Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I saw the tents of Cushan under distress,
The tent curtains of the land of Midian were trembling.

King James Version

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

Holman Bible

I see the tents of Cushan in distress;
the tent curtains of the land of Midian tremble.

International Standard Version

I saw the tents of Cushan in distress, and the tent curtains of the land of Midian in anguish.

A Conservative Version

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction. The curtains of the land of Midian trembled.

American Standard Version

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction; The curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

Amplified


I [Habakkuk, in my vision] saw the tents of Cushan under distress;
The tent curtains of the land of Midian were trembling.

Bible in Basic English

The curtains of Cushan were troubled, and the tents of Midian were shaking.

Darby Translation

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction; The curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

Julia Smith Translation

I saw the tents of Cushan under vanity: the curtains of the land of strife shall be moved.

King James 2000

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Under affliction I saw the tents of Cushan; the tent curtains of the land of Midian trembled.

Modern King James verseion

I saw the tents of Cushan under calamity; the curtains of the land of Midian trembled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I saw, that the pavilions of the Ethiopians and the tents of the land of Midian were vexed for weariness.

NET Bible

I see the tents of Cushan overwhelmed by trouble; the tent curtains of the land of Midian are shaking.

New Heart English Bible

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction. The dwellings of the land of Midian trembled.

The Emphasized Bible

Under distress, saw I the tents of Ethiopia, - tremble, do the curtains of the land of Midian.

Webster

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of the land of Midian trembled.

World English Bible

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction. The dwellings of the land of Midian trembled.

Youngs Literal Translation

Under sorrow I have seen tents of Cushan, Tremble do curtains of the land of Midian.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the tents
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

of Cushan
כּוּשׁן 
Kuwshan 
Usage: 1

and the curtains
יריעה 
Y@riy`ah 
Usage: 54

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Midian
מדין 
Midyan 
Usage: 59

References

Context Readings

The Prayer Of Habakkuk

6 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.
7 I saw the tents of Cushan under distress,
The tent curtains of the land of Midian were trembling.
8 Did the Lord rage against the rivers,
Or was Your anger against the rivers,
Or was Your wrath against the sea,
That You rode on Your horses,
On Your chariots of salvation?


Cross References

Exodus 15:14-16

The peoples have heard, they tremble;
Anguish has gripped the inhabitants of Philistia.

Genesis 10:6-7

The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.

Genesis 25:1-4

Now Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.

Numbers 22:3-4

So Moab was in great fear because of the people, for they were numerous; and Moab was in dread of the sons of Israel.

Numbers 31:2-12

Take full vengeance for the sons of Israel on the Midianites; afterward you will be gathered to your people.”

Joshua 2:10

For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon and Og, whom you utterly destroyed.

Joshua 9:24

So they answered Joshua and said, “Because it was certainly told your servants that the Lord your God had commanded His servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land before you; therefore we feared greatly for our lives because of you, and have done this thing.

Judges 7:24-25

Gideon sent messengers throughout all the hill country of Ephraim, saying, “Come down against Midian and take the waters before them, as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.” So all the men of Ephraim were summoned and they took the waters as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.

Psalm 83:5-10

For they have conspired together with one mind;
Against You they make a covenant:

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