Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He stood, and measured the earth; He beheld, and discomfited the nations; And the eternal mountains were scattered, The everlasting hills gave way: His ways are everlasting.

New American Standard Bible

He stood and surveyed the earth; He looked and startled the nations Yes, the perpetual mountains were shattered, The ancient hills collapsed His ways are everlasting.

King James Version

He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.

Holman Bible

He stands and shakes the earth;
He looks and startles the nations.
The age-old mountains break apart;
the ancient hills sink down.
His pathways are ancient.

International Standard Version

He stood up and shook the land; with his stare he startled the nations. The age-old mountains were shattered, and the ancient hilltops bowed down. His ways are eternal.

A Conservative Version

He stood, and measured the earth. He beheld, and drove apart the nations. And the eternal mountains were scattered. The everlasting hills bowed. His goings were [as] of old.

American Standard Version

He stood, and measured the earth; He beheld, and drove asunder the nations; And the eternal mountains were scattered; The everlasting hills did bow; His goings were as of old.

Amplified

He stood and measured the earth; He looked and shook the nations, and the eternal mountains were scattered and the perpetual hills bowed low. His ways are everlasting and His goings are of old.

Bible in Basic English

From his high place he sent shaking on the earth; he saw and nations were suddenly moved: and the eternal mountains were broken, the unchanging hills were bent down; his ways are eternal.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He stood and measured the earth; he beheld and drove out the Gentiles; and the ancient mountains crumbled, the ancient hills; the ways of the world bowed unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

He stood, and he will measure the earth: he saw, and he will cause the nations to tremble, and the mountains of eternity will be dispersed, the perpetual hills bowed down: the goings everlasting to him.

King James 2000

He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He stood and measured the earth; he looked and made the nations tremble. Then the mountains of old were shattered; the hills of old collapsed. The ways of old belong to him.

Modern King James verseion

He stood and measured the earth; He looked and shook nations, and the everlasting mountains were shattered; the eternal hills bowed down. His ways are everlasting.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He standeth, and measureth the earth. He looketh, and the people consume away, the mountains of the world fall down to powder, and the hills are fain to bow themselves, for his goings are everlasting and sure.

NET Bible

He takes his battle position and shakes the earth; with a mere look he frightens the nations. The ancient mountains disintegrate; the primeval hills are flattened. He travels on the ancient roads.

New Heart English Bible

He stood, and shook the earth. He looked, and made the nations tremble. The ancient mountains were crumbled. The age-old hills collapsed. His ways are eternal.

The Emphasized Bible

He hath stood and measured the earth, he hath looked, and caused nations to tremble, and, scattered as dust, are the perpetual mountains, and, sunk, are the age-abiding hills, - Forthgoings age-abiding, are his.

Webster

He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.

World English Bible

He stood, and shook the earth. He looked, and made the nations tremble. The ancient mountains were crumbled. The age-old hills collapsed. His ways are eternal.

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath stood, and He measureth earth, He hath seen, and He shaketh off nations, And scatter themselves do mountains of antiquity, Bowed have the hills of old, The ways of old are His.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and measured
מוּד 
Muwd 
Usage: 1

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

he beheld
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

נתר 
Nathar 
Usage: 8

the nations
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

and the everlasting
עד 
`ad 
Usage: 48

הרר 
Harar 
Usage: 13

the perpetual
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

גּבעה 
Gib`ah 
Usage: 69

שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

הליכה 
Haliykah 
Usage: 6

References

Easton

Context Readings

The Prayer Of Habakkuk

5 Before him went the pestilence, And a burning flame went forth at his feet. 6 He stood, and measured the earth; He beheld, and discomfited the nations; And the eternal mountains were scattered, The everlasting hills gave way: His ways are everlasting. 7 I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction; The curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.


Cross References

Genesis 49:26

The blessings of thy father surpass the blessings of my ancestors, Unto the bounds of the everlasting hills: They shall be on the head of Joseph, And on the crown of the head of him that was separated from his brethren.

Deuteronomy 33:15

And by the best things of the ancient mountains, And by the precious things of the everlasting hills,

Nahum 1:5

The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt, and the earth is upheaved at his presence, and the world, and all that dwell therein.

Exodus 15:17

Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, The place that thou, Jehovah, hast made thy dwelling, The Sanctuary, Lord, that thy hands have prepared.

Exodus 21:31

Whether it gore a son or gore a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done to him.

Numbers 34:1-29

And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,

Deuteronomy 32:8

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.

Joshua 10:42

and all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time; for Jehovah the God of Israel fought for Israel.

Joshua 11:18-23

Joshua made war a long time with all those kings.

Judges 5:5

The mountains quaked before the LORD, yon Sinai before the LORD, the God of Israel.

Nehemiah 9:22-24

And thou gavest them kingdoms and peoples, and didst divide them by countries; and they possessed the land of Sihon, as well the land of the king of Heshbon, as the land of Og king of Bashan.

Psalm 68:16

Why do ye look with envy, ye many-peaked mountains, upon the mount that God hath desired for his abode? yea, Jehovah will dwell there for ever.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, and thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from eternity to eternity thou art God.

Psalm 103:17

But the loving-kindness of Jehovah is from everlasting and to everlasting, upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children,

Psalm 114:4-7

The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.

Psalm 135:8-12

Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast;

Isaiah 51:6

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall grow old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner; but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

Isaiah 64:1-3

Oh, that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence,

Micah 5:8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: who, if he go through, treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and there is none to deliver.

Habakkuk 3:10

The mountains saw thee, they were in travail: Torrents of waters passed by; The deep uttered its voice, Lifted up its hands on high.

Zechariah 14:4-5

And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem toward the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.

Matthew 24:35

The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall in no wise pass away.

Luke 1:50

and his mercy is to generations and generations to them that fear him.

Acts 17:26

and has made of one blood every nation of men to dwell upon the whole face of the earth, having determined ordained times and the boundaries of their dwelling,

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and to-day, and to the ages to come.

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