Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

New American Standard Bible

Bow Your heavens, O LORD, and come down; Touch the mountains, that they may smoke.

King James Version

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Holman Bible

Lord, part Your heavens and come down.
Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.

International Standard Version

Bow your heavens, LORD, and descend; touch the mountains, and they will smolder.

A Conservative Version

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down. Touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

American Standard Version

Bow thy heavens, O Jehovah, and come down: Touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Darby Translation

Jehovah, bow thy heavens, and come down; touch the mountains, that they smoke;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down; touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Julia Smith Translation

O Jehovah, incline thy heavens, and thou wilt come down: touch upon the mountains and they shall smoke.

King James 2000

Bow your heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O Yahweh, bow the heavens and come down; touch the mountains so that they smoke.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down; touch the mountains, that they may smoke withal.

NET Bible

O Lord, make the sky sink and come down! Touch the mountains and make them smolder!

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh! bow thy heavens and come down, Touch the mountains, that they smoke:

Webster

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah, incline Thy heavens and come down, Strike against mountains, and they smoke.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A King's Prayer

4 Man is like vanity and a breath; his days are as a shadow that passes away. 5 Bow Your heavens, O Lord, and come down; touch the mountains, and they shall smoke. 6 Cast forth lightning and scatter [my enemies]; send out Your arrows and embarrass and frustrate them.


Cross References

Psalm 18:9

He bowed the heavens also and came down; and thick darkness was under His feet.

Psalm 104:32

Who looks on the earth, and it quakes and trembles, Who touches the mountains, and they smoke!

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke, for the Lord descended upon it in fire; its smoke ascended like that of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked greatly.

Isaiah 64:1-2

Oh, that You would rend the heavens and that You would come down, that the mountains might quake and flow down at Your presence -- "

Nahum 1:3-6

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power and will by no means clear the guilty. The Lord has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of His feet.

Habakkuk 3:3-6

God [approaching from Sinai] came from Teman [which represents Edom] and the Holy One from Mount Paran [in the Sinai region]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! His glory covered the heavens and the earth was full of His praise.

Hebrews 12:18

For you have not come [as did the Israelites in the wilderness] to a [material] mountain that can be touched, [a mountain] that is ablaze with fire, and to gloom and darkness and a raging storm,

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