Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Howbeit, for all that, Jeroboam turned not from his wicked way: but turned away and made of the lowest of the people priests of the hill altars. Whosoever would, he filled their hands, and they became priests of the hill altars.

New American Standard Bible

After this event Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but again he made priests of the high places from among all the people; any who would, he ordained, to be priests of the high places.

King James Version

After this thing Jeroboam returned not from his evil way, but made again of the lowest of the people priests of the high places: whosoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

Holman Bible

After all this Jeroboam did not repent of his evil way but again set up priests for the high places from every class of people. He ordained whoever so desired it, and they became priests of the high places.

International Standard Version

Despite everything that happened, Jeroboam never did repent of his evil practices. Instead, he appointed even more people to act as priests for the high places. Anyone who wanted to be a priest was ordained to be a priest in the high places.

A Conservative Version

After this thing Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but again made from among all the people priests of the high places. Whoever would, he consecrated him, that there might be priests of the high places.

American Standard Version

After this thing Jeroboam returned not from his evil way, but made again from among all the people priests of the high places: whosoever would, he consecrated him, that there might be priests of the high places.

Amplified

After this event, Jeroboam [still] did not turn from his evil way, but again made priests for the high places from among all the people. He ordained anyone who was willing, so that there would be priests for the high places.

Bible in Basic English

After this Jeroboam, not turning back from his evil ways, still made priests for his altars from among all the people; he made a priest of anyone desiring it, so that there might be priests of the high places.

Darby Translation

After this thing Jeroboam turned not from his evil way, but made again from all classes of the people priests of the high places: whosoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

Julia Smith Translation

After this word Jeroboam turned not back from his evil way, and he will turn back and make from the ends of the people, priests of the heights: him desiring he will fill his hand, and he will be priest of the heights.

King James 2000

After this thing Jeroboam returned not from his evil way, but made again of the lowest of the people priests of the high places: whosoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

After this event, Jeroboam did not turn from his evil way, but he returned and [again] made priests for the high places of people from {all walks of life}. He filled his hand with all [his] desire and became [one of] the priests of the high places [himself].

Modern King James verseion

After this thing Jeroboam did not turn from his evil way, but turned and made priests of the high places from the lowest of the people. He who desired, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

NET Bible

After this happened, Jeroboam still did not change his evil ways; he continued to appoint common people as priests at the high places. Anyone who wanted the job he consecrated as a priest.

New Heart English Bible

After this thing Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but again made priests of the high places from among all the people. Whoever wanted to, he consecrated him, that there might be priests of the high places.

The Emphasized Bible

After this thing, Jeroboam turned not from his wicked way, - but again made, from the whole compass of the people, priests of high places, whomsoever he would, he installed, and he became priest of high places.

Webster

After this thing Jeroboam returned not from his evil way, but made again of the lowest of the people priests of the high places: whoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

World English Bible

After this thing Jeroboam didn't return from his evil way, but again made priests of the high places from among all the people. Whoever wanted to, he consecrated him, that there might be priests of the high places.

Youngs Literal Translation

After this thing Jeroboam hath not turned from his evil way, and turneth back, and maketh of the extremities of the people priests of high places; he who is desirous he consecrateth his hand, and he is of the priests of the high places.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ירבעם 
Yarob`am 
Usage: 104

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

of the lowest
קצה 
Qatsah 
Usage: 36

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

of the high places
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 10

him, and he became one of the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

References

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Context Readings

Jeroboam Continues In His Sin

32 For the saying which he cried at the bidding of the LORD against the altar in Bethel, and against all the houses of hill altars which are in the cities of Samaria, shall come to pass." 33 Howbeit, for all that, Jeroboam turned not from his wicked way: but turned away and made of the lowest of the people priests of the hill altars. Whosoever would, he filled their hands, and they became priests of the hill altars. 34 And this doing was sin unto the house of Jeroboam, even to destroy it and to put it away from off the face of the earth.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 11:15

And he ordained him priests of hill altars - both to field devils and also to the calves which he had made.

2 Chronicles 13:9

And have ye not cast out the priests of the LORD, the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and have made you priests like the nations of other lands? Even whosoever cometh and filleth his hand with an ox and seven rams, the same is made priest to them that are no Gods.

Exodus 28:41

and thou shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother and on his sons with him and shalt anoint them and fill their hands and consecrate them, that they may minister unto me.

Numbers 1:51

And when the tabernacle goeth forth, the Levites shall take it down: and when the tabernacle is pitched, they shall set it up: for if any stranger come near, he shall die.

Numbers 3:10

And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons to wait on their priests' office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall die for it."

Numbers 17:5

And his rod whom I chose, shall blossom: So I will make cease from me the grudgings of the children of Israel which they grudge against you."

Numbers 17:12-13

And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, "Behold, we are destroyed and all come to nought:

Judges 17:12

And Micah filled the hand of the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and continued in the house of Micah.

1 Kings 12:31-33

And he made houses of hill altars, and made, of the lowest of the people, priests which were not of the sons of Levi.

Psalm 78:34

When he slew them, they sought him, and turned them early, and inquired after God.

Jeremiah 18:4

The vessel that the Potter made of clay, brake among his hands: So he began anew, and made another vessel, according to his mind.

Amos 6:11

Behold, the LORD is minded to smite the great houses, so that they shall decay: and the little houses, that they shall cleave asunder.

2 Timothy 3:13

But the evil men and deceivers, shall wax worse and worse, while they deceive, and are deceived themselves.

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