Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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 shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As I live, said the Lord GOD, ye shall never again have reason to use this saying 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

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 What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge? 3 As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel. 4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.


Cross References

Ezekiel 18:19-20

Yet say ye, Why? doth not the son bear the iniquity of the father? When the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live.

Ezekiel 18:30

Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Ezekiel 33:11-20

Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Ezekiel 36:31-32

Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good, and shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.



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