Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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 and without a teaching priest, and without [God’s] 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.

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

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Hastings

Context Readings

Asa's Religious Reforms

2 and he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, "Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. The LORD is with you, while you are with him; and if you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will forsake you. 3 Now for a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law. 4 But when in their distress they turned to the LORD, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:11

and that you are to teach the children of Israel all the statutes which the LORD has spoken to them by Moses."

1 Kings 12:28-33

Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold; and he said to them, "It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem. Look and see your gods, Israel, which brought you up out of the land of Egypt."

Hosea 3:4

For the children of Israel shall abide many days without king, and without prince, and without sacrifice, and without sacred stone, and without ephod or idols.

Deuteronomy 33:10

They shall teach Jacob your ordinances, and Israel your law. They shall put incense before you, and whole burnt offering on your altar.

2 Chronicles 17:8-9

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

Nehemiah 8:9

Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest the 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, nor weep." For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the LORD is the true God; he is the living God, and an everlasting King: at his wrath the earth trembles, and the nations are not able to withstand his indignation.

Ezekiel 44:21-23

Neither shall any of the priests drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for bribes, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money: yet they lean on the LORD, and say, "Isn't the LORD in the midst of us? No disaster will come on us."

Malachi 2:7

For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 2:4-5

And gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he asked them where the Messiah would be born.

John 17:3

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

Romans 2:12

For as many as have sinned without law will also perish without the law. As many as have sinned under the law will be judged by the law.

Romans 7:8-9

But sin, finding occasion through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of coveting. For apart from the law, sin is dead.

1 Corinthians 9:21

to those who are without law, as without law (not being without law toward God, but under law toward Christ), that I might win those who are without law.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

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

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;

1 John 5:20

We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding, that we know him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

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