Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The high mountains are for the wild goats. The rocks are a refuge for the conies.

New American Standard Bible

The high mountains are for the wild goats;
The cliffs are a refuge for the shephanim.

King James Version

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

Holman Bible

The high mountains are for the wild goats;
the cliffs are a refuge for hyraxes.

International Standard Version

The high mountains are for wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for the rock badger.

American Standard Version

The high mountains are for the wild goats; The rocks are a refuge for the conies.

Amplified

The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the conies and badgers.

Bible in Basic English

The high hills are a safe place for the mountain goats, and the rocks for the small beasts.

Darby Translation

The high mountains are for the wild goats; the cliffs, a refuge for the rock-badgers.

Julia Smith Translation

The high mountains for the wild goats; the rocks a refuge for the conies.

King James 2000

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the badgers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The high mountains [are] for the wild goats; [the] cliffs [are] a refuge for the rock badgers.

Modern King James verseion

The high hills are for the wild goats, and the rocks are a refuge for the badgers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats, and so are the stony rocks for the conies.

NET Bible

The wild goats live in the high mountains; the rock badgers find safety in the cliffs.

New Heart English Bible

The high mountains are for the wild goats. The rocks are a refuge for the rock badgers.

The Emphasized Bible

The high mountains, are for the chamois, The crags, are a refuge for the conies.

Webster

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

World English Bible

The high mountains are for the wild goats. The rocks are a refuge for the rock badgers.

Youngs Literal Translation

The high hills are for wild goats, Rocks are a refuge for conies,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

מחסה מחסה 
Machaceh 
Usage: 20

for the wild goats
יעל 
Ya`el 
Usage: 3

and the rocks
סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Creation And Providence

17 where the birds make their nests. As for the stork, the fir trees are her house. 18 The high mountains are for the wild goats. The rocks are a refuge for the conies. 19 He appointed the moon for seasons. The sun knows his going down.


Cross References

Proverbs 30:26

the conies are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks,

Job 39:1

Do thou know the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? [Or] can thou mark when the hinds do calve?

Leviticus 11:5

And the coney, because he chews the cud but does not part the hoof, he is unclean to you.

Deuteronomy 14:7

Nevertheless of those that chew the cud, or of those that have the hoof cloven, these ye shall not eat: the camel, and the hare, and the coney, because they chew the cud but do not part the hoof, they are unclean to you,

1 Samuel 24:2

Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went to seek David and his men upon the rocks of the wild goats.

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