Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Slanderous men have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood, and in you they have eaten at the mountain shrines. In your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.

King James Version

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

Holman Bible

There are men within you who slander in order to shed blood. People who live in you eat at the mountain shrines; they commit immoral acts within you.

International Standard Version

Slanderous men live among you, intent on shedding blood. They've eaten at the top of mountain shrines. They've crafted plans to do evil things among you.

A Conservative Version

Slanderous men have been in thee to shed blood, and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains. In the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.

American Standard Version

Slanderous men have been in thee to shed blood; and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.

Amplified

In you are men who slander for the purpose of shedding blood, and in your presence they have eaten [food offered to idols] at the mountain shrines; in your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.

Bible in Basic English

In you there are men who say evil of others, causing death; in you they have taken the flesh with the blood for food; in your streets they have put evil designs into effect.

Darby Translation

In thee there have been slanderous men to shed blood; and in thee have they eaten upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness;

Julia Smith Translation

Men of slander were in thee to pour forth blood: and they ate upon the mountains in thee: they did wickedness in the midst of thee.

King James 2000

In you are men that slander to shed blood: and in you they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of you they commit lewdness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Slanderous men are {among you} to shed blood, and they, {among you}, eat upon the mountains; they do wickedness in the midst of you.

Modern King James verseion

In you are men of slander to shed blood; and in you they eat on the mountains; in your midst they do unchaste acts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Murderers are there in thee, that shed blood, and eat upon the hills, and in thee they use unhappiness.

NET Bible

Slanderous men shed blood within you. Those who live within you eat pagan sacrifices on the mountains; they commit obscene acts among you.

New Heart English Bible

Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.

The Emphasized Bible

Slanders, have arisen in thee For the sake of shedding blood,- And unto the mountains, have they eaten in thee, Lewdness, have they practised in the midst of thee:

Webster

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

World English Bible

Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.

Youngs Literal Translation

Men of slander have been in thee to shed blood, And on the mountains they have eaten in thee, Wickedness they have done in thy midst.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In thee are men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

רכיל 
Rakiyl 
Usage: 6

to shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

and in thee they eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Highlighting The Sins And The Judgments Of Israel

8 You have despised My holy things and profaned My sabbaths. 9 Slanderous men have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood, and in you they have eaten at the mountain shrines. In your midst they have committed acts of lewdness. 10 In you they have uncovered their fathers’ nakedness; in you they have humbled her who was unclean in her menstrual impurity.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the Lord.

Hosea 4:10

They will eat, but not have enough;
They will play the harlot, but not increase,
Because they have stopped giving heed to the Lord.

Hosea 4:14

I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot
Or your brides when they commit adultery,
For the men themselves go apart with harlots
And offer sacrifices with temple prostitutes;
So the people without understanding are ruined.

Ezekiel 16:43

Because you have not remembered the days of your youth but have enraged Me by all these things, behold, I in turn will bring your conduct down on your own head,” declares the Lord God, “so that you will not commit this lewdness on top of all your other abominations.

Ezekiel 18:6

and does not eat at the mountain shrines or lift up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, or defile his neighbor’s wife or approach a woman during her menstrual period—

Ezekiel 18:11

(though he himself did not do any of these things), that is, he even eats at the mountain shrines, and defiles his neighbor’s wife,

Hosea 4:2

There is swearing, deception, murder, stealing and adultery.
They employ violence, so that bloodshed follows bloodshed.

Exodus 20:16

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:1

You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Judges 20:6

And I took hold of my concubine and cut her in pieces and sent her throughout the land of Israel’s inheritance; for they have committed a lewd and disgraceful act in Israel.

1 Kings 21:10-13

and seat two worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, ‘You cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone him to death.”

Psalm 50:20

“You sit and speak against your brother;
You slander your own mother’s son.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy;
No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.

Psalm 106:28

They joined themselves also to Baal-peor,
And ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

Proverbs 10:18

He who conceals hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels,
And they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

Proverbs 26:22

The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels,
And they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

Jeremiah 6:28

All of them are stubbornly rebellious,
Going about as a talebearer.
They are bronze and iron;
They, all of them, are corrupt.

Jeremiah 9:4

“Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor,
And do not trust any brother;
Because every brother deals craftily,
And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.

Jeremiah 37:13-15

While he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah was there; and he arrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “You are going over to the Chaldeans!”

Jeremiah 38:4-6

Then the officials said to the king, “Now let this man be put to death, inasmuch as he is discouraging the men of war who are left in this city and all the people, by speaking such words to them; for this man is not seeking the well-being of this people but rather their harm.”

Ezekiel 18:15

He does not eat at the mountain shrines or lift up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, or defile his neighbor’s wife,

Ezekiel 24:13

“In your filthiness is lewdness.
Because I would have cleansed you,
Yet you are not clean,
You will not be cleansed from your filthiness again
Until I have spent My wrath on you.

Hosea 6:9

And as raiders wait for a man,
So a band of priests murder on the way to Shechem;
Surely they have committed crime.

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers,
Like an oven heated by the baker
Who ceases to stir up the fire
From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.

Acts 6:11-13

Then they secretly induced men to say, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.”

Acts 24:5

For we have found this man a real pest and a fellow who stirs up dissension among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

Acts 24:13

Nor can they prove to you the charges of which they now accuse me.

1 Corinthians 10:18-21

Look at the nation Israel; are not those who eat the sacrifices sharers in the altar?

Revelation 12:9-10

And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

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