Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 say, See, I have overcome Edom; and your heart is lifted up with pride: now keep in your country; why do you make causes of trouble, putting yourself, and Judah with you, in danger of downfall? 20 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. 21 And so Joash, king of Israel, went up; and he and Amaziah, king of Judah, came face to face at Beth-shemesh in Judah.



Cross References

1 Kings 12:15

So the king did not give ear to the people; and this came about by the purpose of the Lord, so that what he had said by Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam, son of Nebat, might be effected.

2 Chronicles 22:7

Now by the purpose of God, Ahaziah's journey to see Jehoram was the cause of his downfall: for when he came there, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu, the son of Nimshi, who had been marked out by the Lord for the destruction of the family of Ahab.

2 Chronicles 25:16

But while he was talking to him the king said to him, Have we made you one of the king's government? say no more, or it will be the cause of your death. Then the prophet gave up protesting, and said, It is clear to me that God's purpose is your destruction, because you have done this and have not given ear to my words.

Psalm 81:11-12

But my people did not give ear to my voice; Israel would have nothing to do with me.

Acts 28:25-27

And they went away, for there was a division among them after Paul had said this one thing: Well did the Holy Spirit say by the prophet Isaiah to your fathers,

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

Even the one whose coming is marked by the working of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,

1 Peter 2:8

And, A stone of falling, a rock of trouble; the word is the cause of their fall, because they go against it, and this was the purpose of God.

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