Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Why should the nations say, Where is now their God?

New American Standard Bible

Why should the nations say,
Where, now, is their God?”

King James Version

Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God?

Holman Bible

Why should the nations say,
“Where is their God?”

International Standard Version

Why should the nations ask "Where now is their God?"

American Standard Version

Wherefore should the nations say, Where is now their God?

Amplified


Why should the nations say,
“Where, now, is their God?”

Bible in Basic English

Why may the nations say, Where is now their God?

Darby Translation

Wherefore should the nations say, Where then is their God?

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore shall the nations say, Where now their God?

King James 2000

Why should the nations say, Where is now their God?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why should the nations say, "Where, {pray tell}, [is] their God?"

Modern King James verseion

Why should the nations say, Where now is their God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore shall the Heathen say, "Where is now their God?"

NET Bible

Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?"

New Heart English Bible

Why should the nations say, "Where is their God, now?"

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore should the nations say, Pray where is their God?

Webster

Why should the heathen say, Where is now their God?

World English Bible

Why should the nations say, "Where is their God, now?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Why do the nations say, 'Where, pray, is their God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

Verse Info

Context Readings

Dead Idols And The Living God

1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to thy name give glory. For thy loving kindness, and for thy truth's sake. 2 Why should the nations say, Where is now their God? 3 But our God is in the heavens. He has done whatever he pleased.


Cross References

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night, while they continually say to me, Where is thy God?

Psalm 79:10

Why should the nations say, Where is their God? Let the avenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed be known among the nations in our sight.

Exodus 32:12

Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, He brought them forth for evil, to kill them on the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and relent of this evil against thy people.

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword in my bones, my adversaries reproach me; while they continually say to me, Where is thy God?

Numbers 14:15-16

Now if thou shall kill this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,

Deuteronomy 32:26-27

I said, I would scatter them afar, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men,

2 Kings 19:10-19

Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, Do not let thy God in whom thou trust deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.

Joel 2:17

Let the priests, the ministers of LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and do not give thy heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them. Why should they say among t

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