Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

A Conservative Version

Why should the nations say, Where is now 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 unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake. 2 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God? 3 But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.


Cross References

Psalm 42:3

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

Psalm 79:10

Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is their God? let him be known among the heathen in our sight by the revenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed.

Exodus 32:12

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God?

Numbers 14:15-16

Now if thou shalt kill all 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 into corners, 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, Let not thy God in whom thou trustest deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria.

Joel 2:17

Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?

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