Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber; So they also will come to destruction."

King James Version

And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.

Holman Bible

Ships will come from the coast of Kittim;
they will afflict Asshur and Eber,
but they too will come to destruction.

International Standard Version

Ships under control of Kittim will devastate Asshur and Eber, until they are permanently destroyed."

A Conservative Version

But ships [shall come] from the coast of Kittim, and they shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall come to destruction.

American Standard Version

But ships'shall come from the coast of Kittim, And they shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber; And he also shall come to destruction.

Amplified

But ships shall come from Kittim [Cyprus and the greater part of the Mediterranean's east coast] and shall afflict Assyria and Eber [the Hebrews, certain Arabs, and descendants of Nahor], and he [the victor] also shall come to destruction.

Bible in Basic English

But ships will come from the direction of Kittim, troubling Asshur and troubling Eber, and like the others their fate will be destruction.

Darby Translation

And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and afflict Asshur, and afflict Eber, and he also shall be for destruction.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim and shall afflict Asshur and shall afflict Eber, but he also shall perish for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

And ships from the hand of the Cyprians, and they afflicted Assyria, and they afflicted Heber, and he also perished forever.

King James 2000

And ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The ships [will come] from the hand of the Kittim, and they will afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber; also he [will be] forever ruin."

Modern King James verseion

And ships shall come from the coast of Cyprus, and shall afflict Assyria and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ships shall come out of the coast of Kittim and subdue Assyria and subdue Eber, and he himself shall perish at the last."

NET Bible

Ships will come from the coast of Kittim, and will afflict Asshur, and will afflict Eber, and he will also perish forever."

New Heart English Bible

But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim. They shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber. He also shall come to destruction."

The Emphasized Bible

When, ships, come from the coast of the isles, And humble Assyria, and humble the Hebrew, - And he too, is even to perish?

Webster

And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Ashur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.

World English Bible

But ships [shall come] from the coast of Kittim. They shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber. He also shall come to destruction."

Youngs Literal Translation

And -- ships are from the side of Chittim, And they have humbled Asshur, And they have humbled Eber, And it also for ever is perishing.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צי 
Tsiy 
Usage: 4

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of Chittim
כּתּיּי כּתּי 
Kittiy 
Usage: 8

ענה 
`anah 
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83
Usage: 83

אשּׁר אשּׁוּר 
'Ashshuwr 
Usage: 152

עבר 
`Eber 
Usage: 15

and he also shall perish
H8
אבד 
'obed 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

23 Then he took up his discourse and said, "Alas, who can live except God has ordained it? 24 "But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber; So they also will come to destruction." 25 Then Balaam arose and departed and returned to his place, and Balak also went his way.



Cross References

Genesis 10:4

The sons of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Dodanim.

Numbers 24:20

And he looked at Amalek and took up his discourse and said, "Amalek was the first of the nations, But his end shall be destruction."

Daniel 11:30

"For ships of Kittim will come against him; therefore he will be disheartened and will return and become enraged at the holy covenant and take action; so he will come back and show regard for those who forsake the holy covenant.

Genesis 10:21-25

Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the older brother of Japheth, children were born.

Genesis 14:13

Then a fugitive came and told Abram the Hebrew Now he was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were allies with Abram.

Isaiah 23:1

The oracle concerning Tyre Wail, O ships of Tarshish, For Tyre is destroyed, without house or harbor; It is reported to them from the land of Cyprus.

Daniel 2:35

"Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold were crushed all at the same time and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away so that not a trace of them was found But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.

Daniel 2:45

"Inasmuch as you saw that a stone was cut out of the mountain without hands and that it crushed the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold, the great God has made known to the king what will take place in the future; so the dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy."

Daniel 7:19-20

"Then I desired to know the exact meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others, exceedingly dreadful, with its teeth of iron and its claws of bronze, and which devoured, crushed and trampled down the remainder with its feet,

Daniel 7:23-26

"Thus he said: 'The fourth beast will be a fourth kingdom on the earth, which will be different from all the other kingdoms and will devour the whole earth and tread it down and crush it.

Daniel 8:5-8

While I was observing, behold, a male goat was coming from the west over the surface of the whole earth without touching the ground; and the goat had a conspicuous horn between his eyes.

Daniel 8:21

"The shaggy goat represents the kingdom of Greece, and the large horn that is between his eyes is the first king.

Daniel 9:26-27

"Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

Daniel 10:20

Then he said, "Do you understand why I came to you? But I shall now return to fight against the prince of Persia; so I am going forth, and behold, the prince of Greece is about to come.

Daniel 11:45

"He will pitch the tents of his royal pavilion between the seas and the beautiful Holy Mountain; yet he will come to his end, and no one will help him.

Matthew 24:15

"Therefore when you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

Luke 20:24

"Show Me a denarius. Whose likeness and inscription does it have?" They said, "Caesar's."

Luke 23:29-31

"For behold, the days are coming when they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.'

John 11:48

"If we let Him go on like this, all men will believe in Him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation."

Revelation 18:2-24

And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird.

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