Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

Context Readings

Moses' Song

5 His people have acted corruptly toward Him; this is their defect-they are not His children but a devious and crooked generation. 6 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? 7 Remember the days of old; consider the years long past. Ask your father, and he will tell you, your elders, and they will teach you.



Cross References

Isaiah 63:16

Yet You are our Father, even though Abraham does not know us and Israel doesn't recognize us. You, Lord, are our Father; from ancient times, Your name is our Redeemer.

Psalm 74:2

Remember Your congregation, which You purchased long ago and redeemed as the tribe for Your own possession. [Remember] Mount Zion where You dwell.

Deuteronomy 32:15

Then Jeshurun became fat and rebelled- you became fat, bloated, and gorged. He abandoned the God who made him and scorned the Rock of his salvation.

Isaiah 44:2

This is the word of the Lord your Maker who shaped you from birth; He will help you: Do not fear; Jacob is My servant; I have chosen Jeshurun.

John 8:41

You're doing what your father does." "We weren't born of sexual immorality," they said. "We have one Father-God."

Acts 20:28

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

Exodus 4:22

Then you will say to Pharaoh: This is what the Lord says: Israel is My firstborn son.

Exodus 15:16

and terror and dread will fall on them. They will be as still as a stone because of Your powerful arm until Your people pass by, Lord, until the people whom You purchased pass by.

Deuteronomy 1:31

And you saw in the wilderness how the Lord your God carried you as a man carries his son all along the way you traveled until you reached this place.

Deuteronomy 32:18

You ignored the Rock who gave you birth; you forgot the God who brought you forth.

Job 10:8

Your hands shaped me and formed me. Will You now turn around and destroy me?

Psalm 74:18

Remember this: the enemy has mocked the Lord, and a foolish people has insulted Your name.

Psalm 95:6

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

Psalm 100:3

Acknowledge that the Lord is God. He made us, and we are His - His people, the sheep of His pasture.

Psalm 116:12

How can I repay the Lord all the good He has done for me?

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel celebrate its Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.

Isaiah 1:2

Listen, heavens, and pay attention, earth, for the Lord has spoken: "I have raised children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against Me.

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches dry out, they will be broken off. Women will come and make fires with them, for they are not a people with understanding. Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them, and their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Isaiah 43:3-4

For I the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, and your Savior, give Egypt as a ransom for you, Cush and Seba in your place.

Isaiah 43:7

everyone called by My name and created for My glory. I have formed him; indeed, I have made him."

Isaiah 64:8

Yet Lord, You are our Father; we are the clay, and You are our potter; we all are the work of Your hands.

Jeremiah 4:22

For My people are fools; they do not know Me. They are foolish children, without understanding. They are skilled in doing what is evil, but they do not know how to do what is good.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear this, you foolish and senseless people. They have eyes, but they don't see. They have ears, but they don't hear.

Luke 15:18-20

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

Romans 8:15

For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father!"

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For Christ's love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: if One died for all, then all died.

Galatians 3:1-3

You foolish Galatians! Who has hypnotized you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was vividly portrayed as crucified?

Galatians 3:26

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

Galatians 4:6

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

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, with salvation for all people,

2 Peter 2:1

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, and will bring swift destruction on themselves.

1 John 3:1

Look at how great a love the Father has given us, that we should be called God's children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn't know Him.

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