Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

That good-for-nothing persons have gone out from among you, turning the people of their town from the right way and saying, Let us go and give worship to other gods, of whom you have no knowledge;

New American Standard Bible

some worthless men have gone out from among you and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods’ (whom you have not known),

King James Version

Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;

Holman Bible

that wicked men have sprung up among you, led the inhabitants of their city astray, and said, ‘Let us go and worship other gods,’ which you have not known,

International Standard Version

that worthless men have come from among you to entice those who live in the towns. They may say, "Let's go and serve other gods that you haven't known.'

A Conservative Version

Certain base fellows have gone out from the midst of thee, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known,

American Standard Version

Certain base fellows are gone out from the midst of thee, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;

Amplified

that some worthless and evil men have gone out from among you and have tempted the inhabitants of their city [to sin], saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods’ (whom you have not known),

Darby Translation

There are men, children of Belial, gone out from among you, and they have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, whom ye have not known;

Julia Smith Translation

Men, sons of Belial went forth from the midst of thee, and they will thrust away the inhabitants of their city, saying, We will go and serve other gods which ye knew not;

King James 2000

Certain men, worthless fellows, are gone out from among you, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which you have not known;

Lexham Expanded Bible

{worthless men} have gone out from your midst and have seduced the inhabitants of their town, {saying}, 'Let us go and serve other gods!' whom you have not known,

Modern King James verseion

Men, the sons of Belial, have gone out from among you and have drawn away those who live in their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which you have not known,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that certain being the children of Belial are gone out from among you and have moved the inhabiters of their city, saying, 'Let us go and serve strange gods which ye have not known.'

NET Bible

some evil people have departed from among you to entice the inhabitants of their cities, saying, "Let's go and serve other gods" (whom you have not known before).

New Heart English Bible

Certain base fellows are gone out from the midst of you, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, "Let us go and serve other gods," which you have not known;

The Emphasized Bible

There have gone forth men sons of the Abandoned One, out of thy midst, and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, - Let us go, and serve other gods which ye have not known;

Webster

Certain men, the children of Belial, have gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;

World English Bible

Certain base fellows are gone out from the midst of you, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, "Let us go and serve other gods," which you have not known;

Youngs Literal Translation

Men, sons of worthlessness, have gone out of thy midst, and they force away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of Belial
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

נדח 
Nadach 
Usage: 53

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of their city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

Let us go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

12 And if word comes to you, in one of the towns which the Lord your God is giving you for your resting-place, 13 That good-for-nothing persons have gone out from among you, turning the people of their town from the right way and saying, Let us go and give worship to other gods, of whom you have no knowledge; 14 Then let a full search be made, and let questions be put with care; and if it is true and certain that such a disgusting thing has been done among you;



Cross References

Deuteronomy 13:2

And the sign or the wonder takes place, and he says to you, Let us go after other gods, which are strange to you, and give them worship;

Deuteronomy 13:6

If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son or your daughter or the wife of your heart, or the friend who is as dear to you as your life, working on you secretly says to you, Let us go and give worship to other gods, strange to you and to your fathers;

Judges 19:22

While they were taking their pleasure at the meal, the good-for-nothing men of the town came round the house, giving blows on the door; and they said to the old man, the master of the house, Send out that man who came to your house, so that we may take our pleasure with him.

Judges 20:13

Now give up those good-for-nothing persons in Gibeah so that we may put them to death, clearing away the evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not give ear to the voice of their brothers, the children of Israel.

1 Samuel 2:12

Now the sons of Eli were evil and good-for-nothing men, having no knowledge of the Lord.

1 Samuel 25:17

So now, give thought to what you are going to do; for evil is in store for our master and all his house: for he is such a good-for-nothing person that it is not possible to say anything to him.

2 Samuel 16:7

And Shimei said, with curses, Be gone, be gone, you man of blood, you good-for-nothing:

2 Samuel 20:1

Now by chance there was present a good-for-nothing person named Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he, sounding the horn, said, We have no part in David, or any interest in the son of Jesse: let every man go to his tent, O Israel.

1 Kings 21:10

And get two good-for-nothing persons to come before him and give witness that he has been cursing God and the king. Then take him out and have him stoned to death.

1 Kings 21:13

And the two good-for-nothing persons came in and took their seats before him and gave witness against Naboth, in front of the people, saying, Naboth has been cursing God and the king. Then they took him outside the town and had him stoned to death.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us but they were not of us; if they had been of us they would still be with us: but they went out from us so that it might be made clear that they were not of us.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And when your eyes are lifted up to heaven, and you see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the army of heaven, do not let yourselves be moved to give them worship, or become the servants of what the Lord has given equally to all peoples under heaven.

1 Samuel 10:27

But certain good-for-nothing persons said, How is this man to be our saviour? And having no respect for him, they gave him no offering.

1 Samuel 25:25

Let my lord give no attention to Nabal, that good-for-nothing: for as his name is, so is he, a man without sense: but I, your servant, did not see the young men whom my lord sent.

2 Samuel 23:6

But the evil-doers, all of them, will be like thorns to be pushed away, because they may not be gripped in the hand:

2 Kings 17:21

For Israel was broken off from the family of David, and they made Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, king, who, driving them away from the laws of the Lord, made them do a great sin.

2 Chronicles 13:7

And certain foolish and good-for-nothing men were joined with him, and made themselves strong against Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, when he was young and untested and not able to keep them back.

John 8:44

You are the children of your father the Evil One and it is your pleasure to do his desires. From the first he was a taker of life; and he did not go in the true way because there is no true thing in him. When he says what is false, it is natural to him, for he is false and the father of what is false.

2 Corinthians 6:15

And what agreement is there between Christ and the Evil One? or what part has one who has faith with one who has not?

1 John 3:10

In this way it is clear who are the children of God and who are the children of the Evil One; anyone who does not do righteousness or who has no love for his brother, is not a child of God.

Jude 1:19

These are the men who make divisions, natural men, not having the Spirit.

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