Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be turned away, but may be healed instead.

New American Standard Bible

and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.

King James Version

And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.

Holman Bible

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead.

International Standard Version

and straighten the paths of your life, so that your lameness may not become worse, but instead may be healed.

American Standard Version

and make straight paths for your feet, that that which is lame be not turned out of the way, but rather be healed.

Amplified

Cut through and make smooth, straight paths for your feet [that are safe and go in the right direction], so that the leg which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather may be healed.

An Understandable Version

make straight paths for your feet," so that crippled limbs will not remain [permanently] disabled, but rather will be healed. [Note: The idea here is "remove all barriers to spiritual growth so you can live a faithful life"].

Anderson New Testament

and make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned aside; but rather let it be restored to health.

Bible in Basic English

And make straight roads for your feet, so that the feeble may not be turned out of the way, but may be made strong.

Common New Testament

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

clear the way for your feet, lest that which is lame should be quite out of joint, instead of being redress'd."

Darby Translation

and make straight paths for your feet, that that which is lame be not turned aside; but that rather it may be healed.

Godbey New Testament

and make straight paths for your feet, in order that whatsoever is lame may not be turned out of the way, but rather may it be healed.

Goodspeed New Testament

And keep your feet in straight paths, so that limbs that are lame may not be dislocated but instead be cured.

John Wesley New Testament

And make strait paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way, but let it rather be healed.

Julia Smith Translation

And make straight wheel-ruts to your feet, lest the lame thing turned aside; and it should rather be healed.

King James 2000

And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame will not be dislocated, but rather be healed.

Modern King James verseion

And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way, but let it rather be healed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and see that ye have straight steps unto your feet, lest any halting turn out of the way: yea, let it rather be healed.

Moffatt New Testament

And make straight paths for your feet to walk in. You must not let the lame get dislocated, but rather make them whole.

Montgomery New Testament

make straight path for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.

NET Bible

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but be healed.

New Heart English Bible

and make straight paths for your feet, so that which is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed.

Noyes New Testament

and make straight paths for your feet, that the lame may not be turned out of the way, but may rather be healed.

Sawyer New Testament

and make straight courses for your feet, that the lame may not be turned out of the way, but may rather be healed.

The Emphasized Bible

And, straight tracks, be making for your feet - that the lame member may not be dislocated, but, be healed rather.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and make strait paths for your feet, that what is halting may not be turned out of the way; but that it may rather be healed.

Twentieth Century New Testament

make straight paths for your feet,' so that the lame limb may not be put out of joint, but rather be cured.

Webster

And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.

Weymouth New Testament

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put entirely out of joint

Williams New Testament

and keep your feet in straight paths, so that limbs may not be dislocated, but instead be cured.

World English Bible

and make straight paths for your feet, so that which is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed.

Worrell New Testament

and make straight paths for your feet, that the lame be not turned out of the way, but rather be healed.

Worsley New Testament

And make strait paths for your feet, that what is lame may not be turned out of the way, but rather be healed.

Youngs Literal Translation

and straight paths make for your feet, that that which is lame may not be turned aside, but rather be healed;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ὀρθός 
Orthos 
Usage: 2

τροχιά 
Trochia 
Usage: 1

for
πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

χωλός 
Cholos 
Usage: 9

be turned out of the way
ἐκτρέπω 
Ektrepo 
Usage: 5

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

let it
ἰάομαι 
Iaomai 
Usage: 26

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

References

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Refusing God

12 Therefore lift up the drooping hands, and the feeble knees, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be turned away, but may be healed instead. 14 Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord.



Cross References

Galatians 6:1

And brothers, if a man is overtaken in some transgression, ye the spiritual, restore such in a spirit of meekness, looking to thyself lest thou also be tempted.

Proverbs 4:26-27

Make the path of thy feet level, and let all thy ways be established.

Isaiah 35:3

Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame man shall leap as a hart, and the tongue of the mute shall sing. For waters in the wilderness shall break out, and streams in the desert.

Isaiah 35:8-10

And a highway shall be there, and a way. And it shall be called The way of holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it, but is shall be for [the redeemed], the wayfaring men. Yea fools shall not err [in it].

Isaiah 40:3-4

The voice of a man crying out in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not. I will lead them in paths that they know not. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things I will do, and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 58:12

And those who shall be of thee shall build the old waste places. Thou shall raise up the foundations of many generations, and thou shall be called The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

Jeremiah 18:15

For my people have forgotten me. They have burned incense to FALSE [gods]. And they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in bypaths, in a way not cast up,

Jeremiah 31:8-9

Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the outermost parts of the earth, [and] with them the blind man and the lame man, the woman with child, and she who travails with child together. They shall ret

Luke 3:5

Every valley will be filled, and every mountain and hill will be brought low. And the crooked things will be into straight and the rough into smooth ways.

James 5:16

Confess ye the trespasses to each other, and pray for each other so that ye may be healed. A working supplication of a righteous man is very powerful.

Jude 1:22-23

And on some be ye merciful--being discerning.

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