Jeremiah 23:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore their way will be like slippery paths to them, They will be driven away into the gloom and fall down in it; For I will bring calamity upon them, The year of their punishment," declares the LORD.

King James Version

Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.

International Standard Version

Therefore their way will be slippery. They'll be driven out into the darkness, where they'll fall. For I'll bring disaster on them, the year of their judgment," declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness. They shall be driven on, and fall in it. For I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, says LORD.

American Standard Version

Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, saith Jehovah.

Amplified

Therefore their way will be to them like slippery paths in the dark; they will be driven on and fall into them. For I will bring evil upon them in the year of their punishment, says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause their steps will be slipping on their way: they will be forced on into the dark and have a fall there: for I will send evil on them in the year of their punishment, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

Therefore their way shall be unto them as slippery places in the darkness; they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them in the year of their visitation, saith Jehovah.

Holman Bible

Therefore, their way will be to them like slippery paths in the gloom. They will be driven away and fall down there, for I will bring disaster on them, the year of their punishment. [This is] the Lord's declaration.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness; they shall be driven on and fall therein; for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

For this their way shall be to them as slippery places in darkness: they shall be thrust away and they fell in it; for I will bring evil upon them, the year of their reviewing, says Jehovah.

King James 2000

Therefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall in it: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their punishment, says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"{Therefore} their way will be to them like the slippery places, they will be pushed in the darkness, and they will fall into it, for I will bring disaster on them [in] the year of their punishment," {declares} Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

So their way shall be to them as slippery ways in the darkness; they shall be driven on, and fall in them; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their judgment, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, their way shall be slippery in the darkness, wherein they may stagger and fall. For I will bring a plague upon them, even the year of their visitation, sayeth the LORD.

NET Bible

So the paths they follow will be dark and slippery. They will stumble and fall headlong. For I will bring disaster on them. A day of reckoning is coming for them." The Lord affirms it!

New Heart English Bible

"Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their visitation," says the LORD.

New simplified Bible

That is why their own way will become like a slippery path in the dark. They will be chased away, and they will fall down in the dark. I will bring disaster on them. It is time for them to be punished, proclaims Jehovah.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, shall their way become to them like slippery places in darkness, They shall be driven on and shall fall therein, - For I will bring in upon them calamity - The year of their visitation, Declareth Yahweh.

Webster

Wherefore their way shall be to them as slippery ways in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.

World English Bible

Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their visitation, says Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore is their way to them as slippery places, Into thick darkness they are driven, And they have fallen in it, For I bring in against them evil, The year of their inspection, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

חלקלקּה 
Chalaqlaqqah 
Usage: 4

ways in the darkness
אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

דּחח דּחה 
Dachah 
Usage: 10

and fall
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

therein for I will bring

come , bring , ... in , enter , go , carry , ...down , pass , ...out ,
Usage: 0

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year , not translated , yearly , yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

פּקדּה 
P@quddah 
Usage: 32

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

Context Readings

The Unfaithful Prophets

11 "For both prophet and priest are polluted; Even in My house I have found their wickedness," declares the LORD. 12 "Therefore their way will be like slippery paths to them, They will be driven away into the gloom and fall down in it; For I will bring calamity upon them, The year of their punishment," declares the LORD. 13 "Moreover, among the prophets of Samaria I saw an offensive thing: They prophesied by Baal and led My people Israel astray.


Cross References

Psalm 35:6

Let their way be dark and slippery, With the angel of the LORD pursuing them.

Jeremiah 11:23

and a remnant will not be left to them, for I will bring disaster on the men of Anathoth--the year of their punishment."

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God, Before He brings darkness And before your feet stumble On the dusky mountains, And while you are hoping for light He makes it into deep darkness, And turns it into gloom.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.

Psalm 73:18

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

Isaiah 8:22

Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will be driven away into darkness.

John 12:35

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Exodus 32:34

"But go now, lead the people where I told you Behold, My angel shall go before you; nevertheless in the day when I punish, I will punish them for their sin."

Job 18:18

"He is driven from light into darkness, And chased from the inhabited world.

Jeremiah 48:44

"The one who flees from the terror Will fall into the pit, And the one who climbs up out of the pit Will be caught in the snare; For I shall bring upon her, even upon Moab, The year of their punishment," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 50:27

Put all her young bulls to the sword; Let them go down to the slaughter! Woe be upon them, for their day has come, The time of their punishment.

Micah 7:4

The best of them is like a briar, The most upright like a thorn hedge The day when you post your watchmen, Your punishment will come Then their confusion will occur.

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.



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