Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Behold, he breaks down, and it cannot be built again. He shuts up a man, and there can be no opening.

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, He tears down, and it cannot be rebuilt; He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.

King James Version

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

Holman Bible

Whatever He tears down cannot be rebuilt;
whoever He imprisons cannot be released.

International Standard Version

When he tears down, nobody rebuilds; when he incarcerates, nobody escapes.

American Standard Version

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again; He shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

Amplified

Behold, He tears down, and it cannot be built again; He shuts a man in, and none can open.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, there is no building up of what is pulled down by him; when a man is shut up by him, no one may let him loose.

Darby Translation

Behold, he breaketh down, and it is not built again; he shutteth up a man, and there is no opening.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, he shall break down, and it shall not be built again; he shall shut up a man, and no one shall be able to open unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, he will pull down and it shall not be built up: he will shut up against man and it shall not be opened.

King James 2000

Behold, he breaks down, and it cannot be built again: he shuts up a man, and there can be no opening.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If he tears down, then it will not be rebuilt; if he shuts a man in, then he cannot be freed.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, He breaks down, and it can not be built up again; He shuts up a man, and no one opens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If he break down a thing, who can set it up again? If he shut a thing, who will open it?

NET Bible

If he tears down, it cannot be rebuilt; if he imprisons a person, there is no escape.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again. He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! He pulleth down, and it cannot be built, He closeth up over a man, and it cannot be opened:

Webster

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

World English Bible

Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again. He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, He breaketh down, and it is not built up, He shutteth against a man, And it is not opened.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and it cannot be built again
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

he shutteth up
סגר 
Cagar 
Usage: 93

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

13 With [God] is wisdom and might. He has counsel and understanding. 14 Behold, he breaks down, and it cannot be built again. He shuts up a man, and there can be no opening. 15 Behold, he withholds the waters, and they dry up. Again, he sends them out, and they overturn the earth.



Cross References

Job 11:10

If he passes through, and shuts up, and all to judgment, then who can hinder him?

Isaiah 22:22

And I will lay the key of the house of David upon his shoulder, and he shall open, and none shall shut, and he shall shut, and none shall open.

Revelation 3:7

And to the agent of the congregation in Philadelphia write, These things says the Holy, the True, he who has the key of David, who opens, and none will shut it except he who opens, and none will open:

1 Samuel 17:46

This day LORD will deliver thee into my hand, and I will smite thee, and take thy head from off thee. And I will give the dead bodies of the armies of the Philistines this day to the birds of the heavens, and to the wild beasts of

1 Samuel 24:18

And thou have declared this day how that thou have dealt well with me, inasmuch as when LORD had delivered me up into thy hand, thou killed me not.

1 Samuel 26:8

Then said Abishai to David, God has delivered up thine enemy into thy hand this day. Now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear to the earth at one stroke, and I will not smite him the second time.

Job 9:12-13

Behold, he seizes; who can hinder him? Who will say to him, What are thou doing?

Job 16:11

God delivers me to the perverse, and casts me into the hands of the wicked.

Job 19:10

He has broken me down on every side, and I am gone. And he has plucked up my hope like a tree.

Job 37:7

He seals up the hand of every man, that all men whom he has made may know [it].

Isaiah 14:23

I will also make it a possession for the porcupine, and pools of water. And I will sweep it with the broom of destruction, says LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 25:2

For thou have made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city. It shall never be built.

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus says LORD of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly overthrown, and her high gates shall be burned with fire. And the peoples shall labor for vanity, and the nations for the fire, and they shall be weary.

Jeremiah 51:64

And thou shall say, Thus Babylon shall sink, and shall not rise again because of the evil that I will bring upon her, and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

Malachi 1:4

Whereas Edom says, We are beaten down, but we will return and build the waste places, thus says LORD of hosts: They shall build, but I will throw down, and men shall call them the border of wickedness, and the people against whom L

Romans 11:32

For God has confined all men in disobedience, so that he might be merciful to all.

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