Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear.

King James Version

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Holman Bible

Indeed, the Lord's hand is not too short to save, and His ear is not too deaf to hear.

International Standard Version

"See, the LORD's hand is not too short to save, nor are his ears too dull to hear.

A Conservative Version

Behold, LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, nor his ear heavy, that it cannot hear.

American Standard Version

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Amplified

Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened at all, that it cannot save, nor His ear dull with deafness, that it cannot hear.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, the Lord's hand has not become short, so that he is unable to give salvation; and his ear is not shut from hearing:

Darby Translation

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened that it cannot save, neither his ear heavy that it cannot hear;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; nor his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, the hand of Jehovah was not shortened from saving, and his ear heavy from hearing:

King James 2000

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear dull, that it cannot hear:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! The hand of Yahweh is not too short {to save}, and his ear is not [too] dull {to hear}.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened so that it cannot save, nor is His ear heavy so that it cannot hear.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, the LORD's hand is not so shortened that it cannot help, neither is his ear so stopped that it may not hear.

NET Bible

Look, the Lord's hand is not too weak to deliver you; his ear is not too deaf to hear you.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it can't save; neither his ear heavy, that it can't hear:

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! the hand of Yahweh is not too short to say, - Neither is his ear too heavy to hear.

Webster

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

World English Bible

Behold, Yahweh's hand is not shortened, that it can't save; neither his ear heavy, that it can't hear:

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, the hand of Jehovah Hath not been shortened from saving, Nor heavy his ear from hearing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הן 
hen 
lo, behold, if, or if, though
Usage: 99

the Lord's

Usage: 0

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

is not shortened
קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

Context Readings

Rampant Transgression

1 Behold, the LORD'S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear. 2 But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.


Cross References

Numbers 11:23

The LORD said to Moses, "Is the LORD'S power limited? Now you shall see whether My word will come true for you or not."

Isaiah 50:2

"Why was there no man when I came? When I called, why was there none to answer? Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke, I make the rivers a wilderness; Their fish stink for lack of water And die of thirst.

Jeremiah 32:17

'Ah Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You,

Genesis 18:14

"Is anything too difficult for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son."

Isaiah 6:10

"Render the hearts of this people insensitive, Their ears dull, And their eyes dim, Otherwise they might see with their eyes, Hear with their ears, Understand with their hearts, And return and be healed."

Isaiah 58:9

"Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; You will cry, and He will say, 'Here I am ' If you remove the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,

Isaiah 63:1

Who is this who comes from Edom, With garments of glowing colors from Bozrah, This One who is majestic in His apparel, Marching in the greatness of His strength? "It is I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save."

Isaiah 65:24

"It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Matthew 13:15

FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES, OTHERWISE THEY WOULD SEE WITH THEIR EYES, HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM.'

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.

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