Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, speak with the elders of Israel, and you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "[Are] you coming to consult me? {As I live}, I will surely not allow myself to be consulted by you!" ' {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Do you come to inquire of Me? As I live,” declares the Lord God, “I will not be inquired of by you.”’

King James Version

Son of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Are ye come to inquire of me? As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will not be inquired of by you.

Holman Bible

“Son of man, speak with the elders of Israel and tell them: This is what the Lord God says: Are you coming to consult Me? As I live, I will not be consulted by you.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

International Standard Version

"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.'

A Conservative Version

Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to them, Thus says lord LORD: Is it to inquire of me that ye have come? As I live, says lord LORD, I will not be inquired of by you.

American Standard Version

Son of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Is it to inquire of me that ye are come? As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will not be inquired of by you.

Amplified

Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, Thus says the Lord God: Have you come to inquire of Me? As I live, says the Lord God, I will not be inquired of by you!

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, say to the responsible men of Israel, This is what the Lord has said: Have you come to get directions from me? By my life, says the Lord, you will get no directions from me.

Darby Translation

Son of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Are ye come to inquire of me? As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will not be inquired of by you.

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, speak to the old men of Israel, and say to them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Come ye to seek me? I live, if I will be sought for you, says the Lord Jehovah.

King James 2000

Son of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Have you come to inquire of me? As I live, says the Lord GOD, I will not be inquired of by you.

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, So says the Lord Jehovah: Have you come to ask of Me? As I live, says the Lord Jehovah, I will not be inquired of by you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man: speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Are ye come hither to ask anything at me? As truly as I live, sayeth the LORD God,

NET Bible

"Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and tell them: 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Are you coming to seek me? As surely as I live, I will not allow you to seek me, declares the sovereign Lord.'

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and tell them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD: "Is it to inquire of me that you have come? As I live, says the Lord GOD, I will not be inquired of by you."'

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man, Speak thou with the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus, saith My Lord. Yahweh, To enquire of me, are ye coming in. As I live, very I will no be enquired of by you, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Webster

Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Are ye come to inquire of me? As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will not be inquired of by you.

World English Bible

Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Is it to inquire of me that you have come? As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I will not be inquired of by you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Son of man, speak with the elders of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: To seek Me are ye coming in? I live -- I am not sought by you -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

Interlinear

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and say

Usage: 0

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302
Usage: 302

Are ye come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to enquire
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

of me As I live
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

I will not be enquired
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

References

Context Readings

God's Dealings With Israel For His Name's Sake

2 And the word of Yahweh {came} to me, {saying}, 3 "Son of man, speak with the elders of Israel, and you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "[Are] you coming to consult me? {As I live}, I will surely not allow myself to be consulted by you!" ' {declares} the Lord Yahweh. 4 Will you judge them? Will you judge [them], son of man? Make known to them the detestable things of their ancestors.


Cross References

Micah 3:7

Then the seers will be disgraced, and those practicing divination will be put to shame. All of them will cover their lips, for there is no reply from God.

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Psalm 50:15-21

And call me in [the] day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will glorify me."

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination; how much more when he brings it in divisiveness!

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns his ear from listening to instruction, even his prayer [is] an abomination.

Isaiah 1:12

When you come to appear before me, who asked for this from your hand: you trampling my courts?

Isaiah 1:15

And when you stretch out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I [will] not be listening. Your hands are full of blood.

Ezekiel 14:3-4

"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}?

Ezekiel 14:7-8

For {each person} from the house of Israel, and from the alien who dwells as an alien in Israel, who separates himself {from following me} and brings up his idols into his heart and {places before himself} a stumbling block of his guilt, and [yet] he comes to the prophet to consult him concerning me, I Yahweh will answer him myself.

Ezekiel 20:31

And {when you lift up your gifts, sacrificing your children} through the fire, you are defiling yourself through all of your idols until {today}, and will I let myself be consulted by you, house of Israel?" ' {As I live}," {declares} the Lord Yahweh, "I will not let myself be consulted by you!

Matthew 3:7

But [when he] saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 15:8-9

'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far, far away from me,

Luke 3:7

Therefore he was saying to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

John 4:24

God [is] spirit, and the ones who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."

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