Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.
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.

Holman Bible

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.God, we have heard with our ears—
our ancestors 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
The 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:

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 {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. 2 How thou didst drive out the heathen with thy hand, and plantedst them; how thou didst afflict the people, and cast them out.


Cross References

Exodus 13:14-15

And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

Psalm 42:1

{To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Psalm 78:3-6

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

Isaiah 38:19

The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth.

Exodus 12:24-27

And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever.

Numbers 21:14-16

Wherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon,

Numbers 21:27-30

Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:

Deuteronomy 6:20

And when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD our God hath commanded you?

Judges 6:13

And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.

Job 8:8-9

For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers:

Job 15:17-19

I will shew thee, hear me; and that which I have seen I will declare;

Psalm 22:31

They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.

Psalm 71:18

Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

Psalm 77:5

I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times.

Psalm 105:1-2

O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.

Joel 1:3

Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.

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