Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than 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.

Bible in Basic English

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

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 shall cry unto me, You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. 27  Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth. 28 My mercy will I keep for him forevermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.


Cross References

Numbers 24:7

He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Revelation 19:16

And he has on his robe and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

Psalm 2:7

I will declare the decree: the LORD has said unto me, You are my Son; this day have I begotten you.

Psalm 72:11

Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation:

Isaiah 49:7

Thus says the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD who is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he has chosen you.

Romans 8:29

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Exodus 4:22

And you shall say unto Pharaoh, Thus says the LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn:

2 Chronicles 1:12

Wisdom and knowledge are granted unto you; and I will give you riches, and wealth, and honor, such as none of the kings have had that have been before you, neither shall there any after you have the like.

2 Chronicles 9:23-24

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

Psalm 2:10-12

Be wise now therefore, O you kings: be instructed, you judges of the earth.

Revelation 21:24

And the nations of them who are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it.

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