Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

He shall dwell on high; his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks; his bread shall be given him ; his waters shall be sure.

New American Standard Bible

He will dwell on the heights,
His refuge will be the impregnable rock;
His bread will be given him,
His water will be sure.

King James Version

He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Holman Bible

he will dwell on the heights;
his refuge will be the rocky fortresses,
his food provided, his water assured.

International Standard Version

this is the one who will live on the heights; his refuge will be a mountain fortress. His food will be supplied, and his water will be guaranteed.

A Conservative Version

He shall dwell on high. His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks. His bread shall be given. His waters shall be sure.

Amplified


He will dwell on the heights,
His place of defense will be the fortress of rocks,
His bread will be given him;
His water will be permanent.

Bible in Basic English

He will have a place on high: he will be safely shut in by the high rocks: his bread will be given to him; his waters will be certain.

Darby Translation

he shall dwell on high, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall dwell upon heights: the strongholds of rocks his height: his bread was given; his waters sure.

King James 2000

He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the fortresses of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

That one will live [on the] heights; [the] fortresses of rocks [will be] his refuge. His food [will] be given; his waters [will] endure.

Modern King James verseion

He shall dwell on high; his refuge shall be the strongholds of rocks; bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He it is, that shall dwell on high; whose safeguard shall be in the true rock, to him shall be given the right true meat and drink.

NET Bible

This is the person who will live in a secure place; he will find safety in the rocky, mountain strongholds; he will have food and a constant supply of water.

New Heart English Bible

he will dwell on high. His place of defense will be the fortress of rocks. His bread will be supplied. His waters will be sure.

The Emphasized Bible

He, the heights, shall inhabit, A stronghold of crags, shall be his refuge, - His bread, hath been delivered, His waters, have been made sure,

Webster

He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

World English Bible

he will dwell on high. His place of defense will be the fortress of rocks. His bread will be supplied. His waters will be sure.

Youngs Literal Translation

He high places doth inhabit, Strongholds of rock are his high tower, His bread hath been given, his waters stedfast.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

on high
מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

משׂגּב 
Misgab 
Usage: 17

shall be the munitions
מצדה מצד מצד 
M@tsad 
Usage: 12

of rocks
סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Context Readings

The Lord Warns His Enemies

15 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking a bribe, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from looking upon evil: 16 He shall dwell on high; his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks; his bread shall be given him ; his waters shall be sure. 17 Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold a land that reacheth afar.



Cross References

Psalm 15:1

Jehovah, who shall sojourn in thy tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy holy hill?

Psalm 18:33

He maketh my feet like hinds feet : And setteth me upon my high places.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, Upon them that hope in his lovingkindness;

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger; But they that seek Jehovah shall not want any good thing.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in Jehovah, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on his faithfulness.

Psalm 90:1

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place In all generations.

Psalm 91:1-10

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:14

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Psalm 107:41

Yet setteth he the needy on high from affliction, And maketh him families like a flock.

Psalm 111:5

He hath given food unto them that fear him: He will ever be mindful of his covenant.

Proverbs 1:33

But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell securely, And shall be quiet without fear of evil.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah is a strong tower; The righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been a stronghold to the poor, a stronghold to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.

Isaiah 26:1-5

In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah: we have a strong city; salvation will he appoint for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 32:18

And my people shall abide in a peaceable habitation, and in safe dwellings, and in quiet resting-places.

Isaiah 49:10

They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them will lead them, even by springs of water will he guide them.

Habakkuk 3:19

Jehovah, the Lord, is my strength; And he maketh my feet like hinds feet , And will make me to walk upon my high places.

Luke 12:29-31

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, and what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.

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