Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Say unto them that are of a fearful heart, "Be of good cheer, and fear not. Behold, your God cometh, to take vengeance, and to reward, God cometh his own self, and will deliver you."

New American Standard Bible

Say to those with anxious heart,
“Take courage, fear not.
Behold, your God will come with vengeance;
The recompense of God will come,
But He will save you.”

King James Version

Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.

Holman Bible

Say to the cowardly:
“Be strong; do not fear!
Here is your God; vengeance is coming.
God’s retribution is coming; He will save you.”

International Standard Version

Say to those with anxious hearts, "Be strong, do not be afraid! Here is your God he will bring vengeance, he will bring divine retribution, and he will save you.'

A Conservative Version

Say to those who are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not. Behold, your God will come [with] vengeance, [with] the recompense of God. He will come and save you.

American Standard Version

Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God; he will come and save you.

Amplified


Say to those with an anxious and panic-stricken heart,
“Be strong, fear not!
Indeed, your God will come with vengeance [for the ungodly];
The retribution of God will come,
But He will save you.”

Bible in Basic English

Say to those who are full of fear, Be strong and take heart: see, your God will give punishment; the reward of God will come; he himself will come to be your saviour.

Darby Translation

Say to them that are of a timid heart, Be strong, fear not; behold your God: vengeance cometh, the recompense of God! He will come himself, and save you.

Julia Smith Translation

Say to those hasty of heart, Be strong ye shall not fear; behold, your God will come with vengeance, the recompense of God; he will come and save you.

King James 2000

Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense; he will come and save you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Say to those who are hasty of heart, "Be strong; you must not fear! Look! your God will come [with] vengeance, [with] {divine retribution}. He {is the one who} will come and save you."

Modern King James verseion

Say to those of a hasty heart, Be strong, fear not; behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the full dealing of God. He will come and save you.

NET Bible

Tell those who panic, "Be strong! Do not fear! Look, your God comes to avenge! With divine retribution he comes to deliver you."

New Heart English Bible

Tell those who have a fearful heart, "Be strong. Do not be afraid. Behold, your God will come with vengeance, God's retribution. He will come and save you.

The Emphasized Bible

Say to the hurried in heart, Be strong, Do not fear, - Lo! your God, with avenging, doth come, With the recompence of God, He, doth come to save you.

Webster

Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense; he will come and save you.

World English Bible

Tell those who have a fearful heart, "Be strong. Don't be afraid. Behold, your God will come with vengeance, God's retribution. He will come and save you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Say to the hastened of heart, 'Be strong, Fear not, lo, your God; vengeance cometh, The recompence of God, He Himself doth come and save you.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not behold, your God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

will come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

with vengeance
נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 17

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

with a recompence
גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

he will come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and save
ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

References

Watsons

Context Readings

The Ransomed Return To Zion

3 And therefore strengthen the weak hands, and comfort the feeble knees. 4 Say unto them that are of a fearful heart, "Be of good cheer, and fear not. Behold, your God cometh, to take vengeance, and to reward, God cometh his own self, and will deliver you." 5 Then shall the eyes of the blind be lightened, and the ears of the deaf opened.


Cross References

Isaiah 34:8

Unto thee also, O Zion, shall come the day of the vengeance of God, and the year when thine own judgments shall be recompensed.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus sayeth the LORD God: "Behold, I will lay a stone in Zion, a great stone, a costly corner stone, for a sure foundation: that whoso putteth his trust in him, shall not be confounded.

Isaiah 32:4

The heart of the unwise shall attain to knowledge, and the imperfect tongue shall speak plainly and distinctly.

Isaiah 61:2

That I might declare the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of the vengeance of our God; that I might comfort all them that are in heaviness.

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I send my messenger which shall prepare the way before me. And suddenly shall the Lord whom ye seek, come unto his temple, and the messenger of the covenant whom ye desire. Behold, he cometh saith the LORD Sabaoth.

Deuteronomy 32:35-43

"'Vengeance is mine, and I will reward! Their feet shall slide, when the time cometh. For the time of their destruction is at hand, and the time that shall come upon them maketh haste.'

Joshua 1:6-7

Be strong and bold: for unto this people shalt thou divide the land which I sware unto their fathers to give them.

1 Chronicles 28:20

And David said to Solomon his son, "Harden thyself and be strong and do it. Fear not, nor let thine heart discourage thee. For the LORD my God is with thee, and shall not leave thee nor forsake thee, until thou hast finished all the work that must serve for the house of the LORD.

