Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 Jehovah, the God of their fathers, and served Asherahs and idols. And wrath came on Judah and Jerusalem for this their guilt. 19 Yet He sent prophets to them to bring them again to Jehovah. And they testified against them. But they would not listen. 20 And the Spirit of God came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, who stood above the people and said to them, So says God, Why do you transgress the commandments of Jehovah so that you cannot be blessed? Because you have forsaken Jehovah, He has also forsaken you.



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13-15

And Jehovah testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, by all the seers, saying, Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments, 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 Jehovah, the God of their fathers sent to them by His messengers, rising up early and sending, for He had pity on His people and on His dwelling-place.

Nehemiah 9:26

But they were disobedient and rebelled against You, and cast Your Law behind their backs. And they killed Your prophets who testified against them to turn them to You, and they worked great 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

Give ear and hear my voice; listen, and hear my speech.

Isaiah 42:23

Who among you will hear this? He will listen and hear for the time to come?

Isaiah 51:4

Listen to Me, My people; and give ear to Me, O My nation; for a law shall go out from Me, and I will make My judgment to rest for a light of peoples.

Isaiah 55:3

Bow down your ear, and come to 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 out of the land of Egypt until this day I have even sent to you all My servants the prophets, daily rising up early and sending.

Jeremiah 25:4-5

And Jehovah has sent to you all His servants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but you have not listened nor bowed down your ear to hear.

Jeremiah 26:5

to listen to the words of My servants the prophets whom I am sending to you (both rising up early and sending them, but you have not listened);

Jeremiah 44:4-5

But I sent to you all My servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Oh, do not do this abominable thing which I hate!

Matthew 13:9

He who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Matthew 13:15-16

for this people's heart has become gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and they have closed their eyes, 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 to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

Luke 16:31

And he said to him, If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded, even though one rose from the dead.

Luke 20:9-15

And He began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to vinedressers. And he went into a far country for a long time.

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