Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Nations rage, kingdoms topple;
the earth melts when He lifts His voice.

New American Standard Bible

The nations made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered; He raised His voice, the earth melted.

King James Version

The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.

International Standard Version

The nations roared; the kingdoms were shaken. His voice boomed; the earth melts.

A Conservative Version

The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved, he uttered his voice, the earth melted.

American Standard Version

The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved: He uttered his voice, the earth melted.

Amplified

The nations raged, the kingdoms tottered and were moved; He uttered His voice, the earth melted.

Bible in Basic English

The nations were angry, the kingdoms were moved; at the sound of his voice the earth became like wax.

Darby Translation

The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved; he uttered his voice, the earth melted.

Julia Smith Translation

Nations raged, kingdoms were moved: he gave with his voice, the earth will melt

King James 2000

The nations raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Nations roar, kingdoms shake; he utters his voice, [the] earth melts.

Modern King James verseion

The nations raged, the kingdoms were shaken; He uttered His voice, the earth melted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The heathen make much ado, and the kingdoms are moved; but God hath showed his voice, and the earth shall melt away.

NET Bible

Nations are in uproar, kingdoms are overthrown. God gives a shout, the earth dissolves.

New Heart English Bible

The nations raged. The kingdoms were moved. He lifted his voice, and the earth melted.

The Emphasized Bible

Nations have roared, Kingdoms have tottered, He hath uttered his voice, Earth melteth.

Webster

The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.

World English Bible

The nations raged. The kingdoms were moved. He lifted his voice, and the earth melted.

Youngs Literal Translation

Troubled have been nations, Moved have been kingdoms, He hath given forth with His voice, earth melteth.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God Our Refuge

5 God is within her; she will not be toppled.
God will help her when the morning dawns.
6 Nations rage, kingdoms topple;
the earth melts when He lifts His voice.
7 The Lord of Hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our stronghold.Selah


Cross References

Amos 9:5

The Lord, the God of Hosts—
He touches the earth;
it melts, and all who dwell in it mourn;
all of it rises like the Nile
and subsides like the Nile of Egypt.

Joshua 2:9

and said to them, “I know that the Lord has given you this land and that the terror of you has fallen on us, and everyone who lives in the land is panicking because of you.

Joshua 2:24

They told Joshua, “The Lord has handed over the entire land to us. Everyone who lives in the land is also panicking because of us.”

Nahum 1:5

The mountains quake before Him,
and the hills melt;
the earth trembles at His presence—
the world and all who live in it.

Joshua 2:11

When we heard this, we lost heart, and everyone’s courage failed because of you, for the Lord your God is God in heaven above and on earth below.

2 Chronicles 14:9-13

Then Zerah the Cushite came against them with an army of one million men and 300 chariots. They came as far as Mareshah.

2 Chronicles 20:1

After this, the Moabites and Ammonites, together with some of the Meunites, came to fight against Jehoshaphat.

2 Chronicles 20:20-24

In the morning they got up early and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa. As they were about to go out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Hear me, Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem. Believe in Yahweh your God, and you will be established; believe in His prophets, and you will succeed.”

Psalm 2:1-4

Why do the nations rebel
and the peoples plot in vain?

Psalm 18:13

The Lord thundered from heaven;
the Most High projected His voice.

Psalm 68:8

the earth trembled and the skies poured down rain
before God, the God of Sinai,
before God, the God of Israel.

Psalm 68:33

to Him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens.
Look, He thunders with His powerful voice!

Psalm 83:2-8

See how Your enemies make an uproar;
those who hate You have acted arrogantly.

Psalm 97:5

The mountains melt like wax
at the presence of the Lord
at the presence of the Lord of all the earth.

Isaiah 8:9-10

Band together, peoples, and be broken;
pay attention, all you distant lands;
prepare for war, and be broken;
prepare for war, and be broken.

Isaiah 14:12-16

Shining morning star,
how you have fallen from the heavens!
You destroyer of nations,
you have been cut down to the ground.

Isaiah 37:21-36

Then Isaiah son of Amoz sent a message to Hezekiah: “The Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Because you prayed to Me about Sennacherib king of Assyria,

Isaiah 64:1-2

If only You would tear the heavens open
and come down,
so that mountains would quake at Your presence

Jeremiah 25:30

“As for you, you are to prophesy all these things to them, and say to them:The Lord roars from heaven;
He raises His voice from His holy dwelling.
He roars loudly over His grazing land;
He calls out with a shout, like those who tread grapes,
against all the inhabitants of the earth.

Joel 2:11

The Lord raises His voice
in the presence of His army.
His camp is very large;
Those who carry out His command are powerful.
Indeed, the Day of the Lord is terrible and dreadful
who can endure it?

Amos 1:2

He said:The Lord roars from Zion
and raises His voice from Jerusalem;
the pastures of the shepherds mourn,
and the summit of Carmel withers.

Amos 9:13

Hear this! The days are coming—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
when the plowman will overtake the reaper
and the one who treads grapes,
the sower of seed.
The mountains will drip with sweet wine,
and all the hills will flow with it.

Micah 1:4

The mountains will melt beneath Him,
and the valleys will split apart,
like wax near a fire,
like water cascading down a mountainside.

Habakkuk 3:5-6

Plague goes before Him,
and pestilence follows in His steps.

Habakkuk 3:10-11

The mountains see You and shudder;
a downpour of water sweeps by.
The deep roars with its voice
and lifts its waves high.

2 Peter 3:10-12

But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief; on that day the heavens will pass away with a loud noise, the elements will burn and be dissolved, and the earth and the works on it will be disclosed.

Revelation 6:13-14

the stars of heaven fell to the earth as a fig tree drops its unripe figs when shaken by a high wind;

Revelation 20:11

Then I saw a great white throne and One seated on it. Earth and heaven fled from His presence, and no place was found for them.

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