Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Ask a sign for yourself from the LORD your God; make it deep as Sheol or high as heaven."

King James Version

Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

Holman Bible

"Ask for a sign from the Lord your God-from the depths of Sheol to the heights of heaven."

International Standard Version

"Ask a sign from the LORD your God. Make it as deep as Sheol or as high as heaven above."

A Conservative Version

Ask thee a sign of LORD thy God, ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

American Standard Version

Ask thee a sign of Jehovah thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

Amplified

Ask for yourself a sign (a token or proof) of the Lord your God [one that will convince you that God has spoken and will keep His word]; ask it either in the depth below or in the height above [let it be as deep as Sheol or as high as heaven].

Bible in Basic English

Make a request to the Lord your God for a sign, a sign in the deep places of the underworld, or in the high heavens.

Darby Translation

Ask for thee a sign from Jehovah thy God; ask for it in the deep, or in the height above.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ask a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

Julia Smith Translation

Ask for thee a sign from Jehovah thy God; make deep the asking, or make high upwards.

King James 2000

Ask a sign of the LORD your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Ask for a sign for yourself from Yahweh God; make [it] deep [as] Sheol or make [it] high as above."

Modern King James verseion

Ask a sign of Jehovah your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God, from alow beneath, or from on high above."

NET Bible

"Ask for a confirming sign from the Lord your God. You can even ask for something miraculous."

New Heart English Bible

"Ask a sign of the LORD your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above."

The Emphasized Bible

Ask thee a sign, of Yahweh thy God, - Go down deep for a request, Or ascend on high!

Webster

Ask thee a sign from the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the hight above.

World English Bible

"Ask a sign of Yahweh your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above."

Youngs Literal Translation

Ask for thee a sign from Jehovah thy God, Make deep the request, or make it high upwards.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

אות 
'owth 
Usage: 79

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

it either in the depth
עמק 
`amaq 
Usage: 9

or in the height
גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

The Immanuel Prophecy

10 Then the LORD spoke again to Ahaz, saying, 11 "Ask a sign for yourself from the LORD your God; make it deep as Sheol or high as heaven." 12 But Ahaz said, "I will not ask, nor will I test the LORD!"



Cross References

Isaiah 37:30

"Then this shall be the sign for you: you will eat this year what grows of itself, in the second year what springs from the same, and in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Isaiah 38:7-8

"This shall be the sign to you from the LORD, that the LORD will do this thing that He has spoken:

Judges 6:36-40

Then Gideon said to God, "If You will deliver Israel through me, as You have spoken,

2 Kings 19:29

'Then this shall be the sign for you: you will eat this year what grows of itself, in the second year what springs from the same, and in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.

2 Kings 20:8-11

Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the LORD the third day?"

Isaiah 38:22

Then Hezekiah had said, "What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of the LORD?"

Jeremiah 19:1

Thus says the LORD, "Go and buy a potter's earthenware jar, and take some of the elders of the people and some of the senior priests.

Jeremiah 19:10

"Then you are to break the jar in the sight of the men who accompany you

Jeremiah 51:63-64

"And as soon as you finish reading this scroll, you will tie a stone to it and throw it into the middle of the Euphrates,

Matthew 12:38-40

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You."

Matthew 16:1-4

The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.

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