Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Hear, O kings; give ear, O rulers!
I—to the Lord, I will sing,
I will sing praise to the Lord, the God of Israel.

King James Version

Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing unto the LORD; I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel.

Holman Bible

Listen, kings! Pay attention, princes!
I will sing to the Lord;
I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.

International Standard Version

Listen, you kings! Turn your ears to me, you rulers! As for me, to the LORD I will sing! I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel.

A Conservative Version

Hear, O ye kings. Give ear, O ye rulers. I, [even] I, will sing to LORD. I will sing praise to LORD, the God of Israel.

American Standard Version

Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing unto Jehovah; I will sing praise to Jehovah, the God of Israel.

Amplified


“Hear, O kings; listen, O rulers!
I will sing to the Lord,
I will sing praise to the Lord, the God of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

Give attention, O kings; give ear, O rulers; I, even I, will make a song to the Lord; I will make melody to the Lord, the God of Israel.

Darby Translation

"Hear, O kings; give ear, O princes; to the LORD I will sing, I will make melody to the LORD, the God of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear, ye kings; give ear ye princes; I, to Jehovah, will I sing; I will play to Jehovah, God of Israel.

King James 2000

Hear, O you kings; give ear, O you princes; I, even I, will sing unto the LORD; I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hear, O kings! Give ear, O princes! I will sing to Yahweh; I will sing praise to Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

Hear, O, kings. Give ear, O, princes. I, even I, will sing to Jehovah, I will sing to Jehovah, the God of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear kings and hearken lords, I will sing, and give praise unto the LORD God, of Israel.

NET Bible

Hear, O kings! Pay attention, O rulers! I will sing to the Lord! I will sing to the Lord God of Israel!

New Heart English Bible

"Hear, you kings. Give ear, you princes. I, even I, will sing to the LORD. I will sing praise to the LORD, the God of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear, ye kings! Give ear, ye princes! I, unto Yahweh, - I, will sing, Will make melody to Yahweh, God of Israel.

Webster

Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing to the LORD; I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel.

World English Bible

"Hear, you kings! Give ear, you princes! I, [even] I, will sing to Yahweh. I will sing praise to Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, ye kings; give ear, ye princes, I, to Jehovah, I -- I do sing, I sing praise to Jehovah, God of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O ye kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 42

O ye princes
רזן 
Razan 
Usage: 6

I, even I, will sing
שׁוּר שׁירo 
Shiyr 
Usage: 86

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

I will sing
זמר 
Zamar 
Usage: 46

praise to the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Song Of Deborah And Barak

2 That the leaders led in Israel,
That the people volunteered,
Bless the Lord!
3 “Hear, O kings; give ear, O rulers!
I—to the Lord, I will sing,
I will sing praise to the Lord, the God of Israel.
4 Lord, when You went out from Seir,
When You marched from the field of Edom,
The earth quaked, the heavens also dripped,
Even the clouds dripped water.


Cross References

Genesis 6:17

Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.

Genesis 9:9

“Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you, and with your descendants after you;

Exodus 31:6

And behold, I Myself have appointed with him Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the hearts of all who are skillful I have put skill, that they may make all that I have commanded you:

Leviticus 26:28

then I will act with wrathful hostility against you, and I, even I, will punish you seven times for your sins.

Deuteronomy 32:1

Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak;
And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Deuteronomy 32:3

For I proclaim the name of the Lord;
Ascribe greatness to our God!

Judges 5:7

“The peasantry ceased, they ceased in Israel,
Until I, Deborah, arose,
Until I arose, a mother in Israel.

1 Kings 18:22

Then Elijah said to the people, “I alone am left a prophet of the Lord, but Baal’s prophets are 450 men.

1 Kings 19:10

He said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.”

1 Kings 19:14

Then he said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.”

Ezra 7:21

“I, even I, King Artaxerxes, issue a decree to all the treasurers who are in the provinces beyond the River, that whatever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it shall be done diligently,

Psalm 2:10-12

Now therefore, O kings, show discernment;
Take warning, O judges of the earth.

Psalm 27:6

And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me,
And I will offer in His tent sacrifices with shouts of joy;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the Lord.

Psalm 49:1-2

For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.
Hear this, all peoples;
Give ear, all inhabitants of the world,

Psalm 119:46

I will also speak of Your testimonies before kings
And shall not be ashamed.

Psalm 138:4-5

All the kings of the earth will give thanks to You, O Lord,
When they have heard the words of Your mouth.

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