Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


“For they are a nation devoid 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 Were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy, Lest their adversaries should judge amiss, Lest they should say, Our hand is exalted, And Jehovah hath not done all this. 28 For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them. 29 Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would consider their latter end!



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do ye thus requite Jehovah, O foolish people and unwise? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee? He hath made thee, and established thee.

Isaiah 27:11

When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off; the women shall come, and set them on fire; for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have compassion upon them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish, they know me not; they are sottish children, and they have no understanding; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 81:12

So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart, That they might walk in their own counsels.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; But the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Isaiah 29:14

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise men are put to shame, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of Jehovah; and what manner of wisdom is in them?

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Matthew 13:14-15

And unto them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall in no wise understand; And seeing ye shall see, and shall in no wise perceive:

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of this mystery, lest ye be wise in your own conceits, that a hardening in part hath befallen Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in;

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He that taketh the wise in their craftiness:

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