Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led.

King James Version

Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led.

Holman Bible

You know how, when you were pagans, you were led to dumb idols-being led astray.

International Standard Version

You know that when you were unbelievers, you were enticed and led astray to worship idols that couldn't even speak.

A Conservative Version

Ye know that, while Gentiles, ye were being carried away to the voiceless idols, as ye were led.

American Standard Version

Ye know that when ye were Gentiles ye were led away unto those dumb idols, howsoever ye might led.

Amplified

You know that when you were heathen, you were led off after idols that could not speak [habitually] as impulse directed and whenever the occasion might arise.

An Understandable Version

You people know that when you were [still unconverted] Gentiles, you were led astray to [worship] lifeless idols, however you were led [i.e., wherever you turned, you were being led into idolatrous practices].

Anderson New Testament

You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to those dumb idols, as you might be led.

Bible in Basic English

You are conscious that when you were Gentiles, in whatever way you were guided, you went after images without voice or power.

Common New Testament

You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to mute idols, however you may have been moved.

Daniel Mace New Testament

when you were Gentiles, you know how you were seduced by your leaders, to the worship of dumb idols.

Darby Translation

Ye know that when ye were of the nations ye were led away to dumb idols, in whatever way ye might be led.

Goodspeed New Testament

You know that when you were heathen you would stray off, as impulse directed, to idols that could not speak.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye know that when ye were heathens, ye were carried away after dumb idols, as ye were led.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye know that when ye were Gentiles, ye went, even as ye were led, unto the dumb idols.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye know that ye were the nations, to dumb idols, as ye were led, being carried away.

King James 2000

You know that you were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as you were led.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the speechless idols, however you were led.

Modern King James verseion

You know that being led away, you nations were led to dumb idols.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye know that ye were gentiles, and went your ways unto dumb idols, even as ye were led.

Moffatt New Testament

You know when you were pagans, how your impulses led you to dumb idols;

Montgomery New Testament

You know that when you were heathen you went astray after dumb idols, wherever he be led.

NET Bible

You know that when you were pagans you were often led astray by speechless idols, however you were led.

New Heart English Bible

You know that when you were heathen, you were led away to those mute idols, however you might be led.

Noyes New Testament

Ye know, that when ye were gentiles, ye were carried away to dumb idols, as ye happened to be led;

Sawyer New Testament

You know that when you were gentiles, you followed dumb idols as you were led.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye know that, when ye were of the nations, unto the dumb idols, howsoever ye were being led, ye were seduced.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye know that ye were Gentiles, drawn away after the idols that are dumb, even as ye have been led.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You know that there was a time when you were Gentiles, going astray after idols that could not speak, just as you happened to be led.

Webster

Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, even as ye were led.

Weymouth New Testament

You know that when you were heathens you went astray after dumb idols, wherever you happened to be led.

Williams New Testament

You know that when you were heathen you were in the habit of going off, wherever you might be led, after idols that could not speak.

World English Bible

You know that when you were heathen, you were led away to those mute idols, however you might be led.

Worrell New Testament

Ye know that ye were gentiles, carried away to the dumb idols, as ye were led.

Worsley New Testament

Ye know that ye were Gentiles, drawn aside after dumb idols, just as ye were led: wherefore,

Youngs Literal Translation

ye have known that ye were nations, unto the dumb idols -- as ye were led -- being carried away;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ye were
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ἄγω 
Ago 
bring, lead, go, bring forth, , vr bring
Usage: 55

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἄφωνος 
Aphonos 
Usage: 4

εἴδωλον 
Eidolon 
Usage: 11

even as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

Context Readings

Varieties Of Spiritual Gifts

1 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware. 2 You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, "Jesus is accursed"; and no one can say, "Jesus is Lord," except by the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Psalm 115:5

They have mouths, but they cannot speak; They have eyes, but they cannot see;

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves report about us what kind of a reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.

Habakkuk 2:18-19

"What profit is the idol when its maker has carved it, Or an image, a teacher of falsehood? For its maker trusts in his own handiwork When he fashions speechless idols.

1 Corinthians 6:11

Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:11-12

Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called "Uncircumcision" by the so-called "Circumcision," which is performed in the flesh by human hands--

Jeremiah 10:5

"Like a scarecrow in a cucumber field are they, And they cannot speak; They must be carried, Because they cannot walk! Do not fear them, For they can do no harm, Nor can they do any good."

Psalm 115:7

They have hands, but they cannot feel; They have feet, but they cannot walk; They cannot make a sound with their throat.

Psalm 135:16

They have mouths, but they do not speak; They have eyes, but they do not see;

Isaiah 46:7

"They lift it upon the shoulder and carry it; They set it in its place and it stands there It does not move from its place Though one may cry to it, it cannot answer; It cannot deliver him from his distress.

Matthew 15:14

"Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

Galatians 4:8

However at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by nature are no gods.

Ephesians 4:17-18

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

1 Peter 1:18

knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,

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