Parallel Verses

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.

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!

A Conservative Version

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

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 And Eli a very old man, and he heard all that his sons did to all Israel; and they will lie with the women going forth at the door of the tent of appointment 23 And he will say to them, Wherefore will ye do according to these words? which I heard very evil words of all this people. 24 Nay, sons, for not a good report which I heard: causing the people of Jehovah to pass by.


Cross References

1 Kings 1:6

And his father grieved him not from his days, saying, Wherefore didst thou thus? and he good of form, exceedingly; and she bare him after Absalom.

Isaiah 3:9

The withdrawing of their face answered against them; and they announced their sins as Sodom, and they covered not. Wo to their soul! for they rewarded evil to themselves.

Jeremiah 3:3

And the showers will be withheld, and the latter rain was not; and the forehead of a woman a harlot was to thee, and thou refusedst to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 8:12

Were they ashamed when they did abomination? also shaming they will not be ashamed, and they knew not to feel shame: for this they shall fall among the falling: in the time of their reviewing they shall faint, said Jehovah.

Acts 9:4

And having fallen upon the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, Why drivest thou me out?

Acts 14:15

And saying, Men, why do ye these things? We also are men of similar passions with you, announcing good news to turn you back from these vanities to the living God, who made heaven, and earth, and sea, and all in them:

Philippians 3:19

Whose end destruction, whose God the belly, and their glory in shame, having in mind earthly things.)

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