Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him: but if a man sin against the LORD, who shall intreat for him? Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, because the LORD would slay them.

Holman Bible

If a man sins against another man, God can intercede for him, but if a man sins against the Lord, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to their father, since the Lord intended to kill them.

International Standard Version

If a person sins against another, God will mediate for him, but if a person sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?"

American Standard Version

If one man sin against another, God shall judge him; but if a man sin against Jehovah, who shall entreat for him? Notwithstanding, they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, because Jehovah was minded to slay them.

Amplified

If one man does wrong and sins against another, God will intercede (arbitrate) for him; but if a man does wrong to the Lord, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to their father, for it was the Lord’s will to put them to death.

Bible in Basic English

If one man does wrong to another, God will be his judge: but if a man's sin is against the Lord, who will take up his cause? But they gave no attention to the voice of their father, for it was the Lord's purpose to send destruction on them.

Darby Translation

If one man sin against another, God will judge him; but if a man sin against Jehovah, who shall intreat for him? But they hearkened not to the voice of their father, for Jehovah was minded to slay them.

Julia Smith Translation

If a man shall sin against a man, and God judged him; and if a man shall sin against Jehovah, who shall judge for him? and they will not hear to the voice of their father for Jehovah was willing to destroy them.

King James 2000

If one man sins against another, the judge shall judge him: but if a man sins against the LORD, who shall intercede for him? Nevertheless they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, because the LORD desired to slay them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If a man sins against a man, then God can intercede for him. But if a man sins against Yahweh, who can intercede for him?" But they did not {obey} their father, because Yahweh wanted to kill them.

Modern King James verseion

If one man sins against another, the judge shall judge him. But if a man sins against Jehovah, who shall plead for him? But they did not listen to the voice of their father, because Jehovah desired to kill them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If one man sin against another, the judge can redress it. But if a man sin against the LORD, who can redress it?" Notwithstanding, they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, for the LORD's will was to slay them.

NET Bible

If a man sins against a man, one may appeal to God on his behalf. But if a man sins against the Lord, who then will intercede for him?" But Eli's sons would not listen to their father, for the Lord had decided to kill them.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

If one man sin against another, God will interpose, but, if, against Yahweh, a man sin, who will intercede, for him? But they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, for Yahweh was pleased to put them to death.

Webster

If one man shall sin against another, the judge shall judge him: but if a man shall sin against the LORD, who shall entreat for him? Notwithstanding they hearkened not to the voice of their father, because the LORD would slay them.

World English Bible

If one man sin against another, God shall judge him; but if a man sin against Yahweh, who shall entreat for him?" Notwithstanding, they didn't listen to the voice of their father, because Yahweh was minded to kill them.

Youngs Literal Translation

If a man sin against a man, then hath God judged him; but if against Jehovah a man sin, who doth pray for him?' and they hearken not to the voice of their father, though Jehovah hath delighted to put them to death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If one man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

the judge
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

him but if a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

not unto the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Eli

Context Readings

Eli Rebukes His Evil Sons

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. 26 And the child Samuel grew on, and increased in favor both with LORD, and also with men.


Cross References

Joshua 11:20

For it was of LORD to harden their hearts, to come against Israel in battle, that he might utterly destroy them, that they might have no favor, but that he might destroy them as LORD commanded Moses.

Numbers 15:30

But the soul that does anything with a high hand, whether he be home-born or a sojourner, the same blasphemes LORD, and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

1 Samuel 3:14

And therefore I have sworn to the house of Eli that the iniquity of Eli's house shall not be expiated with sacrifice nor offering forever.

Hebrews 10:26

For when we sin willfully after taking the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more a sacrifice for sins,

Deuteronomy 1:17

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment. Ye shall hear the small and the great alike. Ye shall not be afraid of the face of man, for the judgment is God's. And the case that is too hard for you ye shall bring to me, and I will hea

Deuteronomy 2:30

But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him, for LORD thy God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into thy hand, as at this day.

Deuteronomy 17:8-12

If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates, then thou shall arise, and get thee up to the plac

Deuteronomy 25:1-3

If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, and [they] judge them, then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the iniquitous.

2 Chronicles 25:16

And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that [the king] said to him, Have we made thee of the king's counsel? Cease. Why should thou be smitten? Then the prophet ceased, and said, I know that God has determined to destroy thee,

Psalm 51:4

Against thee, thee only, I have sinned, and done that which is evil in thy sight, that thou may be justified when thou speak, and {may prevail (LXX/NT)} when thou {are criticized (LXX/NT)}.

Psalm 51:16

For thou delight not in sacrifice, else I would give it. Thou have no pleasure in burnt-offering.

Proverbs 15:10

There is grievous correction for him who forsakes the way. He who hates reproof shall die.

John 12:39-40

Because of this they could not believe. Because Isaiah said again,

1 Timothy 2:5

For there is one God, and one mediator of God and men, the man Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 7:25

Whereupon he is able also to save to the uttermost those who come to God through him, being always alive in order to intercede on their behalf.

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