Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, these men have taken idols into their hearts. They've placed the stumbling block that is their own iniquity right in front of their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all?

New American Standard Bible

"Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts and have put right before their faces the stumbling block of their iniquity Should I be consulted by them at all?

King James Version

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Holman Bible

“Son of man, these men have set up idols in their hearts and have put sinful stumbling blocks before their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all?

A Conservative Version

Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face. Should I be inquired of at all by them?

American Standard Version

Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Amplified

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts and put the stumbling block of their iniquity and guilt before their faces; should I permit Myself to be inquired of at all by them?

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, these men have taken their false gods into their hearts and put before their faces the sin which is the cause of their fall: am I to give ear when they come to me for directions?

Darby Translation

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumbling-block of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Son of man, these men have caused their uncleanness to come up over their heart and have established the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them?

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, these men brought up their blocks upon their heart, and they gave the stumbling-block of their iniquity before their face: shall I be sought out, shall I be sought oat for them?

King James 2000

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their faces: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, these men took up their idols into their heart and {they placed before themselves} a stumbling block of their guilt. {Should I really let myself be consulted by them}?

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts, and put the stumbling-block of their iniquity before their face. Should I at all be inquired of by them?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, these men bear their idols in their hearts, and go purposely upon the stumbling block of their own wickedness: how dare they then ask counsel at me?

NET Bible

"Son of man, these men have erected their idols in their hearts and placed the obstacle leading to their iniquity right before their faces. Should I really allow them to seek me?

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man These men have brought up their manufactured gods upon their hear, And their stumbling-block of iniquity, have they set straight before their face, - Shall I be at all enquired of by them?

Webster

Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumbling-block of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

World English Bible

Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Son of man, these men have caused their idols to go up on their heart, and the stumbling-block of their iniquity they have put over-against their faces; am I inquired of at all by them?

Interlinear

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

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

have set up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

גּלּל גּלּוּל 
Gilluwl 
Usage: 48

and put
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מכשׁל מכשׁול 
Mikshowl 
Usage: 14

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

נכח 
Nokach 
Usage: 24

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

of at all
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Condemnation Of Israel's Idolatrous Elders

2 this message came to me from the LORD. 3 "Son of Man, these men have taken idols into their hearts. They've placed the stumbling block that is their own iniquity right in front of their faces. Should I be consulted by them at all? 4 Therefore, speak up and tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "Every person from Israel's house who follows his idols and sets the stumbling block that is his own sin in front of his face, and then consults a prophet, I the LORD will answer him according to how many idols he embraces.


Cross References

Ezekiel 7:19

They'll fling their silver into the streets, and their gold will be cast away as impure. Their silver and gold won't be able to deliver them during the time of the LORD's wrath. They won't be able to satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, because their iniquity has tripped them up."

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

Ezekiel 14:7

For when a native Israeli or a resident alien abandons me to set up idols in his heart behind my back, and then places the stumbling block of his iniquity right in front of his own face, then approaches a prophet to inquire of me on behalf of his own self-interest, I, the LORD will answer him myself.

Ezekiel 20:3

"Tell the elders of Israel, "This is what the Lord GOD asks, "Did you come to inquire of me? As long as I live, I won't let myself be sought by you," declares the Lord GOD.'

2 Kings 3:13

Elisha asked the king of Israel, "What do I have in common with you? Go visit your parents' prophets." The king of Israel replied, "No! The LORD has summoned these three kings so he can hand them over to Moab!"

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "I'm about to bring disaster on them from which they won't be able to escape. They'll cry out to me, but I won't listen to them.

Ezekiel 14:4

Therefore, speak up and tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "Every person from Israel's house who follows his idols and sets the stumbling block that is his own sin in front of his face, and then consults a prophet, I the LORD will answer him according to how many idols he embraces.

Ezekiel 20:16

because they kept on rejecting my ordinances. They didn't live life consistent with my statutes, they profaned my Sabbaths, and their hearts followed their idols.

Ezekiel 20:31

When you present your gifts and make your sons pass through the fire, you continue to defile yourselves with your idols to this day. Should I be inquired of by you, you house of Israel? As I live," declares the LORD, "I certainly won't be inquired of by you."

Ezekiel 44:12

Because they kept serving them in the presence of their idols, becoming a sin-filled stumbling block to the house of Israel,' declares the Lord GOD.

Zephaniah 1:3

"I'll consume both human beings and animals I'll consume the birds of the sky, the fish in the sea, and the wicked along with their sin, when I eliminate human beings from the land," declares the LORD.

1 Samuel 28:6

Saul inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him, either through dreams or Urim or through prophets.

Psalm 66:18

Were I to cherish iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not listen to me.

Psalm 101:3

I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far away from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:27

What the wicked person sacrifices is detestable how much more when he offers it with vile motives!

Proverbs 28:9

If someone quits listening to the Law even his prayer is detestable.

Isaiah 33:15

The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against seeing evil

Jeremiah 7:8-11

"Look, you're trusting in deceptive words that cannot benefit.

Jeremiah 17:1-2

The sin of Judah is engraved with an iron stylus. It is inscribed with a diamond point on the tablet of their heart and on the horns of their altars.

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?

Jeremiah 42:20-21

that you have deceived yourselves. Indeed, you yourselves sent me to the LORD your God, saying, "Pray to the LORD your God for us, and whatever the LORD our God tells us we will do.'

Jeremiah 44:16-18

"As for the message that you reported to us in the name of the LORD, we won't listen to you!

Ezekiel 3:20

"When a righteous man abandons his righteousness to practice unrighteousness, I'll set a stumbling block before him. He'll die. If you don't warn him, he'll die in his sin and the righteous deeds that he had practiced won't be remembered, but you'll be held responsible for his death.

Ezekiel 6:9

Your survivors will remember me among the nations where they'll be taken captives. I've been crushed by their unfaithful hearts that have turned against me.

Ezekiel 11:21

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.'"

Ezekiel 36:25

I'll sprinkle pure water on you all, and you'll be cleansed from your impurity and from all of your idols."

Zechariah 7:13

Therefore, just as when I cried out and they would not listen, so also they will cry out, and I will not listen,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Luke 20:8

Then Jesus told them, "Then I won't tell you by what authority I'm doing these things."

Ephesians 5:5

For you know very well that no immoral or impure person, or anyone who is greedy (that is, an idolater), has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.

1 Peter 2:8

a stone they stumble over and a rock they trip on." They keep on stumbling because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.

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