Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

With their flocks and with their herds, will they go to seek Yahweh, but shall not find him; he hath withdrawn himself from them.

New American Standard Bible

They will go with their flocks and herds
To seek the Lord, but they will not find Him;
He has withdrawn from them.

King James Version

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he hath withdrawn himself from them.

Holman Bible

They go with their flocks and herds
to seek the Lord
but do not find Him;
He has withdrawn from them.

International Standard Version

They will go with their flocks and herds to seek the LORD, but they will not find him; he has withdrawn from them.

A Conservative Version

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek LORD, but they shall not find him. He has withdrawn himself from them.

American Standard Version

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Jehovah; but they shall not find him: he hath withdrawn himself from them.

Amplified


They will go with their flocks and with their herds
To seek the Lord [diligently searching for Him], but they will not find Him;
He has withdrawn from them [refusing to hear the prayers of the unrepentant].

Bible in Basic English

They will go, with their flocks and their herds, in search of the Lord, but they will not see him; he has taken himself out of their view.

Darby Translation

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Jehovah; but they shall not find him: he hath withdrawn himself from them.

Julia Smith Translation

With their sheep and with their oxen they will go to seek Jehovah; and they shall not find; he withdrew himself from them.

King James 2000

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he has withdrawn himself from them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With their flocks and herds they will go to seek Yahweh, but they will not find him; he has withdrawn from them.

Modern King James verseion

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Jehovah; but they shall not find Him. He has withdrawn Himself from them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall come with their sheep and bullocks to seek the LORD, but they shall not find him, for he is gone from them.

NET Bible

Although they bring their flocks and herds to seek the favor of the Lord, They will not find him -- he has withdrawn himself from them!

New Heart English Bible

They will go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they won't find him. He has withdrawn himself from them.

Webster

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he hath withdrawn himself from them.

World English Bible

They will go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Yahweh; but they won't find him. He has withdrawn himself from them.

Youngs Literal Translation

With their flock and with their herd, They go to seek Jehovah, and do not find, He hath withdrawn from them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
They shall go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

with their flocks
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and with their herds
בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

the Lord

Usage: 0

but they shall not find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Context Readings

Hosea Warns Against Idolatry

5 Therefore will the Excellency of Israel, answer, to his face, - and, Israel and Ephraim, shall stumble in their iniquity, even Judah with them, hath stumbled. 6 With their flocks and with their herds, will they go to seek Yahweh, but shall not find him; he hath withdrawn himself from them. 7 With Yahweh, have they dealt treacherously, for, to alien children, have they given birth, - now, a new moon, shall devour them, with their portions.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:28

Then, will they call me, but I will not answer, they will seek me diligently, but shall not find me.

Micah 6:6-7

Wherewith, shall I come before Yahweh? bow myself to God on high? Shall I come before him with ascending-sacrifice? with calves of a year old?

Exodus 10:9

And Moses said, With our young and with our old, will we go, - with our sons and with our daughters with our flocks and with our herds, will we go, - for, the festival of Yahweh, is ours.

Exodus 10:24-26

Then Pharaoh called out unto Moses and said - Go serve Yahweh, only, your flocks and your herds, shall be left, - even your little ones shall go with you.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of lawless men, is an abomination to Yahweh, but, the prayer of the upright, is his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the lawless, is an abomination, how much more, when, with wickedness, he bringeth it in!

Song of Songs 5:6

I myself, opened to my beloved, but, my beloved, had turned away, had passed on, - My soul, had gone out when he spake, I sought him, but found him not, I called him, but he answered not.

Isaiah 1:11-15

Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices: Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts, - In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, is as one who smiteth a man, He that sacrificeth a lamb, is as one who beheadeth a dog, he that causeth a meal-offering to ascend, offereth it with the blood of swine, He that maketh a memorial of frankincense, is as one who blesseth iniquity: They indeed, have chosen their own ways, And in their own abominations, their soul hath found delight;

Jeremiah 7:4

Do not, on your part trust in false words, saying, - The temple of Yahweh The temple of Yahweh, The temple of Yahweh they are!

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, Behold me! bringing upon them calamity, which they shall not be able to escape, - and though they make outcry unto me, yet will I not hearken unto them.

Lamentations 3:44

Thou hast screened thyself with the clouds, that prayer, should not pass through;

Ezekiel 8:6

Then said he unto me, Son of man Canst thou see what they are doing, - the great abominations which the house of Israel are committing here, that I should go faraway from my sanctuary? Howbeit yet again, shalt thou see great abominations.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore even I, will act with indignation, Mine eye shall not shield. Neither will I pity, - Though they have cried in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

Amos 5:21-23

I hate, I despise your festivals, - and can scent no fragrance in your solemn feasts.

Micah 3:4

Then, shall they make outcry unto Yahweh, but he will not answer them, - that he may hide his face from them, at that time, even as they have made wicked their doings.

Luke 5:16

howbeit, he, was retiring in the deserts, and engaging in prayer.

John 7:34

Ye shall seek me, and not find me, and, where, I, am, ye, cannot come.

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