Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Ye have not strengthened the diseased, nor have ye healed that which was sick, nor have ye bound up that which was broken, nor have ye brought back that which was driven away, nor have ye sought that which was lost, but ye have rul

New American Standard Bible

"Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.

King James Version

The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.

Holman Bible

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost. Instead, you have ruled them with violence and cruelty.

International Standard Version

You haven't strengthened the weak, treated the sick, set broken bones, regathered the scattered, or looked for the lost. Instead, you've dominated them with brutal force and ruthlessness.

American Standard Version

The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought back that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor have ye ruled over them.

Amplified

The diseased and weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the hurt and crippled you have not bandaged, those gone astray you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought to find, but with force and hardhearted harshness you have ruled them.

Bible in Basic English

You have not made the diseased ones strong or made well that which was ill; you have not put bands on the broken or got back that which had been sent away or made search for the wandering ones; and the strong you have been ruling cruelly.

Darby Translation

The weak have ye not strengthened, nor have ye healed the sick, and ye have not bound up what was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought for that which was lost; but with harshness and with rigour have ye ruled over them.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye strengthened not the sickly, and the diseased ye healed not, and the broken ye bound not up, and the thrust away ye turned not back, and the lost ye sought not; and with force and with oppression ye ruled them.

King James 2000

The diseased have you not strengthened, neither have you healed those who were sick, neither have you bound up those who were broken, neither have you brought again those who were driven away, neither have you sought those who were lost; but with force and with cruelty have you ruled them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The weak you [have] not strengthened, and the sick you [have] not healed, and {with respect to} the hurt you have not bound [them up], and you [have] not brought back the scattered, and you [have] not sought the lost, but [rather] you ruled over them with force and with ruthlessness.

Modern King James verseion

You have not made the weak strong, nor have you healed the sick, nor have you bound up the broken. You have not brought again those driven away, nor have you sought that which was lost; but you have ruled them with force and with cruelty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The weak have ye not holden up, the sick have ye not healed: the broken have ye not bound together, the outcasts have ye not brought again. The lost have ye not sought, but churlishly and cruelly have ye ruled them.

NET Bible

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost, but with force and harshness you have ruled over them.

New Heart English Bible

You haven't strengthened the diseased, neither have you healed that which was sick, neither have you bound up that which was broken, neither have you brought back that which was driven away, neither have you sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor you have ruled over them.

The Emphasized Bible

The weak, have ye not strengthened And, the sick, have ye not healed. And the torn, have ye not hound up, And that which was driven out, have ye not brought back, And that which was straying, have ye not sought out; But with force, have ye ruled them and with rigour.

Webster

The diseased ye have not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.

World English Bible

You haven't strengthened the diseased, neither have you healed that which was sick, neither have you bound up that which was broken, neither have you brought back that which was driven away, neither have you sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor you have ruled over them.

Youngs Literal Translation

The weak ye have not strengthened, And the sick one ye have not healed, And the broken ye have not bound up, And the driven away have not brought back, And the lost ye have not sought, And with might ye have ruled them and with rigour.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רפה רפא 
Rapha' 
Usage: 68

חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

but with force
חזקה 
Chozqah 
Usage: 7

and with cruelty
פּרך 
Perek 
Usage: 6

have ye ruled
רדה 
Radah 
Usage: 27

References

Context Readings

Prophecy Concerning Israel's Shepherds And Sheep

3 Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe yourselves with the wool. Ye kill the fatlings, but ye do not feed the sheep. 4 Ye have not strengthened the diseased, nor have ye healed that which was sick, nor have ye bound up that which was broken, nor have ye brought back that which was driven away, nor have ye sought that which was lost, but ye have rul 5 And they were scattered because there was no shepherd. And they became food to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.


Cross References

Exodus 1:13-14

And the Egyptians made the sons of Israel to serve with rigor.

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will feed them in justic

Zechariah 11:15-16

And LORD said to me, Take to thee yet again the instruments of a foolish shepherd.

Matthew 9:36

But when he saw the multitudes, he felt compassion for them, because they were troubled and dejected, as sheep having no shepherd.

Matthew 10:6

but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 18:12-13

What does it seem to you? If it happens a hundred sheep are with some man, and one of them went astray, after going (having left the ninety-nine on the mountains), does he not seek the one going astray?

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind. They are all without knowledge. They are all mute dogs. They cannot bark, dreaming, laying down, loving to slumber.

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by injustice, who uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him not his hire,

Matthew 21:35

And the farmers having taken his bondmen, they beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.

Matthew 24:49

and should begin to beat the fellow bondmen, and to eat and drink with the drunken,

Luke 15:4-6

What man of you, having a hundred sheep, and having lost one of them, does not leave behind the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go for that which was lost until he finds it?

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not because we lord over your faith, but are co-workmen of your joy, for by faith ye stand.

Hebrews 12:12

Therefore lift up the drooping hands, and the feeble knees,

James 5:1-6

Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.

1 Peter 5:2-3

Tend ye the flock of God among you, watching over, not by obligation, but willingly, nor greedily, but readily,

Revelation 13:14-17

And it leads my kind astray (those dwelling on the earth) because of the signs that were given it to do in the sight of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast that had the sword-wound and live

Revelation 17:5-6

and upon her forehead a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF WHORES AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.

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