Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Instead of bronze I will bring gold,
And instead of iron I will bring silver,
And instead of wood, bronze,
And instead of stones, iron.
And I will make peace your administrators
And righteousness your overseers.

King James Version

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness.

Holman Bible

I will bring gold instead of bronze;
I will bring silver instead of iron,
bronze instead of wood,
and iron instead of stones.
I will appoint peace as your guard
and righteousness as your ruler.

International Standard Version

"Instead of bronze, I'll bring gold, and instead of iron, I'll bring silver; instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. I'll appoint peace as your supervisor and righteousness as your taskmaster.

A Conservative Version

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make thy officers peace, and thine overseers righteousness.

American Standard Version

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness.

Amplified

Instead of bronze I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver; and instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. [Instead of the tyranny of the present] I will appoint peace as your officers and righteousness as your taskmasters.

Bible in Basic English

In place of brass, I will give gold, and for iron silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: and I will make Peace your judge, and Righteousness your overseer.

Darby Translation

For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood bronze, and for stones iron; and I will make thine officers peace, and thy rulers righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

Instead of brass I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver, and instead of woods, brass, and instead of stones, iron: and I set thine overseers peace, and thy rulers justice.

King James 2000

For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood bronze, and for stones iron: I will also make your officers peace, and your rulers righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Instead of bronze I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver, and instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. And I will {appoint} peace [as] your overseer, and righteousness [as] {your ruling body}.

Modern King James verseion

For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver; and for wood I will bring bronze, and for stones, iron. I will also make your overseers to be peace, and your rulers to be righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For brass will I give thee gold, and for iron, silver: for wood, brass, and for stones, iron. I will make peace thy ruler, and righteousness thine officer.

NET Bible

Instead of bronze, I will bring you gold, instead of iron, I will bring you silver, instead of wood, I will bring you bronze, instead of stones, I will bring you iron. I will make prosperity your overseer, and vindication your sovereign ruler.

New Heart English Bible

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make your officers peace, and righteousness your ruler.

The Emphasized Bible

Instead of bronze, I will bring in, gold, and Instead of iron, I will bring in silver, and Instead of wood, bronze, and Instead of stones, iron, - And I will appoint the oversight of thee to Prosperity, And the setting of thy tasks to Righteousness.

Webster

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: I will also make thy officers peace, and thy exactors righteousness.

World English Bible

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make your officers peace, and righteousness your ruler.

Youngs Literal Translation

Instead of the brass I bring in gold, And instead of the iron I bring in silver, And instead of the wood brass, And instead of the stone iron, And I have made thy inspection peace, And thy exactors righteousness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נחשׁת 
N@chosheth 
Usage: 140

I will bring



come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

and for iron
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and for wood
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

נחשׁת 
N@chosheth 
Usage: 140

בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

I will also make
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

פּקדּה 
P@quddah 
Usage: 32

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Context Readings

Zion Glorified

16 “You will also suck the milk of nations
And suck the breast of kings;
Then you will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior
And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.
17 “Instead of bronze I will bring gold,
And instead of iron I will bring silver,
And instead of wood, bronze,
And instead of stones, iron.
And I will make peace your administrators
And righteousness your overseers.
18 Violence will not be heard again in your land,
Nor devastation or destruction within your borders;
But you will call your walls salvation, and your gates praise.


Cross References

1 Kings 10:21-27

All King Solomon’s drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold. None was of silver; it was not considered valuable in the days of Solomon.

Isaiah 1:26

“Then I will restore your judges as at the first,
And your counselors as at the beginning;
After that you will be called the city of righteousness,
A faithful city.”

Isaiah 30:26

The light of the moon will be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun will be seven times brighter, like the light of seven days, on the day the Lord binds up the fracture of His people and heals the bruise He has inflicted.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king will reign righteously
And princes will rule justly.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the Lord before them.

Hebrews 11:40

because God had provided something better for us, so that apart from us they would not be made perfect.

2 Peter 3:13

But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.

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