Parallel Verses

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.

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


Listen carefully, I will put the Medes [in motion] against them,
Who have no regard for silver and do not delight in gold [and therefore 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.

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.

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 infants also will be dashed in pieces before their eyes. Their houses will be ransacked, and their wives raped. 17 Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, who will not value silver, and as for gold, they will not delight in it. 18 Their bows will dash the young men in pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb. Their eyes will not spare children.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:34-35

For jealousy arouses the fury of the husband. He won't spare in the day of vengeance.

Jeremiah 51:11

Make sharp the arrows; hold firm the shields: Yahweh has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it: for it is the vengeance of Yahweh, the vengeance of his temple.

Isaiah 21:2

A grievous vision is declared to me. The treacherous man deals treacherously, and the destroyer destroys. Go up, Elam; attack! I have stopped all of Media's sighing.

Isaiah 13:3-5

I have commanded my consecrated ones; yes, I have called my mighty men for my anger, even my proudly exulting ones.

Isaiah 41:25

"I have raised up one from the north, and he has come; from the rising of the sun, one who calls on my name; and he shall come on rulers as on mortar, and as the potter treads clay.

Jeremiah 50:9

For, behold, I will stir up and cause to come up against Babylon a company of great nations from the north country; and they shall set themselves in array against her; from there she shall be taken: their arrows shall be as of an expert mighty man; none shall return in vain.

Jeremiah 51:27-28

Set up a standard in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz: appoint a marshal against her; cause the horses to come up as the rough canker worm.

Daniel 5:28-31

PERES; your kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians.

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