Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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

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 Now concerning spiritual [gifts], brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant. 2 You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the speechless 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 is able to say "Jesus [is] Lord" except by the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Psalm 115:5

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

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For [they] themselves report about us, what sort of welcome we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve [the] living and true God,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that has passed [was] sufficient {to do what the Gentiles desire to do}, having lived in licentiousness, [evil] desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties, and wanton idolatries,

Habakkuk 2:18-19

What value [is] an idol when its carver has fashioned it, a molten idol, a teacher of lies? For [he who] fashioned his creation trusts in it, [though] making mute idols!

1 Corinthians 6:11

And some of you were these [things], but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 2:11-12

Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in [the] flesh, the so-called uncircumcision by the so-called circumcision in [the] flesh, made by hands,

Jeremiah 10:5

They [are] like scarecrows in a cucumber field, they cannot speak. Indeed, they must be carried, for they cannot march. You must not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil; furthermore, to do good [is] not in them."

Psalm 115:7

[they have] their hands, but they cannot feel, their feet, but they cannot walk; they cannot utter a sound in their throats.

Psalm 135:16

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

Isaiah 46:7

They carry it on [their] shoulder; they support it and they set it [in] its place, and it stands in position. It cannot be removed from its place; even [when] he cries out to it, it does not answer. It does not save him from his trouble.

Matthew 15:14

Let them! They are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."

Galatians 4:8

But at that time [when you] did not know God, you were enslaved to the things which by nature are not gods.

Ephesians 4:17-18

This therefore I say and testify in the Lord, [that] you no longer walk as the Gentiles walk: in the futility of their mind,

Titus 3:3

For we also were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, enslaved to various desires and pleasures, spending our lives in wickedness and envy, despicable, hating one another.

1 Peter 1:18

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

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