Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water 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,

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;

Darby Translation

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

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 in the assembly of the people and praise him in the counsel of the elders. 33 He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into dry ground, 34 and a fruitful land into a salty waste, due to the wickedness of its inhabitants.


Cross References

Isaiah 42:15

I'll devastate the mountains and hills, and dry up all their vegetation; I'll turn rivers into islands, and dry up the ponds.

Isaiah 50:2

Why is it that when I came, no one was there? Why was there no answer when I called? Was my arm too short to redeem you? Do I lack the strength to rescue you? Look! By my mere rebuke I dry up the sea, I turn rivers into a desert. Their fish stink for lack of water and die of thirst.

1 Kings 17:1-7

Elijah the foreigner, who was an alien resident from Gilead, told Ahab, "As the LORD God of Israel lives, in whose presence I'm standing, there will be neither dew nor rain these next several years, except when I say so."

1 Kings 18:5

Ahab had instructed Obadiah, "Go throughout the land to all of the water springs and to all of the valleys. Maybe we'll find some grass to keep the horses and mules alive. Also, maybe we won't have to kill some of our cattle."

Psalm 74:15

You opened both the spring and the river; you dried up flowing rivers.

Isaiah 13:19-21

Babylon, that jewel of kingdoms, the splendor and pride of the Chaldeans, will be like Sodom and Gomorrah, when God overthrew them

Isaiah 19:5-10

"The water sources of the Nile will be dried up, and the river will become dry and parched.

Isaiah 34:9-10

Edom's streams will be turned into burning sulfur, and its dust into sulfur; its land will become pitch.

Isaiah 44:27

who says to the watery deep, "Be dry I will dry up your rivers;"

Jeremiah 14:3

Their nobles send their young people for water. They go to the cisterns, but they find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They're disappointed and dismayed, and they cover their heads in shame.

Ezekiel 30:12

I'll dry up their waterways, and evil men will sell off the land. I'm going to make that land desolate, along with everything that's in it, and I'm going to use foreigners to do it. I, the LORD have spoken!'"

Joel 1:20

The livestock also cries out to you, because their water sources have evaporated and because fire has consumed the open pastures.

Amos 4:7-8

"I therefore have withheld the rain from you three months before the harvest, causing rain to come upon one city, but not upon another, and upon one field but not upon another, so that it would wither.

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea, and it evaporates; he dries up all the rivers. Bashan and Carmel wither, while the flowers of Lebanon languish.

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore as I'm alive and living," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, "Moab will surely become like Sodom, and the Ammonites like Gomorrah, a place overrun by weeds and salty marshes, unpopulated forever. The survivors of my people will confiscate their property, and those who remain of my nation will inherit what was theirs.

Zephaniah 2:13

"And the LORD will attack the north, destroying Assyria. He will turn Nineveh into a desolate ruin, as dry as a desert wilderness.

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