Parallel Verses

Amplified

As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it forever. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

New American Standard Bible

As we have heard, so have we seen In the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God; God will establish her forever. Selah.

King James Version

As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah.

Holman Bible

Just as we heard, so we have seen
in the city of Yahweh of Hosts,
in the city of our God;
God will establish it forever.Selah

International Standard Version

Just as we have heard, so have we seen; in the city of the LORD of the heavenly armies even in the city of our God God will establish her forever. Interlude

A Conservative Version

As we have heard, so we have seen in the city of LORD of hosts, in the city of our God, God will establish it forever. Selah.

American Standard Version

As we have heard, so have we seen In the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah

Darby Translation

As we have heard, so have we seen, in the city of Jehovah of hosts, in the city of our God: God doth establish it for ever. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of the hosts, in the city of our God; God will establish it for ever. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

As we heard, so we saw in the city of Jehovah of armies, in the city of our God: God will prepare it even forever. Silence.

King James 2000

As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it forever. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As we have heard, so we have seen in the city of Yahweh of hosts, in the city of our God. God will establish her forever. Selah

Modern King James verseion

as we have heard, so we have seen in the city of Jehovah of Hosts, in the city of our God. God will establish it forever. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as we have heard, so see we in the city of the LORD of Hosts, in the city of our God. God upholdeth the same forever. Selah.

NET Bible

We heard about God's mighty deeds, now we have seen them, in the city of the Lord, the invincible Warrior, in the city of our God. God makes it permanently secure. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

As we have heard, so we have seen, in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God. God will establish it forever. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Just as we have heard, So, have we see, In the city of Yahweh of hosts, In the city of our God, God himself, will establish her, unto times age-abiding. Selah.

Webster

As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah.

World English Bible

As we have heard, so we have seen, in the city of Yahweh of Armies, in the city of our God. God will establish it forever. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

As we have heard, so we have seen, In the city of Jehovah of hosts, In the city of our God, God doth establish her -- to the age. Selah.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Zion Exalted

7 With the east wind You shattered the ships of Tarshish. 8 As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it forever. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! 9 We have thought of Your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of Your temple.


Cross References

Psalm 87:5

Yes, of Zion it shall be said, This man and that man were born in her, for the Most High Himself will establish her.

Isaiah 2:2

It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be [firmly] established as the highest of the mountains and shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow to it.

Micah 4:1

But in the latter days it shall come to pass that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established as the highest of the mountains; and it shall be exalted above the hills, and peoples shall flow to it.

Psalm 44:1-2

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.

Psalm 46:5

God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God will help her right early [at the dawn of the morning].

Psalm 48:1-2

Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised in the city of our God! His holy mountain,

Psalm 78:3-6

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

Isaiah 38:19

The living, the living -- "they shall thank and praise You, as I do this day; the father shall make known to the children Your faithfulness and Your truth.

Matthew 16:18

And I tell you, you are Peter [Greek, Petros -- "a large piece of rock], and on this rock [Greek, petra -- "a huge rock like Gibraltar] I will build My church, and the gates of Hades (the powers of the infernal region) shall not overpower it [or be strong to its detriment or hold out against it].

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