Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue will go in the earth.

New American Standard Bible

They have set their mouth against the heavens,
And their tongue parades through the earth.

King James Version

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

Holman Bible

They set their mouths against heaven,
and their tongues strut across the earth.

International Standard Version

They choose to speak against heaven; while they talk about things on earth.

A Conservative Version

They have set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.

American Standard Version

They have set their mouth in the heavens, And their tongue walketh through the earth.

Amplified


They set their mouth against the heavens,
And their tongue swaggers through the earth.

Bible in Basic English

Their mouth goes up to heaven; their tongues go walking through the earth.

Darby Translation

They set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

King James 2000

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue roams the earth.

Modern King James verseion

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They stretch forth their mouth unto the heaven, and their tongue goeth through the world.

NET Bible

They speak as if they rule in heaven, and lay claim to the earth.

New Heart English Bible

They have set their mouth in the heavens. Their tongue walks through the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

They have set, in the heavens, their mouth, And, their tongue, marcheth through the earth.

Webster

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

World English Bible

They have set their mouth in the heavens. Their tongue walks through the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have set in the heavens their mouth, And their tongue walketh in the earth.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

8 They will mock and speak in evil of oppression: they will speak from elevation. 9 They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue will go in the earth. 10 For this, his people will turn back here: and full water shall be sucked out to them.


Cross References

Revelation 13:6

And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tent, and them dwelling in heaven.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh will say, Who is Jehovah, whose voice I shall hear to send forth Israel? I knew not Jehovah, and also I shall not send Israel forth.

2 Chronicles 32:15

And now Hezekiah shall not deceive you, and he shall not stimulate you according to this, and ye shall not believe upon him: for not any God of any nation and kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hand, and out of the hand of my father: much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand.

Job 21:14

And they will say to God, Depart from us; and we desired not the knowledge of thy ways.

Psalm 52:4

Thou lovedst all words of destruction, a tongue of deceit

Daniel 3:15

Now if ye being prepared that in the time that ye shall hear the voice of the horn, the pipe, the harp, the lyre, the psaltery, and the bagpipe, and all sorts of music, ye shall fall and prostrate yourselves to the image that I made; and if ye shall not prostrate yourselves in the same moment, ye shall be cast into the midst of the furnace of flaming fire; and who that God that shall deliver you from my hands?

Daniel 7:25

And he shall speak words against the Most High, and he shall vex the holy ones of the Most High, and he will hope to change times and law: and they shall be given into his hand even to a time and times, and the dividing of time.

Luke 18:4

And he would not for a time: and after these he said in himself, And if I fear not God, and am not occupied about man;

James 3:6

(And the tongue a fire, a world of iniquity: so the tongue is placed in our members, defiling the whole body, and burning the wheel of creation; and burned by hell.

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