Parallel Verses

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?

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.

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
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

Context Readings

Moses' Song

5 They have dealt corruptly with him; Not his children's is their spot: A crooked and perverted generation! 6 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? 7 Remember the days of old, Consider the years of generation to generation; Ask thy father, and he will shew thee; Thine elders, and they will tell thee.



Cross References

Isaiah 63:16

For thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer, from everlasting, is thy name.

Psalm 74:2

Remember thine assembly, which thou hast purchased of old, which thou hast redeemed to be the portion of thine inheritance, this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt.

Deuteronomy 32:15

Then Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked Thou art waxen fat, Thou art grown thick, And thou art covered with fatness; He gave up +God who made him, And lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.

Isaiah 44:2

thus saith Jehovah, that made thee, and formed thee from the womb, who helpeth thee, Fear not, Jacob, my servant, and thou, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.

John 8:41

Ye do the works of your father. They said therefore to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one father, God.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.

Exodus 4:22

And thou shalt say to Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah: Israel is my son, my firstborn.

Exodus 15:16

Fear and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of thine arm they are still as a stone; Till thy people pass over, Jehovah, Till the people pass over that thou hast purchased.

Deuteronomy 1:31

and in the wilderness where thou hast seen that Jehovah thy God bore thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all the way that ye went, until ye came to this place.

Deuteronomy 32:18

Of the Rock that begot thee wast thou unmindful, And thou hast forgotten God who brought thee forth.

Job 10:8

Thy hands have bound me together and made me as one, round about; yet dost thou swallow me up!

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, that an enemy hath reproached Jehovah, and a foolish people have contemned thy name.

Psalm 95:6

Come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before Jehovah our Maker.

Psalm 100:3

Know that Jehovah is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Psalm 116:12

What shall I render unto Jehovah, for all his benefits toward me?

Psalm 149:2

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

Isaiah 1:2

Hear, ye heavens, and give ear, thou earth! for Jehovah hath spoken: I have nourished and brought up children; and they have rebelled against me.

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches are withered they shall be broken off; women shall come and set them on fire. For it is a people of no intelligence; therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he who formed them will shew them no favour.

Isaiah 43:3-4

For I am Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.

Isaiah 43:7

every one that is called by my name, and whom I have created for my glory: I have formed him, yea, I have made him.

Isaiah 64:8

And now, Jehovah, thou art our Father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.

Jeremiah 4:22

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

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish and heartless people, who have eyes and see not; who have ears, and hear not.

Luke 15:18-20

I will rise up and go to my father, and I will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee;

Romans 8:15

For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for ye have been bought with a price: glorify now then God in your body.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of the Christ constrains us, having judged this: that one died for all, then all have died;

Galatians 3:1-3

O senseless Galatians, who has bewitched you; to whom, as before your very eyes, Jesus Christ has been portrayed, crucified among you?

Galatians 3:26

for ye are all God's sons by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:6

But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared,

2 Peter 2:1

But there were false prophets also among the people, as there shall be also among you false teachers, who shall bring in by the bye destructive heresies, and deny the master that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction;

1 John 3:1

See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called the children of God. For this reason the world knows us not, because it knew him not.

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