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Bible in Basic English

The heavens are the Lord's; but the earth he has given to the children of men.

New American Standard Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the Lord,
But the earth He has given to the sons of men.

King James Version

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

Holman Bible

The heavens are the Lord’s,
but the earth He has given to the human race.

International Standard Version

The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but he gave the earth to human beings.

A Conservative Version

The heavens are the heavens of LORD, but the earth he has given to the sons of men.

American Standard Version

The heavens are the heavens of Jehovah; But the earth hath he given to the children of men.

Amplified


The heavens are the heavens of the Lord,
But the earth He has given to the children of men.

Darby Translation

The heavens are the heavens of Jehovah, but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

Julia Smith Translation

The heavens of heavens to Jehovah, and he gave the earth to the sons of man.

King James 2000

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth has he given to the children of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The heavens [are] Yahweh's heavens, but the earth he has given to [the] children of humankind.

Modern King James verseion

The heavens, even the heavens, are Jehovah's; but the earth He has given to the sons of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All the whole heavens are the LORD's; but the earth hath he given unto the children of men.

NET Bible

The heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.

New Heart English Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD; but the earth has he given to the children of men.

The Emphasized Bible

As for the heavens, the heavens, belong to Yahweh, but the earth, hath he given to the sons of men.

Webster

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

World English Bible

The heavens are the heavens of Yahweh; but the earth has he given to the children of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

The heavens -- the heavens are Jehovah's, And the earth He hath given to sons of men,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

are the Lord's

Usage: 0

but the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

hath he given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Easton

Context Readings

Dead Idols And The Living God

15 May you have the blessing of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 16 The heavens are the Lord's; but the earth he has given to the children of men. 17 The dead do not give praise to the Lord; or those who go down to the underworld.


Cross References

Psalm 89:11

Yours are the heavens, and the earth is yours; you have made the world, and everything which is in it.

Genesis 1:28-30

And God gave them his blessing and said to them, Be fertile and have increase, and make the earth full and be masters of it; be rulers over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing moving on the earth.

Genesis 9:1-3

And God gave his blessing to Noah and his sons, and said, Be fertile, and have increase, and make the earth full.

Deuteronomy 32:8

When the Most High gave the nations their heritage, separating into groups the children of men, he had the limits of the peoples marked out, keeping in mind the number of the children of Israel.

Psalm 8:6

You have made him ruler over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet;

Psalm 8:6

You have made him ruler over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet;

Psalm 148:4

Give praise to him, you highest heavens, and you waters which are over the heavens.

Isaiah 66:1

The Lord says, Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is the resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, and what place will be my resting-place?

Jeremiah 27:5-6

I have made the earth, and man and beast on the face of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm; and I will give it to anyone at my pleasure.

Lamentations 3:66

You will go after them in wrath, and put an end to them from under the heavens of the Lord.

John 14:2

In my Father's house are rooms enough; if it was not so, would I have said that I am going to make ready a place for you?

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