Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

He has ordained a lot for them; His hand allotted their portion with a measuring line. They will possess it forever; they will dwell in it from generation to generation.

New American Standard Bible

He has cast the lot for them, And His hand has divided it to them by line They shall possess it forever; From generation to generation they will dwell in it.

King James Version

And he hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it unto them by line: they shall possess it for ever, from generation to generation shall they dwell therein.

International Standard Version

It is he who has allotted their portions, and his hand has divided it for them with a measuring line forever. They will possess it forever; from generation to generation they will live in it."

A Conservative Version

And he has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it to them by line. They shall possess it forever. From generation to generation they shall dwell therein.

American Standard Version

And he hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it unto them by line: they shall possess it for ever; from generation to generation shall they dwell therein.

Amplified

And He has cast the lot for them, and His hand has portioned [Edom] to [the wild beasts] by measuring line. They shall possess it forever; from generation to generation they shall dwell in it.

Bible in Basic English

And he has given them their heritage, and by his hand it has been measured out to them: it will be theirs for ever, their resting-place from generation to generation.

Darby Translation

For he himself hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it unto them with the line: they shall possess it for ever; from generation to generation shall they dwell therein.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it unto them by line; therefore they shall have it as an inheritance for ever; from generation to generation they shall dwell therein.

Julia Smith Translation

And be cast the lot for them, and his hand divided it to them by line; they shall possess it even forever, to generation and generation they shall dwell in it

King James 2000

And he has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it unto them by measure: they shall possess it forever, from generation to generation shall they dwell in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he {is the one that} has cast [the] lot for them, and his hand has apportioned it to them with the measuring line; they shall take possession of it forever, they shall live in it {from generation to generation}.

Modern King James verseion

And He has cast the lot for them, and His hand has divided it to them by line; they shall possess it forever, from generation to generation they shall dwell in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Upon whomsoever the lot falleth, or to whom he dealeth it with the line: those shall possess the inheritance from generation to generation, and dwell therein.

NET Bible

He assigns them their allotment; he measures out their assigned place. They will live there permanently; they will settle in it through successive generations.

New Heart English Bible

He has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it to them with a measuring line. They shall possess it forever. From generation to generation they will dwell in it.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea he himself, hath cast for them a lot, And his own hand, hath given to them a portion by line, - Unto times age-abiding, shall they possess it, To generation after generation, shall they dwell therein.

Webster

And he hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it to them by line: they shall possess it for ever, from generation to generation shall they dwell therein.

World English Bible

He has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it to them with a measuring line. They shall possess it forever. From generation to generation they will dwell in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He hath cast for them a lot, And His hand hath apportioned it to them by line, Unto the age they possess it, To all generations they dwell in it!

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the lot
גּרל גּורל 
Gowral 
lot
Usage: 77

for them, and his hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

it unto them by line
קו קו 
Qav 
Usage: 25

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

it for
עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

דּר דּור 
Dowr 
Usage: 167

דּר דּור 
Dowr 
Usage: 167

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

References

American

Watsons

Context Readings

Judgment On The Nations

16 Search and read the scroll of the Lord: Not one of them will be missing, none will be lacking its mate, because He has ordered it by my mouth, and He will gather them by His Spirit. 17 He has ordained a lot for them; His hand allotted their portion with a measuring line. They will possess it forever; they will dwell in it from generation to generation.



Cross References

Isaiah 34:10

It will never go out-day or night. Its smoke will go up forever. It will be desolate, from generation to generation; no one will pass through it forever and ever.

Psalm 78:55

He drove out nations before them. He apportioned their inheritance by lot and settled the tribes of Israel in their tents.

Joshua 18:8

As the men prepared to go, Joshua commanded them to write down a description of the land, saying, "Go and survey the land, write a description of it, and return to me. I will then cast lots for you here in Shiloh in the presence of the Lord."

Isaiah 13:20-22

It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; a nomad will not pitch his tent there, and shepherds will not let [their flocks] rest there.

Isaiah 17:14

In the evening-sudden terror! Before morning-it is gone! This is the fate of those who plunder us and the lot of those who ravage us.

Jeremiah 13:25

This is your lot, what I have decreed for you- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration- because you have forgotten Me and trusted in Falsehood.

Acts 13:19

then after destroying seven nations in the land of Canaan, He gave their land to them as an inheritance.

Acts 17:26

From one man He has made every nation of men to live all over the earth and has determined their appointed times and the boundaries of where they live,

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