Parallel Verses

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;

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 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.

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 forsake the house of Jehovah, God of their fathers, and serve the shrines and the idols, and there is wrath upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their guilt. 19 And He sendeth among them prophets, to bring them back unto Jehovah, and they testify against them, and they have not given ear; 20 and the Spirit of God hath clothed Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest, and he standeth over-against the people, and saith to them, 'Thus said God, Why are ye transgressing the commands of Jehovah, and prosper not? because ye have forsaken Jehovah -- He doth forsake you.'



Cross References

2 Kings 17:13-15

And Jehovah testifieth against Israel, and against Judah, by the hand of every prophet, and every seer, saying, 'Turn back from your evil ways, and keep My commands, My statutes, according to all the law that I commanded your fathers, and that I sent unto you by the hand of My servants the prophets;'

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

And Jehovah, God of their fathers, sendeth unto them by the hand of His messengers -- rising early and sending -- for He hath had pity on His people, and on His habitation,

Nehemiah 9:26

'And they are disobedient, and rebel against Thee, and cast Thy law behind their back, and Thy prophets they have slain, who testified against them, to bring them back unto Thee, and they do great despisings,

Psalm 95:7-8

For He is our God, and we the people of His pasture, And the flock of His hand, To-day, if to His voice ye hearken,

Isaiah 28:23

Give ear, and hear my voice, Attend, and hear my saying:

Isaiah 42:23

Who among you giveth ear to this? Attendeth, and heareth afterwards.

Isaiah 51:4

Attend unto Me, O My people, And, O My nation, unto Me give ear. For a law from Me goeth out, And My judgment to the light, Peoples I do cause to rest.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come unto me, Hear, and your soul doth live, And I make for you a covenant age-during, The kind acts of David -- that are stedfast.

Jeremiah 7:25-26

Even from the day when your fathers Went out of the land of Egypt till this day, I send to you all my servants the prophets, Daily rising early and sending,

Jeremiah 25:4-5

And Jehovah hath sent unto you all His servants, the prophets, rising early and sending, and ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear, saying:

Jeremiah 26:5

To hearken to the words of My servants the prophets, whom I am sending unto you, yea, rising early and sending, and ye have not hearkened,

Jeremiah 44:4-5

And I send unto you all my servants, the prophets, rising early and sending, saying: I pray you, do not this abomination that I have hated --

Matthew 13:9

He who is having ears to hear -- let him hear.'

Matthew 13:15-16

for made gross was the heart of this people, and with the ears they heard heavily, and their eyes they did close, lest they might see with the eyes, and with the ears might hear, and with the heart understand, and turn back, and I might heal them.

Luke 11:47-51

'Woe to you, because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

Luke 16:31

And he said to him, If Moses and the prophets they do not hear, neither if one may rise out of the dead will they be persuaded.'

Luke 20:9-15

And he began to speak unto the people this simile: 'A certain man planted a vineyard, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad for a long time,

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