraining him, to the end that he may be revealed in his own season.

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you need patient endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.

James 5:7-8

Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.

2 Peter 2:3

In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old does not linger, and their destruction is not asleep.

Jeremiah 27:7

All the nations shall serve him, and his son, and his son's son, until the time of his own land come: and then many nations and great kings shall make him their bondservant.

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look to the LORD. I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me.

Luke 18:7-8

Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?

Acts 1:7

He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has set within his own authority.

Acts 17:26

He made from one every nation of men to dwell on all the surface of the earth, having determined appointed seasons, and the boundaries of their dwellings,

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