Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 that when you were pagans, you used to be led off to the idols that could not speak.

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 pagans, you were led off after speechless idols; however you were led off [whether by impulse or habit].

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.

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.

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

G71
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 But, concerning the spiritually gifted, brethren, I am not wishing you to be ignorant. 2 Ye know that, when ye were of the nations, unto the dumb idols, howsoever ye were being led, ye were seduced. 3 Wherefore, I give you to know - that, no one, in God's Spirit speaking, saith - Accursed Jesus! and, no one, can say - Lord Jesus! save in the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Psalm 115:5

A mouth, have they, but they speak not, Eyes, have they, but they see not;

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For, they themselves, concerning us, do tell - what manner of entrance we had unto you, and how ye turned unto God from the idols - to be serving a living and true God,

1 Peter 4:3

For, sufficient, is the bygone time - to have wrought out, the will of the nations, having gone on in wanton ways, covetings, wine-drinkings, revellings, drinking-bouts, and impious idolatries: -

Habakkuk 2:18-19

What hath a carved image, profited, though the fashioner thereof, carved it? a molten image, and a teacher of falsehood, - though the fashioner of his fashioned thing trusted therein? that men should make Dumb Nonentities!

1 Corinthians 6:11

And, these things, were some of you; but ye bathed them away, - but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified, in the name of ourLord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:11-12

Wherefore, keep in remembrance - that, at one time, ye, the nations in flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by the so-called Circumcision in flesh, made by hand,

Jeremiah 10:5

Mere palm-trunks turned, they are and cannot speak, They must needs be, carried, for they cannot take a step, Be not afraid of them, for they cannot do harm, And even to do good, is not in their power.

Psalm 115:7

Their hands! but they feel not Their feet! but they walk not, No sound make they in their throat.

Psalm 115:7

Their hands! but they feel not Their feet! but they walk not, No sound make they in their throat.

Isaiah 46:7

They carry him about on the shoulder They bear the burden of him - and set him in his place that he may stand, - Out of his place, will he not move, - Though one even make outcry unto him, he will not answer, Out of ones trouble, he will not save him.

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone! they are, blind leaders; and, if the, blind, lead the, blind, both, into a ditch, will fall.

Galatians 4:8

But, at that time - not knowing God, ye were in servitude unto them who, by nature, are not Gods;

Ephesians 4:17-18

This, therefore, am I saying and protesting in the Lord: - that, no longer, ye walk even as, the nations, walk - in the vanity of their minds,

Titus 3:3

For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.

1 Peter 1:18

Knowing that, Not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, have ye been redeemed from your unmeaning behaviour paternally handed down,

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