Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let more work be laid upon them that they may occupy themselves with it; and let them not regard words of deception.

New American Standard Bible

"Let the labor be heavier on the men, and let them work at it so that they will pay no attention to false words."

King James Version

Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain words.

Holman Bible

Impose heavier work on the men. Then they will be occupied with it and not pay attention to deceptive words."

International Standard Version

So increase the work load on the people, and let them do it so they don't pay attention to deceptive speeches."

A Conservative Version

Let heavier work be laid upon the men, that they may labor in it, and let them not regard lying words.

American Standard Version

Let heavier work be laid upon the men, that they may labor therein; and let them not regard lying words.

Amplified

Let heavier work be laid upon the men that they may labor at it and pay no attention to lying words.

Bible in Basic English

Give the men harder work, and see that they do it; let them not give attention to false words.

Darby Translation

Let them put heavier labour on the men, that they may be taken up with it, and not regard vain words.

Julia Smith Translation

The work shall be heavy upon the men, and they shall work in it, and they shall not look upon empty words

King James 2000

Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labor in it; and let them not give regard to vain words.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the work be heavier on the men so that they will do it and not pay attention to words of deception."

Modern King James verseion

Let more work be laid upon the men, and let them labor in it. And do not let them regard vain words.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They must have more work laid upon them, that they may labour therein, and then will they not turn themselves to false words."

NET Bible

Make the work harder for the men so they will keep at it and pay no attention to lying words!"

New Heart English Bible

Let heavier work be laid on the men, so they may labor at it and pay no attention to lying words."

The Emphasized Bible

The service must be made heavy on the men that they may labour on it, - and let them not pay regard to words of falsehood.

Webster

Let more work be laid upon the men, that they may labor therein: and let them not regard vain words.

World English Bible

Let heavier work be laid on the men, that they may labor therein; and don't let them pay any attention to lying words."

Youngs Literal Translation

let the service be heavy on the men, and let them work at it, and not be dazzled by lying words.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

be laid
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

upon the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

שׁעה 
Sha`ah 
Usage: 15

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Further Oppression Of Israel

8 And the tally of the bricks which they made before, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not diminish any of it; for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God. 9 Let more work be laid upon them that they may occupy themselves with it; and let them not regard words of deception. 10 And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spoke to the people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you firewood.



Cross References

2 Kings 18:20

Thou sayest (but they are but vain words), I have counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou hast rebelled against me?

Job 16:3

Shall vain words have an end? Or what is it that emboldens thee to answer?

Jeremiah 43:2

Then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying unto Jeremiah, Thou dost speak falsely; the LORD our God has not sent thee to say, Do not go into Egypt to sojourn there:

Zechariah 1:6

But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my slaves the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? Therefore they returned from captivity and said, Like as the LORD of the hosts thought to do unto us, according to our ways and according to our doings, so has he dealt with us.

Malachi 3:14

Ye have said, It is vain to serve God, and what profit is it that we have kept his law and that we walk mournfully before the LORD of the hosts?

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.



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