Parallel Verses

Amplified


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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Hear ye, and testify against the house of Jacob, saith the Lord Jehovah, 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 the Lord,
“Just as the shepherd snatches from the mouth of the lion a couple of legs or a piece of the [sheep’s] ear [to prove to the owner that he has not stolen the animal],
So will the [remaining] children of Israel living in Samaria be snatched away
With the corner of a bed and [part of] the damask covering of a couch.
13 
“Hear and testify against the house of Jacob,”
Says the Lord God, the God of hosts,
14
“On that day when I punish Israel’s transgressions,
I shall also punish the altars of Bethel [with their golden calves];
And the horns of the altar shall be cut off
And fall to the ground.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 8:19

And it shall come about if you ever forget the Lord your God and follow other gods and serve them and worship them, I testify against you today that you will most certainly perish.

Deuteronomy 30:18-19

I declare to you today that you will certainly perish. You will not live long in the land which you cross the Jordan to enter and possess.

Joshua 22:22

“The Mighty One, God, the Lord, the Mighty One, God, the Lord! He knows, and may Israel itself know. If it was in rebellion, or if in an unfaithful act against the Lord, do not save us this day!

2 Kings 17:13

Yet the Lord warned Israel and Judah through all His prophets and every seer, saying, “Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments and My statutes, in accordance with all the Law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by My servants the prophets.”

2 Kings 17:15

They rejected His statutes and His covenant which He made with their fathers, as well as His warnings that he gave them. And they followed vanity [that is, false gods, idols] and became vain (empty-headed). They followed the [pagan practices of the] nations which surrounded them, although the Lord had commanded that they were not to do as they did.

2 Chronicles 24:19

Yet God sent prophets among them to bring them back to the Lord; these prophets testified against them, but they would not listen.

Isaiah 1:24


Therefore the Lord God of hosts,
The Mighty One of Israel, declares:
“Ah, I will be freed of My adversaries
And avenge Myself on My enemies.

Ezekiel 2:7

But you shall speak My words to them whether they will listen or refuse [to listen], for they are [most] rebellious.

Amos 5:27

Therefore, I will send you to go into exile far beyond Damascus,” says the Lord, whose name is the God of hosts.

Acts 2:40

And Peter solemnly testified and continued to admonish and urge them with many more words, saying, “Be saved from this crooked and unjust generation!”

Acts 18:5-6

but when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia (northern Greece), Paul began devoting himself completely to [preaching] the word, and solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed).

Acts 20:21

solemnly [and wholeheartedly] testifying to both Jews and Greeks, urging them to turn in repentance to God and [to have] faith in our Lord Jesus Christ [for salvation].

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say, and solemnly affirm together with the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the [unbelieving] Gentiles live, in the futility of their minds [and in the foolishness and emptiness of their souls],

1 Thessalonians 4:6

and that [in this matter of sexual misconduct] no man shall transgress and defraud his brother because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we have told you before and solemnly warned you.

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