Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 Lord's heavens, but the earth has He 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 Yahweh, who made heaven and earth. 16 The heavens [are] Yahweh's heavens, but the earth he has given to [the] children of humankind. 17 The dead do not praise Yah, nor any descending into silence.


Cross References

Psalm 89:11

[The] heavens are yours, [the] earth yours as well, [the] world with its fullness, [because] you founded them.

Genesis 1:28-30

And God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it, and rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of heaven, and over every animal that moves upon the earth."

Genesis 9:1-3

And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.

Deuteronomy 32:8

{When the Most High apportioned} [the] nations, at his dividing [up] of the sons of humankind, he fixed the boundaries of [the] peoples, according to the number of the children of Israel.

Psalm 8:6

You make him over the works of your hands; all [things] you have placed under his feet:

Psalm 144:5

O Yahweh, bow the heavens and come down; touch the mountains so that they smoke.

Psalm 148:4

Praise him, {highest heavens}, and waters above the heavens.

Isaiah 66:1

Thus says Yahweh: "Heaven [is] my throne, and the earth [is] the footstool for my feet. Where [is] this house that you would build for me? And where [is] this resting place for me?

Jeremiah 27:5-6

"I have made the earth with humankind and animals that [are] on the face of the earth by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and I give it to whomever is right in my eyes.

Lamentations 3:66

Pursue them {in anger} and destroy them from under the heavens of Yahweh.

John 14:2

In my Father's house there are many dwelling places; but if not, I would have told you, because I am going away to prepare a place for you.

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