Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For if you come back to the Lord, those who took away your brothers and your children will have pity on them, and let them come back to this land: for the Lord your God is full of grace and mercy, and his face will not be turned away from you if you come back to him.

New American Standard Bible

For if you return to the Lord, your brothers and your sons will find compassion before those who led them captive and will return to this land. For the Lord your God is gracious and compassionate, and will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him.”

King James Version

For if ye turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.

Holman Bible

for when you return to Yahweh, your brothers and your sons will receive mercy in the presence of their captors and will return to this land. For Yahweh your God is gracious and merciful; He will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him.”

International Standard Version

If you return to the LORD, your relatives and children will receive compassion from those who took them away captive, and they'll return to this land, because the LORD is both gracious and compassionate he will not turn away from you if you return to him."

A Conservative Version

For if ye turn again to LORD, your brothers and your sons shall find compassion before those who led them captive, and shall come again into this land. For LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face fro

American Standard Version

For if ye turn again unto Jehovah, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that led them captive, and shall come again into this land: for Jehovah your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.

Amplified

For if you return to the Lord, your brothers (relatives) and your children will find compassion in the presence of those who led them away captive and will return to this land. For the Lord your God is gracious and merciful, and He will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him.”

Darby Translation

For if ye return to Jehovah, your brethren and your children shall find compassion with those that have carried them captive, so that they shall come again unto this land; for Jehovah your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return to him.

Julia Smith Translation

For in your turning back to Jehovah, your brethren and your sons are for compassions before them making them captive, to turn back to this land: for Jehovah your God being merciful and compassionate, and he will not turn away his face from you if ye shall turn back to him.

King James 2000

For if you turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return unto him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For when you return to Yahweh, your brothers and your children [will find] compassion before their captors and return to this land, for Yahweh your God [is] gracious and compassionate, and he will not turn away his face from you if you return to him."

Modern King James verseion

For if you turn again to Jehovah, your brothers and your sons will have mercies before those who lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land. For Jehovah your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if ye turn unto the LORD, then your brethren and your children shall find compassion in the presence of them that hold them captive, that they may come again unto this land: for the LORD your God is full of mercy and compassion, and will not turn his face from you, if ye turn again to him."

NET Bible

For if you return to the Lord, your brothers and sons will be shown mercy by their captors and return to this land. The Lord your God is merciful and compassionate; he will not reject you if you return to him."

New Heart English Bible

For if you turn again to the LORD, your brothers and your children shall find compassion before those who led them captive, and shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return to him."

The Emphasized Bible

For, by your returning unto Yahweh, your brethren and your children, shall find compassion before their captors, so as to return unto this land. For, gracious and compassionate, is Yahweh your God, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye will return unto him.

Webster

For if ye turn again to the LORD, your brethren and your children will find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they will return into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return to him.

World English Bible

For if you turn again to Yahweh, your brothers and your children shall find compassion before those who led them captive, and shall come again into this land: for Yahweh your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return to him."

Youngs Literal Translation

for in your turning back unto Jehovah, your brethren and your sons have mercies before their captors, even to return to this land, for gracious and merciful is Jehovah your God, and He doth not turn aside the face from you, if ye turn back unto Him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For if ye turn again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

שׁבה 
Shabah 
Usage: 47

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

for the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

חנּוּן 
Channuwn 
Usage: 13

and merciful
רחוּם 
Rachuwm 
Usage: 13

and will not turn away
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

from you, if ye return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Context Readings

Hezekiah Celebrates Passover

8 Now do not be hard-hearted, as your fathers were; but give yourselves to the Lord, and come into his holy place, which he has made his for ever, and be the servants of the Lord your God, so that the heat of his wrath may be turned away from you. 9 For if you come back to the Lord, those who took away your brothers and your children will have pity on them, and let them come back to this land: for the Lord your God is full of grace and mercy, and his face will not be turned away from you if you come back to him. 10 So the runners went from town to town through all the country of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun: but they were laughed at and made sport of.


Cross References

Exodus 34:6-7

And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith;

Psalm 106:46

He put pity into the hearts of those who made them prisoners.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like you, offering forgiveness for evil-doing and overlooking the sins of the rest of his heritage? he does not keep his wrath for ever, because his delight is in mercy.

Deuteronomy 30:2-4

And your hearts are turned again to the Lord your God, and you give ear to his word which I give you today, you and your children, with all your heart and with all your soul:

1 Kings 8:50

Answering with forgiveness the people who have done wrong against you, and overlooking the evil which they have done against you; let those who made them prisoners be moved with pity for them, and have pity on them;

Isaiah 55:7

Let the sinner give up his way, and the evil-doer his purpose: and let him come back to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for there is full forgiveness with him.

Leviticus 26:40-42

And they will have grief for their sins and for the sins of their fathers, when their hearts were untrue to me, and they went against me;

2 Chronicles 7:14

If my people, on whom my name is named, make themselves low and come to me in prayer, searching for me and turning from their evil ways; then I will give ear from heaven, overlooking their sin, and will give life again to their land.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he came face to face with Asa and said to him, Give ear to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin: the Lord is with you while you are with him; if your heart's desire is for him, he will be near you, but if you give him up, he will give you up.

Nehemiah 9:17

And would not do them, and gave no thought to the wonders you had done among them; but made their necks stiff, and turning away from you, made a captain over themselves to take them back to their prison in Egypt: but you are a God of forgiveness, full of grace and pity, slow to wrath and great in mercy, and you did not give them up.

Nehemiah 9:31

Even then, in your great mercy, you did not put an end to them completely, or give them up; for you are a God of grace and mercy.

Nehemiah 9:31

Even then, in your great mercy, you did not put an end to them completely, or give them up; for you are a God of grace and mercy.

Nehemiah 9:31

Even then, in your great mercy, you did not put an end to them completely, or give them up; for you are a God of grace and mercy.

Psalm 111:4

Certain for ever is the memory of his wonders: the Lord is full of pity and mercy.

Psalm 111:4-8

Certain for ever is the memory of his wonders: the Lord is full of pity and mercy.

Proverbs 28:13

He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.

Jeremiah 18:17

I will send them in flight, as from an east wind, before the attacker; I will let them see my back and not my face on the day of their downfall.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

And you will go on crying to me and making prayer to me, and I will give ear to you.

Jeremiah 31:27-28

See, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will have Israel and Judah planted with the seed of man and with the seed of beast.

Ezekiel 18:30-32

For this cause I will be your judge, O children of Israel, judging every man by his ways, says the Lord. Come back and be turned from all your sins; so that they may not be the cause of your falling into evil.

Jonah 4:2

And he made prayer to the Lord and said, O Lord, is this not what I said when I was still in my country? This is why I took care to go in flight to Tarshish: for I was certain that you were a loving God, full of pity, slow to be angry and great in mercy, and ready to be turned from your purpose of evil.

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