Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And they bare their iniquity; as the iniquity of him seeking so shall be the iniquity of the prophet;

New American Standard Bible

"They will bear the punishment of their iniquity; as the iniquity of the inquirer is, so the iniquity of the prophet will be,

King James Version

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him that seeketh unto him;

Holman Bible

They will bear their punishment—the punishment of the one who inquires will be the same as that of the prophet—

International Standard Version

They'll bear the consequences of their guilt, and the prophet will be just as guilty as the one who seeks that prophet's guidance.

A Conservative Version

And they shall bear their iniquity. The iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks [him],

American Standard Version

And they shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him that seeketh unto him ;

Amplified

And they both shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the iniquity of the [presumptuous] prophet shall be the same as the iniquity of the [hypocritical] inquirer,

Bible in Basic English

And the punishment of their sin will be on them: the sin of the prophet will be the same as the sin of him who goes to him for directions;

Darby Translation

And they shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of the inquirer;

King James 2000

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him that inquired of him;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they will bear their guilt, like the guilt of the inquirer so the guilt of the prophet will be,

Modern King James verseion

And they shall bear their iniquity. As the iniquity of the inquirer, so the iniquity of the prophet shall be.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and they both shall be punished for their wickedness. According to the sin of him that asketh, shall the sin of the Prophet be:

NET Bible

They will bear their punishment; the punishment of the one who sought an oracle will be the same as the punishment of the prophet who gave it

New Heart English Bible

They shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks him;

The Emphasized Bible

So shall they bear their punishment, As the punishment of him that enquireth, So shall the punishment of the prophet be:

Webster

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity: the punishment of the prophet shall be even as the punishment of him that seeketh to him;

World English Bible

They shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks [to him];

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have borne their iniquity: as the iniquity of the inquirer, so is the iniquity of the prophet;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

of the prophet
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

shall be even as the punishment
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

Verse Info

Context Readings

Condemnation Of Israel's Idolatrous Elders

9 And if the prophet shall be deceived, and he spake a word, I Jehovah deceived that prophet, and I stretched forth my hand upon him, and I destroyed him from the midst of my people Israel. 10 And they bare their iniquity; as the iniquity of him seeking so shall be the iniquity of the prophet; 11 So that the house of Israel shall no more wander from after me, and they shall no more be defiled with all their transgressions; and they were to me for a people, and I will be to them for God, says the Lord Jehovah.


Cross References

Genesis 4:13

And Cain will say to Jehovah, My sin is great, above bearing.

Numbers 5:31

And the man was clean from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

Deuteronomy 13:1-10

When there shall arise in the midst of you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and he gave to thee a sign or a wonder,

Deuteronomy 17:2-7

When there shall be found in the midst of thee in one of thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, a man or a woman who shall do evil in the eyes of Jehovah thy God to pass by his covenant,

Jeremiah 6:14-15

And they will heal the breaking of the daughter of my people by making light, and saying, Peace, peace; and no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11-12

And they will heal the breaking of the daughter of my people by making light of, saying, Peace, peace; and no peace.

Jeremiah 14:15

For this, thus said Jehovah concerning the prophets prophesying in my name, and I sent them not, and they saying, The sword and famine shall not be in this land; by the sword and by famine shall these prophets die.

Ezekiel 14:4

For this, speak to them and say to them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: A man, a man of the house of Israel who shall bring up his blocks upon his heart, and shall set up the stumbling-block of his iniquity before his face, and coming to the prophet, I Jehovah answered to him coming according to the multitude of his blocks;

Ezekiel 14:7-8

For a man, a man of the house of Israel, and of the stranger who shall sojourn in Israel, and he shall separate himself from after me, and shall bring up his blocks into his heart, and shall set the stumbling-block of his iniquity before his face, and coming to the prophet to seek out to him for me; I Jehovah will answer to him for me:

Ezekiel 17:18-20

And he despised the oath to break the covenant, and behold, he gave his hand, and doing all these he shall not escape.

Ezekiel 23:49

And they gave your wickedness upon you, and ye shall bear the sins of your blocks: and ye knew that I am the Lord Jehovah.

Micah 7:9

The anger of Jehovah I will bear, for I sinned against him till he shall maintain my contention, and do my judgment: he will bring me forth to the light, I shall look upon his justice.

Galatians 6:5

For each shall bear his own load.

Revelation 19:19-21

And I saw the wild beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to war with him sitting upon the horse, and with his army.

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