Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD; but the earth has he 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 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.

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.

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 Blessed are you by the LORD, who made heaven and earth. 16 The heavens are the heavens of the LORD; but the earth has he given to the children of men. 17 The dead do not praise the LORD, neither any who go down into silence;


Cross References

Psalm 89:11

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

Genesis 1:28-30

God blessed them. God said to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 9:1-3

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

Deuteronomy 32:8

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the children of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the children of Israel.

Psalm 8:6

You make him ruler over the works of your hands. You have put all things under his feet:

Psalm 144:5

Part your heavens, LORD, and come down. Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.

Psalm 148:4

Praise him, you heavens of heavens, You waters that are above the heavens.

Isaiah 66:1

Thus says the LORD, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what kind of house will you build to me? And what place shall be my rest?

Jeremiah 27:5-6

"I have made the earth, the men and the animals that are on the surface of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm; and I give it to whom it seems right to me.

Lamentations 3:66

You will pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of the LORD.

John 14:2

In my Father's house are many dwelling places. If it weren't so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.

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