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God the Lord, even he who made the heavens, measuring them out on high; stretching out the earth, and giving its produce; he who gives breath to the people on it, and life to those who go about on it, says:

New American Standard Bible

Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread out the earth and its offspring, Who gives breath to the people on it And spirit to those who walk in it,

King James Version

Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:

Holman Bible

This is what God, Yahweh, says—
who created the heavens and stretched them out,
who spread out the earth and what comes from it,
who gives breath to the people on it
and life to those who walk on it

International Standard Version

This is what God says the God who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and its produce, who gives breath to the people on it and life to those who walk in it:

A Conservative Version

Thus says God, LORD, he who created the heavens, and stretched them forth, he who spread abroad the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to the people upon it, and spirit to those who walk in it,

American Standard Version

Thus saith God Jehovah, he that created the heavens, and stretched them forth; he that spread abroad the earth and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:

Amplified

Thus says God the Lord -- "He Who created the heavens and stretched them forth, He Who spread abroad the earth and that which comes out of it, He Who gives breath to the people on it and spirit to those who walk in it:

Darby Translation

Thus saith God, Jehovah, he that created the heavens and stretched them out, he that spread forth the earth and its productions, he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said God Jehovah, creating the heavens and stretching them out; and spreading out the earth and its productions; giving breath to the people upon it, and spirit to those going upon it:

King James 2000

Thus says God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk in it:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus says the God, Yahweh, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and its offspring, who gives breath to the people upon it and spirit to those who walk in it.

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah God, He who created the heavens and stretched them out, spreading out the earth and its offspring; He who gives breath to the people on it and spirit to those who walk in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thus sayeth God the LORD unto him, even he that made the heavens, and spread them abroad, and set forth the earth with her increase: which giveth breath unto the people that is in it, and to them that dwell therein,

NET Bible

This is what the true God, the Lord, says -- the one who created the sky and stretched it out, the one who fashioned the earth and everything that lives on it, the one who gives breath to the people on it, and life to those who live on it:

New Heart English Bible

Thus says God the LORD, he who created the heavens and stretched them out, he who spread out the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to its people and spirit to those who walk in it.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith GOD himself - Yahweh, - Creator of the heavens that stretched them forth, Out-spreader of earth, and the products thereof, - Giver of breath to the people thereon, And of spirit to them who walk therein,

Webster

Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and expanded them; he that spread forth the earth, and that which it produceth; he that giveth breath to the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein.

World English Bible

Thus says God Yahweh, he who created the heavens and stretched them out, he who spread out the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to its people and spirit to those who walk in it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said God, Jehovah, preparing The heavens, and stretching them out, Spreading out the earth and its productions, Giving breath to the people on it, And spirit to those walking in it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

the Lord

Usage: 0

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

רקע 
Raqa` 
Usage: 11

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

צאצא 
Tse'etsa' 
Usage: 11

of it he that giveth
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נשׁמה 
N@shamah 
Usage: 24

unto the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

upon it, and spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

Context Readings

The Mission Of Yahweh's Servant

4 His light will not be put out, and he will not be crushed, till he has given the knowledge of the true God to the earth, and the sea-lands will be waiting for his teaching. 5 God the Lord, even he who made the heavens, measuring them out on high; stretching out the earth, and giving its produce; he who gives breath to the people on it, and life to those who go about on it, says: 6 I the Lord have made you the vessel of my purpose, I have taken you by the hand, and kept you safe, and I have given you to be an agreement to the people, and a light to the nations:


Cross References

Acts 17:25

And he is not dependent on the work of men's hands, as if he had need of anything, for he himself gives to all life and breath and all things;

Job 12:10

In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all flesh of man.

Job 33:4

The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Ruler of all gives me life.

Psalm 24:1-2

The earth is the Lord's, with all its wealth; the world and all the people living in it.

Psalm 24:1-26

The earth is the Lord's, with all its wealth; the world and all the people living in it.

Psalm 136:6

To him by whom the earth was stretched out over the waters: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.

Isaiah 40:22

It is he who is seated over the arch of the earth, and the people in it are as small as locusts; by him the heavens are stretched out like an arch, and made ready like a tent for a living-place.

Isaiah 44:24

The Lord, who has taken up your cause, and who gave you life in your mother's body, says, I am the Lord who makes all things; stretching out the heavens by myself, and giving the earth its limits; who was with me?

Isaiah 45:12

I have made the earth, forming man on it: by my hands the heavens have been stretched out, and all the stars put in their ordered places.

Isaiah 45:18

For this is the word of the Lord who made the heavens; he is God; the maker and designer of the earth; who made it not to be a waste, but as a living-place for man: I am the Lord, and there is no other.

Daniel 5:23

But you have been lifting yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and they have put the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your women, have taken wine in them; and you have given praise to gods of silver and gold, of brass and iron and wood and stone, who are without the power of seeing or hearing, and without knowledge: and to the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not given glory;

Genesis 1:10-12

And God gave the dry land the name of Earth; and the waters together in their place were named Seas: and God saw that it was good.

Genesis 1:24-25

And God said, Let the earth give birth to all sorts of living things, cattle and all things moving on the earth, and beasts of the earth after their sort: and it was so.

Genesis 2:7

And the Lord God made man from the dust of the earth, breathing into him the breath of life: and man became a living soul.

Job 27:3

(For all my breath is still in me, and the spirit of God is my life;)

Job 34:14

If he made his spirit come back to him, taking his breath into himself again,

Psalm 33:6

By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the army of heaven by the breath of his mouth.

Psalm 104:2-35

You are clothed with light as with a robe; stretching out the heavens like a curtain:

Isaiah 40:12

In the hollow of whose hand have the waters been measured? and who is able to take the heavens in his stretched-out fingers? who has got together the dust of the earth in a measure? who has taken the weight of the mountains, or put the hills into the scales?

Isaiah 40:28

Have you no knowledge of it? has it not come to your ears? The eternal God, the Lord, the Maker of the ends of the earth, is never feeble or tired; there is no searching out of his wisdom.

Isaiah 48:13

Yes, by my hand was the earth placed on its base, and by my right hand the heavens were stretched out; at my word they take up their places.

Jeremiah 10:12

He has made the earth by his power, he has made the world strong in its place by his wisdom, and by his wise design the heavens have been stretched out.

Jeremiah 32:17

Ah Lord God! see, you have made the heaven and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm, and there is nothing you are not able to do:

Amos 9:6

It is he who makes his rooms in the heaven, basing his arch on the earth; whose voice goes out to the waters of the sea, and sends them flowing over the face of the earth; the Lord is his name.

Zechariah 12:1

The word of the Lord about Israel. The Lord by whom the heavens are stretched out and the bases of the earth put in place, and the spirit of man formed inside him, has said:

Hebrews 1:2

But now, at the end of these days, it has come to us through his Son, to whom he has given all things for a heritage, and through whom he made the order of the generations;

Hebrews 1:10-12

You, Lord, at the first did put the earth on its base, and the heavens are the works of your hands:

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