Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Look down from the heavens, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory! Where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy tender mercies? Are they restrained toward me?

New American Standard Bible

Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious habitation; Where are Your zeal and Your mighty deeds? The stirrings of Your heart and Your compassion are restrained toward me.

King James Version

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Holman Bible

Look down from heaven and see from Your lofty home-holy and beautiful. Where is Your zeal and Your might? Your yearning and Your compassion are withheld from me.

International Standard Version

Look down from heaven, and see from your holy and glorious dwelling. Where are your zeal and your might? Where are the yearning of your heart and your compassion? They are held back from me.

A Conservative Version

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory. Where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? The yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me.

American Standard Version

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? the yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me.

Amplified

Look down from heaven and see from the dwelling place of Your holiness and Your glory. Where are Your zeal and Your jealousy and Your mighty acts [which you formerly did for Your people]? Your yearning pity and the [multitude of] compassions of Your heart are restrained and withheld from me.

Bible in Basic English

Let your eyes be looking down from heaven, from your holy and beautiful house: where is your deep feeling, the working of your power? do not keep back the moving of your pity and your mercies:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory; where is thy zeal and thy strength, the feeling of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Julia Smith Translation

Look from the heavens, and see from thy holy dwelling and thy glory: where thy zeal and thy strength? the multitude of thy bowels and thy compassions to me restrained themselves.

King James 2000

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where is your zeal and your strength, the yearning of your heart and of your mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look from heaven, and see from the lofty residence of your holiness and glory. Where [are] your zeal and strength? {Your compassion} and mercy to me hold themselves back.

Modern King James verseion

Look down from Heaven, and look down from the place of Your holiness and of Your glory; where is Your zeal and Your strength, the multitude of Your tender affections and of Your mercies toward me? Are they withheld?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Look down then from heaven, and behold the dwelling place of thy Sanctuary and thy glory. How is it that thy jealousy, thy strength, the multitude of thy mercies and thy loving-kindness, will not be entreated of us?

NET Bible

Look down from heaven and take notice, from your holy, majestic palace! Where are your zeal and power? Do not hold back your tender compassion!

New Heart English Bible

Look down from heaven, and see from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where are your zeal and your mighty acts? the yearning of your heart and your compassion is restrained toward me.

The Emphasized Bible

Look thou down, out of the heavens and see, Out of the high abode of thy holiness and of thy majesty, - Where are thy jealousy, and thy mighty deeds? The resounding of thy yearning affection, and thy compassions towards me, are they restrained?

Webster

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies towards me? are they restrained?

World English Bible

Look down from heaven, and see from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where are your zeal and your mighty acts? the yearning of your heart and your compassion is restrained toward me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Look attentively from the heavens, And see from Thy holy and beauteous habitation, Where is Thy zeal and Thy might? The multitude of Thy bowels and Thy mercies Towards me have refrained themselves.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and behold
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

זבל זבוּל 
Z@buwl 
Usage: 5

קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

and of thy glory
תּפארת תּפארה 
Tiph'arah 
Usage: 51

קנאה 
Qin'ah 
Usage: 43

גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

the sounding
המן המון 
Hamown 
Usage: 83

of thy bowels
מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

and of thy mercies
רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Prayer For Mercy

14 As cattle go down into the valley, the Spirit of Jehovah gave them rest; so didst thou lead thy people, to make thyself a glorious name. 15 Look down from the heavens, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory! Where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy tender mercies? Are they restrained toward me? 16 For thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer, from everlasting, is thy name.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 26:15

Look down from thy holy habitation, from the heavens, and bless thy people Israel, and the land that thou hast given us as thou didst swear unto our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey!

Psalm 80:14

O God of hosts, return, we beseech thee; look down from the heavens, and behold, and visit this vine;

Psalm 123:1

{A Song of degrees.} Unto thee do I lift up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim a dear son unto me? is he a child of delights? For whilst I have been speaking against him, I do constantly remember him still. Therefore my bowels are troubled for him: I will certainly have mercy upon him, saith Jehovah.

Hosea 11:8

How shall I give thee over, Ephraim? how shall I deliver thee up, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set thee as Zeboim? My heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together.

Psalm 33:14

From the place of his habitation he looketh forth upon all the inhabitants of the earth;

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens, and the heaven of heavens, cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!

2 Chronicles 30:27

And the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people; and their voice was heard, and their prayer came up to his holy habitation, to the heavens.

Psalm 25:6

Remember, Jehovah, thy tender mercies and thy loving-kindnesses; for they are from everlasting.

Psalm 77:7-9

Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?

Psalm 89:49

Where, Lord, are thy former loving-kindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy faithfulness?

Psalm 102:19-20

For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from the heavens hath Jehovah beheld the earth,

Psalm 113:5-6

Who is like unto Jehovah our God, who hath placed his dwelling on high;

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with judgment and with righteousness, from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 26:11

Jehovah, thy hand is lifted up, but they do not see: yet they shall see thy jealousy for the people, and be ashamed; yea, the fire which is for thine adversaries shall devour them.

Isaiah 49:15

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Even these forget, but I will not forget thee.

Isaiah 51:9-10

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of Jehovah; awake, as in the days of old, as in the generations of passed ages. Is it not thou that hath hewn Rahab in pieces, and pierced the monster?

Isaiah 57:15

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, and whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and with him that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 59:17

And he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloak.

Isaiah 63:9

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the Angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bore them and carried them all the days of old.

Isaiah 66:1

Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest?

Lamentations 3:50

till Jehovah look down and behold from the heavens.

Luke 1:78

on account of the bowels of mercy of our God; wherein the dayspring from on high has visited us,

Philippians 2:1

If then there be any comfort in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and compassions,

1 John 3:17

But whoso may have the world's substance, and see his brother having need, and shut up his bowels from him, how abides the love of God in him?

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