Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Behold the Lord Jehovah of armies dividing the bough with sudden violence: and the high of stature hewn down, and the lofty shall be humbled.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash; Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down And those who are lofty will be abased.

King James Version

Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop the bough with terror: and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.

Holman Bible

Look, the Lord God of Hosts
will chop off the branches with terrifying power,
and the tall trees will be cut down,
the high trees felled.

International Standard Version

Behold, the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies will lop off its boughs with terrifying power; the tallest in height will be cut down, and the lofty will be brought low.

A Conservative Version

Behold, the Lord, LORD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with terror. And the high of stature shall be hewn down, and the lofty shall be brought low.

American Standard Version

Behold, the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, will lop the boughs with terror: and the high of stature shall be hewn down, and the lofty shall be brought low.

Amplified

[But just when the Assyrian is in sight of his goal] behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, will lop off the beautiful boughs with terrorizing force; the high in stature will be hewn down and the lofty will be brought low.

Bible in Basic English

See, the Lord, the Lord of armies, is cutting off his branches with a great noise, and his strong ones are falling and his high ones are coming down.

Darby Translation

Behold the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, shall lop the boughs with violence; and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be brought low;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, the Lord, the LORD of the hosts, shall lop the bough with force, and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.

King James 2000

Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop off the boughs with terror: and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! The Lord Yahweh of hosts is about to lop off [the] branches with great power, and {the towering trees} will be felled, and the {tall trees} will be brought low.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, shall lop the bough with terror; and the lofty ones shall be cut down, and the proud shall be humbled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But see, the Lord God of Hosts shall take away the proud from thence, with fear. He shall hew down the proud, and fell the high minded.

NET Bible

Look, the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, is ready to cut off the branches with terrifying power. The tallest trees will be cut down, the loftiest ones will be brought low.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, will lop the boughs with terror. The tall will be cut down, and the lofty will be brought low.

The Emphasized Bible

Behold! the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, is about to lop off a tree-crown, with a crash, - Then shall, they who are lifted on high, be hewn down, And, the lofty, be laid low;

Webster

Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts will lop the bough with terror: and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.

World English Bible

Behold, the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, will lop the boughs with terror. The tall will be cut down, and the lofty will be brought low.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Is lopping a branch with violence, And the high of stature are cut down, And the lofty are become low,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Behold, the Lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

סעף 
Ca`aph 
lop
Usage: 1

the bough
פּארה פּראה פּארה 
P@'orah 
Usage: 8

with terror
מערצה 
Ma`aratsah 
Usage: 1

and the high ones
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

of stature
קומה 
Qowmah 
Usage: 45

גּדע 
Gada` 
Usage: 22

and the haughty
גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God Will Judge Assyria

32 Yet the day to stand in Nob: his hand will shake the mountain of the daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem. 33 Behold the Lord Jehovah of armies dividing the bough with sudden violence: and the high of stature hewn down, and the lofty shall be humbled. 34 And he cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall with a lofty one.



Cross References

Amos 2:9

And I destroyed the Amorite from their face, whom his height as the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; and I will destroy his fruit from above and his roots from beneath.

Isaiah 37:38

And it will be he worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, and Adrammelech and Sharezer, his sons, struck him with the sword; and they escaped to the land of Ararat; and Esar-Haddon his son will reign in his stead.

2 Kings 19:21-37

This the word which Jehovah spake concerning him: The virgin daughter of Zion despised, she derided thee; after thee the daughter of Jerusalem shook her head.

2 Chronicles 32:21

And Jehovah will send a messenger, and he will cut off every strong one of power, and leader and chief in the camp of the king of Assur. And he will turn back with shame of face to his land. And he will come into the house of his God, and they coming forth from his bowels caused him to fall there by the sword.

Job 40:11-12

Scatter the overflowings of thine anger, and see every proud one and bring him low.

Isaiah 2:11-17

The lofty eyes of man were humbled, and the height of men bowed down, and Jehovah alone was exalted in that day.

Isaiah 10:16-19

For this shall Jehovah, the Lord of armies send among his fatnesses leanness; and under his glory he shall burn a burning as the burning of fire.

Isaiah 37:24-36

By the hand of thy servants thou didst reproach Jehovah, and wilt thou say, By the multitude of my chariots I came up to the height of the mountains, to the thighs of Lebanon; and I will cut down the stature of his cedars, the choicest of his cypresses: and I will go into the height of his extremity, the forest of his Carmel.

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor to the king of the heavens, that all his works are truth, and his paths judgment: and that they going about in pride, he being able to bring low.

Luke 14:11

For whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and he humbling himself shall be exalted.

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