Parallel Verses

NET Bible

He summons the heavens above, as well as the earth, so that he might judge his people.

New American Standard Bible

He summons the heavens above,
And the earth, to judge His people:

King James Version

He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

Holman Bible

On high, He summons heaven and earth
in order to judge His people.

International Standard Version

He summoned the heavens above and the earth below, to sit in judgment on his people.

A Conservative Version

He calls to the heavens above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

American Standard Version

He calleth to the heavens above, And to the earth, that he may judge his people:

Amplified


He summons the heavens above,
And the earth, to judge His people:

Darby Translation

He will call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people:

Julia Smith Translation

He will call to the heavens from above, and to the earth to judge his people.

King James 2000

He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He summons the heavens above and the earth that he might judge his people:

Modern King James verseion

He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, so that He may judge His people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall call the heavens from above, and the earth, that he may judge his people.

New Heart English Bible

He calls to the heavens above, to the earth, that he may judge his people:

The Emphasized Bible

He calleth, Unto the heavens above, And unto the earth, That he may judge his people.

Webster

He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

World English Bible

He calls to the heavens above, to the earth, that he may judge his people:

Youngs Literal Translation

He doth call unto the heavens from above, And unto the earth, to judge His people.

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Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

3 Our God approaches and is not silent; consuming fire goes ahead of him and all around him a storm rages. 4 He summons the heavens above, as well as the earth, so that he might judge his people. 5 He says: "Assemble my covenant people before me, those who ratified a covenant with me by sacrifice!"


Cross References

Isaiah 1:2

Listen, O heavens, pay attention, O earth! For the Lord speaks: "I raised children, I brought them up, but they have rebelled against me!

Deuteronomy 31:28

Gather to me all your tribal elders and officials so I can speak to them directly about these things and call the heavens and the earth to witness against them.

Deuteronomy 32:1

Listen, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

Deuteronomy 4:26

I invoke heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that you will surely and swiftly be removed from the very land you are about to cross the Jordan to possess. You will not last long there because you will surely be annihilated.

Micah 6:1-2

Listen to what the Lord says: "Get up! Defend yourself before the mountains! Present your case before the hills!"

Deuteronomy 4:36

From heaven he spoke to you in order to teach you, and on earth he showed you his great fire from which you also heard his words.

Deuteronomy 30:19

Today I invoke heaven and earth as a witness against you that I have set life and death, blessing and curse, before you. Therefore choose life so that you and your descendants may live!

Psalm 50:6

The heavens declare his fairness, for God is judge. (Selah)

Psalm 96:13

before the Lord, for he comes! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in accordance with his justice.

Psalm 98:9

before the Lord! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in a just manner.

Isaiah 11:3-4

He will take delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge by mere appearances, or make decisions on the basis of hearsay.

John 5:22-23

Furthermore, the Father does not judge anyone, but has assigned all judgment to the Son,

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