Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

Holman Bible

Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish and senseless people? Isn't He your Father and Creator? Didn't He make you and sustain you?

International Standard Version

This is not the way to repay the LORD, is it, you foolish and witless people? Is he not your father, who bought you, formed you, and established you?

A Conservative Version

Do ye thus requite LORD, O foolish people and unwise? Is not he thy father who has bought thee? He has made thee, and established thee.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Do you thus repay the Lord, you foolish and senseless people? Is not He your Father Who acquired you for His own, Who made and established you [as a nation]?

Bible in Basic English

Is this your answer to the Lord, O foolish people and unwise? Is he not your father who has given you life? He has made you and given you your place.

Darby Translation

Do ye thus requite Jehovah, Foolish and unwise people? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee? Hath he not made thee and established thee?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.

Julia Smith Translation

To Jehovah will ye recompense this, A people foolish and not wise? He thy father: did he not buy thee? He made thee, and he will protect thee.

King James 2000

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?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Like] this do you treat Yahweh, foolish and {unwise} people? [Has] he not, your father, created you? He made you, and he established you.

Modern King James verseion

Do you thus give back to Jehovah, Oh foolish and unwise people? Is He not your Father who bought you? Has He not made you and established you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"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?

NET Bible

Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish, unwise people? Is he not your father, your creator? He has made you and established you.

New Heart English Bible

Do you thus requite the LORD, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.

The Emphasized Bible

Is it Yahweh, ye thus requite, O impious people and unwise? Is not, he, thy father who begat thee? He, that made thee and established thee?

Webster

Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

World English Bible

Do you thus requite Yahweh, foolish people and unwise? Isn't he your father who has bought you? He has made you, and established you.

Youngs Literal Translation

To Jehovah do ye act thus, O people foolish and not wise? Is not He thy father -- thy possessor? He made thee, and doth establish thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

נבל 
Nabal 
Usage: 18

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and unwise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

is not he thy father
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

Context Readings

Moses' Song

5 "They have acted corruptly toward Him, They are not His children, because of their defect; But are a perverse and crooked generation. 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. 7 "Remember the days of old, Consider the years of all generations. Ask your father, and he will inform you, Your elders, and they will tell you.



Cross References

Isaiah 63:16

For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us And Israel does not recognize us You, O LORD, are our Father, Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.

Psalm 74:2

Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.

Deuteronomy 32:15

"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.

Isaiah 44:2

Thus says the LORD who made you And formed you from the womb, who will help you, 'Do not fear, O Jacob My servant; And you Jeshurun whom I have chosen.

John 8:41

"You are doing the deeds of your father " They said to Him, "We were not born of fornication; we have one Father: God."

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

Exodus 4:22

"Then you shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD, "Israel is My son, My firstborn.

Exodus 15:16

"Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.

Deuteronomy 1:31

and in the wilderness where you saw how the LORD your God carried you, just as a man carries his son, in all the way which you have walked until you came to this place.'

Deuteronomy 32:18

"You neglected the Rock who begot you, And forgot the God who gave you birth.

Job 10:8

'Your hands fashioned and made me altogether, And would You destroy me?

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, O LORD, that the enemy has reviled, And a foolish people has spurned Your name.

Psalm 95:6

Come, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.

Psalm 100:3

Know that the LORD Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.

Psalm 116:12

What shall I render to the LORD For all His benefits toward me?

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel be glad in his Maker; Let the sons of Zion rejoice in their King.

Isaiah 1:2

Listen, O heavens, and hear, O earth; For the LORD speaks, "Sons I have reared and brought up, But they have revolted against Me.

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.

Isaiah 43:3-4

"For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I have given Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in your place.

Isaiah 43:7

Everyone who is called by My name, And whom I have created for My glory, Whom I have formed, even whom I have made."

Isaiah 64:8

But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.

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."

Jeremiah 5:21

'Now hear this, O foolish and senseless people, Who have eyes but do not see; Who have ears but do not hear.

Luke 15:18-20

'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight;

Romans 8:15

For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, "Abba! Father!"

1 Corinthians 6:20

For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Galatians 3:1-3

You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?

Galatians 3:26

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:6

Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba! Father!"

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

2 Peter 2:1

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.

1 John 3:1

See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

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