Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Coastlands, listen to Me in silence, And let the peoples gain new strength; Let them come forward, then let them speak; Let us come together for judgment.

King James Version

Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment.

Holman Bible

“Be silent before Me, islands!
And let peoples renew their strength.
Let them approach, then let them testify;
let us come together for the trial.

International Standard Version

"Be silent before me, you coastlands, and let the people renew their strength! Let them come forward, then let them speak together let's draw near for a ruling.

A Conservative Version

Keep silence before me, O islands, and let the peoples renew their strength. Let them come near, then let them speak. Let us come near together to judgment.

American Standard Version

Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the peoples renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak; let us come near together to judgment.

Amplified

Listen in silence before Me, O islands and regions bordering on the sea! And let the people gather and renew their strength [for the argument; let them offer their strongest arguments]! Let them come near, then let them speak; let us come near together for judgment [and decide the point at issue between us concerning the enemy advancing from the east].

Bible in Basic English

Come quietly before me, O sea-lands, and let the peoples get together their strength: let them come near; then let them say what they have to say: let us put forward our cause against one another.

Darby Translation

Keep silence before me, islands; and let the peoples renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us draw near together to judgment.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Listen unto me, O islands; and let the peoples strengthen themselves; let them come near; then let them speak; let us come near together to judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Be silent to me, ye islands; and the people shall change strength: they shall draw near; then shall they speak: together we will come near for judgment

King James 2000

Keep silence before me, O coastlands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together for judgment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Listen to me in silence, coastlands, and let nations renew [their] strength. Let them approach, then let them speak; let us draw near together for judgment.

Modern King James verseion

Keep silence before Me, O coasts; and peoples shall renew strength; let them come near; then let them speak; let us come near together for judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be still, ye Islands, and hearken unto me. Be strong ye people; Come hither, and show your cause: we will go to the law together.

NET Bible

"Listen to me in silence, you coastlands! Let the nations find renewed strength! Let them approach and then speak; let us come together for debate!

New Heart English Bible

"Keep silent before me, islands, and let the peoples renew their strength. Let them come near, then let them speak. Let's meet together for judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

Be silent and hearken unto me, O ye Coastlands, lands, And let the Races of Men renew their strength, - Let them approach, then, let them speak, Together, for controversy, let us draw near: -

Webster

Keep silence before me, O isles; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment.

World English Bible

"Keep silent before me, islands, and let the peoples renew their strength. Let them come near, then let them speak. Let's meet together for judgment.

Youngs Literal Translation

Keep silent towards Me, O isles, And the peoples pass on to power, They come nigh, then they speak, 'Together -- to judgment we draw near.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

before me, O islands
אי 
'iy 
Usage: 36

and let the people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

חלף 
Chalaph 
Usage: 28

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God Helps Israel

1 "Coastlands, listen to Me in silence, And let the peoples gain new strength; Let them come forward, then let them speak; Let us come together for judgment. 2 "Who has aroused one from the east Whom He calls in righteousness to His feet? He delivers up nations before him And subdues kings He makes them like dust with his sword, As the wind-driven chaff with his bow.


Cross References

Habakkuk 2:20

"But the LORD is in His holy temple Let all the earth be silent before Him."

Zechariah 2:13

"Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for He is aroused from His holy habitation."

Isaiah 1:18

"Come now, and let us reason together," Says the LORD, "Though your sins are as scarlet, They will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They will be like wool.

Isaiah 11:11

Then it will happen on that day that the Lord Will again recover the second time with His hand The remnant of His people, who will remain, From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, And from the islands of the sea.

Job 23:3-7

"Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat!

Job 31:35-36

"Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold, here is my signature; Let the Almighty answer me! And the indictment which my adversary has written,

Job 38:3

"Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!

Job 40:7-10

"Now gird up your loins like a man; I will ask you, and you instruct Me.

Psalm 46:10

"Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."

Isaiah 8:9-10

"Be broken, O peoples, and be shattered; And give ear, all remote places of the earth. Gird yourselves, yet be shattered; Gird yourselves, yet be shattered.

Isaiah 34:1

Draw near, O nations, to hear; and listen, O peoples! Let the earth and all it contains hear, and the world and all that springs from it.

Isaiah 41:6-7

Each one helps his neighbor And says to his brother, "Be strong!"

Isaiah 41:21-22

"Present your case," the LORD says. "Bring forward your strong arguments," The King of Jacob says.

Isaiah 48:16

"Come near to Me, listen to this: From the first I have not spoken in secret, From the time it took place, I was there And now the Lord GOD has sent Me, and His Spirit."

Isaiah 49:1

Listen to Me, O islands, And pay attention, you peoples from afar The LORD called Me from the womb; From the body of My mother He named Me.

Isaiah 50:8

He who vindicates Me is near; Who will contend with Me? Let us stand up to each other; Who has a case against Me? Let him draw near to Me.

Joel 3:10-11

Beat your plowshares into swords And your pruning hooks into spears; Let the weak say, "I am a mighty man."

Micah 6:1-3

Hear now what the LORD is saying, "Arise, plead your case before the mountains, And let the hills hear your voice.

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