Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, says lord LORD, the God of hosts.

New American Standard Bible

“Hear and testify against the house of Jacob,”
Declares the Lord God, the God of hosts.

King James Version

Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

Holman Bible

Listen and testify against the house of Jacob—
this is the declaration of the Lord God,
the God of Hosts.

International Standard Version

"Listen and testify against the house of Jacob," declares the Lord GOD, the God of the Heavenly Armies,

American Standard Version

Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, saith the Lord Jehovah, the God of hosts.

Amplified


“Hear and testify against the house of Jacob,”
Says the Lord God, the God of hosts,

Bible in Basic English

Give ear now, and give witness against the family of Jacob, says the Lord God, the God of armies;

Darby Translation

Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord Jehovah, the God of hosts,

Julia Smith Translation

Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, says the Lord Jehovah, God of armies.

King James 2000

Hear you, and testify in the house of Jacob, says the Lord GOD, {} the God of hosts,

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Listen and testify against the house of Jacob," {declares} my Lord Yahweh, the God of hosts.

Modern King James verseion

Hear and testify in the house of Jacob, says the Lord Jehovah, the God of Hosts,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear, and bear record in the house of Jacob,' sayeth the LORD God of hosts.

NET Bible

Listen and warn the family of Jacob! The sovereign Lord, the God who commands armies, is speaking!

New Heart English Bible

"Listen, and testify against the house of Jacob," says the Lord GOD, the God of Hosts.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear ye and bear witness, throughout the house of Jacob, - Commandeth My Lord, Yahweh, God of hosts:

Webster

Hear ye, and testify in the house of Jacob, saith the Lord GOD, the God of hosts,

World English Bible

"Listen, and testify against the house of Jacob," says the Lord Yahweh, the God of Armies.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear ye and testify to the house of Jacob, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, God of Hosts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye, and testify
עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

in the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Israel's Guilt And Punishment

12 Thus says LORD: As the shepherd rescues out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear, so shall the sons of Israel be rescued who sit in Samaria in the corner of a couch, and on the silken cushions of a bed. 13 Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, says lord LORD, the God of hosts. 14 For in the day that I shall visit the transgressions of Israel upon him, I will also visit the altars of Bethel, and the horns of the altar shall be cut off, and fall to the ground.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 8:19

And it shall be, if thou shall forget LORD thy God, and walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship them, I testify against you this day that ye shall surely perish.

Deuteronomy 30:18-19

I declare to you this day, that ye shall surely perish. Ye shall not prolong your days in the land where thou pass over the Jordan to go in to possess it.

Joshua 22:22

The Mighty One, God, LORD, the Mighty One, God, LORD, he knows, and Israel he shall know, if it is in rebellion, or if in trespass against LORD (do not save us this day),

2 Kings 17:13

Yet LORD testified to Israel, and to Judah, by every prophet, and every seer, saying, Turn ye from your evil ways, and keep my commandments and my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent

2 Kings 17:15

And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified to them. And they followed vanity, and became vain, and [went] after the nations that were round about them, c

2 Chronicles 24:19

Yet he sent prophets to them to bring them again to LORD. And they testified against them, but they would not give ear.

Isaiah 1:24

Therefore says the Lord, LORD of hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of my adversaries, and avenge me of my enemies.

Ezekiel 2:7

And thou shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, for they are most rebellious.

Amos 5:27

Therefore I will cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, says LORD, whose name is the God of hosts.

Acts 2:40

And with many more other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, Be saved from this crooked generation.

Acts 18:5-6

And when both Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was being held by the Spirit, fully testifying to the Jews, Jesus the Christ.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

1 Thessalonians 4:6

not to transgress and to cheat his brother in the affair, because the Lord is vengeful about all these things, as also we forewarned you and solemnly testified.

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