Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For they are a nation lacking in counsel, And there is no understanding in them.

King James Version

For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.

Holman Bible

Israel is a nation lacking sense
with no understanding at all.

International Standard Version

They are a nation devoid of purpose and without insight.

A Conservative Version

For they are a nation void of counsel, and there is no understanding in them.

American Standard Version

For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them.

Amplified

For they are a nation void of counsel, and there is no understanding in them.

Bible in Basic English

For they are a nation without wisdom; there is no sense in them.

Darby Translation

For they are a nation void of counsel, And understanding is not in them.

Julia Smith Translation

For they a nation destroying counsels, And no understanding in them.

King James 2000

For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For {they are a nation void of sense}, and there is not [any] understanding in them.

Modern King James verseion

For they are a nation without wisdom, neither is there any understanding in them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'For it is a nation that hath an unhappy forecast, and hath no understanding in them.

NET Bible

They are a nation devoid of wisdom, and there is no understanding among them.

New Heart English Bible

For they are a nation void of counsel. There is no understanding in them.

The Emphasized Bible

For a nation of vanished sagacity, they are, - And there is in them no understanding.

Webster

For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.

World English Bible

For they are a nation void of counsel. There is no understanding in them.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a nation lost to counsels are they, And there is no understanding in them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

תּובנה תּבוּנה תּבוּןo 
Tabuwn 
Usage: 42

References

Context Readings

Moses' Song

27 Had I not feared the provocation by the enemy, That their adversaries would misjudge, That they would say, "Our hand is triumphant, And the LORD has not done all this."' 28 "For they are a nation lacking in counsel, And there is no understanding in them. 29 "Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future!



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:6

"Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought you? He has made you and established you.

Isaiah 27:11

When its limbs are dry, they are broken off; Women come and make a fire with them, For they are not a people of discernment, Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them. And their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 81:12

"So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart, To walk in their own devices.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Isaiah 29:14

Therefore behold, I will once again deal marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous; And the wisdom of their wise men will perish, And the discernment of their discerning men will be concealed."

Jeremiah 8:9

"The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Matthew 13:14-15

"In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says, 'YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery--so that you will not be wise in your own estimation--that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in;

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God For it is written, "He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS";

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