Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“The earth and all who dwell in it melt;
It is I who have firmly set its pillars. Selah.

King James Version

The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.

Holman Bible

When the earth and all its inhabitants shake,
I am the One who steadies its pillars.Selah

International Standard Version

While the earth and all its inhabitants melt away, it is I who keep its pillars firm." Interlude

A Conservative Version

[when] the earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved. I have set up the pillars of it. Selah.

American Standard Version

The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I have set up the pillars of it. Selah

Amplified


“The earth and all the inhabitants of it melt [in tumultuous times].
It is I who will steady its pillars. Selah.

Bible in Basic English

When the earth and all its people become feeble, I am the support of its pillars. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I have established its pillars. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

The earth and all dwelling in it being melted: I made even its pillars. Silence.

King James 2000

The earth and all inhabitants are dissolved: I hold up the pillars of it. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] earth and all its inhabitants [are] shaking; I steady its columns. Selah

Modern King James verseion

The earth and all its people are melting away; I hold up its pillars. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The earth is weak, and all that is therein; but I bear up her pillars. Selah.

NET Bible

When the earth and all its inhabitants dissolve in fear, I make its pillars secure." (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

The earth and all its inhabitants quake. I firmly hold its pillars. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Earth was melting away with all its inhabitants, I, have fixed the pillars thereof. Selah.

Webster

The earth and all its inhabitants are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.

World English Bible

The earth and all its inhabitants quake. I firmly hold its pillars. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Melted is the earth and all its inhabitants, I -- I have pondered its pillars. Selah.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

War

Context Readings

God Judges The Wicked

2 When I shall receive the congregation, I will judge uprightly. 3 “The earth and all who dwell in it melt;
It is I who have firmly set its pillars. Selah.
4 I said unto the fools, Do not deal foolishly and to the wicked, Do not lift up the horn:


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill to set them among princes and to make them inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are the LORD's, and he has set the world upon them.

Isaiah 24:19

The earth shall be utterly broken down; the earth is clean dissolved; the earth is moved exceedingly.

1 Samuel 18:7

And the women sang as they played and said, Saul has slain his thousands and David his ten thousands.

1 Samuel 25:28

I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thy handmaid, for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house because my lord fights the battles of the LORD, and evil has not been found in thee all thy days.

1 Samuel 31:1-7

Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell down slain in Mount Gilboa.

2 Samuel 5:2

And even yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that didst lead out and bring in Israel; and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

Psalm 60:1-3

O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us; thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.

Psalm 78:60-72

For this reason he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent in which he dwelt among men

Isaiah 24:1-12

Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty and makes it naked and turns it upside down and scatters abroad its inhabitants.

Isaiah 49:8

Thus has the LORD said, In an acceptable time I have heard thee, and in the day of saving health I have helped thee; and I will preserve thee and give thee for a covenant of people, that thou might awaken the earth, that thou might inherit the desolate heritages;

Hebrews 1:3

who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

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