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 Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves. 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 thou didst go out of Seir, when thou didst march out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped; the clouds also dropped water.


Cross References

Genesis 6:17

And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the spirit of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.

Genesis 9:9

Behold that I establish my covenant with you and with your seed after you

Exodus 31:6

And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the desire of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom that they may make all that I have commanded thee:

Leviticus 26:28

then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury, and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.

Deuteronomy 32:1

Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

Deuteronomy 32:3

Because I will invoke the name of the LORD, ascribe ye greatness unto our God.

Judges 5:7

The inhabitants of the villages ceased; they had ceased in Israel until I Deborah arose, I arose a mother in Israel.

1 Kings 18:22

Then Elijah spoke again unto the people, I, even I only, remain a prophet of the LORD; but Baal's prophets are four hundred and fifty men.

1 Kings 19:10

And he replied, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of the hosts, for the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left, and they seek me to take my life.

1 Kings 19:14

And he replied, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of the hosts because the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left, and they seek me to take my life.

Ezra 7:21

And by me, Artaxerxes, the king, is given the commandment to all the treasurers who are on the other side of the river, that whatever Ezra, the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, shall require of you, it be done speedily,

Psalm 2:10-12

Understand now therefore, O ye kings: receive chastening, ye judges of the earth.

Psalm 27:6

And now shall my head be lifted up above my enemies round about me; therefore I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tabernacle; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.

Psalm 49:1-2

Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:

Psalm 119:46

I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings and will not be ashamed.

Psalm 138:4-5

All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hearken unto the spoken words from thy mouth.

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