Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Amplified

[Such a man] will dwell on the heights; his place of defense will be the fortresses of rocks; his bread will be given him; water for him will be sure.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he shall dwell upon the high places: fortresses of rocks shall be his place of refuge: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Julia Smith Translation

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

מצדה מצד מצד 
M@tsad 
Usage: 12

of rocks
סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

The Lord Warns His Enemies

15 He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that keeps his hands from the holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil; 16 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. 17 Your eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.



Cross References

Psalm 15:1

[A Psalm of David.] LORD, who shall abide in your tabernacle? who shall dwell in your holy hill?

Psalm 18:33

He makes my feet like hinds' feet, and sets me upon my high places.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and verily you shall be fed.

Psalm 90:1

[A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.] LORD, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.

Psalm 91:1-10

He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:14

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

Psalm 107:41

Yet sets he the poor on high from affliction, and makes their families like a flock.

Psalm 111:5

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

Proverbs 1:33

But whosoever hearkens unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be secure from the fear of evil.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, for 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 God appoint for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 32:18

And my people shall dwell in a peaceful habitation, and in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places;

Isaiah 49:10

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

Habakkuk 3:19

The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like deer's feet, and he will make me walk upon my high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

Luke 12:29-31

And seek you not what you shall eat, or what you shall drink, neither be of anxious mind.



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