Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

What answer will be given to the messengers from that nation?
The Lord has founded Zion,
and His afflicted people find refuge in her.

New American Standard Bible

"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."

King James Version

What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

International Standard Version

How will they answer the messengers of the nation? "The LORD has founded Zion, and in it the afflicted among his people will find refuge."

A Conservative Version

What then shall [a man] answer the messengers of the nation? That LORD has founded Zion, and in her shall the afflicted of his people take refuge.

American Standard Version

What then shall one answer the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah hath founded Zion, and in her shall the afflicted of his people take refuge.

Amplified

What then shall one answer the messengers of the [Philistine] nation? That the Lord has founded Zion, and in her shall the poor and afflicted of His people trust and find refuge.

Bible in Basic English

What answer, then, will my people give to the representatives of the nation? That the Lord is the builder of Zion, and she will be a safe place for the poor of his people.

Darby Translation

And what shall be answered to the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah hath founded Zion, and the afflicted of his people find refuge in it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What shall one then answer the messengers of the Gentiles? That the LORD has founded Zion, and in her the afflicted of his people shall have confidence.

Julia Smith Translation

And what shall the messengers of the nations answer? for Jehovah founded Zion, and the humble of his people shall trust in her.

King James 2000

What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And what will one answer [the] messengers of [the] nation? That Yahweh has founded Zion, and the needy of his people will take refuge in it.

Modern King James verseion

What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah has founded Zion, and the poor of His people shall trust in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who shall then maintain the messages of the Gentiles? But the LORD establisheth Zion, and the poor of my people shall put their trust in him.

NET Bible

How will they respond to the messengers of this nation? Indeed, the Lord has made Zion secure; the oppressed among his people will find safety in her.

New Heart English Bible

What will one answer the kings of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and in her the afflicted of his people will take refuge.

The Emphasized Bible

What, then, shall one answer the messengers of a nation? That Yahweh, hath founded Zion, And in her, shall seek refuge the oppressed of his people.

Webster

What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

World English Bible

What will they answer the messengers of the nation? That Yahweh has founded Zion, and in her the afflicted of his people will take refuge.

Youngs Literal Translation

And what doth one answer the messengers of a nation? 'That Jehovah hath founded Zion, And in it do the poor of His people trust!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

of the nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

That the Lord

Usage: 0

ציּון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 154

and the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

of his people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

חסה 
Chacah 
to trust, to make a refuge, have hope
Usage: 37

References

Context Readings

Oracle Of Judgment On Philistia

31 Wail, you gates! Cry out, city!
Tremble with fear, all Philistia!
For a cloud of dust is coming from the north,
and there is no one missing from the invader’s ranks.
32 What answer will be given to the messengers from that nation?
The Lord has founded Zion,
and His afflicted people find refuge in her.


Cross References

Psalm 87:5

And it will be said of Zion,
“This one and that one were born in her.”
The Most High Himself will establish her.

Psalm 87:1

A psalm of the sons of Korah. A song.His foundation is on the holy mountains.

Psalm 102:16

for the Lord will rebuild Zion;
He will appear in His glory.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

Isaiah 25:4

For You have been a stronghold for the poor,
a stronghold for the needy person in his distress,
a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat.
When the breath of the violent
is like rain against a wall,

Zephaniah 3:12

I will leave
a meek and humble people among you,
and they will take refuge in the name of Yahweh.

2 Samuel 8:10

he sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and to congratulate him because David had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Toi and Hadadezer had fought many wars. Joram had items of silver, gold, and bronze with him.

2 Kings 20:12-19

At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah since he heard that he had been sick.

Psalm 102:28

Your servants’ children will dwell securely,
and their offspring will be established before You.”

Psalm 132:13-14

For the Lord has chosen Zion;
He has desired it for His home:

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Yahweh is a strong tower;
the righteous run to it and are protected.

Isaiah 4:6

and there will be a booth for shade from heat by day, and a refuge and shelter from storm and rain.

Isaiah 11:4

but He will judge the poor righteously
and execute justice for the oppressed of the land.
He will strike the land
with discipline from His mouth,
and He will kill the wicked
with a command from His lips.

Isaiah 12:6

Cry out and sing, citizen of Zion,
for the Holy One of Israel is among you
in His greatness.”

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore the Lord God said:
“Look, I have laid a stone in Zion,
a tested stone,
a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation;
the one who believes will be unshakable.

Isaiah 37:9

The king had heard this about Tirhakah king of Cush: “He has set out to fight against you.” So when he heard this, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying,

Isaiah 37:32

For a remnant will go out from Jerusalem and survivors, from Mount Zion. The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will accomplish this.’

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah since he heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Isaiah 44:28

who says to Cyrus, “My shepherd,
he will fulfill all My pleasure”
and says to Jerusalem, “She will be rebuilt,”
and of the temple, “Its foundation will be laid.”

Isaiah 54:11

“Poor Jerusalem, storm-tossed, and not comforted,
I will set your stones in black mortar,
and lay your foundations in sapphires.

Zechariah 11:7

So I shepherded the flock intended for slaughter, the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, calling one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded the flock.

Zechariah 11:11

It was annulled on that day, and so the afflicted of the flock who were watching me knew that it was the word of the Lord.

Matthew 16:18

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the forces of Hades will not overpower it.

Matthew 24:15-16

“So when you see the abomination that causes desolation,spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place” (let the reader understand),

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering,

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