Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The Lord sat as King at the flood;
Yes, the Lord sits as King forever.

King James Version

The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever.

Holman Bible

The Lord sat enthroned at the flood;
the Lord sits enthroned, King forever.

International Standard Version

The LORD sat enthroned over the flood, and the LORD sits as king forever.

A Conservative Version

LORD sat [as King] at the Flood. Yea, LORD sits as King forever.

American Standard Version

Jehovah sat as King at the Flood; Yea, Jehovah sitteth as King for ever.


The Lord sat as King at the flood;
Yes, the Lord sits as King forever.

Darby Translation

Jehovah sitteth upon the flood; yea, Jehovah sitteth as king for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah sat upon the inundation: and Jehovah sat King forever.

King James 2000

The LORD sits upon the flood; yea, the LORD sits as King forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh sits [enthroned] at the flood, and Yahweh sits [as] king forever.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah sits on the flood; yea, Jehovah sits as King forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD sitteth above the water-flood, and the LORD remaineth a King forever.

NET Bible

The Lord sits enthroned over the engulfing waters, the Lord sits enthroned as the eternal king.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD sat enthroned at the Flood. Yes, the LORD sits as King forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, at the Flood, was seated, And Yahweh hath taken his seat, as king, unto times age-abiding.


The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yes, the LORD sitteth king for ever.

World English Bible

Yahweh sat enthroned at the Flood. Yes, Yahweh sits as King forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah on the deluge hath sat, And Jehovah sitteth king -- to the age,




Context Readings

The Voice Of The Lord

9 The voice of the Lord makes the deer to calve
And strips the forests bare;
And in His temple everything says, “Glory!”
10 The Lord sat as King at the flood;
Yes, the Lord sits as King forever.
11 The Lord will give strength to His people;
The Lord will bless His people with peace.

Cross References

Genesis 6:17

Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.

Psalm 10:16

The Lord is King forever and ever;
Nations have perished from His land.

Genesis 8:1-2

But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the cattle that were with him in the ark; and God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water subsided.

Job 38:8-11

“Or who enclosed the sea with doors
When, bursting forth, it went out from the womb;

Job 38:25

“Who has cleft a channel for the flood,
Or a way for the thunderbolt,

Psalm 2:6-9

“But as for Me, I have installed My King
Upon Zion, My holy mountain.”

Psalm 29:3

The voice of the Lord is upon the waters;
The God of glory thunders,
The Lord is over many waters.

Psalm 65:7

Who stills the roaring of the seas,
The roaring of their waves,
And the tumult of the peoples.

Psalm 93:1

The Lord reigns, He is clothed with majesty;
The Lord has clothed and girded Himself with strength;
Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.

Psalm 99:1

The Lord reigns, let the peoples tremble;
He is enthroned above the cherubim, let the earth shake!

Psalm 104:6-9

You covered it with the deep as with a garment;
The waters were standing above the mountains.

Daniel 2:44

In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.

Matthew 6:13

‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]

Mark 4:41

They became very much afraid and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey Him?”

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

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