Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 King James verseion

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

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 corrupt others, and speak blasphemies maliciously; proud and presumptuous are their words. 9 They stretch forth their mouth unto the heaven, and their tongue goeth through the world. 10 Therefore fall the people unto them, and there out suck they no small advantage.


Cross References

Revelation 13:6

And he opened his mouth unto blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh answered, "What fellow is the LORD, that I should hear his voice for to let Israel go?

2 Chronicles 32:15

Wherefore now let not Hezekiah deceive you, either persuade you of this fashion, nor yet believe him. For as no god among so many nations and kingdoms, was able to rid his people out of mine hand and the hands of my fathers: even so much less shall your God keep you out of mine hand!"

Job 21:14

They say unto God, 'Go from us: we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!

Psalm 52:4

Thou lovest to speak all words that may do hurt, O thou false tongue.

Daniel 3:15

Well, be ready hereafter, when ye hear the noise of the trumpets blow with the harps, shawmes psalteries, symphonies and all the other melodies: that ye fall down, and worship the Image which I have made. But if ye worship it not, ye shall be cast immediately in to a hot burning oven. Let's see what God is there, that may deliver you out of my hands!"

Daniel 7:25

He shall subdue three kings, and shall speak words against the highest of all: he shall destroy the saints of the most highest, and think that he may change times and laws. They shall be given under his power, until a time, two times, and a half a time.

Luke 18:4

And he would not for a while. But afterward he said unto himself, 'Though I fear not God, nor care for man,

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, and a world of wickedness. So is the tongue set among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth afire all that we have of nature, and is itself set afire, even of hell.

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