Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 And Jehovah will scatter you among the peoples, and ye shall be left a small company among the nations to which Jehovah will lead you. 28 And ye shall there serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell. 29 And from thence ye shall seek Jehovah thy God, and thou shalt find him, if thou shalt seek him with thy whole heart and with thy whole soul.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:36

Jehovah will bring thee, and thy king whom thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation that neither thou nor thy fathers have known, and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 28:64

And Jehovah will scatter thee among all peoples, from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth; and thou shalt there serve other gods, whom thou hast not known, neither thou nor thy fathers, wood and stone.

Jeremiah 16:13

and I will cast you forth out of this land, into a land that ye know not, ye nor your fathers; and there shall ye serve other gods day and night: because I will shew you no favour.

1 Samuel 26:19

And now, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If Jehovah have moved thee against me, let him accept an oblation; but if the sons of men, cursed be they before Jehovah; for they have driven me out this day from adhering to the inheritance of Jehovah, saying, Go, serve other gods.

Isaiah 44:9

They that form a graven image are all of them vanity, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.

Isaiah 46:7

They bear him on the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place; there he standeth, he doth not remove from his place: yea, one crieth unto him, and he answereth not; he saveth him not out of his trouble.

Psalm 115:4-8

Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:

Psalm 135:15-18

The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:

Isaiah 45:20

Gather yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations. They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.

Jeremiah 10:3

For the statutes of the peoples are vanity; for it is a tree cut out of the forest, worked with a chisel by the hands of the artizan;

Jeremiah 10:9

Silver spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the artizan and of the hands of the founder; blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of skilful men.

Ezekiel 20:32

And that which cometh into your mind shall not be at all, that ye say, We will be as the nations, as the families of the countries, in serving wood and stone.

Ezekiel 20:39

As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Go ye, serve every one his idols henceforth also, if none of you will hearken unto me; but profane my holy name no more with your gifts and with your idols.

Acts 7:42

But God turned and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, Have ye offered me victims and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?

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