Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Behold, he breaketh down, and it is not built again; he shutteth up a man, and there is 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.

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 rebuilt;
He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.

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.

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 is wisdom and might; he hath counsel and understanding. 14 Behold, he breaketh down, and it is not built again; he shutteth up a man, and there is no opening. 15 Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up; and he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.



Cross References

Job 11:10

If he pass by, and shut up, and call to judgment, who can hinder him?

Isaiah 22:22

And the key of the house of David will I lay 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 angel of the assembly in Philadelphia write: These things saith the holy, the true; he that has the key of David, he who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open:

1 Samuel 17:46

This day will Jehovah deliver thee up into my hand; and I will smite thee, and take thy head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the camp of the Philistines this day to the fowl of the heavens and to the wild beasts of the earth. And all the earth shall know that Israel has a God;

1 Samuel 24:18

And thou hast shewed this day how that thou hast dealt well with me, forasmuch as when Jehovah had delivered me up into thy hand, thou didst not kill me.

1 Samuel 26:8

And Abishai said to David, God has delivered thine enemy into thy hand this day; and now let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear, even to the ground once, and I will not do it the second time.

Job 9:12-13

Behold, he taketh away: who will hinder him? Who will say unto him, What doest thou?

Job 16:11

God hath delivered me over to the iniquitous man, and hurled me into the hands of the wicked.

Job 19:10

He breaketh me down on every side, and I am gone; and my hope hath he torn up as a tree.

Job 37:7

He sealeth up the hand of every man; that all men may know his work.

Isaiah 14:23

And I will make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water; and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Isaiah 25:2

For thou hast made of the city a heap, of the fortified town a ruin, the palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built up.

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly laid bare, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; so that the peoples will have laboured in vain, and the nations for the fire: and they shall be weary.

Jeremiah 51:64

and shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise, because of the evil that I will bring upon it: and they shall be weary. Thus far the words of Jeremiah.

Malachi 1:4

If Edom say, We are broken down, but we will build again the ruined places, thus saith Jehovah of hosts: They shall build, but I will throw down; and men shall call them the territory of wickedness, and the people against whom Jehovah hath indignation for ever.

Romans 11:32

For God hath shut up together all in unbelief, in order that he might shew mercy to all.

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