Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places;
Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

King James Version

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Holman Bible

The boundary lines have fallen for me
in pleasant places;
indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

International Standard Version

The boundary lines have fallen in pleasant places for me; truly, I have a beautiful heritage.

A Conservative Version

The lines are fallen to me in pleasant places. Yea, I have a fine heritage.

American Standard Version

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; Yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Amplified


The [boundary] lines [of the land] have fallen for me in pleasant places;
Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

Bible in Basic English

Fair are the places marked out for me; I have a noble heritage.

Darby Translation

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Julia Smith Translation

The cords fell to me in sweetnesses; also the inheritance was bountiful upon me.

King James 2000

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] measuring lines have fallen for me in pleasant places. Yes, [my] inheritance is delightful for me.

Modern King James verseion

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; yea, I have a beautiful inheritance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The lot is fallen unto me in fair ground; yea I have a goodly heritage.

NET Bible

It is as if I have been given fertile fields or received a beautiful tract of land.

New Heart English Bible

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.

The Emphasized Bible

The lines, have fallen unto me, in pleasant places, Verily an inheritance that delighteth me.

Webster

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; yes, I have a goodly heritage.

World English Bible

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lines have fallen to me in pleasant places, Yea, a beauteous inheritance is for me.

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Confidence In The Lord

5 The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and my cup;
You support my lot.
6 The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places;
Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.
7 I will bless the Lord who has counseled me;
Indeed, my mind instructs me in the night.


Cross References

Psalm 78:55

He also drove out the nations before them
And apportioned them for an inheritance by measurement,
And made the tribes of Israel dwell in their tents.

Jeremiah 3:19

“Then I said,
‘How I would set you among My sons
And give you a pleasant land,
The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!’
And I said, ‘You shall call Me, My Father,
And not turn away from following Me.’

Psalm 21:1-3

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
O Lord, in Your strength the king will be glad,
And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!

Amos 7:17

Therefore, thus says the Lord, ‘Your wife will become a harlot in the city, your sons and your daughters will fall by the sword, your land will be parceled up by a measuring line and you yourself will die upon unclean soil. Moreover, Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.’”

John 20:17

Jesus *said to her, “Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, ‘I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.’”

Romans 8:17

and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

So then let no one boast in men. For all things belong to you,

Ephesians 1:18

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,

Philippians 2:9-11

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,

2 Timothy 2:12

If we endure, we will also reign with Him;
If we deny Him, He also will deny us;

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Revelation 3:21

He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.

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