Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He maketh rivers into a wilderness, and water-springs into dry ground;

New American Standard Bible

He changes rivers into a wilderness
And springs of water into a thirsty ground;

King James Version

He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground;

Holman Bible

He turns rivers into desert,
springs of water into thirsty ground,

International Standard Version

He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into dry ground,

A Conservative Version

He turns rivers into a wilderness, and water springs into a thirsty ground,

American Standard Version

He turneth rivers into a wilderness, And watersprings into a thirsty ground;

Amplified


He turns rivers into a wilderness,
And springs of water into a thirsty ground;

Bible in Basic English

He makes rivers into waste places, and springs of water into a dry land;

Julia Smith Translation

He will set rivers to a desert, and the findings of waters to thirst;

King James 2000

He turns rivers into a wilderness, and the water springs into dry ground;

Lexham Expanded Bible

He turns rivers into a wilderness and springs of water into thirsty ground,

Modern King James verseion

He sets rivers to a wilderness and water-springs to thirsty ground;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which turneth floods into dry land, and drieth up the watersprings!

NET Bible

He turned streams into a desert, springs of water into arid land,

New Heart English Bible

He turns rivers into a desert, water springs into a thirsty ground,

The Emphasized Bible

He turneth Rivers into a desert, and, Springs of Water, into thirsty ground,

Webster

He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the water-springs into dry ground;

World English Bible

He turns rivers into a desert, water springs into a thirsty ground,

Youngs Literal Translation

He maketh rivers become a wilderness, And fountains of waters become dry land.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He turneth
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

נהר 
Nahar 
Usage: 119

מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

References

Easton

Context Readings

Thanksgiving To Yahweh For His Of Deliverance

32 Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the session of the elders. 33 He maketh rivers into a wilderness, and water-springs into dry ground; 34 A fruitful land into a plain of salt, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.


Cross References

Isaiah 42:15

I will lay waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore did I come, and there was no man? I called, and there was none to answer? Is my hand at all shortened that I cannot redeem, or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make rivers a wilderness; their fish stink because there is no water, and die for thirst.

1 Kings 17:1-7

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.

1 Kings 18:5

and Ahab said to Obadiah, Go through the land, to all the fountains of water and to all the torrents, perhaps we may find grass to save the horses and the mules alive, so that we may not have to destroy some of our beasts.

Psalm 74:15

Thou didst cleave fountain and torrent, thou driedst up ever-flowing rivers.

Isaiah 13:19-21

And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldeans' pride, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.

Isaiah 19:5-10

And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up;

Isaiah 34:9-10

And the torrents thereof shall be turned into pitch, and its dust into brimstone; yea, the land thereof shall become burning pitch:

Isaiah 44:27

that saith to the deep, Be dry, and I will dry up thy rivers;

Jeremiah 14:3

And their nobles send their little ones for water: they come to the pits, they find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are ashamed, they are confounded, and have covered their heads.

Ezekiel 30:12

And I will make the rivers dry, and sell the land into the hand of the wicked; and I will make the land desolate, and all that is therein, by the hand of strangers: I Jehovah have spoken it.

Joel 1:20

The beasts of the field also cry unto thee; for the water-courses are dried, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Amos 4:7-8

And I also have withholden the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest; and I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece of land was rained upon, and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.

Nahum 1:4

He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore, as I live, saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, Moab shall certainly be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, a possession of nettles, and salt-pits, and a perpetual desolation; the remnant of my people shall spoil them, and the residue of my nation shall possess them.

Zephaniah 2:13

And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, a place of drought like the wilderness.

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