Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Amaziah would not listen, for it was from God, that He might deliver them into the hand of Joash because they had sought the gods of Edom.

King James Version

But Amaziah would not hear; for it came of God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

Holman Bible

But Amaziah would not listen, for this turn of events was from God in order to hand them over to their enemies because they went after the gods of Edom.

International Standard Version

But Amaziah refused to listen, because the situation was being orchestrated by God in order to turn them over to the control of their enemies because they had pursued those Edomite gods.

A Conservative Version

But Amaziah would not hear, for it was of God, that he might deliver them into the hand [of their enemies], because they had sought after the gods of Edom.

American Standard Version

But Amaziah would not hear; for it was of God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies , because they had sought after the gods of Edom.

Amplified

But Amaziah would not listen, for it was from God, so that He might hand Judah over to Joash because they had desired the gods of Edom.

Bible in Basic English

But Amaziah gave no attention; and this was the purpose of God, so that he might give them up into the hands of Joash, because they had gone after the gods of Edom.

Darby Translation

But Amaziah would not hear; for it was of God, that he might deliver them into the enemy's hand, because they had sought after the gods of Edom.

Julia Smith Translation

And Amaziah heard not; for it was from God, so that he will give them into the hand, for they sought the gods of Edom.

King James 2000

But Amaziah would not hear; for it came of God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Amaziah did not listen, for it [was] from God that he might give them into the hand [of enemies], because they sought the gods of Edom.

Modern King James verseion

But Amaziah would not hear; for it was from God, so that He might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Amaziah rested not: for it came of God, even to deliver them into the hands of their enemies - and that because they had sought the gods of the Edomites.

NET Bible

But Amaziah did not heed the warning, for God wanted to hand them over to Joash because they followed the gods of Edom.

New Heart English Bible

But Amaziah would not listen; for it was of God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they had sought after the gods of Edom.

The Emphasized Bible

But Amaziah hearkened not, because, from God, it was, to the end he might deliver them up into their enemies' hand, - because they had sought the gods of Edom.

Webster

But Amaziah would not hear; for it came from God, that he might deliver them into the hand of their enemies, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

World English Bible

But Amaziah would not listen; for it was of God, that he might deliver them into the hand [of their enemies], because they had sought after the gods of Edom.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Amaziah hath not hearkened, for from God it is in order to give them into hand, because they have sought the gods of Edom;

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמציהוּ אמציה 
'Amatsyah 
Usage: 40

for it came of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

them into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

after the gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

Amaziah's War With Israel's King Joash

19 You said, ‘Behold, you have defeated Edom.’ And your heart has become proud in boasting. Now stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall and Judah with you?” 20 But Amaziah would not listen, for it was from God, that He might deliver them into the hand of Joash because they had sought the gods of Edom. 21 So Joash king of Israel went up, and he and Amaziah king of Judah faced each other at Beth-shemesh, which belonged to Judah.



Cross References

1 Kings 12:15

So the king did not listen to the people; for it was a turn of events from the Lord, that He might establish His word, which the Lord spoke through Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam the son of Nebat.

2 Chronicles 22:7

Now the destruction of Ahaziah was from God, in that he went to Joram. For when he came, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom the Lord had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab.

2 Chronicles 25:16

As he was talking with him, the king said to him, “Have we appointed you a royal counselor? Stop! Why should you be struck down?” Then the prophet stopped and said, “I know that God has planned to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my counsel.”

Psalm 81:11-12

“But My people did not listen to My voice,
And Israel did not obey Me.

Acts 28:25-27

And when they did not agree with one another, they began leaving after Paul had spoken one parting word, “The Holy Spirit rightly spoke through Isaiah the prophet to your fathers,

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,

1 Peter 2:8

and,
A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense”;
for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed.

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