Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"'See how each of the princes of Israel living within you has used his authority to shed blood.

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, the rulers of Israel, each according to his power, have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood.

King James Version

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one were in thee to their power to shed blood.

Holman Bible

“Look, every prince of Israel within you has used his strength to shed blood.

International Standard Version

"""Watch out! Each of the princes of Israel has misused his authority to shed blood.

A Conservative Version

Behold, the rulers of Israel, each one according to his power, have been in thee to shed blood.

American Standard Version

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one according to his power, have been in thee to shed blood.

Amplified

Behold, the princes of Israel in you, every one according to his power, have been intending to shed blood.

Bible in Basic English

See, the rulers of Israel, every one in his family, have been causing death in you.

Darby Translation

Behold, the princes of Israel have been in thee to shed blood, each according to his power.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, the princes of Israel, each one according to their power, were in thee to shed blood.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, the princes of Israel they were a man to his arm to pour out;blood in thee.

King James 2000

Behold, the princes of Israel, each one in you used his power to shed blood.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! The princes of Israel, each [one] according to his strength, they are in you {for the shedding of blood}.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, the rulers of Israel, each man by his might, have been in you in order to shed blood.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, the rulers of Israel have brought every man his power, to shed blood in thee.

New Heart English Bible

"'"Behold, the princes of Israel, everyone according to his power, have been in you to shed blood.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! the princes of Israel, very man for his own arm, have they been in thee, For the sake of shedding blood.

Webster

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one were in thee to their power to shed blood.

World English Bible

Behold, the princes of Israel, everyone according to his power, have been in you to shed blood.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, princes of Israel -- each according to his arm Have been in thee to shed blood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

to shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

Context Readings

Highlighting The Sins And The Judgments Of Israel

5 Those both near and far from you will mock you, you with your bad reputation, full of turmoil. 6 "'See how each of the princes of Israel living within you has used his authority to shed blood. 7 They have treated father and mother with contempt within you; they have oppressed the foreigner among you; they have wronged the orphan and the widow within you.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:23

Your officials are rebels, they associate with thieves. All of them love bribery, and look for payoffs. They do not take up the cause of the orphan, or defend the rights of the widow.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.

Nehemiah 9:34

Our kings, our leaders, our priests, and our ancestors have not kept your law. They have not paid attention to your commandments or your testimonies by which you have solemnly admonished them.

Jeremiah 2:26-27

Just as a thief has to suffer dishonor when he is caught, so the people of Israel will suffer dishonor for what they have done. So will their kings and officials, their priests and their prophets.

Jeremiah 5:5

I will go to the leaders and speak with them. Surely they know what the Lord demands. Surely they know what their God requires of them." Yet all of them, too, have rejected his authority and refuse to submit to him.

Jeremiah 32:32

I am determined to do so because the people of Israel and Judah have made me angry with all their wickedness -- they, their kings, their officials, their priests, their prophets, and especially the people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem have done this wickedness.

Daniel 9:8

O LORD, we have been humiliated -- our kings, our leaders, and our ancestors -- because we have sinned against you.

Micah 2:1

Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.

Micah 3:1-3

I said, "Listen, you leaders of Jacob, you rulers of the nation of Israel! You ought to know what is just,

Micah 3:9-11

Listen to this, you leaders of the family of Jacob, you rulers of the nation of Israel! You hate justice and pervert all that is right.

Zechariah 3:3

Now Joshua was dressed in filthy clothes as he stood there before the angel.

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