Parallel Verses

World English Bible

"I will go before you, and make the rough places smooth. I will break the doors of brass in pieces, and cut apart the bars of iron.

New American Standard Bible

"I will go before you and make the rough places smooth; I will shatter the doors of bronze and cut through their iron bars.

King James Version

I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron:

Holman Bible

“I will go before you
and level the uneven places;
I will shatter the bronze doors
and cut the iron bars in two.

International Standard Version

"I myself will go before you, and he will make the mountains level; I'll shatter bronze doors and cut through iron bars.

A Conservative Version

I will go before thee, and make the rough places smooth. I will break in pieces the doors of brass, and cut apart the bars of iron.

American Standard Version

I will go before thee, and make the rough places smooth; I will break in pieces the doors of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron;

Amplified

I will go before you and level the mountains [to make the crooked places straight]; I will break in pieces the doors of bronze and cut asunder the bars of iron.

Bible in Basic English

I will go before you, and make the rough places level: the doors of brass will be broken, and the iron rods cut in two:

Darby Translation

I will go before thee, and make the elevated places plain; I will break in pieces the brazen doors, and cut asunder the bars of iron;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will go before thee and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze and cut in sunder the bars of iron:

Julia Smith Translation

I will go before thee, and I will make straight the circles: I will break in pieces the doors of brass, and I will cut down the bars of iron:

King James 2000

I will go before you, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of bronze, and cut asunder the bars of iron:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I myself will go before you, and I will level [the] {mountains}. I will break [the] doors of bronze and cut through[the] bars of iron.

Modern King James verseion

I will go before you, and make hills level. I will break in pieces the bronze gates, and cut the iron bars in two.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will go before thee, and make the crooked straight. I shall break the brazen doors, and burst the iron bars.

NET Bible

"I will go before you and level mountains. Bronze doors I will shatter and iron bars I will hack through.

New Heart English Bible

"I will go before you, and make the mountains level. I will break the doors of brass in pieces, and cut apart the bars of iron.

The Emphasized Bible

I, before thee, will go, And the hills, will I level - The doors of bronze, will I break in pieces, e And the bars of iron, will I cut asunder;

Webster

I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut asunder the bars of iron:

Youngs Literal Translation

'I go before thee, and crooked places make straight, Two-leaved doors of brass I shiver, And bars of iron I cut asunder,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

thee, and make
ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 7

I will break in pieces
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

the gates
דּלת 
Deleth 
Usage: 88

of brass
נחשׁה נחוּשׁה 
N@chuwshah 
Usage: 10

and cut in sunder
גּדע 
Gada` 
Usage: 22

the bars
בּריח 
B@riyach 
Usage: 41

Context Readings

Cyrus, God's Instrument

1 Thus says Yahweh to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held, to subdue nations before him, and strip kings of their armor; to open the doors before him, and the gates shall not be shut: 2 "I will go before you, and make the rough places smooth. I will break the doors of brass in pieces, and cut apart the bars of iron. 3 I will give you the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that it is I, Yahweh, who call you by your name, even the God of Israel.



Cross References

Psalm 107:16

For he has broken the gates of brass, and cut through bars of iron.

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.

Isaiah 13:4-17

The noise of a multitude is in the mountains, as of a great people; the noise of an uproar of the kingdoms of the nations gathered together! Yahweh of Armies is mustering the army for the battle.

Isaiah 42:16

I will bring the blind by a way that they don't know. I will lead them in paths that they don't know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them.

Jeremiah 51:30

The mighty men of Babylon have forborne to fight, they remain in their strongholds; their might has failed; they are become as women: her dwelling places are set on fire; her bars are broken.

Luke 3:5

Every valley will be filled. Every mountain and hill will be brought low. The crooked will become straight, and the rough ways smooth.

Acts 1:15

In these days, Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (and the number of names was about one hundred twenty), and said,

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