Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 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.

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 discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out into light the shadow of death; 23 He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them; he spreadeth out the nations, and bringeth them in; 24 He taketh away the understanding of the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a pathless waste.



Cross References

Isaiah 9:3

Thou hast multiplied the nation, hast increased its joy: they joy before thee like to the joy in harvest; as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

Isaiah 26:15

Thou hast increased the nation, Jehovah, thou hast increased the nation: thou art glorified. Thou hadst removed it far unto all the ends of the earth.

Psalm 107:38

And he blesseth them, so that they are multiplied greatly; and he suffereth not their cattle to decrease.

Exodus 1:7

And the children of Israel were fruitful, and swarmed and multiplied, and became exceeding strong; and the land was full of them.

Exodus 1:20

And God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied and became very strong.

Isaiah 27:6

In the future Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud, and they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 51:2

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him when he was alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

Isaiah 60:22

The little one shall become a thousand, and the smallest a mighty nation: I, Jehovah, will hasten it in its time.

Jeremiah 30:19

And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving, and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be diminished; and I will honour them, and they shall not be small.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of the heavens cannot be numbered, nor the sand of the sea measured, so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.

Zechariah 10:8

I will hiss for them, and gather them; for I have redeemed them: and they shall multiply as they used to multiply.

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