Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

By my life, says the Lord, you will no longer have this saying in Israel.

New American Standard Bible

As I live,” declares the Lord God, “you are surely not going to use this proverb in Israel anymore.

King James Version

As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Holman Bible

As I live”—this is the declaration of the Lord God—“you will no longer use this proverb in Israel.

International Standard Version

As long as I live," declares the LORD, "you won't use this proverb about Israel anymore.

A Conservative Version

As I live, says lord LORD, ye shall not have [occasion] any more to use this proverb in Israel.

American Standard Version

As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Amplified

As I live,” says the Lord God, “you are certainly not going to use this proverb [as an excuse] in Israel anymore.

Darby Translation

As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, ye shall not have any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

I live, says the Lord Jehovah, if it shall be to you more to use this parable in Israel.

King James 2000

As I live, says the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{As I live}, {declares} the Lord Yahweh, it will surely not any longer be {appropriate for you} to quote this proverb in Israel!

Modern King James verseion

As I live, says the Lord Jehovah, to you there is no longer any occasion to use this proverb in Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As truly as I live, sayeth the LORD God, ye shall use this byword no more in Israel.

NET Bible

"As surely as I live, declares the sovereign Lord, you will not quote this proverb in Israel anymore!

New Heart English Bible

As I live, says the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

As I live, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh, Surely ye shall have occasion no longer to use this proverb, in Israel.

Webster

As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

World English Bible

As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, you shall not have [occasion] any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, Ye have no more the use of this simile in Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As I live
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

God's Just Treatment Of Individuals, Both Righteous And Wicked

2 Why do you make use of this saying about the land of Israel, The fathers have been tasting bitter grapes and the children's teeth are on edge? 3 By my life, says the Lord, you will no longer have this saying in Israel. 4 See, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so the soul of the son is mine: death will be the fate of the sinner's soul.


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:19-20

But you say, Why does not the son undergo punishment for the evil-doing of the father? When the son has done what is ordered and right, and has kept my rules and done them, life will certainly be his.

Ezekiel 18:30

For this cause I will be your judge, O children of Israel, judging every man by his ways, says the Lord. Come back and be turned from all your sins; so that they may not be the cause of your falling into evil.

Ezekiel 33:11-20

Say to them, By my life, says the Lord, I have no pleasure in the death of the evil-doer; it is more pleasing to me if he is turned from his way and has life: be turned, be turned from your evil ways; why are you looking for death, O children of Israel?

Ezekiel 36:31-32

And at the memory of your evil ways and your wrongdoings, you will have bitter hate for yourselves because of your evil-doings and your disgusting ways, O children of Israel.

Romans 3:19

Now, we have knowledge that what the law says is for those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all men may be judged by God:

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