Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right against the LORD their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city.

King James Version

And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their God, and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

Holman Bible

The Israelites secretly did what was not right against the Lord their God. They built high places in all their towns from watchtower to fortified city.

International Standard Version

The Israelis practiced secret things that were not right, offending the LORD their God. In addition, they built high places for use by all their towns, watchtowers, and fortified cities.

A Conservative Version

And the sons of Israel did things secretly that were not right against LORD their God. And they built for them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

American Standard Version

And the children of Israel did secretly things that were not right against Jehovah their God: and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city;

Amplified

The Israelites did secretly against the Lord their God things not right. They built for themselves high places in all their towns, from [lonely] watchtower to [populous] fortified city.

Bible in Basic English

And the children of Israel did secretly against the Lord their God things which were not right, building high places for themselves in all their towns, from the tower of the watchmen to the walled town.

Darby Translation

And the children of Israel did secretly against Jehovah their God things that were not right; and they built them high places in all their cities, from the watchmen's tower to the fortified city.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the sons of Israel had secretly done those things that were not right against the LORD their God, building themselves high places in all their cities, from the towers of the watchmen to the fenced cities.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Israel will cover the words not thus concerning Jehovah their God, and they will build to them heights in all their cities from the tower of those watching even to the fortified city.

King James 2000

And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their God, and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The {Israelites} secretly did things which [were] not right, against Yahweh their God; they built high places for themselves in all their towns, from the watchtower up to the fortified city.

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Israel secretly did things that were not right against Jehovah their God. And they built high places in all their cities for themselves, from the Watch Tower to the fortified city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the children of Israel wrapped themselves in things that were not well toward the LORD their God. And they built them Hill altars in all their cities, both in the towers where they kept watch and also in the strong towns.

NET Bible

The Israelites said things about the Lord their God that were not right. They built high places in all their cities, from the watchtower to the fortress.

New Heart English Bible

The children of Israel did secretly things that were not right against the LORD their God: and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city;

The Emphasized Bible

And the sons of Israel did, secretly, things which were not right, against Yahweh their God, - and built for themselves high places in all their cities, from the watchmen's tower, to the fortified city.

Webster

And the children of Israel did secretly things that were not right against the LORD their God, and they built for themselves high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

World English Bible

The children of Israel did secretly things that were not right against Yahweh their God: and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city;

Youngs Literal Translation

and the sons of Israel do covertly things that are not right against Jehovah their God, and build for them high places in all their cities, from a tower of the watchers unto the fenced city,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

חפא 
Chapha' 
Usage: 1

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and they built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

from the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

to the fenced
מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

Context Readings

Israel Deported To Assyria And The Reasons It Fell

8 and walked in the customs of the nations whom the LORD had driven out before the sons of Israel, and in the customs of the kings of Israel which they had introduced. 9 The sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right against the LORD their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city. 10 They set for themselves sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree,



Cross References

2 Kings 18:8

He defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its territory, from watchtower to fortified city.

Deuteronomy 13:6

"If your brother, your mother's son, or your son or daughter, or the wife you cherish, or your friend who is as your own soul, entice you secretly, saying, 'Let us go and serve other gods' (whom neither you nor your fathers have known,

Deuteronomy 27:15

'Cursed is the man who makes an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret ' And all the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'

Job 31:27

And my heart became secretly enticed, And my hand threw a kiss from my mouth,

Ezekiel 8:12

Then He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are committing in the dark, each man in the room of his carved images? For they say, 'The LORD does not see us; the LORD has forsaken the land.'"

Hosea 12:11

Is there iniquity in Gilead? Surely they are worthless. In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls, Yes, their altars are like the stone heaps Beside the furrows of the field.



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