Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Why do ye such things? For I hear of your evil dealings from all this people.

New American Standard Bible

He said to them, “Why do you do such things, the evil things that I hear from all these people?

King James Version

And he said unto them, Why do ye such things? for I hear of your evil dealings by all this people.

Holman Bible

He said to them, “Why are you doing these things? I have heard about your evil actions from all these people.

International Standard Version

"Why are you doing these things that I'm hearing about?" he asked his sons, "These reports about your evil deeds are coming from all these people!

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Why do ye such things? for I hear of your evil dealings from all this people.

Amplified

Eli said to them, “Why do you do such things, the evil things that I hear from all these people?

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, Why are you doing such things? for from all this people I get accounts of your evil ways.

Darby Translation

And he said to them, Why do ye such things? for I hear of your evil deeds from all this people.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to them, Wherefore will ye do according to these words? which I heard very evil words of all this people.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Why do you such things? for I hear of your evil dealings by all these people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he asked them, "Why are you doing all these things that I am hearing, [namely], your evil dealings with all these people?

Modern King James verseion

And he said to them, Why do you do such things? For I hear of your evil dealings by all the people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said unto them, "Why do ye such things? For I hear your wicked deeds of all these people.

NET Bible

He said to them, "Why do you behave in this way? For I hear about these evil things from all these people.

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Why do you do such things? for I hear of your evil dealings from all this people.

The Emphasized Bible

So he said to them, Wherefore should ye do such things as these? for I keep hearing of your wicked doings, from all these people.

Webster

And he said to them, Why do ye such things? for I hear of your evil dealings by all this people.

World English Bible

He said to them, "Why do you do such things? for I hear of your evil dealings from all this people.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith to them, 'Why do ye things like these? for I am hearing of your evil words from all the people -- these!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Eli

Context Readings

Eli Rebukes His Evil Sons

22 Now Eli was very old. And he heard all that his sons did to all Israel, and how that they lay with the women who assembled at the door of the tent of meeting. 23 And he said to them, Why do ye such things? For I hear of your evil dealings from all this people. 24 No, my sons, for it is no good report that I hear. Ye make LORD's people to transgress.


Cross References

1 Kings 1:6

And his father had not displeased him at any time in saying, Why have thou done so? And he was also a very handsome man. And he was born after Absalom.

Isaiah 3:9

The show of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to their soul! For they have done evil to themselves.

Isaiah 3:9

The show of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to their soul! For they have done evil to themselves.

Jeremiah 8:12

Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? No, they were not at all ashamed, nor could they blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall. In the time of their visitation they shall be cast down, says LORD.

Acts 9:4

And after falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

Acts 14:15

and saying, Men, why are ye doing these things? We also are men of like nature with you, proclaiming good-news to you, to turn from these vain things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all the thi

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and the glory in their shame, who mind earthly things.

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