Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

References

Context Readings

An Oracle Against Babylon

16 Their children will be smashed to death before their eyes;
their houses will be looted,
and their wives raped.
17 Look! I am stirring up the Medes against them,
who cannot be bought off with silver
and who have no desire for gold.
18 Their bows will cut young men to pieces.
They will have no compassion on little ones;
they will not look with pity on children.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:34-35

For jealousy enrages a husband,
and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge.

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows!
Fill the quivers!
The Lord has put it into the mind
of the kings of the Medes
because His plan is aimed at Babylon
to destroy her,
for it is the Lord’s vengeance,
vengeance for His temple.

Isaiah 21:2

A troubling vision is declared to me:
“The treacherous one acts treacherously,
and the destroyer destroys.
Advance, Elam! Lay siege, you Medes!
I will put an end to all her groaning.”

Isaiah 13:3-5

I have commanded My chosen ones;
I have also called My warriors,
who exult in My triumph,
to execute My wrath.

Isaiah 41:25

“I have raised up one from the north, and he has come,
one from the east who invokes My name.
He will march over rulers as if they were mud,
like a potter who treads the clay.

Jeremiah 50:9

For I will soon stir up and bring against Babylon
an assembly of great nations from the north country.
They will line up in battle formation against her;
from there she will be captured.
Their arrows will be like those of a skilled warrior
who does not return empty-handed.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Raise a signal flag in the land;
blow a ram’s horn among the nations;
set apart the nations against her.
Summon kingdoms against her—
Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz.
Appoint a marshal against her;
bring up horses like a swarm of locusts.

Daniel 5:28-31

PERES means that your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”

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