Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Turning aside the heart Of the heads of the people of the land, And he causeth them to wander In vacancy -- no way!

New American Standard Bible

“He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth’s people
And makes them wander in a pathless waste.

King James Version

He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.

Holman Bible

He deprives the world’s leaders of reason,
and makes them wander in a trackless wasteland.

International Standard Version

He withdraws understanding from national leaders of the world, causing them to wander through uncharted wilderness.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

He taketh away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, And causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.

Amplified

He takes away understanding from the leaders of the people of the land and of the earth, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no path.

Bible in Basic English

He takes away the wisdom of the rulers of the earth, and sends them wandering in a waste where there is no way.

Darby Translation

He taketh away the understanding of the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a pathless waste.

Julia Smith Translation

Taking away the heart of the heads of the people of the earth, and he will cause them to wander in a waste, not a way.

King James 2000

He takes away the heart of the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He strips [away] the insight of the heads of the earth's people, and he makes them wander in {a pathless wasteland}.

Modern King James verseion

He takes away the heart of the chief of the people of the land, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no path.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He changeth the heart of the princes and kings of the earth, and disapointeth them; so that they go wandering out of the way,

NET Bible

He deprives the leaders of the earth of their understanding; he makes them wander in a trackless desert waste.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

Who taketh away the sense of the chiefs of the people of the earth, and hath caused them to wander in a pathless waste:

Webster

He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.

World English Bible

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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

of the chief
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

in a wilderness
תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

References

Easton

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

23 Magnifying the nations, and He destroyeth them, Spreading out the nations, and He quieteth them. 24 Turning aside the heart Of the heads of the people of the land, And he causeth them to wander In vacancy -- no way! 25 They feel darkness, and not light, He causeth them to wander as a drunkard.



Cross References

Psalm 107:40

He is pouring contempt upon nobles, And causeth them to wander in vacancy -- no way.

Job 12:20

Turning aside the lip of the stedfast, And the reason of the aged He taketh away.

Job 17:4

For their heart Thou hast hidden From understanding, Therefore Thou dost not exalt them.

Psalm 107:4

They wandered in a wilderness, in a desert by the way, A city of habitation they have not found.

Isaiah 6:9-10

And He saith, 'Go, and thou hast said to this people, Hear ye -- to hear, and ye do not understand, And see ye -- to see, and ye do not know.

Isaiah 19:1

The burden of Egypt. Lo, Jehovah is riding on a swift thick cloud, And He hath entered Egypt, And moved have been the idols of Egypt at His presence, And the heart of Egypt melteth in its midst.

Daniel 4:16

his heart from man's is changed, and the heart of a beast is given to him, and seven times pass over him;

Daniel 4:33

'In that hour the thing hath been fulfilled on Nebuchadnezzar, and from men he is driven, and the herb as oxen he eateth, and by the dew of the heavens his body is wet, till that his hair as eagles' hath become great, and his nails as birds.'

Hosea 7:11

And Ephraim is as a simple dove without heart, Egypt they called on -- to Asshur they have gone.

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