Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lift up your eyes to heaven and behold the earth beneath. For heaven shall vanish away as smoke, and the earth shall wear away as a vesture, and the inhabiters thereof shall perish away after the same manner: but my salvation shall endure ever, and my righteousness shall not perish.

New American Standard Bible

Lift up your eyes to the sky,
Then look to the earth beneath;
For the sky will vanish like smoke,
And the earth will wear out like a garment
And its inhabitants will die in like manner;
But My salvation will be forever,
And My righteousness will not wane.

King James Version

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Holman Bible

Look up to the heavens,
and look at the earth beneath;
for the heavens will vanish like smoke,
the earth will wear out like a garment,
and its inhabitants will die like gnats.
But My salvation will last forever,
and My righteousness will never be shattered.

International Standard Version

"Lift up your eyes, you heavens and look to the earth beneath; and see who created these. Its inhabitants will die just like this; but my salvation will be forever, and my deliverance will never fail.

A Conservative Version

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath. For the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall grow old like a garment, and those who dwell in it shall die in like manner. But my salvation shal

American Standard Version

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment; and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Amplified


“Lift up your eyes to the heavens,
Then look to the earth beneath;
For the heavens will be torn to pieces and vanish like smoke,
And the earth will wear out like a garment
And its inhabitants will die in like manner.
But My salvation will be forever,
And My righteousness (justice) [and faithfully fulfilled promise] will not be broken.

Bible in Basic English

Let your eyes be lifted up to the heavens, and turned to the earth which is under them: for the heavens will go in flight like smoke, and the earth will become old like a coat, and its people will come to destruction like insects: but my salvation will be for ever, and my righteousness will not come to an end.

Darby Translation

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall grow old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner; but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Julia Smith Translation

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look to the earth from beneath: for the heavens as smoke vanished away, and the earth as a garment shall decay, and they inhabiting as thus shall die; and my salvation shall be forever, and my justice shall not be broken.

King James 2000

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall grow old like a garment, and they that dwell in it shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be forever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Lift up your eyes to the heavens and look to the earth beneath, for [the] heavens will be torn to pieces like smoke, and the earth will be worn out like garment, and those who inhabit her will die like gnats. But my salvation will be forever, and my righteousness will not be broken to pieces.

Modern King James verseion

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall become old like a garment; and its inhabitants shall die in the same way. But My salvation shall be forever, and My righteousness shall not be broken.

NET Bible

Look up at the sky! Look at the earth below! For the sky will dissipate like smoke, and the earth will wear out like clothes; its residents will die like gnats. But the deliverance I give is permanent; the vindication I provide will not disappear.

New Heart English Bible

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment; and those who dwell therein shall die in the same way: but my salvation shall be forever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

The Emphasized Bible

Lift up - to the heavens - your eyes, And look around to the earth beneath Though, the heavens, like smoke, should have vanished And, the earth, like a garment, should fall to pieces, And, her inhabitants, in like manner, should die, Yet, my salvation, unto times age-abiding, shall continue, And, my righteousness, shall not be broken down.

Webster

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall become old like a garment, and its inhabitants shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

World English Bible

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment; and those who dwell therein shall die in the same way: but my salvation shall be forever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lift ye up to the heavens your eyes, And look attentively unto the earth beneath, For the heavens as smoke have vanished, And the earth as a garment weareth out, And its inhabitants as gnats do die, And My salvation is to the age, And My righteousness is not broken.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lift up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

to the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and look
נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

מלח 
Malach 
Usage: 5

עשׁן 
`ashan 
Usage: 25

and the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

בּלה 
Balah 
Usage: 15

בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

in like
כּמו כּמו 
K@mow 
and when, as thyself, like me, according to it, worth
Usage: 127

כּן 
Ken 
Usage: 6

but my salvation
ישׁוּעה 
Y@shuw`ah 
Usage: 78

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

and my righteousness
צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

Context Readings

Yahweh Comforts Zion

5 My righteousness is nigh, and my salvation shall go out, and mine arms shall judge nations, and islands shall look for me and shall tarry after mine arm. 6 Lift up your eyes to heaven and behold the earth beneath. For heaven shall vanish away as smoke, and the earth shall wear away as a vesture, and the inhabiters thereof shall perish away after the same manner: but my salvation shall endure ever, and my righteousness shall not perish. 7 Hearken unto me ye that know righteousness, and so let the people that have my law in their hearts. Fear not the rebukes of man neither faint for their blasphemies.


Cross References

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth shall perish: but my words shall abide.

Isaiah 34:4

All the stars of heaven shall be consumed, and the heaven shall fold together like a roll, and all the stars thereof shall fall, like as the leaves fall from the vines and fig trees.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and consider who hath made those things, which come out by so great heaps; and he can call them all by their names. For there is nothing hid unto the greatness of his power, strength, and might.

Psalm 102:25-26

Thou, LORD, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the works of thy hands.

Isaiah 45:17

But Israel shall be saved in the LORD, which is the everlasting salvation: They shall not come to shame nor confusion, world without end.

Isaiah 51:8

For worms shall eat them as a garment, and moths shall devour them as it were wool. But my righteousness shall continue ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

Deuteronomy 4:19

Yea, and lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars and whatsoever is contained in heaven, shouldest be deceived and shouldest bow thyself unto them and serve the things which the LORD thy God hath distributed unto all nations that are under all quarters of heaven.

Psalm 8:3-4

For I will consider thy heavens, even the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars which thou hast ordained.

Psalm 103:17

But the merciful goodness of the LORD endureth for ever and ever upon them that fear him, and his righteousness upon their children's children;

Isaiah 13:13

Moreover, I will so shake the heaven, that the earth shall remove out of her place. Thus shall it go with Babylon in the wrath of the LORD of Hosts in the day of his fearful indignation.

Isaiah 50:9

Behold, the LORD God standeth by me: what is he that can condemn me? Lo, they shall be all like as an old cloth, which the moths shall eat up.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are determined over thy people, and over the holy city: that the wickedness may be consumed, that the sin may have an end, that the offense may be reconciled, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, to fulfill the visions and the Prophets, and to anoint the most holy one.

John 3:15-16

that none that believeth in him perish: but have eternal life.

John 5:24

Verily, verily I say unto you, He that heareth my words, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life: and shall not come into damnation, but is escaped from death unto life.

John 10:27-29

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation, and good hope through grace,

Hebrews 1:10-12

And, "Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth: And the heavens are the works of thy hands.

Hebrews 5:9

and was made perfect, and the cause of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him:

Hebrews 9:12

neither by the blood of goats, and calves: but by his own blood, we entered once for all into the holy place, and found eternal redemption.

Hebrews 9:15

And for this cause is he the mediator of the new testament, that through death which chanced for the redemption of those transgressions that were in the first testament, they which were called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

2 Peter 3:10-12

Nevertheless, the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in the which day, the heavens shall perish with terrible noise, and the elements shall melt with heat, and the earth, with the works that are therein, shall burn.

Revelation 6:12-14

And I beheld when he opened the sixth seal, and lo there was a great earthquake, and the sun was as black as sackcloth made of hair. And the moon waxed even as blood:

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white seat and him that sat on it, from whose face fled away both the earth and heaven, and their place was no more found.

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