Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the LORD shall lead you. 28 And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell. 29 But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:36

The LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 28:64

And the LORD shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.

Jeremiah 16:13

Therefore will I cast you out of this land into a land that ye know not, neither ye nor your fathers; and there shall ye serve other gods day and night; where I will not shew you favour.

1 Samuel 26:19

Now therefore, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If the LORD have stirred thee up against me, let him accept an offering: but if they be the children of men, cursed be they before the LORD; for they have driven me out this day from abiding in the inheritance of the LORD, saying, Go, serve other gods.

Isaiah 44:9

They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.

Isaiah 46:7

They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him 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 heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.

Jeremiah 10:3

For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.

Jeremiah 10:9

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

Ezekiel 20:32

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

Ezekiel 20:39

As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord GOD; Go ye, serve ye every one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols.

Acts 7:42

Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by the space of forty years in the wilderness?

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