Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And I will make him the first of my sons, most high over the kings of the earth.

New American Standard Bible

"I also shall make him My firstborn, The highest of the kings of the earth.

King James Version

Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.

Holman Bible

I will also make him My firstborn,
greatest of the kings of the earth.

International Standard Version

"Indeed, I myself made him the firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

A Conservative Version

I also will make him first-born, the highest of the kings of the earth.

American Standard Version

I also will make him my first-born, The highest of the kings of the earth.

Amplified

Also I will make him the firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Darby Translation

And as to me, I will make him firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Also I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

Also I will give him the firstborn, the highest to the kings of the earth.

King James 2000

Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will also make him [the] firstborn, [the] highest of [the] kings of [the] earth.

Modern King James verseion

And I will make him My first-born, higher than the kings of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.

NET Bible

I will appoint him to be my firstborn son, the most exalted of the earth's kings.

New Heart English Bible

I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, I, will appoint him, firstborn, Most High to the kings of the earth!

Webster

Also I will make him my first-born, higher than the kings of the earth.

World English Bible

I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

I also first-born do appoint him, Highest of the kings of the earth.

References

Context Readings

Perplexity About God's Promises

26 He will say to me, You are my father, my God, and the Rock of my salvation. 27 And I will make him the first of my sons, most high over the kings of the earth. 28 I will keep my mercy for him for ever; my agreement with him will not be changed.


Cross References

Numbers 24:7

Peoples will be in fear before his strength, his arm will be on great nations: his king will be higher than Agag, and his kingdom made great in honour.

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the church: the starting point of all things, the first to come again from the dead; so that in all things he might have the chief place.

Revelation 19:16

And on his robe and on his leg is a name, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

Psalm 2:7

I will make clear the Lord's decision: he has said to me, You are my son, this day have I given you being.

Psalm 72:11

Yes, let all kings go down before him; let all nations be his servants.

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the unseen God and existed before all living things;

Isaiah 49:7

The Lord who takes up Israel's cause, even his Holy One, says to him whom men make sport of, who is hated by the nations, a servant of rulers: Kings will see and get up from their places, and chiefs will give worship: because of the Lord who keeps faith; even the Holy One of Israel who has taken you for himself.

Romans 8:29

Because those of whom he had knowledge before they came into existence, were marked out by him to be made like his Son, so that he might be the first among a band of brothers:

Exodus 4:22

And you are to say to Pharaoh, The Lord says, Israel is the first of my sons:

2 Chronicles 1:12

Wisdom and knowledge are given to you; and I will give you wealth and honour, such as no king has had before you or ever will have after you.

2 Chronicles 9:23-24

And all the kings of the earth came to see Solomon and to give ear to his wisdom, which God had put into his heart.

Psalm 2:10-12

So now be wise, you kings: take his teaching, you judges of the earth.

Revelation 21:24

And the nations will go in its light: and the kings of the earth will take their glory into it.

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