Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Behold, I am going to stir up the Medes against them, Who will not value silver or take pleasure in gold.

King James Version

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, which shall not regard silver; and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

Holman Bible

Look! I am stirring up the Medes against them, who cannot be bought off with silver and who have no desire for gold.

International Standard Version

Watch out! I'm stirring up the Medes against them, who care nothing for silver and take no delight in gold.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who shall not regard silver, and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

American Standard Version

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who shall not regard silver, and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

Amplified

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who have no regard for silver and do not delight in gold [and thus cannot be bribed].

Bible in Basic English

See, I am driving the Medes against them, who put no value on silver and have no pleasure in gold.

Darby Translation

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who do not regard silver, and as for gold, they have no delight in it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, which shall not look for silver, nor covet gold.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold me rousing up the Modes against them, who shall not reckon silver; and gold they shall not delight in it

King James 2000

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who shall not regard silver; and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! I [am] stirring the Medes up against them, who do not value silver and do not delight in gold.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who shall not value silver; and they shall not delight in gold.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For lo, I shall bring up the Medes against them, which shall not regard silver, nor be desirous of gold.

NET Bible

Look, I am stirring up the Medes to attack them; they are not concerned about silver, nor are they interested in gold.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who will not value silver, and as for gold, they will not delight in it.

The Emphasized Bible

Behold me! stirring up against them the Medes, - Who of silver, shall take no account, And as for gold, they shall not delight in it;

Webster

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who shall not regard silver; and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

World English Bible

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who will not value silver, and as for gold, they will not delight in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, I am stirring up against them the Medes, Who silver esteem not, And gold -- they delight not in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Behold, I will stir up
עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80

the Medes
מדי 
Maday 
Usage: 16

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and as for gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

Context Readings

An Oracle Against Babylon

16 Their little ones also will be dashed to pieces Before their eyes; Their houses will be plundered And their wives ravished. 17 Behold, I am going to stir up the Medes against them, Who will not value silver or take pleasure in gold. 18 And their bows will mow down the young men, They will not even have compassion on the fruit of the womb, Nor will their eye pity children.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:34-35

For jealousy enrages a man, And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers! The LORD has aroused the spirit of the kings of the Medes, Because His purpose is against Babylon to destroy it; For it is the vengeance of the LORD, vengeance for His temple.

Isaiah 21:2

A harsh vision has been shown to me; The treacherous one still deals treacherously, and the destroyer still destroys Go up, Elam, lay siege, Media; I have made an end of all the groaning she has caused.

Isaiah 13:3-5

I have commanded My consecrated ones, I have even called My mighty warriors, My proudly exulting ones, To execute My anger.

Isaiah 41:25

"I have aroused one from the north, and he has come; From the rising of the sun he will call on My name; And he will come upon rulers as upon mortar, Even as the potter treads clay."

Jeremiah 50:9

"For behold, I am going to arouse and bring up against Babylon A horde of great nations from the land of the north, And they will draw up their battle lines against her; From there she will be taken captive. Their arrows will be like an expert warrior Who does not return empty-handed.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Lift up a signal in the land, Blow a trumpet among the nations! Consecrate the nations against her, Summon against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni and Ashkenaz; Appoint a marshal against her, Bring up the horses like bristly locusts.

Daniel 5:28-31

" 'PERES'--your kingdom has been divided and given over to the Medes and Persians."



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