Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 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. 25 If one man sins against another, God shall judge him, but if a man sins against LORD, who shall entreat for him? Notwithstanding, they did not hearken to the voice of their father, because LORD intended to kill them.


Cross References

Exodus 32:21

And Moses said to Aaron, What did this people do to thee, that thou have brought a great sin upon them?

1 Samuel 2:17

And the sin of the young men was very great before LORD, for the men despised the offering of LORD.

1 Samuel 2:22

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.

1 Kings 13:18-21

And he said to him, I also am a prophet as thou are. And a [heavenly] agent spoke to me by the word of LORD, saying, Bring him back with thee into thy house that he may eat bread and drink water. [But] he lied to him.

1 Kings 15:30

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

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu did not take heed to walk in the law of LORD, the God of Israel, with all his heart. He did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam, with which he made Israel to sin.

Malachi 2:8

But ye are turned aside out of the way. Ye have caused many to stumble in the law. Ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, says LORD of hosts.

Matthew 18:7

Woe to the world because of stumbling-blocks. For it is necessary that the stumbling-blocks come, yet woe to that man through whom the stumbling-block comes.

Acts 6:3

Therefore, brothers, seek ye out seven men from you being well reported, full of Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this need.

2 Corinthians 6:8

through glory and disrepute, through slander and commendation; as deceitful, and yet true;

1 Timothy 3:7

And he must also have good testimony from those outside, lest he may fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

2 Peter 2:18

For, uttering swollen things of vanity, they entice (to sensuality by lusts of flesh) those who actually escaped from those who live in error,

3 John 1:12

Demetrius has been testified by all, and by the truth itself. But we also testify, and ye know that our testimony is true.

Revelation 2:20

Nevertheless, I have against thee that thou tolerate thy woman Jezebel. She calls herself a prophetess, and teaches and leads astray my bondmen to fornicate, and to eat idol sacrifices.

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