Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He turned rivers into a wilderness and the watersprings 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
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 assembly of the elders. 33 He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground; 34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.


Cross References

Isaiah 42:15

I will make 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, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

1 Kings 17:1-7

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

1 Kings 18:5

And Ahab said unto Obadiah, Go into the land, unto all fountains of water, and unto all brooks: peradventure we may find grass to save the horses and mules alive, that we lose not all the beasts.

Psalm 74:15

Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up mighty rivers.

Isaiah 13:19-21

And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, 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 streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, and the dust thereof into brimstone, and 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 have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and 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 waste, and all that is therein, by the hand of strangers: I the LORD have spoken it.

Joel 1:20

The beasts of the field cry also unto thee: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Amos 4:7-8

And also I 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 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 the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people 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, and dry like a wilderness.



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