Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

There you'll serve gods made by human hands, serving trees and stones that cannot see, hear, 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.

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 Moreover, the LORD will scatter you among the nations, and you'll be fewer in number in the nations where the LORD your God will drive you. 28 There you'll serve gods made by human hands, serving trees and stones that cannot see, hear, eat, nor smell. 29 If from there you will seek the LORD your God, then you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and soul.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:36

"The LORD will banish you and your king whom you will appoint over you to go to a nation that neither you nor your ancestors have known, and there you'll serve other gods of wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 28:64

"He'll scatter you among the nations from one end of the earth to the other, and there you'll serve other gods made of wood and stone, which neither you nor your ancestors have known.

Jeremiah 16:13

I'll throw you out of this land into a land neither you nor your ancestors have known. There you will serve other gods day and night, and I'll show you no favor.'

1 Samuel 26:19

Now let your majesty listen to the words of his servant. If the LORD incited you against me, then may he accept an offering. But if it is people, may they be cursed in the LORD's presence, because they have driven me out today from sharing in the inheritance of the LORD by saying, "Go serve other gods.'

Isaiah 44:9

Now, all the forming of images means nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless. Their own witnesses cannot see, and they know nothing. So they will be put to shame.

Isaiah 46:7

And they lift it on their shoulders, carry it, set it up in its place, and there it stands. It cannot move from that spot. One may even call to it, but it cannot answer nor save him from his distress.

Psalm 115:4-8

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

Psalm 135:15-18

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

Isaiah 45:20

"Gather together and come; draw near and enter, your fugitives from the nations. Those who carry around their wooden idols know nothing, nor do those who keep praying to a god that cannot save.

Jeremiah 10:3

For the practices of the people are worthless. Indeed, a tree is cut down from the forest; it's the work of the hands of a craftsman with an ax.

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. The idols are the work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith. Their clothing is violet and purple. The idols are all the work of skilled craftsmen.

Ezekiel 20:32

The thing that you're imagining is never going to happen, since you're thinking, "We'll be like the nations, like the clans of other lands who serve gods made from wood and stone."'"

Ezekiel 20:39

And now, you house of Israel, this is what the Lord GOD says, "Go ahead and serve your idols, both now and later, but later you'll listen to me, and you won't profane my sacred name again by your offerings and idols.

Acts 7:42

So God turned away from them and gave them over to worship the heavenly bodies. As it is written in the book of the Prophets: "O house of Israel, you didn't offer me slaughtered animals and sacrifices those 40 years in the wilderness, did you?

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