Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

His name shall endure forever; His name shall continue as long as the sun [indeed, His name continues before the sun]. And men shall be blessed and bless themselves by Him; all nations shall 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His name shall endure for ever; before the sun his name shall be disseminated, and all Gentiles shall be blessed in him; they 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.

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 May grain be abundant in the land all the way to the mountain tops; may its fruits flourish like the forests of Lebanon, and may the cities sprout like the grass of the earth. 17 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. 18 Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does awesome deeds.


Cross References

Genesis 12:3

I'll bless those who bless you, but I'll curse the one who curses you, and through you all the people of the earth will be blessed."

Genesis 22:18

Furthermore, through your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed my command."

Psalm 89:36

His dynasty will last forever and his throne will be like the sun before me.

Luke 1:48

because he has looked favorably on his humble servant. From now on, all generations will call me blessed,

Isaiah 7:14

"Therefore the LORD himself will give you a sign. Watch! The virgin is conceiving a child, and will give birth to a son, and his name will be called Immanuel.

Luke 1:31-33

Listen! You will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus.

Exodus 3:15

God also told Moses, "Tell the Israelis, "The LORD, the God of your ancestors, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob sent me to you.' This is my name forever, and this is how I am to be remembered from generation to generation.

Psalm 45:17

From generation to generation, I will cause your name to be remembered. Therefore people will thank you forever and ever. To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah, to the tune of "The Maidens".

Jeremiah 4:2

If you swear, "as surely as the LORD lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then nations will be blessed by him, and in him they will boast."

Matthew 1:21

She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he is the one who will save his people from their sins."

Matthew 1:23

"See, a virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel,"

Acts 3:16

It is his name that is, by faith in his name that has healed this man whom you see and know. Yes, the faith that comes through Jesus has given him this perfect health in the presence of all of you.

Galatians 3:14

This happened in order that the blessing promised to Abraham would come to the gentiles through the Messiah Jesus, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! He has blessed us in the Messiah with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realm,

Ephesians 3:14

This is the reason I bow my knees before the Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah,

Philippians 2:10

And so, when Jesus' name is called, the knees of everyone should fall, wherever they're residing.

Colossians 1:3

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, praying always for you,

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead

Revelation 15:4

Lord, who won't fear and praise your name? For you alone are holy, and all the nations will come and worship you because your judgments have been revealed."

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