Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

If there is one like me, let him come forward and say it, let him make it clear and put it in order before me: who has made clear in the past the things to come? let him make clear the future to me.

New American Standard Bible

‘Who is like Me? Let him proclaim and declare it;
Yes, let him recount it to Me in order,
From the time that I established the ancient nation.
And let them declare to them the things that are coming
And the events that are going to take place.

King James Version

And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them shew unto them.

Holman Bible

Who, like Me, can announce the future?
Let him say so and make a case before Me,
since I have established an ancient people.
Let these gods declare the coming things,
and what will take place.

International Standard Version

Who is like me? Let him proclaim and declare it, and lay it out for himself since he made an ancient people. And let him speak future events; let them tell him what will happen.

A Conservative Version

And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I established the ancient people? And let them declare the things that are coming, and that shall come to pass.

American Standard Version

And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I established the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and that shall come to pass, let them declare.

Amplified


‘Who is like Me? Let him proclaim it and declare it;
Yes, let him confront Me,
Since I established the people of antiquity.
And let them [those supposed gods] tell those people [who foolishly follow them] the things to come
And the events that are going to take place.

Darby Translation

And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? And the coming things, and those that shall happen, let them declare unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

And who as I shall call and announce it, and set it in order for me from my placing the people of old? and the things coming and that shall come, they shall announce to them.

King James 2000

And who, as I do, shall call, and shall proclaim it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them show these unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And who [is] like me? Let him proclaim [it]! And let him declare it and set it in order for me {since I established an eternal people} and things that are to come, and let them tell them [the things] that are coming.

Modern King James verseion

And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it and set it in order for Me, since I placed the people of old? And the things that are coming, and shall come, let them declare to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For what is he that ever was like me, which am from everlasting? Let him show his name, and do wherethrough he may be likened unto me. Let him tell you forth, plainly, things that are past, and for to come:

NET Bible

Who is like me? Let him make his claim! Let him announce it and explain it to me -- since I established an ancient people -- let them announce future events!

New Heart English Bible

Who is like me? Who will call, and will declare it, and set it in order for me, since I established the ancient people? Let them declare the things that are coming, and that will happen.

The Emphasized Bible

Who then, like me, can call, and declare it, and order it, for me, Seeing that I appointed an age-abiding people, - Or things yet to be, and that shall come to pass, Let them declare on their part.

Webster

And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them show to them.

World English Bible

Who is like me? Who will call, and will declare it, and set it in order for me, since I established the ancient people? Let them declare the things that are coming, and that will happen.

Youngs Literal Translation

And who as I, doth call and declare it, And arrange it for Me, Since My placing the people of antiquity, And things that are coming, And those that do come, declare they to them?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And who, as I, shall call
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

it, and set it in order
ערך 
`arak 
Usage: 76

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the ancient
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and the things that are coming
אתא אתה 
'athah 
Usage: 21

and shall come

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

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

References

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Context Readings

Yahweh The Only God

6 The Lord, the King of Israel, even the Lord of armies who has taken up his cause, says, I am the first and the last, and there is no God but me. 7 If there is one like me, let him come forward and say it, let him make it clear and put it in order before me: who has made clear in the past the things to come? let him make clear the future to me. 8 Have no fear, be strong in heart; have I not made it clear to you in the past, and let you see it? and you are my witnesses. Is there any God but me, or a Rock of whom I have no knowledge?


Cross References

Isaiah 41:26

Who has given knowledge of it from the first, so that we may be certain of it? and from the start, so that we may say, His word is true? There is no one who gives news, or says anything, or who gives ear to your words.

Isaiah 41:22

Let the future be made clear to us: give us news of the past things, so that we may give thought to them; or of the things to come, so that we may see if they are true.

Genesis 17:7-8

And I will make between me and you and your seed after you through all generations, an eternal agreement to be a God to you and to your seed after you.

Deuteronomy 32:8

When the Most High gave the nations their heritage, separating into groups the children of men, he had the limits of the peoples marked out, keeping in mind the number of the children of Israel.

Isaiah 41:4

Whose purpose and work was it? His who sent out the generations from the start. I the Lord, the first, and with the last, I am he.

Isaiah 43:9

Let all the nations come together, and let the peoples be present: who among them is able to make this clear, and give us word of earlier things? let their witnesses come forward, so that they may be seen to be true, and that they may give ear, and say, It is true.

Isaiah 43:12

I gave the word, and made it clear, and there was no strange god among you: for this reason you are my witnesses, says the Lord.

Isaiah 45:21

Give the word, put forward your cause, let us have a discussion together: who has given news of this in the past? who made it clear in early times? did not I, the Lord? and there is no God but me; a true God and a saviour; there is no other.

Isaiah 46:9-10

Let the things which are past come to your memory: for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like me;

Isaiah 48:3-8

I gave word in the past of the things which came about; they came from my mouth, and I made them clear: suddenly I did them, and they came about.

Acts 17:26

And he has made of one blood all the nations of men living on all the face of the earth, ordering their times and the limits of their lands,

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