Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even though his stature mounts up to the heaven, and his head reaches to the clouds,

New American Standard Bible

"Though his loftiness reaches the heavens, And his head touches the clouds,

King James Version

Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds;

Holman Bible

Though his arrogance reaches heaven, and his head touches the clouds,

International Standard Version

Though he grow as tall as the sky, or though his head touches the clouds,

A Conservative Version

Though his height mounts up to the heavens, and his head reaches to the clouds,

American Standard Version

Though his height mount up to the heavens, And his head reach unto the clouds;

Amplified

Though his [proud] height mounts up to the heavens and his head reaches to the clouds,

Bible in Basic English

Though he is lifted up to the heavens, and his head goes up to the clouds;

Darby Translation

Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Though his excellency mounts up to the heavens, and his head reaches unto the clouds,

Julia Smith Translation

If his elevation shall go up to the heavens, and his head shall reach to the cloud;

King James 2000

Though his haughtiness mounts up to the heavens, and his head reaches unto the clouds;

Modern King James verseion

Though his honor mounts up to the heavens, and his head reaches to the clouds,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Though he be magnified up to the heaven, so that his head reacheth into the clouds:

NET Bible

Even though his stature reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,

New Heart English Bible

Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds,

The Emphasized Bible

Though his elevation mount up to the heavens, and, his head, to the clouds, doth reach,

Webster

Though his excellence shall mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds;

World English Bible

Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds,

Youngs Literal Translation

Though his excellency go up to the heavens, And his head against a cloud he strike --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂיא 
Siy' 
Usage: 1

mount up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to the heavens
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and his head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

5 that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}? 6 Even though his stature mounts up to the heaven, and his head reaches to the clouds, 7 he will perish forever like his dung; [those who] have seen him will say, 'Where [is] he?'



Cross References

Isaiah 14:13-14

And you yourself said in your heart, 'I will ascend [to] heaven; I will raise up my throne above the stars of God; and I will sit on [the] mountain of assembly on the summit of Zaphon;

Obadiah 1:3-4

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of a rock, the heights of its dwelling, [you who] say in your heart: 'Who can bring me down [to the] ground?'

Genesis 11:4

And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower whose top [reaches to] the heavens. And let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth."

Daniel 4:11

The tree grew and it became strong, and its height reached to heaven, and {it was visible to the end of the whole earth}.

Daniel 4:22

--it is you, O king, who have grown [great] and you have grown strong, and [so] your greatness has increased and it has reached to heaven and your sovereignty to the end of the earth.

Amos 9:2

If they dig into Sheol, from there my hand will take them, and [even] if they climb up [to] heaven, from there I will bring them down.

Matthew 11:23

And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be brought down to Hades! For if the miracles done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until today.

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