Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel,

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, propound a riddle and speak a parable to the house of Israel,

King James Version

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;

Holman Bible

“Son of man, pose a riddle and speak a parable to the house of Israel.

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, compose a riddle and relate a parable to Israel's house.

A Conservative Version

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel,

American Standard Version

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;

Amplified

“Son of man, ask a riddle and tell a parable to the house of Israel,

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, give out a dark saying, and make a comparison for the children of Israel,

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, propose an enigma and use a parable to the house of Israel;

King James 2000

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, tell a riddle and quote a proverb to the house of Israel,

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, put out a riddle and speak a parable to the house of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, put forth a dark speaking and a parable unto the house of Israel,

NET Bible

"Son of man, offer a riddle, and tell a parable to the house of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man Put thou forth a riddle And speak thou a parable,- Unto the house of Israel:

Webster

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;

World English Bible

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;

Youngs Literal Translation

'Son of man, put forth a riddle, and use a simile unto the house of Israel,

Interlinear

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

חוּד 
Chuwd 
Usage: 4

a riddle
חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

and speak
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

unto the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

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Context Readings

Parable Of Two Eagles And A Vine

1 And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel, 3 and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: A great eagle with great wings, long-pinioned, full of feathers, which was of divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar.


Cross References

Ezekiel 20:49

And I said, Ah, Lord Jehovah! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?

Judges 9:8-15

The trees once went forth to anoint a king over them; and they said to the olive tree, 'Reign over us.'

Judges 14:12-19

And Samson said to them, "Let me now put a riddle to you; if you can tell me what it is, within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty festal garments;

2 Samuel 12:1-4

And Jehovah sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

Ezekiel 24:3

And propose a parable unto the rebellious house, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Set on the pot, set it on, and also pour water into it.

Hosea 12:10

And I have spoken to the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and by means of the prophets have I used similitudes.

Matthew 13:13-14

For this cause I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear nor understand;

Matthew 13:35

so that that should be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things hidden from the world's foundation.

Mark 4:33-34

And with many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear,

1 Corinthians 13:12

For we see now through a dim window obscurely, but then face to face; now I know partially, but then I shall know according as I also have been known.

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