Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and that give wicked counsel in this city;

New American Standard Bible

He said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity and give evil advice in this city,

King James Version

Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city:

Holman Bible

The Lord said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who plan evil and give wicked advice in this city.

International Standard Version

Then he told me, "Son of Man, these men are plotting evil and are giving wicked advice in this city.

A Conservative Version

And he said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city,

Amplified

Then the Spirit said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who devise evil and give wicked advice in this city,

Bible in Basic English

Then he said to me, Son of man, these are the men who are designing evil, who are teaching evil ways in this town:

Darby Translation

And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and give wicked counsel in this city:

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to say to me, Son of man, these the men purposing vanity and counseling evil counsel in this city

King James 2000

Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and give wicked counsel in this city:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to me, "Son of man, these [are] the men {who devise mischief}, and [who are] offering bad counsel in this city,

Modern King James verseion

And He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who plot evil and give wicked advice in this city;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the LORD unto me, "Thou son of man: these men imagine mischief, and a wicked counsel take they in this city,

NET Bible

The Lord said to me, "Son of man, these are the men who plot evil and give wicked advice in this city.

New Heart English Bible

He said to me, "Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city;

The Emphasized Bible

Then said he unto me, Son of man, These, are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are counselling wicked counsel in this city;

Webster

Then said he to me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city:

World English Bible

He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city;

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, these are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are giving evil counsel in this city;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

these are the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

and give
יעץ 
Ya`ats 
Usage: 80

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Judgment On Evil Rulers

1 Moreover the Spirit lifted me up, and brought me unto the east gate of Jehovah's house, which looketh eastward: and behold, at the door of the gate five and twenty men; and I saw in the midst of them Jaazaniah the son of Azzur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people. 2 And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and that give wicked counsel in this city; 3 that say, The time is not near to build houses: this city is the caldron, and we are the flesh.


Cross References

Psalm 2:1-2

Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Isaiah 30:1

Woe to the rebellious children, saith Jehovah, that take counsel, but not of me; and that make a league, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin,

Jeremiah 5:5

I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they know the way of Jehovah, and the law of their God. But these with one accord have broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.

Esther 8:3

And Esther spake yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; He setteth himself in a way that is not good; He abhorreth not evil.

Isaiah 59:4

None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

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