Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

Amplified

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

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 LORD's Temple and the God of their fathers, and they served Asherim and idols. As a result this guilt of theirs resulted in wrath coming upon Judah and Jerusalem. 19 Nevertheless, God sent prophets among them to bring them back to the LORD. 20 Then Jehoiada the priest's son Zechariah was clothed by the Spirit of God, and he stood above the people and told them, "This is what God has to say: "Why are you breaking the LORD's commandments. You'll never be successful! Because you have abandoned the LORD, he has abandoned you.'"



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13-15

Nevertheless, the LORD had warned both Israel and Judah by means of every prophet and seer: "Turn away from your evil practices and keep my commandments and statutes according to the entire Law that I gave your ancestors and that I sent to you through my servants, the prophets."

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

The LORD God of their ancestors pleaded with them time and again through his messengers, because he had compassion on his people and on the place of his residence,

Nehemiah 9:26

"Then they disobeyed, rebelled against you, and threw your Law behind their backs. They murdered your prophets who had admonished the people to return to you, committing terrible blasphemies.

Psalm 95:7-8

For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture and the flock in his care. If only you would listen to his voice today,

Isaiah 28:23

"Pay attention! Listen to what I have to say; Pay attention, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 42:23

"Who among you will listen, and pay attention, and listen for the time to come?"

Isaiah 51:4

"Pay attention to me, my people! Listen to me, my nation! For instruction will go out from me, and my justice will become a light for the nations.

Isaiah 55:3

Pay attention to me, come to me; and listen, so that you may live; then I'll make an everlasting covenant with you, as promised by my faithful, sure love for David.

Jeremiah 7:25-26

From the day your ancestors left the land of Egypt to this present time, I've sent all my servants, the prophets, to you, again and again.

Jeremiah 25:4-5

Again and again, the LORD sent all his servants, the prophets, to you, but you wouldn't listen or even turn your ears in my direction to hear.

Jeremiah 26:5

and listen to the words of my servants, the prophets, whom I've sent to you over and over but you wouldn't listen

Jeremiah 44:4-5

Yet I sent all my servants the prophets to you again and again, saying, "Don't do this repulsive thing that I hate."

Matthew 13:9

Let the person who has ears listen!"

Matthew 13:15-16

for this people's heart has become dull, and their ears are hard of hearing. They have shut their eyes so that they might not see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.'

Luke 11:47-51

How terrible it will be for you! You build monuments for the prophets, and it was your ancestors who killed them!

Luke 16:31

"Then Abraham told him, "If your brothers do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded, even if someone were to rise from the dead.'"

Luke 20:9-15

Then he began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and went abroad for a long time.

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