Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 pestilence walks, and disease follows behind him. 6 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. 7 I saw the tents of Cushan in distress, and the tent curtains of the land of Midian in anguish.


Cross References

Genesis 49:26

Your father's blessings will prove to be stronger than blessings from the eternal mountains or bounties from the everlasting hills. May they come to rest on Joseph's head, May they be set upon the brow of the one who was separated from his own brothers."

Deuteronomy 33:15

the choicest portion of the eternal mountains, and the best of the everlasting hills;

Nahum 1:5

Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.

Exodus 15:17

"You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance. You have made a place where you will reside, LORD. Your own hands have established a sanctuary, LORD.

Exodus 21:31

This same ordinance applies if it gores a son or daughter.

Numbers 34:1-29

The LORD told Moses,

Deuteronomy 32:8

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.

Joshua 10:42

Joshua conquered all of these kings and their territories in one campaign, because the LORD God of Israel fought for Israel.

Joshua 11:18-23

Joshua fought an extended campaign against all those kings.

Judges 5:5

Mountains tremble at the presence of the LORD even Sinai! at the presence of the LORD God of Israel.

Nehemiah 9:22-24

You gave them kingdoms and nations, apportioning them as frontier boundaries. They took possession of the land of Sihon, the land of the king of Heshbon, and the land of Og, king of Bashan.

Psalm 68:16

You mountains of many peaks, why do you watch with envy the mountain in which God has chosen to dwell? Indeed, the LORD will live there forever.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were formed or the earth and the world were brought forth, you are God from eternity to eternity.

Psalm 103:17

Yet the LORD's gracious love remains throughout eternity for those who fear him and his righteous acts extend to their children's children,

Psalm 114:4-7

the mountains skipped like rams, and the hills like lambs.

Psalm 135:8-12

It was the LORD who struck down the firstborn of Egypt, including both men and animals.

Isaiah 51:6

"Lift up your eyes, you heavens and look to the earth beneath; and see who created these. Its inhabitants will die just like this; but my salvation will be forever, and my deliverance will never fail.

Isaiah 51:8

For moths will eat them up just like a garment, and worms will devour them like wool; but my deliverance will last forever, and my salvation to all generations.

Isaiah 64:1-3

If only you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence

Micah 5:8

The survivors of Jacob will live among the nations; they will live among many nations, like a lion among flocks of sheep, who, if he passes through, will trample and tear down with no one to deliver.

Habakkuk 3:10

When the mountains looked upon you, they trembled; the overflowing water passed by, the ocean shouted, and its waves surged upward.

Zechariah 14:4-5

His feet will stand in that day on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem. Then the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a very large valley, with half of the mountain moving toward the north and half toward the south.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear."

Luke 1:50

His mercy lasts from generation to generation for those who fear him.

Acts 17:26

From one man he made every nation of humanity to live all over the earth, fixing the seasons of the year and the national boundaries within which they live,

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus, the Messiah, is the same yesterday and today and forever!

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