Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"They sacrificed to demons who were not God, To gods whom they have not known, New gods who came lately, Whom your fathers did not dread.

King James Version

They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not.

Holman Bible

They sacrificed to demons, not God, to gods they had not known, new gods that had just arrived, which your fathers did not fear.

International Standard Version

They sacrificed to demons not to the real God gods whom they didn't know, new neighbors who had recently appeared, whom your ancestors never feared.

A Conservative Version

They sacrificed to demons, not God, to gods that they knew not, to new [gods] that came up of late, which your fathers did not dread.

American Standard Version

They sacrificed unto demons, which were no God, To gods that they knew not, To new gods that came up of late, Which your fathers dreaded not.

Amplified

They sacrificed to demons, not to God -- "to gods whom they knew not, to new gods lately come up, whom your fathers never knew or feared.

Bible in Basic English

They made offerings to evil spirits which were not God, to gods who were strange to them, which had newly come up, not feared by your fathers.

Darby Translation

They sacrificed unto demons who are not +God; To gods whom they knew not, To new ones, who came newly up, Whom your fathers revered not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They sacrificed unto devils, not to God, to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came from nearby, whom your fathers feared not.

Julia Smith Translation

They will sacrifice to demons, not God; Gods they have not known them New ones came out from the midst; Your fathers not having feared them.

King James 2000

They sacrificed unto demons, not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came in of late, whom your fathers feared not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They sacrificed to the demons, not God, [to] gods whom they had not known, new [gods] [who] came from recent times; {their ancestors had not known them}.

Modern King James verseion

They sacrificed to devils, not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new ones newly come up, whom your fathers did not fear.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They offered unto field-devils and not to God; and to gods which they knew not; and to new gods that came newly up, which their fathers feared not.

NET Bible

They sacrificed to demons, not God, to gods they had not known; to new gods who had recently come along, gods your ancestors had not known about.

New Heart English Bible

They sacrificed to demons, not God, to gods that they did not know, to new gods that came up recently, which your fathers did not dread.

The Emphasized Bible

They sacrificed to mischievous demons to a No-GOD, Gods whom they knew not, - New ones lately come in, Your fathers never shuddered at them!

Webster

They sacrificed to devils, not to God; to gods which they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not.

World English Bible

They sacrificed to demons, [which were] no God, to gods that they didn't know, to new [gods] that came up of late, which your fathers didn't dread.

Youngs Literal Translation

They sacrifice to demons -- no god! Gods they have not known -- New ones -- from the vicinity they came; Not feared them have your fathers!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

שׁד 
Shed 
Usage: 2

not to God
אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
Usage: 57

to gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

not, to new
חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

up

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

שׂער 
Sa`ar 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

Israel's Rebellion

16 "They made Him jealous with strange gods; With abominations they provoked Him to anger. 17 "They sacrificed to demons who were not God, To gods whom they have not known, New gods who came lately, Whom your fathers did not dread. 18 "You neglected the Rock who begot you, And forgot the God who gave you birth.



Cross References

Judges 5:8

"New gods were chosen; Then war was in the gates. Not a shield or a spear was seen Among forty thousand in Israel.

Deuteronomy 28:64

"Moreover, the LORD will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone, which you or your fathers have not known.

Leviticus 17:7

"They shall no longer sacrifice their sacrifices to the goat demons with which they play the harlot. This shall be a permanent statute to them throughout their generations."'

Deuteronomy 32:21

'They have made Me jealous with what is not God; They have provoked Me to anger with their idols So I will make them jealous with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation,

Psalm 106:37-38

They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons,

Isaiah 44:8

'Do not tremble and do not be afraid; Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it? And you are My witnesses Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any other Rock? I know of none.'"

Jeremiah 10:15

They are worthless, a work of mockery; In the time of their punishment they will perish.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that there is no such thing as an idol in the world, and that there is no God but one.

1 Corinthians 10:19-20

What do I mean then? That a thing sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything?

1 Timothy 4:1

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

Revelation 9:20

The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;



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