Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You have made the land quake, You have split it open;
Heal its breaches, for it totters.

King James Version

Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.

Holman Bible

You have shaken the land and split it open.
Heal its fissures, for it shudders.

International Standard Version

You made the earth quake; you broke it open. Repair its fractures, because it has shifted.

A Conservative Version

Thou have made the land to tremble. Thou have torn it. Heal the breaking of it, for it shakes.

American Standard Version

Thou hast made the land to tremble; thou hast rent it: Heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.


You have made the land quake, You have split it open;
Heal its rifts, for it shakes and totters.

Bible in Basic English

You have made the people see hard times; you have given us the wine of shaking for our drink.

Darby Translation

Thou hast made the earth to tremble, thou hast rent it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou didst shake the earth; thou didst rend it: heal its breakings, for it is depressed.

King James 2000

You have made the earth to tremble; you have broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shakes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You have made [the] land quake. You have split it open. Heal its fissures, because it totters.

Modern King James verseion

You made the earth tremble; You tore it; heal the breaks of it, for it is shaking.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou that hast moved the land, and divided it; heal the sores thereof, for it shaketh.

NET Bible

You made the earth quake; you split it open. Repair its breaches, for it is ready to fall.

New Heart English Bible

You have made the land tremble. You have torn it. Mend its fractures, for it quakes.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast shaken the land - hast rent it, Heal thou the fractures thereof - for it hath tottered:


Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal its breaches; for it shaketh.

World English Bible

You have made the land tremble. You have torn it. Mend its fractures, for it quakes.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast caused the land to tremble, Thou hast broken it, Heal its breaches, for it hath moved.




Context Readings

Prayer In Difficult Times

1 O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us; thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again. 2 You have made the land quake, You have split it open;
Heal its breaches, for it totters.
3 Thou hast showed thy people hard things; thou hast made us to drink the wine of shaking.

Cross References

2 Chronicles 7:14

if my people, upon whom my name is invoked, shall humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from the heavens and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

Isaiah 30:26

Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD binds up the breach of his people and heals the stroke of their wound.

2 Samuel 2:8-32

But Abner, the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth, the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim

2 Samuel 3:11-14

And he could not answer Abner a word again because he feared him.

2 Samuel 22:8

Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations of the heavens were moved and shook because he was wroth.

Job 5:18

For he makes sore, and binds up; he wounds, and his hands make whole.

Job 9:6

Who removes the earth out of her place and causes her pillars to tremble.

Psalm 18:7

Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains collapsed and were removed because he was wroth.

Psalm 89:40

Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin.

Psalm 104:32

He looks on the earth, and it trembles: he touches the mountains, and they smoke.

Psalm 114:7

At the presence of the Lord, the earth trembles, at the presence of the God of Jacob,

Isaiah 5:25

Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and he has stretched forth his hand against them and has smitten them; and the mountains trembled, and their carcasses were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

Isaiah 7:8

For the head of Syria shall be Damascus, and the head of Damascus Rezin; and within sixty-five years Ephraim shall be broken, and it shall never again be a people.

Jeremiah 4:24

I beheld the mountains, and, behold, they trembled, and all the hills were destroyed.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the LORD God is the Truth, he himself is Living God and Everlasting King: at his wrath the earth trembles, and the Gentiles shall not be able to abide his indignation.

Jeremiah 14:17

Therefore thou shalt say this word unto them: Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease, for the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous blow.

Jeremiah 30:17

For I will cause healing to come for thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, said the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

Jeremiah 48:38

There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops of Moab and in the streets thereof; for I have broken Moab like a vessel in which there is no pleasure, said the LORD.

Lamentations 2:13

Mem What witness shall I take to thee? Or unto whom shall I liken thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? Unto whom shall I compare thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is as great as the sea: who shall heal thee?

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek that which was lost and bring again that which was driven away and will bind up that which was broken and will strengthen that which was sick but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them in judgment.

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return unto the LORD; for he has torn, and he will heal us; he has smitten, and he will bind us up.

Amos 8:8

Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwells therein? and it shall all rise up as a flood, and it shall be cast out and sunk, as the river of Egypt.

Habakkuk 3:10

The mountains saw thee, and they trembled: the overflowing of the waters passed by; the abyss uttered its voice; the deep lifted up its hands.

Haggai 2:6-7

For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Yet even once, and I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land;

Matthew 27:51

And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;

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