Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'For it is a nation that hath an unhappy forecast, and hath 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.

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.

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.

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 railing of their enemies - lest their adversaries would be proud and say: Our high hand hath done all these works, and not the LORD. 28 "'For it is a nation that hath an unhappy forecast, and hath no understanding in them. 29 I would they were wise, and understood this, and would consider their latter end.'



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:6

"Dost thou so reward the LORD? O foolish nation and unwise. Is not he thy father and thine owner? Hath he not made thee and ordained thee?

Isaiah 27:11

Their harvest shall be burnt; their wives, which were their beauty when they came forth, shall be defiled. For it is a people without understanding, and therefore he that created them, shall not favour them; and he that made them, shall not be merciful to them.

Jeremiah 4:22

"Nevertheless this shall come upon them because my people is become foolish, and hath utterly no understanding. They are the children of foolishness, and without any discretion. To do evil, they have wit enough: but to do well, they have no wisdom."

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, 'Behold, to fear the LORD is wisdom: and to forsake evil, is understanding.'"

Psalm 81:12

So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust, and let them follow their own imaginations.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. But fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Isaiah 29:14

therefore will I also show unto this people a marvelous, terrible, and great thing - Namely this: I will destroy the wisdom of their wise, and the understanding of their learned men shall perish."

Jeremiah 8:9

therefore shall the wise be confounded. They shall be afraid and taken, for lo, they have cast out the word of the LORD: what wisdom can then be among them?

Hosea 4:6

My people perish, because they have no knowledge. Seeing then that thou hast refused understanding, therefore will I refuse thee also: so that thou shalt no more be my priest. And forsomuch as thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

Matthew 13:14-15

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which prophecy saith, 'With the ears ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and with the eyes ye shall see, and shall not perceive."

Romans 11:25

I would not that this secret should be hid from you my brethren, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits: that partly blindness is happened in Israel, until the fullness 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 compasseth the wise in their craftiness."



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