Parallel Verses

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.

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 him there is wisdom and strength; power and knowledge are his. 14 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. 15 Truly, he keeps back the waters and they are dry; he sends them out and the earth is overturned.



Cross References

Job 11:10

If he goes on his way, shutting a man up and putting him to death, who may make him go back from his purpose?

Isaiah 22:22

And I will give the key of the family of David into his care; and what he keeps open will be shut by no one, and what he keeps shut no one will make open.

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia say: These things says he who is holy, he who is true, he who has the key of David, opening the door so that it may be shut by no one, and shutting it so that it may be open to no one.

1 Samuel 17:46

This day the Lord will give you up into my hands, and I will overcome you, and take your head off you; and I will give the bodies of the Philistine army to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth today, so that all the earth may see that Israel has a God;

1 Samuel 24:18

And you have made clear to me how good you have been to me today: because, when the Lord gave me up into your hands, you did not put me to death.

1 Samuel 26:8

Then Abishai said to David, God has given up your hater into your hands today; now let me give him one blow through to the earth with his spear, and there will be no need to give him a second.

Job 9:12-13

If he puts out his hand to take, by whom may it be turned back? who may say to him, What are you doing?

Job 16:11

God gives me over to the power of sinners, sending me violently into the hands of evil-doers.

Job 19:10

I am broken down by him on every side, and I am gone; my hope is uprooted like a tree.

Job 37:7

He puts an end to the work of every man, so that all may see his work.

Isaiah 14:23

And I will make you a heritage for the hedgehog, and pools of water: and I will go through it with the brush of destruction, says the Lord of armies.

Isaiah 25:2

For you have made a town a waste place: a strong town a mass of broken walls; the tower of the men of pride has come to an end; it will never be put up again.

Jeremiah 51:58

The Lord of armies has said: The wide walls of Babylon will be completely uncovered and her high doorways will be burned with fire; so peoples keep on working for nothing, and the weariness of nations comes to an end in the smoke.

Jeremiah 51:64

And you are to say, So Babylon will go down, never to be lifted up again, because of the evil which I will send on her: and weariness will overcome them. So far, these are the words of Jeremiah.

Malachi 1:4

Though Edom says, We are crushed down but we will come back, building up the waste places; this is what the Lord of armies has said: They may put up buildings, but I will have them pulled down; and they will be named The land of evil-doing, and The people against whom the Lord keeps his wrath for ever.

Romans 11:32

For God has let them all go against his orders, so that he might have mercy on them all.

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