Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Surely now they will say, "We have no king, For we do not revere the LORD. As for the king, what can he do for us?"

King James Version

For now they shall say, We have no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then should a king do to us?

Holman Bible

In fact, they are now saying: "We have no king! For we do not fear the Lord. What can a king do for us?"

International Standard Version

From now on they will say, "We have no king, because we did not fear the LORD and what would a king do for us?'

A Conservative Version

Surely now they shall say, We have no king, for we fear not LORD. And the king, what can he do for us?

American Standard Version

Surely now shall they say, We have no king; for we fear not Jehovah; and the king, what can he do for us?

Amplified

Surely now they shall say, We have no [actual] king because we fear not the Lord; and as for the king, what can he do for us?

Bible in Basic English

Now, truly, they will say, We have no king, we have no fear of the Lord; and the king, what is he able to do for us?

Darby Translation

For now they will say, We have no king, for we feared not Jehovah; and a king, what can he do for us?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For now they shall say, We have no king, because we did not fear the LORD; what then should a king do to us?

Julia Smith Translation

For now they will say, No king to us because we feared not Jehovah; and what shall the king do to us?

King James 2000

For now they shall say, We have no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then could a king do for us?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For now they will say, "We have no king; indeed, we did not fear Yahweh, and what can a king do for us?"

Modern King James verseion

For now they shall say, We have no king because we did not fear Jehovah; what then should a king do to us?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall they say, "We have no king. For why? We have not feared the LORD. And what shall then the king do to us?"

NET Bible

Very soon they will say, "We have no king since we did not fear the Lord. But what can a king do for us anyway?"

New Heart English Bible

Surely now they will say, "We have no king; for we do not fear the LORD; and the king, what can he do for us?"

The Emphasized Bible

For, now, will they say, We have no king, - for we revere not Yahweh, and what could, a king, do for us?

Webster

For now they shall say, We have no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then should a king do to us?

World English Bible

Surely now they will say, "We have no king; for we don't fear Yahweh; and the king, what can he do for us?"

Youngs Literal Translation

For now they say: We have no king, Because we have not feared Jehovah, And the king -- what doth he for us?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We have no king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

not the Lord

Usage: 0

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

Context Readings

Israel Is Punished

2 Their heart is faithless; Now they must bear their guilt The LORD will break down their altars And destroy their sacred pillars. 3 Surely now they will say, "We have no king, For we do not revere the LORD. As for the king, what can he do for us?" 4 They speak mere words, With worthless oaths they make covenants; And judgment sprouts like poisonous weeds in the furrows of the field.


Cross References

Hosea 10:7

Samaria will be cut off with her king Like a stick on the surface of the water.

Hosea 10:15

Thus it will be done to you at Bethel because of your great wickedness. At dawn the king of Israel will be completely cut off.

Genesis 49:10

"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh comes, And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.

Hosea 3:4

For the sons of Israel will remain for many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar and without ephod or household idols.

Hosea 11:5

They will not return to the land of Egypt; But Assyria--he will be their king Because they refused to return to Me.

Hosea 13:11

I gave you a king in My anger And took him away in My wrath.

Micah 4:9

"Now, why do you cry out loudly? Is there no king among you, Or has your counselor perished, That agony has gripped you like a woman in childbirth?

John 19:15

So they cried out, "Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!" Pilate said to them, "Shall I crucify your King?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king but Caesar."

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