Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But be ye glad and rejoice forever in that which I create. For, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

New American Standard Bible

“But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create;
For behold, I create Jerusalem for rejoicing
And her people for gladness.

King James Version

But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

Holman Bible

Then be glad and rejoice forever
in what I am creating;
for I will create Jerusalem to be a joy
and its people to be a delight.

International Standard Version

But be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating, for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, and its people as a delight.

American Standard Version

But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create; for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

Amplified


“But be glad and rejoice forever over what I create;
Behold, I am creating Jerusalem to be a source of rejoicing
And her people a joy.

Bible in Basic English

But men will be glad and have joy for ever in what I am making; for I am making Jerusalem a delight, and her people a joy.

Darby Translation

But be glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create. For behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

Julia Smith Translation

But be ye glad and rejoice even forever, for what I create: for behold me creating Jerusalem a joy, and her people a rejoicing.

King James 2000

But be glad and rejoice forever in that which I create: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But rejoice and shout in exultation forever and ever [over] what I [am] about to create! For look! I [am] about to create Jerusalem [as a source of] rejoicing, and her people [as a source of] joy.

Modern King James verseion

But be glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but men shall be glad and evermore rejoice, for the things that I shall do. For why? Behold, I shall make a joyful Jerusalem;

NET Bible

But be happy and rejoice forevermore over what I am about to create! For look, I am ready to create Jerusalem to be a source of joy, and her people to be a source of happiness.

New Heart English Bible

But be you glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

The Emphasized Bible

But joy ye and exult, perpetually, in what I am about to create, - For, behold me! Creating Jerusalem an exultation and Her People a joy;

Webster

But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

World English Bible

But be you glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.

Youngs Literal Translation

But joy ye, and rejoice for ever, that I am Creator, For, lo, I am creating Jerusalem a rejoicing, And her people a joy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But be ye glad
שׂישׂ שׂוּשׂ 
Suws 
Usage: 27

and rejoice
גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

גּילת גּילה 
Giylah 
Usage: 2

and her people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Context Readings

New Creation

17 For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. 18 But be ye glad and rejoice forever in that which I create. For, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy. 19 And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people. And there shall no more be heard in her the voice of weeping and the voice of crying.


Cross References

Psalm 98:1-9

O sing to LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand, and his holy arm, has wrought salvation for him.

Psalm 67:3-5

Let the peoples praise thee, O God. Let all the peoples praise thee.

Psalm 96:10-13

Say among the nations, LORD reigns! The world also is established that it cannot be moved. He will judge the peoples with equity.

Isaiah 12:4-6

And in that day ye shall say, Give thanks to LORD. Call upon his name. Declare his doings among the peoples. Make mention that his name is exalted.

Isaiah 25:9

And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God. We have waited for him, and he will save us. This is LORD. We have waited for him. We will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.

Isaiah 42:10-12

Sing to LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye who go down to the sea, and all that is therein, the isles, and the inhabitants thereof.

Isaiah 44:23

Sing, O ye heavens, for LORD has done it. Shout, ye lower parts of the earth. Break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein. For LORD has redeemed Jacob, and will glorify himself in Israel.

Isaiah 49:13

Sing, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth, and break forth into singing, O mountains. For LORD has comforted his people, and will have compassion upon his afflicted.

Isaiah 51:11

And the ransomed of LORD shall return, and come with singing to Zion, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads. They shall obtain gladness and joy, [and] sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 52:7-10

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of good, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, Thy God reigns!

Isaiah 66:10-14

Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all ye who love her. Rejoice for joy with her, all ye who mourn over her,

Zephaniah 3:14

Sing, O daughter of Zion. Shout, O Israel. Be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion. Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem. Behold, thy king comes to thee. He is just, and having salvation, lowly, and riding upon a donkey, even upon a colt the foal of a donkey.

1 Thessalonians 5:16

Rejoice always.

Revelation 11:15-18

And the seventh agent sounded, and great voices occurred in heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world has become of our Lord, and of his Christ, and he will reign into the ages of the ages.

Revelation 19:1-6

And after these things I heard as a great sound of a large multitude in heaven, saying, Praise Lord, the salvation, and the power, and the glory of our God!

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