Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

To him that spread forth the earth above the waters; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever:

New American Standard Bible

To Him who spread out the earth above the waters,
For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

King James Version

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Holman Bible

He spread the land on the waters.
        His love is eternal.

International Standard Version

to the one who spread out the earth over the waters, for his gracious love is everlasting

A Conservative Version

to him who spread forth the earth above the waters, for his loving kindness [is] forever,

Amplified


To Him who stretched out the earth upon the waters,
For His lovingkindness endures forever;

Bible in Basic English

To him by whom the earth was stretched out over the waters: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.

Darby Translation

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;

Julia Smith Translation

To him spreading the earth upon the sea: for his mercy is forever.

King James 2000

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endures forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

To [him who] spread out the earth above the waters, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

Modern King James verseion

To Him who stretched out the earth above the waters; for His mercy endures forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which laid out the earth above the waters! For his mercy endureth forever.

NET Bible

to the one who spread out the earth over the water, for his loyal love endures,

New Heart English Bible

To him who spread out the earth above the waters; for his loving kindness endures forever:

The Emphasized Bible

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.

Webster

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.

World English Bible

To him who spread out the earth above the waters; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Youngs Literal Translation

To Him spreading the earth over the waters, For to the age is His kindness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רקע 
Raqa` 
Usage: 11

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To God For His Creation And Deliverance

5 To him that by understanding made the heavens; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever: 6 To him that spread forth the earth above the waters; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever: 7 To him that made great lights; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever:


Cross References

Psalm 24:2

For he hath founded it upon the seas, And established it upon the floods.

Genesis 1:9

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Isaiah 44:24

Thus saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb: I am Jehovah, that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth (who is with me?);

Jeremiah 10:12

He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding hath he stretched out the heavens:

Job 26:7

He stretcheth out the north over empty space, And hangeth the earth upon nothing.

Job 37:18

Canst thou with him spread out the sky, Which is strong as a molten mirror?

Psalm 104:2-3

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain;

Isaiah 40:22

It is he that sitteth above the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;

Isaiah 42:5

Thus saith God Jehovah, he that created the heavens, and stretched them forth; he that spread abroad the earth and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of Jehovah concerning Israel. Thus'saith Jehovah, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him:

2 Peter 3:5-7

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth compacted out of water and amidst water, by the word of God;

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