Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Behold, I have engraved thee upon the palms of my hands. Thy walls are continually before me.

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands;
Your walls are continually before Me.

King James Version

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

Holman Bible

Look, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands;
your walls are continually before Me.

International Standard Version

Look! I've inscribed you on the palms of my hands, and your walls are forever before me.

American Standard Version

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

Amplified


“Indeed, I have inscribed [a picture of] you on the palms of My hands;
Your city walls [Zion] are continually before Me.

Bible in Basic English

See, your name is marked on my hands; your walls are ever before me.

Darby Translation

Lo, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, upon the palms I engraved thee; thy walls before me continually.

King James 2000

Behold, I have engraved you upon the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, I have inscribed you on the palms of [my] hands; your walls [are] continually before me.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I have carved you on the palms of My hands; your walls are forever before Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I have written thee up upon my hands, thy walls are ever in my sight.

NET Bible

Look, I have inscribed your name on my palms; your walls are constantly before me.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! on the palms of my hands, have portrayed thee, - Thy walls are before me continually.

Webster

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

World English Bible

Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, on the palms of the hand I have graven thee, Thy walls are before Me continually.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

thee upon the palms of my hands
כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

Context Readings

Yahweh Remembers Zion

15 Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yea, these may forget, yet I will not forget thee. 16 Behold, I have engraved thee upon the palms of my hands. Thy walls are continually before me. 17 Thy sons make haste. Thy destroyers and those who made thee waste shall go forth from thee.


Cross References

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal upon thy heart, as a seal upon thine arm. For love is strong as death, jealousy is cruel as Sheol. The flashes of it are flashes of fire, a most vehement flame.

Haggai 2:23

In that day, says LORD of hosts, I will take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, says LORD, and will make thee as a signet. For I have chosen thee, says LORD of hosts.

Exodus 13:9

And it shall be for a sign to thee upon thy hand, and for a memorial between thine eyes, that the law of LORD may be in thy mouth, for with a strong hand has LORD brought thee out of Egypt.

Psalm 48:12-13

Walk about Zion, and go round about her. Number the towers of it,

Isaiah 26:1

In that day this song shall be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city. He will appoint salvation for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make thy pinnacles of rubies, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy border of precious stones.

Isaiah 60:18

Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, desolation nor destruction within thy borders, but thou shall call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem. They shall never keep silent day nor night. Ye who are LORD's reminders, take ye no rest,

Jeremiah 22:24

As I live, says LORD, though Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were the signet upon my right hand, yet I would pluck thee from there,

Revelation 21:10-21

And he carried me away in spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the great city, holy Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,

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