Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

Bible in Basic English

The heavens are the Lord's; 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 be blessed by the LORD, who made the heavens and the earth. 16 The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but he gave the earth to human beings. 17 Neither can the dead praise the LORD, nor those who go down into the silence of death.


Cross References

Psalm 89:11

Heaven and the earth belong to you, the world and everything it contains you established them.

Genesis 1:28-30

God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"

Genesis 9:1-3

God blessed Noah and his sons and ordered them, "Be productive, multiply, and fill the earth.

Deuteronomy 32:8

When the Most High gave nations as their inheritance, when he separated the human race, he set boundaries for the people according to the number of the children of God.

Psalm 8:6

You gave him dominion over the work of your hands, you put all things under his feet:

Psalm 144:5

Bow your heavens, LORD, and descend; touch the mountains, and they will smolder.

Psalm 148:4

Praise him, you heaven of heavens, and you waters above the heavens.

Isaiah 66:1

This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you would build for me, and where will my resting place be?

Jeremiah 27:5-6

"By my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth, mankind, and the animals that are on the face of the earth, and I give it to whomever I see fit.

Lamentations 3:66

Pursue them in your anger and destroy them from under the LORD's heaven.

John 14:2

There are many rooms in my Father's house. If there weren't, I wouldn't have told you that I am going away to prepare a place for you, would I?

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