Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O God, we have heard with our ears, Our fathers have told us The work that You did in their days, In the days of old.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, Maschil.} We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old.

Holman Bible

God, we have heard with our ears- our forefathers have told us- the work You accomplished in their days, in days long ago:

International Standard Version

God, we heard it with our ears; our ancestors told us about what you did in their day a long time ago.

A Conservative Version

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou did in their days, in the days of old.

American Standard Version

We have heard with our ears, O God, Our fathers have told us, What work thou didst in their days, In the days of old.

Amplified

We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us [what] work You did in their days, in the days of old.

Bible in Basic English

It has come to our ears, O God, our fathers have given us the story, of the works which you did in their days, in the old times,

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. An instruction.} O God, with our ears have we heard, our fathers have told us, the work thou wroughtest in their days, in the days of old:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days in the times of old.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer for the sons of Korah: of instruction. O God, with our ears we heard; our fathers recounted to us the work thou didst in their days, in days of old.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician for the Sons of Korah, a maschil.] We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work you did in their days, in the times of old.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O God, we have heard with our ears; our ancestors have told us of work you worked in their days, in days of old.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. For the sons of Korah, a contemplation. We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us the work which You did in their days, in the days of old.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, an instruction of the sons of Korah} We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us what thou hast done in their time of old.

NET Bible

For the music director; by the Korahites, a well-written song. O God, we have clearly heard; our ancestors have told us what you did in their days, in ancient times.

New Heart English Bible

We have heard with our ears, God; our fathers have told us, what work you did in their days, in the days of old.

The Emphasized Bible

O God! with our own ears, have we heard, Our fathers, have recounted to us, - The work thou didst work, In their day, In the days of aforetime:

Webster

To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, Maschil. We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old.

World English Bible

We have heard with our ears, God; our fathers have told us, what work you did in their days, in the days of old.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- By sons of Korah. An Instruction. O God, with our ears we have heard, Our fathers have recounted to us, The work Thou didst work in their days, In the days of old.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel's Complaint

1 O God, we have heard with our ears, Our fathers have told us The work that You did in their days, In the days of old. 2 You with Your own hand drove out the nations; Then You planted them; You afflicted the peoples, Then You spread them abroad.


Cross References

Exodus 13:14-15

"And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What is this?' then you shall say to him, 'With a powerful hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.

Psalm 42:1

As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.

Psalm 78:3-6

Which we have heard and known, And our fathers have told us.

Isaiah 38:19

"It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today; A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

Exodus 12:24-27

"And you shall observe this event as an ordinance for you and your children forever.

Numbers 21:14-16

Therefore it is said in the Book of the Wars of the LORD, "Waheb in Suphah, And the wadis of the Arnon,

Numbers 21:27-30

Therefore those who use proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon! Let it be built! So let the city of Sihon be established.

Deuteronomy 6:20

"When your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What do the testimonies and the statutes and the judgments mean which the LORD our God commanded you?'

Judges 6:13

Then Gideon said to him, "O my lord, if the LORD is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all His miracles which our fathers told us about, saying, 'Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt?' But now the LORD has abandoned us and given us into the hand of Midian."

Job 8:8-9

"Please inquire of past generations, And consider the things searched out by their fathers.

Job 15:17-19

"I will tell you, listen to me; And what I have seen I will also declare;

Psalm 22:31

They will come and will declare His righteousness To a people who will be born, that He has performed it.

Psalm 71:18

And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me, Until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to all who are to come.

Psalm 77:5

I have considered the days of old, The years of long ago.

Psalm 105:1-2

Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.

Joel 1:3

Tell your sons about it, And let your sons tell their sons, And their sons the next generation.

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