Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

No, my sons; for the report is not good which I hear the Lord’s people circulating.

King James Version

Nay, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: ye make the LORD'S people to transgress.

Holman Bible

No, my sons, the report I hear from the Lord’s people is not good.

International Standard Version

No, my sons, I'm not hearing good news being circulated by the LORD's people.

A Conservative Version

No, my sons, for it is no good report that I hear. Ye make LORD's people to transgress.

American Standard Version

Nay, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: ye make Jehovah's people to transgress.

Amplified

No, my sons; for the report that I keep hearing from the passers-by among the Lord’s people is not good.

Bible in Basic English

No, my sons, the account which is given me, which the Lord's people are sending about, is not good.

Darby Translation

No, my sons, for it is no good report that I hear: ye make Jehovah's people transgress.

Julia Smith Translation

Nay, sons, for not a good report which I heard: causing the people of Jehovah to pass by.

King James 2000

Nay, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: you make the LORD's people to transgress.

Lexham Expanded Bible

No, my sons, the report [is] not good that I am hearing the people of Yahweh spreading.

Modern King James verseion

No, my sons, for it is no good report that I hear. You make Jehovah's people to transgress.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Oh, nay my sons: For it is no good report that I hear how that ye make the LORD's people to trespass.

NET Bible

This ought not to be, my sons! For the report that I hear circulating among the Lord's people is not good.

New Heart English Bible

No, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear; you make the LORD's people disobey.

The Emphasized Bible

Nay, my sons! for it is no good report that I do hear: leading into transgression the people of Yahweh.

Webster

No, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: ye make the LORD'S people to transgress.

World English Bible

No, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: you make Yahweh's people disobey.

Youngs Literal Translation

Nay, my sons; for the report which I am hearing is not good causing the people of Jehovah to transgress. --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
for it is no good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

שׁמוּעה 
Sh@muw`ah 
Usage: 27

ye make the Lord's

Usage: 0

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Eli

Context Readings

Eli Rebukes His Evil Sons

23 He said to them, “Why do you do such things, the evil things that I hear from all these people? 24 No, my sons; for the report is not good which I hear the Lord’s people circulating. 25 If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against the Lord, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for the Lord desired to put them to death.


Cross References

Exodus 32:21

Then Moses said to Aaron, “What did this people do to you, that you have brought such great sin upon them?”

1 Samuel 2:17

Thus the sin of the young men was very great before the Lord, for the men despised the offering of the Lord.

1 Samuel 2:22

Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel, and how they lay with the women who served at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

1 Kings 13:18-21

He said to him, “I also am a prophet like you, and an angel spoke to me by the word of the Lord, saying, ‘Bring him back with you to your house, that he may eat bread and drink water.’” But he lied to him.

1 Kings 15:30

and because of the sins of Jeroboam which he sinned, and which he made Israel sin, because of his provocation with which he provoked the Lord God of Israel to anger.

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu was not careful to walk in the law of the Lord, the God of Israel, with all his heart; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam, which he made Israel sin.

Malachi 2:8

But as for you, you have turned aside from the way; you have caused many to stumble by the instruction; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi,” says the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 18:7

“Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!

Acts 6:3

Therefore, brethren, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.

2 Corinthians 6:8

by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;

1 Timothy 3:7

And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

2 Peter 2:18

For speaking out arrogant words of vanity they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,

3 John 1:12

Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself; and we add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.

Revelation 2:20

But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.

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