Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith unto them, 'A Hebrew I am, and Jehovah, God of the heavens, I am reverencing, who made the sea and the dry land.'

New American Standard Bible

He said to them, “I am a Hebrew, and I fear the Lord God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land.”

King James Version

And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.

Holman Bible

He answered them, “I’m a Hebrew. I worship Yahweh, the God of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land.”

International Standard Version

"I'm a Hebrew," he replied, "and I'm afraid of the LORD God of heaven, who made the sea along with the dry land!"

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, I am a Hebrew, and I fear LORD, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, I am a Hebrew; and I fear Jehovah, the God of heaven, who hath made the sea and the dry land.

Amplified

So he said to them, “I am a Hebrew, and I [reverently] fear and worship the Lord, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land.”

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, I am a Hebrew, a worshipper of the Lord, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land.

Darby Translation

And he said unto them, I am a Hebrew, and I fear Jehovah, the God of the heavens, who hath made the sea and the dry land.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to them, I an Hebrew; and I feared Jehovah God of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, I am a Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "I [am] a Hebrew, and I fear Yahweh, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land."

Modern King James verseion

And he said to them, I am a Hebrew; and I fear Jehovah, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he answered them, "I am a Hebrew: and the LORD God of heaven which made both sea and dry land, I fear."

NET Bible

He said to them, "I am a Hebrew! And I worship the Lord, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land."

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "I am a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto them, A Hebrew, am I, - and, Yahweh, the God of the heavens, do, I, revere, him who made the sea, and the dry land.

Webster

And he said to them, I am a Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, who hath made the sea and the dry land.

World English Bible

He said to them, "I am a Hebrew, and I fear Yahweh, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land."

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto them, I am an Hebrew
עברי 
`Ibriy 
Usage: 34

and I fear
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

the Lord

Usage: 0

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and the dry
יבּשׂה 
Yabbashah 
Usage: 14

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Jonah Disobeys Yahweh

8 And they say unto him, 'Declare to us, we pray thee, on what account this evil is on us? what is thine occupation, and whence comest thou? what is thy country, seeing thou art not of this people?' 9 And he saith unto them, 'A Hebrew I am, and Jehovah, God of the heavens, I am reverencing, who made the sea and the dry land.' 10 And the men fear a great fear, and say unto him, 'What is this thou hast done!' for the men have known that from the face of Jehovah he is fleeing, for he hath told them.



Cross References

Genesis 14:13

And one who is escaping cometh and declareth to Abram the Hebrew, and he is dwelling among the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner, and they are Abram's allies.

2 Kings 17:25

and it cometh to pass, at the commencement of their dwelling there, they have not feared Jehovah, and Jehovah doth send among them the lions, and they are destroying among them.

2 Kings 17:28

And one of the priests whom they removed from Samaria cometh in, and dwelleth in Beth-El, and he is teaching them how they do fear Jehovah,

Ezra 1:2

Thus said Cyrus king of Persia, All kingdoms of the earth hath Jehovah, God of the heavens, given to me, and He hath laid a charge on me to build to Him a house in Jerusalem, that is in Judah;

Nehemiah 1:4

And it cometh to pass, at my hearing these words, I have sat down, and I weep and mourn for days, and I am fasting and praying before the God of the heavens.

Nehemiah 9:6

Thou art He, O Jehovah, Thyself -- Thou hast made the heavens, the heavens of the heavens, and all their host, the earth and all that are on it, the seas and all that are in them, and Thou art keeping all of them alive, and the host of the heavens to Thee are bowing themselves.

Psalm 136:26

Give ye thanks to the God of the heavens, For to the age is His kindness!

Revelation 11:13

and in that hour came a great earthquake, and the tenth of the city did fall, and killed in the earthquake were names of men -- seven thousands, and the rest became affrighted, and they gave glory to the God of the heaven.

Genesis 39:14

that she calleth for the men of her house, and speaketh to them, saying, 'See, he hath brought in to us a man, a Hebrew, to play with us; he hath come in unto me, to lie with me, and I call with a loud voice,

2 Kings 17:32-35

And they are fearing Jehovah, and make to themselves from their extremities priests of high places, and they are acting for them in the house of the high places.

Ezra 5:11

And thus they have returned us word, saying, We are servants of the God of heaven and earth, and are building the house that was built many years before this, that a great king of Israel built and finished:

Ezra 7:12-13

'Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, a perfect scribe of the law of the God of heaven, and at such a time:

Nehemiah 2:4

And the king saith to me, 'For what art thou seeking?' and I pray unto the God of the heavens,

Job 1:9

And the Adversary answereth Jehovah and saith, 'For nought is Job fearing God?

Psalm 95:5-6

Whose is the sea, and He made it, And His hands formed the dry land.

Psalm 146:5-6

O the happiness of him Who hath the God of Jacob for his help, His hope is on Jehovah his God,

Daniel 2:18-19

and to seek mercies from before the God of the heavens concerning this secret, that they destroy not Daniel and his companions with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.

Daniel 2:44

And in the days of these kings raise up doth the God of the heavens a kingdom that is not destroyed -- to the age, and its kingdom to another people is not left: it beateth small and endeth all these kingdoms, and it standeth to the age.

Hosea 3:5

Afterwards turned back have the sons of Israel, and sought Jehovah their God, and David their king, and have hastened unto Jehovah, and unto His goodness, in the latter end of the days.

Acts 14:15

and saying, 'Men, why these things do ye? and we are men like-affected with you, proclaiming good news to you, from these vanities to turn unto the living God, who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all the things in them;

Acts 17:23-25

for passing through and contemplating your objects of worship, I found also an erection on which had been inscribed: To God -- unknown; whom, therefore -- not knowing -- ye do worship, this One I announce to you.

Acts 27:23

for there stood by me this night a messenger of God -- whose I am, and whom I serve --

Philippians 3:5

circumcision on the eighth day! of the race of Israel! of the tribe of Benjamin! a Hebrew of Hebrews! according to law a Pharisee!

Revelation 15:4

who may not fear Thee, O Lord, and glorify Thy name? because Thou alone art kind, because all the nations shall come and bow before Thee, because Thy righteous acts were manifested.'

Revelation 16:11

and they did speak evil of the God of the heaven, from their pains, and from their sores, and they did not reform from their works.

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