Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

And there you will serve [false and foreign] gods, the work of human hands, [lifeless images of] wood and stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell [the offerings of food given to them].

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.

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 reduced to a few survivors among the nations where the Lord your God will drive you. 28 There you will worship man-made gods of wood and stone, which cannot see, hear, eat, or smell. 29 But from there, you will search for the Lord your God, and you will find Him when you seek Him with all your heart and all your soul.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:36

“The Lord will bring you and your king that you have appointed to a nation neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you will worship other gods, of wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 28:64

Then the Lord will scatter you among all peoples from one end of the earth to the other, and there you will worship other gods, of wood and stone, which neither you nor your fathers have known.

Jeremiah 16:13

So I will hurl you from this land into a land that you and your fathers are not familiar with. There you will worship other gods both day and night, for I will not grant you grace.

1 Samuel 26:19

Now, may my lord the king please hear the words of his servant: If it is the Lord who has incited you against me, then may He accept an offering. But if it is people, may they be cursed in the presence of the Lord, for today they have driven me away from sharing in the inheritance of the Lord saying, ‘Go and worship other gods.’

Isaiah 44:9

All who make idols are nothing,
and what they treasure does not profit.
Their witnesses do not see or know anything,
so they will be put to shame.

Isaiah 46:7

They lift it to their shoulder and bear it along;
they set it in its place, and there it stands;
it does not budge from its place.
They cry out to it but it doesn’t answer;
it saves no one from his trouble.

Psalm 115:4-8

Their idols are silver and gold,
made by human hands.

Psalm 135:15-18

The idols of the nations are of silver and gold,
made by human hands.

Isaiah 45:20

“Come, gather together,
and draw near, you fugitives of the nations.
Those who carry their wooden idols,
and pray to a god who cannot save,
have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 10:3

for the customs of the peoples are worthless.
Someone cuts down a tree from the forest;
it is worked by the hands of a craftsman with a chisel.

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
and gold from Uphaz
from the hands of a goldsmith,
the work of a craftsman.
Their clothing is blue and purple,
all the work of skilled artisans.

Ezekiel 20:32

“When you say, ‘Let us be like the nations, like the peoples of other countries, worshiping wood and stone,’ what you have in mind will never happen.

Ezekiel 20:39

“As for you, house of Israel, this is what the Lord God says: Go and serve your idols, each of you. But afterward you will surely listen to Me, and you will no longer defile My holy name with your gifts and idols.

Acts 7:42

Then God turned away and gave them up to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets:

House of Israel, did you bring Me offerings and sacrifices
40 years in the wilderness?

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