Parallel Verses

King James Version

Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.

New American Standard Bible

So they said to him, “What should we do to you that the sea may become calm for us?”—for the sea was becoming increasingly stormy.

Holman Bible

So they said to him, “What should we do to you to calm this sea that’s against us?” For the sea was getting worse and worse.

International Standard Version

Because the sea was growing more and more stormy, they asked him, "What do we have to do to you so the sea will calm down for us?"

A Conservative Version

Then they said to him, What shall we do to thee, that the sea may be calm to us? For the sea grew more and more tempestuous.

American Standard Version

Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea grew more and more tempestuous.

Amplified

Then they said to him, “What should we do to you, so that the sea will become calm for us?”—for the sea was becoming more and more violent.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to him, What are we to do to you so that the sea may become calm for us? For the sea was getting rougher and rougher.

Darby Translation

And they said unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea grew more and more tempestuous.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say to him, What shall we do to thee and the sea shall subside from you? For the sea went and tossed about

King James 2000

Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto you, that the sea may be calm for us? for the sea raged, and was tempestuous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they said to him, "What shall we do to you so that the sea may quiet down for us?" because the sea {was growing more and more tempestuous}.

Modern King James verseion

Then they said to him, What shall we do to you, that the sea may be calm to us? For the sea was going on and being stormy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then they said unto him, "What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may cease from troubling us?" For the sea wrought, and was troublous.

NET Bible

Because the storm was growing worse and worse, they said to him, "What should we do to you to make the sea calm down for us?"

New Heart English Bible

Then said they to him, "What shall we do to you, that the sea may be calm to us?" For the sea grew more and more stormy.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said they unto him, What shall we de to thee, that the sea may cease raging over us? For, the sea, was raging more and more.

Webster

Then said they to him, What shall we do to thee, that the sea may be calm to us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.

World English Bible

Then they said to him, "What shall we do to you, that the sea may be calm to us?" For the sea grew more and more stormy.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say unto him, 'What do we do to thee that the sea may cease from us, for the sea is more and more tempestuous?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto thee, that the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

may be calm
שׁתק 
Shathaq 
Usage: 4

unto us for the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jonah Disobeys Yahweh

10 Then were the men exceedingly afraid, and said unto him, Why hast thou done this? For the men knew that he fled from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them. 11 Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous. 12 And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest is upon you.



Cross References

1 Samuel 6:2-3

And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, What shall we do to the ark of the LORD? tell us wherewith we shall send it to his place.

2 Samuel 21:1-6

Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.

2 Samuel 24:11-13

For when David was up in the morning, the word of the LORD came unto the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,

Micah 6:6-7

Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old?

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