Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

But as for those whose hearts pursue their desire for detestable things and practices, I will bring their actions down on their own heads.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

New American Standard Bible

"But as for those whose hearts go after their detestable things and abominations, I will bring their conduct down on their heads," declares the Lord GOD.

King James Version

But as for them whose heart walketh after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their own heads, saith the Lord GOD.

International Standard Version

But to those whose hearts delight in loathsome things and detestable practices, I'll bring the consequences of their behavior crashing down on their own heads," declares the Lord GOD.'"

A Conservative Version

But as for those whose heart walks according to the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will bring their way upon their own heads, says lord LORD.

American Standard Version

But as for them whose heart walketh after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will bring their way upon their own heads, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Amplified

But as for those whose heart yearns for and goes after their detestable things and their loathsome abominations [associated with idolatry], I will repay their deeds upon their own heads, says the Lord God.

Bible in Basic English

But as for those whose heart goes after their hated and disgusting things, I will send on their heads the punishment of their ways, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

But as for them whose heart walketh well-pleased with their detestable things and their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their heads, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But as for those whose heart walks after the desire of their contaminations and of their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their own heads, said the Lord GOD.

Julia Smith Translation

And to the heart going to the heart of their abominable things and their abominations, I gave their way upon their head, says the Lord Jehovah.

King James 2000

But as for them whose heart walks after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their own heads, says the Lord GOD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But to the heart of their abominations and the detestable things their heart is going. I will bring their way on their head," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.'"

Modern King James verseion

And as to those whose heart is going after their hateful things, and also their heart is after their disgusting idols, I will give their way on their own heads, says the Lord Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But look, whose hearts are disposed to follow their abominations and wicked livings: those men's deeds will I bring upon their own heads, sayeth the LORD God.'"

NET Bible

But those whose hearts are devoted to detestable things and abominations, I hereby repay them for what they have done, says the sovereign Lord."

New Heart English Bible

But as for them whose heart walks after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will bring their way on their own heads,' says the Lord GOD."

The Emphasized Bible

But as for them who having a heart for their detestable things and for their abominations after their own heart, do walk, Their way upon their own heads, will I render, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Webster

But as for them whose heart walketh after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their own heads, saith the Lord GOD.

World English Bible

But as for them whose heart walks after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will bring their way on their own heads, says the Lord Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to those whose heart is going unto the heart Of their detestable and their abominable things, Their way on their head I have put, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

שׁקּץ שׁקּוּץ 
Shiqquwts 
Usage: 28

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

I will recompense
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

Context Readings

Judgment On Evil Rulers

20 so they may follow My statutes, keep My ordinances, and practice them. Then they will be My people, and I will be their God. 21 But as for those whose hearts pursue their desire for detestable things and practices, I will bring their actions down on their own heads.” This is the declaration of the Lord God. 22 Then the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, lifted their wings, and the glory of the God of Israel was above them.



Cross References

Ezekiel 9:10

But as for Me, I will not show pity or spare them. I will bring their actions down on their own heads.”

Ezekiel 11:18

“When they arrive there, they will remove all its detestable things and practices from it.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, young man, while you are young,
and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth.
And walk in the ways of your heart
and in the sight of your eyes;
but know that for all of these things God will bring you to judgment.

Jeremiah 1:16

“I will pronounce My judgments against them for all the evil they did when they abandoned Me to burn incense to other gods and to worship the works of their own hands.

Jeremiah 2:20

For long ago I broke your yoke;
I tore off your chains.
You insisted, “I will not serve!”
On every high hill
and under every green tree
you lie down like a prostitute.

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?

Jeremiah 29:16-19

But this is what the Lord says concerning the king sitting on David’s throne and concerning all the people living in this city—that is, concerning your brothers who did not go with you into exile.

Ezekiel 16:43

Because you did not remember the days of your youth but enraged Me with all these things, I will also bring your actions down on your own head.” This is the declaration of the Lord God. “Haven’t you committed immoral acts in addition to all your detestable practices?

Ezekiel 20:31

When you offer your gifts, making your children pass through the fire, you continue to defile yourselves with all your idols to this day. So should I be consulted by you, house of Israel? As I live”—this is the declaration of the Lord God—“I will not be consulted by you!

Ezekiel 20:38

And I will also purge you of those who rebel and transgress against Me. I will bring them out of the land where they live as foreign residents, but they will not enter the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.

Ezekiel 22:31

So I have poured out My indignation on them and consumed them with the fire of My fury. I have brought their actions down on their own heads.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

Hebrews 3:12-13

Watch out, brothers, so that there won’t be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart that departs from the living God.

Hebrews 10:38

But My righteous onewill live by faith;
and if he draws back,
I have no pleasure in him.

James 1:14-15

But each person is tempted when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desires.

Jude 1:19

These people create divisions and are unbelievers, not having the Spirit.

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