Parallel Verses

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They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he hath withdrawn himself from them.

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He has withdrawn from them.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They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he hath withdrawn himself from them.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He has withdrawn from them.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They will go with their flocks and herds to seek the LORD, but they will not find him; he has withdrawn from them.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 He has withdrawn himself from them.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They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Jehovah; but they shall not find him: he hath withdrawn himself from them.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He has withdrawn from them [refusing to hear the prayers of the unrepentant].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They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Jehovah; but they shall not find him: he hath withdrawn himself from them.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They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; but they shall not find him; he has withdrawn himself from them.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With their flocks and herds they will go to seek Yahweh, but they will not find him; he has withdrawn from them.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 He has withdrawn Himself from them.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Although they bring their flocks and herds to seek the favor of the Lord, They will not find him -- he has withdrawn himself from them!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.

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.

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 And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity; Judah also shall fall with them. 6 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. 7 They have dealt treacherously against the LORD: for they have begotten strange children: now shall a month devour them with their portions.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:28

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Micah 6:6-7

Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt-offerings, with calves of a year old?

Exodus 10:9

And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our flocks and with our herds will we go; for we must hold a feast to the LORD.

Exodus 10:24-26

And Pharaoh called to Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go with you.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?

Song of Songs 5:6

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spoke: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Isaiah 1:11-15

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices to me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he-goats.

Isaiah 66:3

He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yes, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations.

Jeremiah 7:4

Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.

Jeremiah 11:11

Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon them which they shall not be able to escape; and though they shall cry to me, I will not hearken to them.

Lamentations 3:44

Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud, that our prayer should not pass through.

Ezekiel 8:6

He said furthermore to me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should withdraw from my sanctuary? but turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore will I also deal in fury: my eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in my ears with a loud voice, yet I will not hear them.

Amos 5:21-23

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

Micah 3:4

Then shall they cry to the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings.

Luke 5:16

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

John 7:34

Ye will seek me, and will not find me: and where I am, thither ye cannot come.

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