Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And thou shalt stumble by day; and the prophet also shall stumble with thee by night: and I will destroy thy mother.

New American Standard Bible

So you will stumble by day,
And the prophet also will stumble with you by night;
And I will destroy your mother.

King James Version

Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with thee in the night, and I will destroy thy mother.

Holman Bible

You will stumble by day;
the prophet will also stumble with you by night.
And I will destroy your mother.

International Standard Version

So you will stumble during the day, the prophet also will stumble with you at night, and I will destroy your mother.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall stumble in the day, and the prophet also shall stumble with thee in the night. And I will destroy thy mother.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt stumble in the day, and the prophet also shall stumble with thee in the night; and I will destroy thy mother.

Amplified


So you will stumble in the daytime,
And the [false] prophet will also stumble with you in the night;
And I will destroy your mother (Israel).

Bible in Basic English

You will not be able to keep on your feet by day, and by night the prophet will be falling down with you, and I will give your mother to destruction.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou wert weak in the day, and the prophet also was weak with thee by night, and I destroyed thy mother.

King James 2000

Therefore shall you fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with you in the night, and I will destroy your mother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will stumble [by] day, and the priest also will stumble with you at night. And I will destroy your mother;

Modern King James verseion

And you shall stumble in the day, and the prophet also shall stumble with you in the night, and I will cut off your mother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore stumblest thou in the daytime and the prophet with them in the night. I will bring thy mother to silence, and why?

NET Bible

You stumble day and night, and the false prophets stumble with you; You have destroyed your own people!

New Heart English Bible

You will stumble in the day, and the prophet will also stumble with you in the night; and I will destroy your mother.

The Emphasized Bible

So shouldst thou stumble in the daytime, and even the prophet stumble with thee, in the night, - and I should destroy thine own mother.

Webster

Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with thee in the night, and I will destroy thy mother.

World English Bible

You will stumble in the day, and the prophet will also stumble with you in the night; and I will destroy your mother.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou hast stumbled in the day, And stumbled hath also a prophet with thee in the night, And I have cut off thy mother.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and the prophet
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

with thee in the night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and I will destroy
דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 15

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Lord Accuses The Priests

4 Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest. 5 And thou shalt stumble by day; and the prophet also shall stumble with thee by night: and I will destroy thy mother. 6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.



Cross References

Jeremiah 15:8

Their widows are increased to me more than the sand of the seas; I have brought upon them, against the mother of the young men, a spoiler at noonday; I have caused anguish and terror to fall upon her suddenly.

Hosea 2:2

Plead with your mother, plead; for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: and let her put away her whoredoms from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;

Isaiah 9:13-17

But the people turneth not unto him that smiteth them, and they do not seek Jehovah of hosts.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus saith Jehovah: Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, through your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.

Jeremiah 6:4-5

Prepare war against her. Arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe unto us! for the day hath declined, for the shadows of the evening are lengthening.

Jeremiah 6:12-15

And their houses shall be turned unto others, their fields and wives together; for I will stretch out my hand upon the inhabitants of the land, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 8:10-12

Therefore will I give their wives unto others, their fields to those that shall possess them; for every one, from the least even unto the greatest, is given to covetousness; from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Jeremiah 14:15-16

Therefore thus saith Jehovah concerning the prophets that prophesy in my name, and I sent them not, and who say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land: By sword and by famine shall those prophets be consumed;

Jeremiah 23:9

Concerning the prophets: My heart within me is broken; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine hath overcome; because of Jehovah, and because of the words of his holiness.

Jeremiah 50:12

Your mother hath been sorely put to shame; she that bore you hath been covered with reproach: behold, she is become hindmost of the nations, a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.

Ezekiel 13:9-16

And my hand shall be against the prophets that see vanity and that divine lies: they shall not be in the council of my people, neither shall they be written in the register of the house of Israel, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the Lord Jehovah.

Ezekiel 14:7-10

For every one of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, who separateth himself from me, and setteth up his idols in his heart, and putteth the stumbling-block of his iniquity before his face, and cometh to the prophet to inquire of me by him, I Jehovah will answer him by myself;

Ezekiel 16:44-45

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall speak in a proverb against thee, saying, As the mother, so is her daughter!

Hosea 9:7-8

The days of visitation are come; the days of recompence are come: Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the inspired man is mad, because of the greatness of thine iniquity, and the great enmity.

Micah 3:5-7

Thus saith Jehovah concerning the prophets that cause my people to err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace! but whoso putteth not into their mouths they prepare war against him:

Zechariah 11:8

And I destroyed three shepherds in one month; and my soul was vexed with them, and their soul also loathed me.

Zechariah 13:2

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered; and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to pass out of the land.

Galatians 4:26

but the Jerusalem above is free, which is our mother.

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