Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"There you will serve gods, the work of man's hands, wood and stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell.

King James Version

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Holman Bible

There you will worship man-made gods of wood and stone, which cannot see, hear, eat, or smell.

International Standard Version

There you'll serve gods made by human hands, serving trees and stones that cannot see, hear, eat, nor smell.

A Conservative Version

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

American Standard Version

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Amplified

There you will serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell.

Bible in Basic English

There you will be the servants of gods, made by men's hands, of wood and stone, having no power of seeing or hearing or taking food or smelling.

Darby Translation

And ye shall there serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye served there gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which shall not see, and shall not hear, and shall not eat, and shall not breathe.

King James 2000

And there you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you will there serve gods {made by human hands}, [of] wood and stone, [gods] that cannot see and cannot hear and cannot eat and cannot smell.

Modern King James verseion

And there you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and there ye shall serve gods which are the works of man's hand: wood and stone which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell.

NET Bible

There you will worship gods made by human hands -- wood and stone that can neither see, hear, eat, nor smell.

New Heart English Bible

There you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

The Emphasized Bible

and ye will serve there gods made by the hands of man, - wood or stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell.

Webster

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

World English Bible

There you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye have served there gods, work of man's hands, wood and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of men's
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Threat And Blessing Following Covenant Disobedience

27 "The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the LORD drives you. 28 "There you will serve gods, the work of man's hands, wood and stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell. 29 "But from there you will seek the LORD your God, and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:36

"The LORD will bring you and your king, whom you set over you, to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 28:64

"Moreover, the LORD will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone, which you or your fathers have not known.

Jeremiah 16:13

'So I will hurl you out of this land into the land which you have not known, neither you nor your fathers; and there you will serve other gods day and night, for I will grant you no favor.'

1 Samuel 26:19

"Now therefore, please let my lord the king listen to the words of his servant. If the LORD has stirred you up against me, let Him accept an offering; but if it is men, cursed are they before the LORD, for they have driven me out today so that I would have no attachment with the inheritance of the LORD, saying, 'Go, serve other gods.'

Isaiah 44:9

Those who fashion a graven image are all of them futile, and their precious things are of no profit; even their own witnesses fail to see or know, so that they will be put to shame.

Isaiah 46:7

"They lift it upon the shoulder and carry it; They set it in its place and it stands there It does not move from its place Though one may cry to it, it cannot answer; It cannot deliver him from his distress.

Psalm 115:4-8

Their idols are silver and gold, The work of man's hands.

Psalm 135:15-18

The idols of the nations are but silver and gold, The work of man's hands.

Isaiah 45:20

"Gather yourselves and come; Draw near together, you fugitives of the nations; They have no knowledge, Who carry about their wooden idol And pray to a god who cannot save.

Jeremiah 10:3

For the customs of the peoples are delusion; Because it is wood cut from the forest, The work of the hands of a craftsman with a cutting tool.

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, And gold from Uphaz, The work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith; Violet and purple are their clothing; They are all the work of skilled men.

Ezekiel 20:32

"What comes into your mind will not come about, when you say: 'We will be like the nations, like the tribes of the lands, serving wood and stone.'

Ezekiel 20:39

"As for you, O house of Israel," thus says the Lord GOD, "Go, serve everyone his idols; but later you will surely listen to Me, and My holy name you will profane no longer with your gifts and with your idols.

Acts 7:42

"But God turned away and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, 'IT WAS NOT TO ME THAT YOU OFFERED VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS, WAS IT, O HOUSE OF ISRAEL?

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