Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 And they left the house of the LORD God of their fathers, and served groves and idols: and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass. 19 Yet he sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the LORD; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear. 20 And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13-15

Yet the LORD testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying, Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep my commandments and my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by my servants the prophets.

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because he had compassion on his people, and on his dwelling place:

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

Psalm 95:7-8

For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,

Isaiah 28:23

Give ye ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 42:23

Who among you will give ear to this? who will hearken and hear for the time to come?

Isaiah 51:4

Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Jeremiah 7:25-26

Since the day that your fathers came forth out of the land of Egypt unto this day I have even sent unto you all my servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending them:

Jeremiah 25:4-5

And the LORD hath sent unto you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear.

Jeremiah 26:5

To hearken to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I sent unto you, both rising up early, and sending them, but ye have not hearkened;

Jeremiah 44:4-5

Howbeit I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate.

Matthew 13:9

Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Matthew 13:15-16

For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

Luke 11:47-51

Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

Luke 16:31

And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Luke 20:9-15

Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.

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