Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thus has the LORD said that creates the heavens; God himself that forms the earth, he who made it and established it. He did not create it in vain; he created it to be inhabited; I am the LORD; and there is no one else.

New American Standard Bible

For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens (He is the God who formed the earth and made it, He established it and did not create it a waste place, but formed it to be inhabited), "I am the LORD, and there is none else.

King James Version

For thus saith the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else.

Holman Bible

For this is what the Lord says—
God is the Creator of the heavens.
He formed the earth and made it.
He established it;
He did not create it to be empty,
but formed it to be inhabited
“I am Yahweh,
and there is no other.

International Standard Version

For this is what the LORD says, who created the heavens he is God, and the one who formed the earth and made it, and he is the one who established it; he didn't create itfor chaos, but formed it to be inhabited "I am the LORD and there is no other.

A Conservative Version

For thus says LORD who created the heavens, the God who formed the earth and made it, who established it and did not create it a waste, who formed it to be inhabited: I am LORD, and there is none else.

American Standard Version

For thus saith Jehovah that created the heavens, the God that formed the earth and made it, that established it and created it not a waste, that formed it to be inhabited: I am Jehovah; and there is none else.

Amplified

For thus says the Lord -- "Who created the heavens, God Himself, Who formed the earth and made it, Who established it and did not create it to be a worthless waste; He formed it to be inhabited -- "I am the Lord, and there is no one else.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

For thus saith Jehovah who created the heavens, God himself who formed the earth and made it, he who established it, not as waste did he create it: he formed it to be inhabited: I am Jehovah, and there is none else.

Julia Smith Translation

For thus said Jehovah creating the heavens, He the God forming the earth, and he made it; he prepared it, be created it not in vain, he formed it to be dwelt in: I Jehovah and none besides

King James 2000

For thus says the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he has established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For thus says Yahweh, {who created} the heavens, he [is] God, {who formed} the earth and {who made} it. He himself established it; he did not create it [as] emptiness-- he formed it for inhabiting. "I [am] Yahweh and there is none besides [me].

Modern King James verseion

For so says Jehovah the Creator of the heavens, He is God, forming the earth and making it; He makes it stand, not creating it empty, but forming it to be inhabited. I am Jehovah, and there is no other.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thus sayeth the LORD, even he that created heaven, the God that made the earth, that fashioned it, and set it forth: I have not made it for naught, but I made it to be inhabited. Even I the LORD, without whom there is none other.

NET Bible

For this is what the Lord says, the one who created the sky -- he is the true God, the one who formed the earth and made it; he established it, he did not create it without order, he formed it to be inhabited -- "I am the Lord, I have no peer.

New Heart English Bible

For thus says the LORD who created the heavens, the God who formed the earth and made it, who established it and did not create it a waste, who formed it to be inhabited: "I am the LORD, and there is no other.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Thus, saith Yahweh, Who created the heavens God himself! Who fashioned the earth - And made it Himself, established it, -- Not a waste, created he it To be dwelt in, he fashioned it, -- I, am Yahweh, and there is none else:

Webster

For thus saith the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else.

World English Bible

For thus says Yahweh who created the heavens, the God who formed the earth and made it, who established it and didn't create it a waste, who formed it to be inhabited: "I am Yahweh; and there is no other.

Youngs Literal Translation

For thus said Jehovah, Creator of heaven, He is God, Former of earth, and its Maker, He established it -- not empty He prepared it, For inhabiting He formed it: 'I am Jehovah, and there is none else.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

it, he created
בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

it not in vain
תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

he formed
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

it to be inhabited
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

I am the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Lord Of Creation And History

17 Israel is saved in the LORD, eternal salvation; ye shall never be ashamed nor confounded through all ages. 18 For thus has the LORD said that creates the heavens; God himself that forms the earth, he who made it and established it. He did not create it in vain; he created it to be inhabited; I am the LORD; and there is no one else. 19 I have not spoken in secret in a dark place of the earth. Not without substance did I say unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me; I am the LORD who speaks righteousness, who declares things that are right.



Cross References

Isaiah 42:5

Thus saith God the LORD, the Creator of the heavens and he that stretches them out; he that spreads forth the earth and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath unto the people upon it and spirit to those that walk therein:

Genesis 1:2

And the earth was without order, and empty; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

Psalm 115:16

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, but the earth he has given to the sons of Adam.

Genesis 1:26

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over the beasts and over all the earth and over every serpent that moves upon the earth.

Genesis 1:28

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over every beast that moves upon the earth.

Isaiah 45:12

I have made the earth, and created man upon it, I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens and I have commanded all their host.

Genesis 9:1

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth.

Isaiah 45:5-6

I am the LORD, and there is no one else; there is no God beside me; I shall gird thee, though thou hast not known me

Jeremiah 10:12

He that makes the earth by his power, he that orders the world with his wisdom and extends the heavens with his intelligence:

Jeremiah 51:15

He is the one who makes the earth by his power; he upholds the world by his wisdom and extends the heavens by his intelligence;

Ezekiel 36:10-12

and I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the ruins shall be built.

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