Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

or were inscribed in stone forever
by an iron stylus and lead!

New American Standard Bible

"That with an iron stylus and lead They were engraved in the rock forever!

King James Version

That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!

International Standard Version

using an iron stylus with lead for ink! Then they'd be engraved in rock forever.

A Conservative Version

that they were engraved in the rock forever with an iron pen and lead!

American Standard Version

That with an iron pen and lead They were graven in the rock for ever!

Amplified

That with an iron pen and [molten] lead they were graven in the rock forever!

Bible in Basic English

And with an iron pen and lead be cut into the rock for ever!

Darby Translation

That with an iron style and lead they were graven in the rock for ever!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!

Julia Smith Translation

They shall be cut in the rock with a style of iron and lead, forever.

King James 2000

That they were engraved with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever!

Lexham Expanded Bible

[That] with a pen of iron and [with] lead they might be engraved on a rock forever!

Modern King James verseion

Oh that they were cut with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

would God they were graven with an iron pen in lead or in stone.

NET Bible

that with an iron chisel and with lead they were engraved in a rock forever!

New Heart English Bible

That with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever.

The Emphasized Bible

That, with a stylus of iron and with lead, for all time - in the rock, they could be graven!

Webster

That they were graven with an iron pen in lead, in the rock for ever!

World English Bible

That with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever!

Youngs Literal Translation

With a pen of iron and lead -- For ever in a rock they may be hewn.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חצב חצב 
Chatsab 
Usage: 25

with an iron
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

pen
עט 
`et 
pen
Usage: 4

and lead
עפרת עופרת 
`owphereth 
Usage: 9

in the rock
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

References

Context Readings

I Am Forgotten

23 I wish that my words were written down,
that they were recorded on a scroll
24 or were inscribed in stone forever
by an iron stylus and lead!
25 But I know my living Redeemer,
and He will stand on the dust at last.



Cross References

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written
with an iron stylus.
With a diamond point
it is engraved on the tablet of their hearts
and on the horns of their altars,

Exodus 28:11-12

Engrave the two stones with the names of Israel’s sons as a gem cutter engraves a seal. Mount them, surrounded with gold filigree settings.

Exodus 28:21

The 12 stones are to correspond to the names of Israel’s sons. Each stone must be engraved like a seal, with one of the names of the 12 tribes.

Exodus 32:16

The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was God’s writing, engraved on the tablets.

Deuteronomy 27:2-3

At the time you cross the Jordan into the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must set up large stones and cover them with plaster.

Deuteronomy 27:8

Write clearly all the words of this law on the plastered stones.”

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