Parallel Verses

Amplified

Yet God sent prophets among them to bring them back to the Lord; these prophets testified against them, but they would not listen.

New American Standard Bible

Yet He sent prophets to them to bring them back to the Lord; though they testified against them, they would not listen.

King James Version

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Holman Bible

Nevertheless, He sent them prophets to bring them back to the Lord; they admonished them, but the people would not listen.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, God sent prophets among them to bring them back to the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Yet he sent prophets to them to bring them again to LORD. And they testified against them, but they would not give ear.

American Standard Version

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto Jehovah; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord sent them prophets to make them come back to him; and they gave witness against them, but they would not give ear.

Darby Translation

And he sent prophets among them to bring them again to Jehovah, and they testified against them; but they would not give ear.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will send prophets among them to turn them back to Jehovah; and they will testify against them: and they gave not ear.

King James 2000

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he sent prophets among them, to bring them back to Yahweh. And they testified against them, and they did not obey.

Modern King James verseion

Yet He sent prophets to them to bring them again to Jehovah. And they testified against them. But they would not listen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Notwithstanding yet God sent Prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD. And they testified unto them. But they would not hear.

NET Bible

The Lord sent prophets among them to lead them back to him. They warned the people, but they would not pay attention.

New Heart English Bible

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

The Emphasized Bible

And he sent among them prophets, to bring them back unto Yahweh, - and they testified against them, but they would not give ear.

Webster

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

World English Bible

Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again to Yahweh; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He sendeth among them prophets, to bring them back unto Jehovah, and they testify against them, and they have not given ear;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Yet he sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

to them, to bring them again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

Verse Info

Context Readings

Joash Repairs The Temple

18 They abandoned the house of the Lord, the God of their fathers, and served the Asherim and the idols; so [God’s] wrath came on Judah and Jerusalem for their sin and guilt. 19 Yet God sent prophets among them to bring them back to the Lord; these prophets testified against them, but they would not listen. 20 Then the Spirit of God came over Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, and he stood above the people and said to them, “This is what God has said: ‘Why do you transgress the commandments of the Lord so that you cannot prosper? Because you have abandoned (turned away from) the Lord, He has also abandoned (turned away from) you.’”



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13-15

Yet the Lord warned Israel and Judah through all His prophets and every seer, saying, “Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments and My statutes, in accordance with all the Law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by My servants the prophets.”

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

The Lord, the God of their fathers, sent word to them again and again by His messengers, because He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place.

Nehemiah 9:26


“Yet they were disobedient and rebelled against You,
And cast Your law behind their backs
And killed Your prophets who warned them
To return to You;
And they committed great [and contemptible] blasphemies.

Psalm 95:7-8


For He is our God
And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand.
Today, if you will hear His voice,

Isaiah 28:23


Listen and hear my voice;
Listen carefully and hear my words.

Isaiah 42:23


Who among you will listen to this?
Who will listen and pay attention in the time to come?

Isaiah 51:4


“Listen carefully to Me [says the Lord], O My people,
And hear Me, O My nation;
For a [divine] law will go forth from Me,
And I will quickly establish My justice as a light to the peoples.

Isaiah 55:3


“Incline your ear [to listen] and come to Me;
Hear, so that your soul may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies [promised and] shown to David.

Jeremiah 7:25-26

Since the day that your fathers came out of the land of Egypt until this day, I have [persistently] sent you all My servants the prophets, sending them daily, early [and late].

Jeremiah 25:4-5

Although the Lord has persistently sent to you all His servants the prophets, you have not listened nor [even] inclined your ear to hear [His message],

Jeremiah 26:5

and listen and follow [carefully] the words of My servants the prophets, whom I have been sending to you repeatedly—though you have not listened—

Jeremiah 44:4-5

Yet I sent to you all My servants the prophets, again and again, saying, “Oh, do not do this shamefully vile thing which I hate.”

Matthew 13:9

He who has ears [to hear], let him hear and heed My words.”

Matthew 13:15-16


For this nation’s heart has grown hard,
And with their ears they hardly hear,
And they have [tightly] closed their eyes,
Otherwise they would see with their eyes,
And hear with their ears,
And understand with their heart, and turn [to Me]
And I would heal them [spiritually].’

Luke 11:47-51

Woe to you! For you repair or build tombs for the prophets, and it was your fathers who killed them.

Luke 16:31

And he said to him, ‘If they do not listen to [the messages of] Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.’”

Luke 20:9-15

Then He began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey for a long time [to another country].

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