Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 
God, god
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 The honour which was his they gave to strange gods; by their disgusting ways he was moved to wrath. 17 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. 18 You have no thought for the Rock, your father, you have no memory of the God who gave you birth.



Cross References

Judges 5:8

They had no one to make arms, there were no more armed men in the towns; was there a body-cover or a spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Deuteronomy 28:64

And the Lord will send you wandering among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other: there you will be servants to other gods, of wood and stone, gods of which you and your fathers had no knowledge.

Leviticus 17:7

And let them make no more offerings to evil spirits, after which they have gone, turning away from the Lord. Let this be a law to them for ever, through all their generations.

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have given my honour to that which is not God, moving me to wrath with their false worship: I will give their honour to those who are not a people, moving them to wrath by a foolish nation,

Psalm 106:37-38

They even made offerings of their sons and their daughters to evil spirits,

Isaiah 44:8

Have no fear, be strong in heart; have I not made it clear to you in the past, and let you see it? and you are my witnesses. Is there any God but me, or a Rock of whom I have no knowledge?

Jeremiah 10:15

They are nothing, a work of error: in the time of their punishment, destruction will overtake them.

1 Corinthians 8:4

So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.

1 Corinthians 10:19-20

Do I say, then, that what is offered to images is anything, or that the image is anything?

1 Timothy 4:1

But the Spirit says clearly that in later times some will be turned away from the faith, giving their minds to spirits of deceit, and the teachings of evil spirits,

Revelation 9:20

And the rest of the people, who were not put to death by these evils, were not turned from the works of their hands, but went on giving worship to evil spirits, and images of gold and silver and brass and stone and wood which have no power of seeing or hearing or walking:

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