Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 You are blessed of Jehovah who made the heavens and the earth. 16 The heavens, even the heavens, are Jehovah's; but the earth He has given to the sons of men. 17 The dead do not praise Jehovah, nor do any who go down into silence.


Cross References

Psalm 89:11

The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; You have founded the world and its fullness.

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 have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the heavens, and all animals that move upon the earth.

Genesis 9:1-3

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

Deuteronomy 32:8

When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when He separated the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the people according to the number of the sons of Israel.

Psalm 8:6

You made him rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet:

Psalm 144:5

Bow down Your heavens, O Jehovah, and come down; touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Psalm 148:4

Praise Him, heavens of heavens, and waters that are above the heavens.

Isaiah 66:1

So says Jehovah, Heaven is My throne, and earth My footstool. Where, then, is the house that you build for Me? And where is the place of My rest?

Jeremiah 27:5-6

I have made the earth, man, and the animals on the face of the earth, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed right to Me.

Lamentations 3:66

Pursue and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of Jehovah.

John 14:2

In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

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