Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He has blocked my ways with hewn stone;
He has made my paths crooked.

King James Version

He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked.

Holman Bible

He has walled in my ways with cut stones;
He has made my paths crooked.

International Standard Version

He impeded my way with blocks of stone, making my paths uneven.

A Conservative Version

He has walled up my ways with hewn stone. He has made my paths crooked.

American Standard Version

He hath walled up my ways with hewn stone; he hath made my paths crooked.

Amplified


He has blocked my ways with cut stone;
He has made my paths crooked.

Bible in Basic English

He has put up a wall of cut stones about my ways, he has made my roads twisted.

Darby Translation

He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked.

Julia Smith Translation

He walled up my ways with hewn stones, he made crooked my beaten paths.

King James 2000

He has enclosed my ways with hewn stone, he has made my paths crooked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He has blocked my ways with dressed stones; he has made my paths crooked.

Modern King James verseion

He walled up my ways with cut stone; my paths are crooked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He hath stopped up my ways with four square stones, and made my paths crooked.

NET Bible

He has blocked every road I take with a wall of hewn stones; he has made every path impassable.

New Heart English Bible

He has walled up my ways with cut stone; he has made my paths crooked.

The Emphasized Bible

He hath walled in my ways with hewn stone, my paths, hath he caused to wind back.

Webster

He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked.

World English Bible

He has walled up my ways with cut stone; he has made my paths crooked.

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath hedged my ways with hewn work, My paths He hath made crooked.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדר 
Gadar 
Usage: 10

my ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

with hewn stone
גּזית 
Gaziyth 
Usage: 11

he hath made my paths
נתבה נתיבה נתיב 
Nathiyb 
Usage: 26

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

8 Even when I cry out and call for help,
He shuts out my prayer.
9 He has blocked my ways with hewn stone;
He has made my paths crooked.
10 He is to me like a bear lying in wait,
Like a lion in secret places.


Cross References

Isaiah 63:17

Why, O Lord, do You cause us to stray from Your ways
And harden our heart from fearing You?
Return for the sake of Your servants, the tribes of Your heritage.

Isaiah 30:28

His breath is like an overflowing torrent,
Which reaches to the neck,
To shake the nations back and forth in a sieve,
And to put in the jaws of the peoples the bridle which leads to ruin.

Lamentations 3:11

He has turned aside my ways and torn me to pieces;
He has made me desolate.

Hosea 2:6

“Therefore, behold, I will hedge up her way with thorns,
And I will build a wall against her so that she cannot find her paths.

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