Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The Gentiles shall see and be ashamed at all thy mighty acts: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall become deaf.

New American Standard Bible

Nations will see and be ashamed Of all their might They will put their hand on their mouth, Their ears will be deaf.

King James Version

The nations shall see and be confounded at all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Holman Bible

Nations will see and be ashamed
of all their power.
They will put their hands over their mouths,
and their ears will become deaf.

International Standard Version

The nations will look on and will be ashamed in spite of all their power; they will cup their hands over their mouths, and their ears will be deaf.

A Conservative Version

The nations shall see and be ashamed of all their might. They shall lay their hand upon their mouth. Their ears shall be deaf.

American Standard Version

The nations shall see and be ashamed of all their might; they shall lay their hand upon their mouth; their ears shall be deaf.

Amplified

The nations shall see [God's deliverance] and be ashamed of all their might [which cannot be compared to His]. They shall lay their hands upon their mouths in consternation; their ears shall be deaf.

Bible in Basic English

The nations will see and be shamed because of all their strength; they will put their hands on their mouths, their ears will be stopped.

Darby Translation

The nations shall see, and be ashamed for all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Julia Smith Translation

The nations shall see and be ashamed from all their strength: they shall put the hand upon the mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

King James 2000

The nations shall see and be ashamed at all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The nations will see and be ashamed because of all their might. They will lay [the] hand on [the] mouth; their ears will be deaf.

Modern King James verseion

The nations shall see and be ashamed at all their might; they shall lay their hand on their mouth; their ears shall be deaf.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This shall the Heathen see, and be ashamed for all their power: so that they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, and stop their ears.

NET Bible

Nations will see this and be disappointed by all their strength, they will put their hands over their mouths, and act as if they were deaf.

New Heart English Bible

The nations will see and be ashamed of all their might. They will lay their hand on their mouth. Their ears will be deaf.

The Emphasized Bible

Nations, shall see, that they may turn pale at all their valour, - they shall lay hand on mouth, their ears, shall be silent:

Webster

The nations shall see and be confounded at all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

World English Bible

The nations will see and be ashamed of all their might. They will lay their hand on their mouth. Their ears will be deaf.

Youngs Literal Translation

See do nations, and they are ashamed of all their might, They lay a hand on the mouth, their ears are deaf.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and be confounded
בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Micah's Prayer Answered

15 I will show you marvellous things as in the day when thou came out of Egypt. 16 The Gentiles shall see and be ashamed at all thy mighty acts: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall become deaf. 17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent; as the serpents of the earth, they shall tremble in their holes; they shall be filled with fear of the LORD our God and shall also fear thee.



Cross References

Isaiah 26:11

LORD, when thy hand is withdrawn, they will not see: but they shall see in the end and be ashamed with the zeal of the people. And fire shall consume thine enemies.

Isaiah 52:15

But he shall sprinkle many Gentiles; the kings shall shut their mouths over him: for that which had not been told them they shall see; and that which they had not heard they shall understand.

Job 21:5

Look upon me and be astonished and lay your hand upon your mouth.

Job 29:9-10

The princes would refrain from talking and lay their hand on their mouth;

Job 40:4

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand over my mouth.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth shall be filled with laughter and our tongue with singing; then they shall say among the Gentiles, The LORD has done great things with them.

Isaiah 66:18

For I understand their works and their thoughts. The time shall come to gather all the Gentiles and tongues; and they shall come and see my glory.

Ezekiel 38:23

And I will be magnified and sanctified, and I will be known in the eyes of many Gentiles, and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 39:17-21

And, thou son of man, thus hath the Lord GOD said: Speak unto every bird, unto everything that flies, and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.

Micah 5:8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many peoples as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep, who, if he goes through and treads down and tears in pieces, there are none that can escape.

Zechariah 8:20-23

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, It shall yet come to pass that there shall come people and the inhabitants of many cities

Zechariah 12:9

And it shall come to pass in that day that I will seek to destroy all the Gentiles that come against Jerusalem.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that all that the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may submit themselves unto God.

Revelation 11:18

And the Gentiles were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou should give the reward unto thy slaves the prophets and to the saints and those that fear thy name, to the small and to the great, and should destroy those who destroy the earth.

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