Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He makes the nations great, then destroys them; He enlarges the nations, then leads them away.

King James Version

He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, and straiteneth them again.

Holman Bible

He makes nations great, then destroys them; He enlarges nations, then leads them away.

International Standard Version

He makes nations great, and then destroys them; he enlarges nations, but then sends them away to captivity.

A Conservative Version

He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive.

American Standard Version

He increaseth the nations, and he destroyeth them: He enlargeth the nations, and he leadeth them captive.

Amplified

He makes nations great, and He destroys them; He enlarges nations [and then straitens and shrinks them again], and leads them [away captive].

Bible in Basic English

Increasing nations, and sending destruction on them; making wide the lands of peoples, and then giving them up.

Darby Translation

He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them; he spreadeth out the nations, and bringeth them in;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He multiplies the Gentiles and destroys them; he scatters the Gentiles and gathers them again.

Julia Smith Translation

Making great to the nations, and he will destroy them: he spread out to the nations, and he will guide them.

King James 2000

He increases the nations, and destroys them: he enlarges the nations, and leads them away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He makes the nations great, then he destroys them; he expands the nations, then he guides them.

Modern King James verseion

He gives greatness to the nations, and destroys them. He spreads out the nations, and leads them away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He both increaseth the people and destroyeth them; He maketh them to multiply, and driveth them away.

NET Bible

He makes nations great, and destroys them; he extends the boundaries of nations and disperses them.

New Heart English Bible

He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive.

The Emphasized Bible

Who giveth greatness to nations, or destroyeth them, Who spreadeth out nations, or leadeth them into exile:

Webster

He increaseth nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth nations, and straiteneth them again.

World English Bible

He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive.

Youngs Literal Translation

Magnifying the nations, and He destroyeth them, Spreading out the nations, and He quieteth them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂגא 
Saga' 
Usage: 2

the nations
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558
Usage: 558

H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

שׁטח 
Shatach 
Usage: 6

נחה 
Nachah 
Usage: 39

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

22 "He reveals mysteries from the darkness And brings the deep darkness into light. 23 "He makes the nations great, then destroys them; He enlarges the nations, then leads them away. 24 "He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth's people And makes them wander in a pathless waste.



Cross References

Isaiah 9:3

You shall multiply the nation, You shall increase their gladness; They will be glad in Your presence As with the gladness of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

Isaiah 26:15

You have increased the nation, O LORD, You have increased the nation, You are glorified; You have extended all the borders of the land.

Psalm 107:38

Also He blesses them and they multiply greatly, And He does not let their cattle decrease.

Exodus 1:7

But the sons of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly, and multiplied, and became exceedingly mighty, so that the land was filled with them.

Exodus 1:20

So God was good to the midwives, and the people multiplied, and became very mighty.

Isaiah 27:6

In the days to come Jacob will take root, Israel will blossom and sprout, And they will fill the whole world with fruit.

Isaiah 51:2

"Look to Abraham your father And to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain; When he was but one I called him, Then I blessed him and multiplied him."

Isaiah 60:22

"The smallest one will become a clan, And the least one a mighty nation. I, the LORD, will hasten it in its time."

Jeremiah 30:19

'From them will proceed thanksgiving And the voice of those who celebrate; And I will multiply them and they will not be diminished; I will also honor them and they will not be insignificant.

Jeremiah 33:22

'As the host of heaven cannot be counted and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the descendants of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me.'"

Zechariah 10:8

"I will whistle for them to gather them together, For I have redeemed them; And they will be as numerous as they were before.



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