Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

At the hearing of the ear they hearken to me, Sons of a stranger feign obedience to me,

New American Standard Bible

As soon as they hear, they obey me;
Foreigners submit to me.

King James Version

As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves unto me.

Holman Bible

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly;
as soon as they hear, they obey me.

International Standard Version

When they hear of me, they will obey me; foreigners will submit to me.

A Conservative Version

As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.

American Standard Version

As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me; The foreigners shall submit themselves unto me.

Amplified


As soon as they hear me, they respond and obey me;
Foreigners feign obedience to me.

Bible in Basic English

From the time when my name comes to their ears they will be ruled by me: men of other countries will, with false hearts, put themselves under my authority.

Darby Translation

At the hearing of the ear, they obey me: strangers come cringing unto me.

Julia Smith Translation

At the hearing of the ear they shall hear to me: sons of the stranger shall feign to me.

King James 2000

As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the foreigners shall submit themselves unto me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

as soon as {they heard}, they obeyed me. [The] children of a foreign land feigned obedience before me.

Modern King James verseion

As soon as they hear of Me, they shall obey Me; the sons of strangers shall bow down to Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me, but the strange children dissemble with me. {TYNDALE: And the aliens crouched unto me, and obeyed me at a word.}

NET Bible

When they hear of my exploits, they submit to me. Foreigners are powerless before me;

New Heart English Bible

As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.

The Emphasized Bible

At the hearing of the ear, they submitted to me, the sons of the foreigner, came cringing unto me:

Webster

As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves to me.

World English Bible

As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

43 Thou dost deliver me From the strivings of the people, Thou placest me for a head of nations, A people I have not known do serve me. 44 At the hearing of the ear they hearken to me, Sons of a stranger feign obedience to me, 45 Sons of a stranger fade away, And are slain out of their close places.


Cross References

Psalm 66:3

Say to God, 'How fearful are Thy works, By the abundance of Thy strength, Thine enemies feign obedience to Thee.

Psalm 81:15

Those hating Jehovah feign obedience to Him, But their time is -- to the age.

Deuteronomy 33:29

O thy happiness, O Israel! who is like thee? A people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And He who is the sword of thine excellency: And thine enemies are subdued for thee, And thou on their high places dost tread.'

2 Samuel 1:13

And David saith unto the youth who is declaring it to him, 'Whence art thou?' and he saith, 'Son of a sojourner, an Amalekite, I am.'

2 Samuel 22:44-46

And -- Thou dost deliver me From the strivings of my people, Thou placest me for a head of nations; A people I have not known do serve me.

Psalm 68:30

Rebuke a beast of the reeds, a company of bulls, With calves of the peoples, Each humbling himself with pieces of silver, Scatter Thou peoples delighting in conflicts.

Isaiah 62:8

Sworn hath Jehovah by His right hand, Even by the arm of His strength: 'I give not thy corn any more as food for thine enemies, Nor do sons of a stranger drink thy new wine, For which thou hast laboured.

Ezekiel 44:7

In your bringing in sons of a stranger, uncircumcised of heart, and uncircumcised of flesh, to be in My sanctuary, to pollute it, even My house, in your bringing near My bread, fat, and blood, and they break My covenant by all your abominations,

Romans 10:16-17

But they were not all obedient to the good tidings, for Isaiah saith, 'Lord, who did give credence to our report?'

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