Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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!

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 They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations they provoked him to anger. 17 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. 18 Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee.



Cross References

Judges 5:8

They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Deuteronomy 28:64

And the LORD shall scatter thee among all people from the one end of the earth even to the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.

Leviticus 17:7

And they shall no more offer their sacrifices to idols, with which they have committed idolatry: This shall be a statute for ever to them throughout their generations.

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

Psalm 106:37-38

Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons,

Isaiah 44:8

Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God besides me? verily there is no God; I know not any.

Jeremiah 10:15

They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Therefore as concerning the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

1 Corinthians 10:19-20

What then do I say? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?

1 Timothy 4:1

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons;

Revelation 9:20

And the rest of the men who were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:

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