Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Julia Smith Translation

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue will go in 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 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 scoff and speak in malice of cruelty; from on high they speak. 9 They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth. 10 Therefore His people return here, and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them.


Cross References

Revelation 13:6

And it opened its mouth in blasphemy toward God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, and those dwelling in Heaven.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know Jehovah, neither will I let Israel go.

2 Chronicles 32:15

And now do not let Hezekiah deceive you or persuade you in this way, nor yet believe him. For no god of any nation was able to deliver his people out of my hand, and out of the hand of my fathers. How much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand?

Job 21:14

And they say to God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of Your ways;

Psalm 52:4

You love all devouring words, O deceitful tongue.

Daniel 3:15

Now if you are ready, at the time you hear the sound of the horn, the pipe, zither, the lyre, harp, and bagpipe, and all kinds of music, fall down and worship the image which I have made. But if you do not worship, in that moment you shall be thrown into the middle of a burning fiery furnace. And who is that god who shall deliver you out of my hand?

Daniel 7:25

And he shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High, and plot to change times and laws. And they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and one-half time.

Luke 18:4

And he would not do so for a time. But afterward he said within himself, Though I do not fear God nor regard man,

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. So the tongue is set among our members, spotting all the body and inflaming the course of nature, and being inflamed by hell.

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