KJV LexiconKeep silence
to scratch, i.e. (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material)
before me O islands
a habitable spot (as desirable); dry land, a coast, an island -- country, isle, island.
and let the people
from an unused root meaning to gather; a community -- nation, people.
to slide by, i.e. (by implication) to hasten away, pass on, spring up, pierce or change
from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard
let them come near
to be or come (causatively, bring) near (for any purpose); euphemistically, to lie with a woman; as an enemy, to attack; relig. to worship;
then let them speak
perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue
let us come near
to approach (causatively, bring near) for whatever purpose
a unit, i.e. (adverb) unitedly -- alike, at all (once), both, likewise, only, (al-)together, withal.
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Coastlands, listen to Me in silence, And let the peoples gain new strength; Let them come forward, then let them speak; Let us come together for judgment.
King James Bible
Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be silent before Me, islands! And let peoples renew their strength. Let them approach, then let them testify; let us come together for the trial.
International Standard Version
"Be silent before me, you coastlands, and let the people renew their strength! Let them come forward, then let them speak together— let's draw near for a ruling.
"Listen to me in silence, you coastlands! Let the nations find renewed strength! Let them approach and then speak; let us come together for debate!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Be silent and listen to me, you coastlands. Let the people gain new strength. Let them come near and speak. Let us come together for judgment.
King James 2000 Bible
Keep silence before me, O coastlands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together for judgment.
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