Parallel Verses

NET Bible

God has declared one principle; two principles I have heard: God is strong,

New American Standard Bible

Once God has spoken;
Twice I have heard this:
That power belongs to God;

King James Version

God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

Holman Bible

God has spoken once;
I have heard this twice:
strength belongs to God,

International Standard Version

God spoke once, but I heard it twice, "Power belongs to God."

A Conservative Version

God has spoken once, twice I have heard this, that power belongs to God.

American Standard Version

God hath spoken once, Twice have I heard this, That power belongeth unto God.

Amplified


God has spoken once,
Twice I have heard this:
That power belongs to God.

Bible in Basic English

Once has God said, twice has it come to my ears, that power is God's:

Darby Translation

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.

Julia Smith Translation

Once God spake; twice I heard this; that strength is to God.

King James 2000

God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs unto God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Once God has spoken; twice I have heard this: that strength [belongs] to God.

Modern King James verseion

God has spoken once; twice I have heard this, that power belongs to God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God spoke once, and twice I have also heard the same, that power belongeth unto God,

New Heart English Bible

God has spoken once; twice I have heard this, that power belongs to God.

The Emphasized Bible

One thing, hath God spoken, Two things, there are which I have heard, That, power, belongeth unto God;

Webster

God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth to God.

World English Bible

God has spoken once; twice I have heard this, that power belongs to God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Once hath God spoken, twice I heard this, That 'strength is with God.'

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Trust In God Alone

10 Do not trust in what you can gain by oppression! Do not put false confidence in what you can gain by robbery! If wealth increases, do not become attached to it! 11 God has declared one principle; two principles I have heard: God is strong, 12 and you, O Lord, demonstrate loyal love. For you repay men for what they do.


Cross References

Job 33:14

"For God speaks, the first time in one way, the second time in another, though a person does not perceive it.

Job 40:5

I have spoken once, but I cannot answer; twice, but I will say no more."

Revelation 19:1

After these things I heard what sounded like the loud voice of a vast throng in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God,

Psalm 59:17

You are my source of strength! I will sing praises to you! For God is my refuge, the God who loves me.

Psalm 68:34-35

Acknowledge God's power, his sovereignty over Israel, and the power he reveals in the skies!

Isaiah 26:4

Trust in the Lord from this time forward, even in Yah, the Lord, an enduring protector!

Matthew 6:13

And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

Matthew 28:18

Then Jesus came up and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

John 19:11

Jesus replied, "You would have no authority over me at all, unless it was given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of greater sin."

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