Parallel Verses

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!

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.

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.

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.

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 May there be an abundance of corn in the earth, in the top of the mountains, - Let the fruit thereof, wave like Lebanon, And they of the city bloom like the fresh shoots of the earth. 17 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! 18 Blessed be Yahweh God, the God of Israel, - Who doeth wondrous things by himself alone;


Cross References

Genesis 12:3

That I may bless them who bless thee, But him who maketh light of thee, will I curse, - So shall be, blessed in thee, all the families of the ground.

Genesis 22:18

So shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves in thy seed, - Because thou didst hearken unto my voice.

Psalm 89:36

His seed, age-abidingly, shall remain, And, his throne, be like the sun before me;

Luke 1:48

Because he hath looked upon the humbling of his handmaid; for lo! from the present time, all the generations, will pronounce me happy.

Isaiah 7:14

Wherefore let My Lord Himself give you a sign, - Lo! a Virgin, being with child and giving birth to a son, thou wilt call his name Immanuel.

Luke 1:31-33

And 1o! thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name, Jesus:

Exodus 3:15

And God said yet further unto Moses - Thus shalt thou say unto the sons of Israel, Yahweh God of your fathers. God of Abraham God of Isaac and God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you. This, is my name to times age-abiding, And, this, my memorial to generation after generation.

Psalm 45:17

I will keep in remembrance thy Name, through each succeeding generation, For this cause, peoples, shall praise thee, to times age-abiding and beyond.

Jeremiah 4:2

If thou wilt swear, By the life of Yahweh! in faithfulness in justice and in righteousness, Then shall the nations bless themselves in him, And, in him, shall they glory.

Matthew 1:21

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

Matthew 1:23

Lo! a Virgin, shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, - and they shall call his name Emmanuel; which is, being translated, God with us.

Acts 3:16

And, by the faith of his name, unto this man whom ye see and know, hath his name given strength, - yea, the faith which is through him, hath given unto him this perfect soundness, over against you all!

Galatians 3:14

In order that, unto the nations, the blessing of Abraham, might come about in Jesus Christ, - in order that, the promise of the Spirit, we might receive through means of the faith.

Ephesians 1:3

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

Ephesians 3:14

For this cause, I bow my knees unto the Father, -

Philippians 2:10

In order that, in the name of Jesus, every knee might bow - of beings in heaven, and on earth, and underground, -

Colossians 1:3

We are giving thanks unto God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, always, for you, offering prayer, -

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who, according to his great mercy, hath regenerated us unto a living hope, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from among the dead,

Revelation 15:4

Who shall in anywise not be put in fear, O Lord, and glorify thy name, - because, alone, full of lovingkindness; because, all the nations, will have come, and will do homage before thee, because, thy righteous deeds, were made manifest?

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