Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Son of man, what is this proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, ‘The days are long and every vision fails’?

King James Version

Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?

Holman Bible

“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have about the land of Israel, which goes:

The days keep passing by,
and every vision fails?

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, what's this proverb you have concerning Israel's land that says, "The days pass slowly and every vision ends in nothing.'?

American Standard Version

Son of man, what is this proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?

Amplified

“Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, ‘The days are long and every vision fails’?

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, what is this saying which you have about the land of Israel, The time is long and every vision comes to nothing?

Darby Translation

Son of man, what is that proverb which ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days shall be prolonged, and every vision faileth?

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, what this parable to you upon the land of Israel, saying, The days will be prolonged and every vision perished?

King James 2000

Son of man, what is that proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, what [is] this proverb {you people have} about the land of Israel, {saying}, '{The days are prolonged}, and every vision has come to nothing.'

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days will go on and every vision shall fail?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, what manner of byword is that, which ye use in the land of Israel? Saying, 'Tush, seeing that the days are so slack in coming, all the visions are of none effect.'

NET Bible

"Son of man, what is this proverb you have in the land of Israel, 'The days pass slowly, and every vision fails'?

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, 'The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?'

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man What is this proverb ye have, concerning the so of Israel, saying, - The days, are prolonged, Therefore shall every vision come to nought?

Webster

Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?

World English Bible

Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?

Youngs Literal Translation

Son of man, what is this simile to you, concerning the land of Israel, saying, Prolonged are the days, and perished hath every vision?

Interlinear

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

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

that ye have in the land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

References

Context Readings

A Deceptive Proverb Stopped

21 And the word of LORD came to me, saying, 22 Son of man, what is this proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails? 23 Tell them therefore, Thus says lord LORD: I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel, but say to them, The days are at hand, and the fulfillment of every vision.



Cross References

Ezekiel 11:3

who say, [The time] is not near to build houses. This [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

Ezekiel 12:27

Son of man, behold, those of the house of Israel say, The vision that he sees is for many day to come, and he prophesies of times that are far off.

Ezekiel 18:2-3

What do ye mean, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the son's teeth are set on edge?

Amos 6:3

Ye who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near,

Isaiah 5:19

who say, Let him make speed, let him hasten his work, that we may see it. And let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may know it!

Jeremiah 5:12-13

They have denied LORD, and said, It is not he. Neither shall evil come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine.

Jeremiah 23:33-40

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of LORD? Then thou shall say to them, What burden! I will cast you off, says LORD.

Ezekiel 16:44

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

2 Peter 3:3-4

Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,

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