Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

Amplified


Bow Your heavens, O Lord, and come down;
Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.

Darby Translation

Jehovah, bow thy heavens, and come down; touch the mountains, that they 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 The human person is a mere empty breath; his days are like a fading shadow. 5 Bow your heavens, LORD, and descend; touch the mountains, and they will smolder. 6 Send forth lightning and scatter the enemy, shoot your arrows and confuse them.


Cross References

Psalm 18:9

He bent the sky and descended, and darkness was under his feet.

Psalm 104:32

He looks at the earth and it shakes; he touches the mountains and they smoke.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the LORD had come down in fire on it. Smoke went up from it like smoke from a kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Isaiah 64:1-2

If only you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence

Nahum 1:3-6

The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Habakkuk 3:3-6

God comes from Teman the Holy One from Mount Paran. Interlude His glory spreads throughout the heavens, and praises about him fill the earth.

Hebrews 12:18

You have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, to gloom,

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