Parallel Verses

Amplified

You caused sentence to be heard from heaven; the earth feared and was still -- "

New American Standard Bible

You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still

King James Version

Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

Holman Bible

From heaven You pronounced judgment.
The earth feared and grew quiet

International Standard Version

From heaven you declared judgment. The earth stands in awe and is quiet

A Conservative Version

Thou caused sentence to be heard from heaven. The earth feared and was still

American Standard Version

Thou didst cause sentence to be heard from heaven; The earth feared, and was still,

Bible in Basic English

From heaven you gave your decision; the earth, in its fear, gave no sound,

Darby Translation

Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from the heavens; the earth feared, and was still,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

From the heavens thou didst cause judgment to be heard; the earth feared and was still,

Julia Smith Translation

From the heavens thou didst cause judgment to be heard; the earth feared and rested.

King James 2000

You did cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

Lexham Expanded Bible

From heaven you proclaimed judgment. [The] earth feared and was still

Modern King James verseion

You cause judgment to be heard from Heaven; the earth feared and was still,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When thou lettest thy judgment be heard from heaven, the earth trembleth and is still;

NET Bible

From heaven you announced what their punishment would be. The earth was afraid and silent

New Heart English Bible

You pronounced judgment from heaven. The earth feared, and was silent,

The Emphasized Bible

Out of the heavens, didst thou cause judgment to be heard, Earth, feared and was still:

Webster

Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

World English Bible

You pronounced judgment from heaven. The earth feared, and was silent,

Youngs Literal Translation

From heaven Thou hast sounded judgment, Earth hath feared, and hath been still,

References

Fausets

Context Readings

God, The Powerful Judge

7 You, even You, are to be feared [with awe and reverence]! Who may stand in Your presence when once Your anger is roused? 8 You caused sentence to be heard from heaven; the earth feared and was still -- " 9 When God arose to [establish] judgment, to save all the meek and oppressed of the earth. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!


Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:29-30

And the fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the Lord had fought against the enemies of Israel.

Habakkuk 2:20

But the Lord is in His holy temple; let all the earth hush and keep silence before Him.

Exodus 19:10

And the Lord said to Moses, Go and sanctify the people [set them apart for God] today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes

Judges 5:20

From the heavens the stars fought, from their courses they fought against Sisera.

1 Chronicles 16:30

Tremble and reverently fear before Him, all the earth's peoples; the world also shall be established, so it cannot be moved.

2 Chronicles 32:20-22

For this cause Hezekiah the king and the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz prayed and cried to heaven.

Psalm 46:10

Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth!

Ezekiel 38:20-23

So that the fishes of the sea and the birds of the heavens, the beasts of the field and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that are upon the face of the earth, shall tremble and shake at My presence; and the mountains shall be thrown down and the steep places shall fall and every wall [natural or artificial] shall fall to the ground.

Zechariah 2:13

Be still, all flesh, before the Lord, for He is aroused and risen from His holy habitation.

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