Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 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;

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

שׁטח 
Shatach 
Usage: 6

נחה 
Nachah 
Usage: 39

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

22 He uncovers deep things out of darkness, and brings out to light the shadow of death. 23 He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive. 24 He takes away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.



Cross References

Isaiah 9:3

Thou have multiplied the nation. Thou have increased their joy. They joy before thee according to the joy in harvest, as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

Isaiah 26:15

Thou have increased the nation, O LORD, thou have increased the nation. Thou are glorified. Thou have enlarged all the borders of the land.

Psalm 107:38

He also blesses them, so that they are multiplied greatly, and he does not allow their cattle to decrease.

Exodus 1:7

And the sons of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and grew exceedingly mighty, and the land was filled with them.

Exodus 1:20

And God dealt well with the midwives. And the people multiplied, and grew very mighty.

Isaiah 27:6

In days to come Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud. And they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 51:2

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah who bore you. For when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.

Isaiah 60:22

The little one shall become a thousand, and the small one a strong nation. I, LORD, will hasten it in its time.

Jeremiah 30:19

And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of those who make merry. And I will multiply them, and they shall not be few. I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured, so I will multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister to me.

Zechariah 10:8

I will whistle for them, and gather them. For I have redeemed them, and they shall increase as they have increased.

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