Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 "As in the days of your coming forth out of the land of Egypt, I will show them marvelous things." 16 The nations will see and be ashamed of all their might. They will lay their hand on their mouth. Their ears will be deaf. 17 They will lick the dust like a serpent. Like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their dens. They will come with fear to Yahweh our God, and will be afraid because of you.



Cross References

Isaiah 26:11

Yahweh, your hand is lifted up, yet they don't see; but they will see your zeal for the people, and be disappointed. Yes, fire will consume your adversaries.

Isaiah 52:15

so shall he sprinkle many nations; kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they understand.

Job 21:5

Look at me, and be astonished. Lay your hand on your mouth.

Job 29:9-10

The princes refrained from talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.

Job 40:4

"Behold, I am of small account. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, "Yahweh has done great things for them."

Isaiah 66:18

"For I [know] their works and their thoughts: [the time] comes, that I will gather all nations and languages; and they shall come, and shall see my glory.

Ezekiel 38:23

I will magnify myself, and sanctify myself, and I will make myself known in the eyes of many nations; and they shall know that I am Yahweh.

Ezekiel 39:17-21

You, son of man, thus says the Lord Yahweh: Speak to the birds of every sort, and to every animal of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel, that you may eat flesh and drink blood.

Micah 5:8

The remnant of Jacob will be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, like a lion among the animals of the forest, like a young lion among the flocks of sheep; who, if he goes through, treads down and tears in pieces, and there is no one to deliver.

Zechariah 8:20-23

Thus says Yahweh of Armies: "Many peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities will yet come;

Zechariah 12:9

It will happen in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever things the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be closed, and all the world may be brought under the judgment of God.

Revelation 11:18

The nations were angry, and your wrath came, as did the time for the dead to be judged, and to give your bondservants the prophets, their reward, as well as to the saints, and those who fear your name, to the small and the great; and to destroy those who destroy the earth."

Jump To Previous

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain