Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not LORD.

New American Standard Bible

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men; they did not know the Lord

King James Version

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.

Holman Bible

Eli’s sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the Lord

International Standard Version

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men who did not know the LORD.

American Standard Version

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not Jehovah.

Amplified

The sons of Eli [Hophni and Phinehas] were worthless (dishonorable, unprincipled) men; they did not know [nor respect] the Lord

Bible in Basic English

Now the sons of Eli were evil and good-for-nothing men, having no knowledge of the Lord.

Darby Translation

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Eli, sons of Beli-al; they knew not Jehovah.

King James 2000

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the sons of Eli [were] {worthless scoundrels}; they did not know Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Eli were sons of Belial. They did not know Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the sons of Eli were unthrifty children, and knew not the LORD. For the manner of the priests with the people was:

NET Bible

The sons of Eli were wicked men. They did not recognize the Lord's authority.

New Heart English Bible

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they did not know the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the sons of Eli, were abandoned men, - they knew not Yahweh.

Webster

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.

World English Bible

Now the sons of Eli were base men; they didn't know Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the sons of Eli are sons of worthlessness, they have not known Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Eli
עלי 
`Eliy 
Eli
Usage: 33

of Belial
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

Context Readings

Eli's Evil Sons

11 And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house, and the child ministered to LORD before Eli the priest. 12 Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not LORD. 13 And the custom of the priests with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while the flesh was boiling, with a flesh-hook of three teeth in his hand,



Cross References

Jeremiah 2:8

The priests did not say, Where is LORD? and those who handle the law did not know me. The rulers also transgressed against me. And the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

Judges 2:10

And also all that generation were gathered to their fathers. And there arose another generation after them that did not know LORD, nor yet the work which he had wrought for Israel.

Romans 1:21

Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.

Romans 1:28-30

And just as they did not approve having God in knowledge, God gave them over to an unfit mind, to do things that are not fit;

2 Corinthians 6:15

And what agreement has Christ with Belial? Or what share have believers with non-believers?

Deuteronomy 13:13

Certain base fellows have gone out from the midst of thee, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known,

Judges 19:22

As they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain base fellows, beset the house round about, beating at the door. And they spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man who ca

1 Samuel 3:7

Now Samuel did not yet know LORD, neither was the word of LORD yet revealed to him.

1 Samuel 10:27

But certain worthless fellows said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him, and brought him no present. But he held his peace.

1 Samuel 25:17

Now therefore know and consider what thou will do, for evil is determined against our master, and against all his house. For he is such a worthless fellow that [a man] cannot speak to him.

1 Kings 21:10

And set two men, base fellows, before him, and let them bear witness against him, saying, Thou cursed God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him to death.

1 Kings 21:13

And the two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. And the base fellows bore witness against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth cursed God and the king. Then they carried him forth o

Jeremiah 9:6

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit. Through deceit they refuse to know me, says LORD.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged the cause of the poor and needy man, then it was well. Was not this to know me? says LORD.

Hosea 4:6-9

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because thou have rejected knowledge, I also will reject thee, that thou shall be no priest to me. Since thou have forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy sons.

Malachi 2:1-9

And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you.

John 8:55

And ye do not know him, but I know him. And if I should say that I do not know him, I will be a liar like you, but I do know him and keep his word.

John 16:3

And they will do these things, because they have not known the Father nor me.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, that they should know thee the only TRUE God, and Jesus Christ whom thou sent.

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