Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

His name shall endure for ever; his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall bless themselves in him; all nations shall call him blessed.

New American Standard Bible

May his name endure forever;
May his name increase as long as the sun shines;
And let men bless themselves by him;
Let all nations call him blessed.

King James Version

His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

Holman Bible

May his name endure forever;
as long as the sun shines,
may his fame increase.
May all nations be blessed by him
and call him blessed.

International Standard Version

May his fame be eternal as long as the sun may his name endure, and may they be blessed through him, and may all nations call him blessed.

A Conservative Version

His name shall endure forever. His name shall be continued as long as the sun. And men shall be blessed in him. All nations shall call him blessed.

American Standard Version

His name shall endure for ever; His name shall be continued as long as the sun: And men shall be blessed in him; All nations shall call him happy.

Amplified


May his name endure forever;
May his name continue as long as the sun;
And let men bless themselves by him;
Let all nations call him blessed.

Bible in Basic English

May his name go on for ever, as long as the sun: may men be blessing themselves by him; may all nations be blessing his name.

Julia Smith Translation

His name shall be forever: his name shall flourish before the sun: and they shall be praised in him: all nations shall pronounce him happy.

King James 2000

His name shall endure forever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May his name endure forever. May his name increase {as long as the sun shines}, and let them be blessed in him. Let all nations call him blessed.

Modern King James verseion

His name shall endure forever; His name shall be continued as long as the sun; and men shall be blessed in Him; all nations shall call Him blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His name shall endure forever; his name shall remain under the sun among the posterities, which shall be blessed in him. And all the heathen shall praise him.

NET Bible

May his fame endure! May his dynasty last as long as the sun remains in the sky! May they use his name when they formulate their blessings! May all nations consider him to be favored by God!

New Heart English Bible

His name endures forever. His name continues as long as the sun. Men shall be blessed by him. All nations will call him blessed.

The Emphasized Bible

May his Name he age-abiding, In the presence of the sun, let his Name flourish, - And may all the families of the ground bless themselves in him, All nations, pronounce him happy!

Webster

His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

World English Bible

His name endures forever. His name continues as long as the sun. Men shall be blessed by him. All nations will call him blessed.

Youngs Literal Translation

His name is to the age, Before the sun is his name continued, And they bless themselves in him, All nations do pronounce him happy.

References

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

16 There shall be abundance of corn in the earth, upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon; and they of the city shall bloom like the herb of the earth. 17 His name shall endure for ever; his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall bless themselves in him; all nations shall call him blessed. 18 Blessed be Jehovah Elohim, the God of Israel, who alone doeth wondrous things!


Cross References

Genesis 12:3

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee; and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 22:18

and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves, because thou hast hearkened to my voice.

Psalm 89:36

His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me;

Luke 1:48

For he has looked upon the low estate of his bondmaid; for behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore will the Lord himself give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and shall bring forth a son, and call his name Immanuel.

Luke 1:31-33

and behold, thou shalt conceive in the womb and bear a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus.

Exodus 3:15

And God said moreover to Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel: Jehovah, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you. This is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

Psalm 45:17

I will make thy name to be remembered throughout all generations; therefore shall the peoples praise thee for ever and ever.

Jeremiah 4:2

and thou shalt in truth, in justice, and in righteousness swear, As Jehovah liveth! and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Matthew 1:21

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.

Matthew 1:23

Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which is, being interpreted, 'God with us.'

Acts 3:16

And, by faith in his name, his name has made this man strong whom ye behold and know; and the faith which is by him has given him this complete soundness in the presence of you all.

Galatians 3:14

that the blessing of Abraham might come to the nations in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenlies in Christ;

Ephesians 3:14

For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Philippians 2:10

that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of heavenly and earthly and infernal beings,

Colossians 1:3

We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ continually when praying for you,

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to his great mercy, has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from among the dead,

Revelation 15:4

Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy; for all nations shall come and do homage before thee; for thy righteousnesses have been made manifest.

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