Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of it as he who swims spreads forth [his hands] to swim. But [LORD] will lay low his pride together with the craft of his hands.

New American Standard Bible

And he will spread out his hands in the middle of it
As a swimmer spreads out his hands to swim,
But the Lord will lay low his pride together with the trickery of his hands.

King James Version

And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim: and he shall bring down their pride together with the spoils of their hands.

Holman Bible

He will spread out his arms in the middle of it,
as a swimmer spreads out his arms to swim.
His pride will be brought low,
along with the trickery of his hands.

International Standard Version

They will spread out their hands in the thick of it, just as swimmers spread out their hands to swim, but the LORD will bring down their pride, together with the cleverness of their hands.

American Standard Version

And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst thereof, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim; but Jehovah will lay low his pride together with the craft of his hands.

Amplified


And Moab will spread out his hands in the middle of the filth
As a swimmer spreads out his hands to swim,
But the Lord will humiliate his pride in spite of the [skillful] movements of his hands.

Bible in Basic English

And if he puts out his hands, like a man stretching out his hands in swimming, the Lord will make low his pride, however expert his designs.

Darby Translation

and he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth them forth to swim; and he shall bring down their pride together with the plots of their hands.

Julia Smith Translation

And he spread forth his hands in their midst, as he swimming will spread forth to swim: and he humbled their pride with the ambuscades of their hands.

King James 2000

And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of them, as he that swims spreads forth his hands to swim: and he shall bring down their pride together with the trickery of their hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it will spread out its hands in the midst of it, just as the swimmer spreads out to swim, and its pride will be brought low with the movement of its hands.

Modern King James verseion

And He shall spread out His hands in their midst, as he who swims strokes to swim. And He shall bring down their pride with the skill of His hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he shall stretch out his hand in the midst of them, like as a swimmer doth to swim. And with the strength of his hands shall he bring down their pride.

NET Bible

Moab will spread out its hands in the middle of it, just as a swimmer spreads his hands to swim; the Lord will bring down Moab's pride as it spreads its hands.

New Heart English Bible

He will spread out his hands in its midst, like one who swims spreads out hands to swim, but his pride will be humbled together with the craft of his hands.

The Emphasized Bible

Should he spread forth his hands in the midst thereof, As a swimmer spreadeth forth to swim, Then would be laid low his pride, together with the devices of his hands.

Webster

And he will spread forth his hands in the midst of them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim: and he will bring down their pride together with the spoils of their hands.

World English Bible

He will spread out his hands in its midst, like one who swims spreads out hands to swim, but his pride will be humbled together with the craft of his hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he spread out his hands in its midst, As spread out doth the swimmer to swim; And He hath humbled his excellency With the machinations of his hands.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

in the midst
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

of them, as he that swimmeth
שׂחה 
Sachah 
Usage: 3

שׂחה 
Sachah 
Usage: 3

and he shall bring down
שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

together with the spoils
ארבה 
'orobah 
Usage: 1

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Death Will Be Swallowed Up

10 For the hand of LORD will rest on this mountain. And Moab shall be trodden down in his place, even as straw is trodden down in the water of the dunghill. 11 And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of it as he who swims spreads forth [his hands] to swim. But [LORD] will lay low his pride together with the craft of his hands. 12 And the high fortress of thy walls he has brought down, laid low, and brought to the ground, even to the dust.



Cross References

Isaiah 5:25

Therefore the anger of LORD is kindled against his people, and he has stretched forth his hand against them, and has smitten them. And the mountains tremble, and their dead bodies are as refuse in the midst of the streets. For all

Isaiah 14:26

This is the purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth, and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all the nations.

Isaiah 2:11

The lofty looks of man shall be brought low, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 16:6

We have heard of the pride of Moab, [that] he is very proud, even of his arrogance, and his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.

Isaiah 16:14

But now LORD has spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of a hireling, the glory of Moab shall be brought into contempt, with all his great multitude. And the remnant shall be very small and of no account.

Psalm 2:5

Then he will speak to them in his wrath, and vex them in his great displeasure.

Psalm 2:8-12

Ask of me, and I will give [thee] the nations for thine inheritance, and the outermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

Psalm 110:1-7

LORD says to my lord, Sit thou at my right hand until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

Isaiah 10:33

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.

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish the world for the evil, and the wicked for their iniquity. And I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

Isaiah 25:5

As the heat in a dry place thou will bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat by the shade of a cloud, the song of the oppressors shall be brought low.

Isaiah 53:12

Therefore I will divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death, and was numbered with the transgressors. Yet he bore the sin of many, and made intercessi

Isaiah 65:2

I have spread out my hands all the day to a {disobedient and (LXX/NT)} rebellious people, who walk in a way that is not good, according to their own thoughts,

Jeremiah 48:29

We have heard of the pride of Moab, [that] he is very proud, his loftiness, and his pride, and his arrogance, and the haughtiness of his heart.

Jeremiah 48:42

And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he has magnified himself against LORD.

Jeremiah 50:31-32

Behold, I am against thee, O thou proud one, says the Lord, LORD of hosts, for thy day has come, the time that I will visit thee.

Jeremiah 51:44

And I will execute judgment upon Bel in Babylon, and I will bring forth out of his mouth that which he has swallowed up. And the nations shall not flow any more to him. Yea, the wall of Babylon shall fall.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are truth, and his ways justice. And he is able to abase those who walk in pride.

Colossians 2:15

Having stripped the principal offices and the positions of authority, he exposed them openly, having triumphed over them by it.

James 4:6

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.

Revelation 18:6-8

Render to her as she also rendered to you, and double to her two-fold according to her works. In the cup that she mixed, mix two-fold for her.

Revelation 19:18-20

so that ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses and of those who sit upon them, and the flesh of all men, both freemen and bondmen, and both small and great.

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