Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they are a Gentile void of counsel, neither is there any intelligence in them.

Julia Smith Translation

For they a nation destroying counsels, And no 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

Context Readings

Moses' Song

27 Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should misunderstand, and lest they should say, Our hand has triumphed, and the LORD has not done all this. 28 For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them. 29 O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?

Isaiah 27:11

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

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish, they have not known me; they are stupid children, and they have no understanding: they are wise to do evil, but how 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 gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Isaiah 29:14

Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder: for 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 ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Matthew 13:14-15

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, who said, By hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see, and shall not perceive:

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles comes in.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.



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