Psalm 50:3

Our God shall come, and not keep silence: there shall go before him a consuming fire, and a mighty tempest shall be stirred up round about him.

Psalm 116:11

I said in my haste, "All men are liars."

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore saith the LORD God of Hosts, the mighty one of Israel: Ah, I must ease me of mine enemies, and avenge me upon them.

Isaiah 25:9

In that day shall it be said, "Lo, this is our God: we have waited for him, and he shall save us. This is the LORD in whom we have hoped: Let us rejoice, and delight in his salvation.

Isaiah 26:20-21

So go now my people into thy chamber, and shut the door to thee, and suffer now the twinkling of an eye, till the wrath be overpast.

Isaiah 33:22

For the LORD shall be our captain, the LORD shall be our law giver. The LORD shall be our king, and he himself shall be our Saviour

Isaiah 40:9-11

Moreover the voice cried thus, "Go up unto the hill, O Zion, thou that bringest good tidings; lift up thy voice with power, O thou preacher Jerusalem. Lift it up without fear, and say unto the cities of Judah, 'Behold, your God!'

Isaiah 41:10-14

Be not afraid, for I will be with thee. Look not behind thee, for I will be thy God, to strengthen thee, help thee, and to keep thee with this righthand of mine.

Isaiah 43:1-6

But now, the LORD that made thee O Jacob, and he that fashioned thee O Israel, sayeth thus, "Fear not, for I will defend thee. I have called thee by thy name, thou art mine own.

Isaiah 44:2

For thus sayeth the LORD, that made thee, fashioned thee, and helped thee, even from thy mother's womb: Be not afraid, O Jacob my servant, thou righteous, whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 52:7-10

O how beautiful are the feet of the Ambassador, that bringeth the message from the mountain, and proclaimeth peace: That bringeth the good tidings, and preacheth health, and sayeth unto Zion, "Thy God is the king."

Isaiah 54:4-5

Fear not, for thou shalt not be confounded. Be not ashamed, for thou shalt not come to confusion. Yea, thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the dishonour of thy widowhood.

Isaiah 66:15

For behold, the LORD shall come with fire, and his chariot shall be like a whirlwind, that he may recompense his vengeance in his wrath, and his indignation with the flame of fire.

Daniel 10:19

saying, "O thou man so well beloved, fear not: be content, take a good heart unto thee, and be strong." So when he had spoken unto me, I recovered, and said, "Speak on, my lord, for thou hast refreshed me."

Hosea 1:7

Nevertheless I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them even through the LORD their God. But I will not deliver them through any bow, sword, battle, horses, or horsemen."

Habakkuk 2:3

for the vision is yet far off for a time, but at the last it shall come to pass, and not fail. And though he tarry, yet wait thou for him, for in very deed he will come, and not be slack.

Zephaniah 3:16-17

In that time it shall be said unto Jerusalem, "Fear not," and to Zion, "Let not thine hands be slack,

Haggai 2:4

Nevertheless be of good cheer, O Zerubbabel, sayeth the LORD; be of good comfort, O Joshua thou son of Jozadak, high priest: take good hearts unto you also, all ye people of the land, sayeth the LORD of Hosts,

Zechariah 2:8-10

For thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts: With a glorious power hath he sent me out to the Heathen, which spoiled you: for whoso toucheth you, shall touch the apple of his own eye.

Matthew 1:21-23

She shall bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name Jesus: For he shall save his people from their sins."

Luke 21:28

When these things begin to come to pass: then look up, and lift up your heads, for your redemption draweth nigh."

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

2 Timothy 2:1

Thou, therefore, my son be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 9:28

even so Christ was once offered to take away the sins of many, and unto them that look for him, shall he appear again, without sin, unto their salvation.

Hebrews 10:37-38

For yet a very little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry:

James 5:7-9

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience there upon, until he receive the early and the latter rain.

Revelation 1:7

Behold, he cometh with clouds, and all eyes shall see him: and they also which pierced him. And all kindreds of the earth shall wail. Even so, amen.

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer. Behold, the devil shall cast of you into prison, to tempt you, and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be faithful unto the death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Revelation 22:20

He which testifieth these things saith, "Be it. I come quickly, Amen." Even so, come Lord Jesus.

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