Psalm 81:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Oh that My people would listen to Me, That Israel would walk in My ways!

King James Version

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Holman Bible

If only My people would listen to Me and Israel would follow My ways,

International Standard Version

If only my people would obey me, if only Israel would walk in my ways!

A Conservative Version

O that my people would hearken to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

American Standard Version

Oh that my people would hearken unto me, That Israel would walk in my ways!

Amplified

Oh, that My people would listen to Me, that Israel would walk in My ways!

Bible in Basic English

If only my people would give ear to me, walking in my ways!

Darby Translation

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, that Israel had walked in my ways!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Oh, if my people would hearken unto me and Israel would walk in my ways!

Julia Smith Translation

Would that my people heard to me! Israel shall go in my ways.

King James 2000

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me; [that] Israel would walk in my ways.

Modern King James verseion

Oh that My people had listened to Me, and Israel had walked in My ways!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O that my people would obey me! For if Israel would walk in my ways,

NET Bible

If only my people would obey me! If only Israel would keep my commands!

New Heart English Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways.

New simplified Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

The Emphasized Bible

If, my people, were hearkening unto me, If, Israel, in my ways, would walk,

Webster

O that my people had hearkened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

World English Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

Youngs Literal Translation

O that My people were hearkening to Me, Israel in My ways would walk.

Context Readings

A Call To Obedience

12 "So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart, To walk in their own devices. 13 "Oh that My people would listen to Me, That Israel would walk in My ways! 14 "I would quickly subdue their enemies And turn My hand against their adversaries.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:29

'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!

Isaiah 48:18

"If only you had paid attention to My commandments! Then your well-being would have been like a river, And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Deuteronomy 32:29

"Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future!

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

"Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Matthew 23:37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

Luke 19:41-42

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

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