Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For behold, I have made you small among the nations, Despised among men.

King James Version

For, lo, I will make thee small among the heathen, and despised among men.

Holman Bible

Look, I will certainly make you insignificant among the nations,
despised among humanity.

International Standard Version

Indeed, I'll make you the least of the nations, despised among men.

A Conservative Version

For, behold, I have made thee small among the nations, and despised among men.

American Standard Version

For, behold, I have made thee small among the nations, and despised among men.

Amplified

For, behold, I will make you [Edom] small among the nations and despised among men.

Bible in Basic English

For see, I have made you small among the nations, looked down on by men.

Darby Translation

For behold, I have made thee small among the nations, despised among men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For, behold, I have placed thee as small among the Gentiles and despised among men.

Julia Smith Translation

For behold, I gave thee small among the nations, despised among men.

King James 2000

For, lo, I will make you small among the nations, and despised among men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For look, I will make you small among the nations, despised by the humankind.

Modern King James verseion

For lo, I will make you small among the nations, despised among men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for lo: I will make thee but small among the Heathen, and little regarded among men.

NET Bible

The Lord says to Edom, "I will certainly make you small among nations. I will make you despised by all humankind.

New Heart English Bible

"For, behold, I have made you small among the nations, and despised among men.

The Emphasized Bible

For lo! Small, have I made thee among the nations, - Despised among men!

Webster

For lo, I will make thee small among the heathen, and despised among men.

World English Bible

For, behold, I have made you small among the nations, and despised among men.

Youngs Literal Translation

For, lo, little I have made thee among nations, Despised among men.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For, lo, I will make
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

and despised
בּזה 
Bazah 
Usage: 42

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Edom

14 I have heard a message from the LORD, And an envoy is sent among the nations, saying, "Gather yourselves together and come against her, And rise up for battle!" 15 "For behold, I have made you small among the nations, Despised among men. 16 "As for the terror of you, The arrogance of your heart has deceived you, O you who live in the clefts of the rock, Who occupy the height of the hill Though you make your nest as high as an eagle's, I will bring you down from there," declares the LORD.


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:7-8

"The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts.

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore the LORD God of Israel declares, 'I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever'; but now the LORD declares, 'Far be it from Me--for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.

Psalm 53:5

There they were in great fear where no fear had been; For God scattered the bones of him who encamped against you; You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.

Obadiah 1:2

"Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You are greatly despised.

Micah 7:10

Then my enemy will see, And shame will cover her who said to me, "Where is the LORD your God?" My eyes will look on her; At that time she will be trampled down Like mire of the streets.

Luke 1:51

"He has done mighty deeds with His arm; He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.

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