Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law.

King James Version

Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

Holman Bible

For many years Israel has been without the true God, without a teaching priest, and without instruction,

International Standard Version

"Listen to me, Asa, Judah, and Benjamin! The LORD is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will allow you to find him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you. Israel lived for years without the true God, priests to teach them, and the Law,

A Conservative Version

Now for a long time Israel was without the TRUE God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

American Standard Version

Now for a long season Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law:

Amplified

Now for a long time Israel was without the true God, without a teaching priest, and without law.

Bible in Basic English

Now for a long time Israel has been without the true God, and without a teaching priest and without the law;

Darby Translation

Now for a long while Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law;

Julia Smith Translation

And many days to Israel for not a God of truth, and for no priest teaching, and for no law.

King James 2000

Now for a long time Israel has been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Israel [has been] without the true God many days, and without a teaching priest, and without law,

Modern King James verseion

And for a long time Israel had been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There will come many days in Israel, in which there shall be no true God - nor priest that teacheth, nor any law.

NET Bible

For a long time Israel had no true God, or priest to instruct them, or law.

New Heart English Bible

Now for a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, many days, had Israel been, - without the faithful God, and without a teaching priest, and without the law;

Webster

Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

World English Bible

Now for a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

Youngs Literal Translation

and many days are to Israel without a true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

the true
אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Asa's Religious Reforms

2 and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the Lord is with you when you are with Him. And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you. 3 For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law. 4 But in their distress they turned to the Lord God of Israel, and they sought Him, and He let them find Him.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:11

and so as to teach the sons of Israel all the statutes which the Lord has spoken to them through Moses.”

1 Kings 12:28-33

So the king consulted, and made two golden calves, and he said to them, “It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt.”

Hosea 3:4

For the sons of Israel will remain for many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar and without ephod or household idols.

Deuteronomy 33:10

They shall teach Your ordinances to Jacob,
And Your law to Israel.
They shall put incense before You,
And whole burnt offerings on Your altar.

2 Chronicles 17:8-9

and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.

Nehemiah 8:9

Then Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, “This day is holy to the Lord your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the Lord is the true God;
He is the living God and the everlasting King.
At His wrath the earth quakes,
And the nations cannot endure His indignation.

Ezekiel 44:21-23

Nor shall any of the priests drink wine when they enter the inner court.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe,
Her priests instruct for a price
And her prophets divine for money.
Yet they lean on the Lord saying,
Is not the Lord in our midst?
Calamity will not come upon us.”

Malachi 2:7

For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 2:4-5

Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.

John 17:3

This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

Romans 2:12

For all who have sinned without the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who have sinned under the Law will be judged by the Law;

Romans 7:8-9

But sin, taking opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind; for apart from the Law sin is dead.

1 Corinthians 9:21

to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without law.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves report about us what kind of a reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

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