Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Although I trained and strengthened their arms, Yet they devise evil against Me.

King James Version

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they imagine mischief against me.

Holman Bible

I trained and strengthened their arms,
but they plot evil against Me.

International Standard Version

"Though I have taught them and strengthened their arms, nevertheless they plot evil against me.

A Conservative Version

Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet they devise mischief against me.

American Standard Version

Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet do they devise mischief against me.

Amplified

Although I have chastened them and trained and strengthened their arms, yet they think and devise evil against Me.

Bible in Basic English

Though I have given training and strength to their arms, they have evil designs against me.

Darby Translation

I have indeed trained, I have strengthened their arms, but they imagine mischief against me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet they imagine evil against me.

Julia Smith Translation

And I corrected and strengthened their arms, and they will purpose evil against me.

King James 2000

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they devise evil against me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I myself trained and strengthened their arms; but they plan evil against me.

Modern King James verseion

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet they think evil against Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have taught them, and defended their army, yet do they imagine mischief against me.

NET Bible

Although I trained and strengthened them, they plot evil against me!

New Heart English Bible

Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet they plot evil against me.

The Emphasized Bible

When, I, had warned them, I strengthened their arm, - yet, against me, kept they on devising wickedness.

Webster

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they imagine mischief against me.

World English Bible

Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet they plot evil against me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I instructed -- I strengthened their arms, And concerning Me they think evil!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

Verse Info

Context Readings

Ephraim's Guilt

14 And they do not cry to Me from their heart When they wail on their beds; For the sake of grain and new wine they assemble themselves, They turn away from Me. 15 Although I trained and strengthened their arms, Yet they devise evil against Me. 16 They turn, but not upward, They are like a deceitful bow; Their princes will fall by the sword Because of the insolence of their tongue This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.



Cross References

Nahum 1:9

Whatever you devise against the LORD, He will make a complete end of it. Distress will not rise up twice.

2 Kings 13:5

The LORD gave Israel a deliverer, so that they escaped from under the hand of the Arameans; and the sons of Israel lived in their tents as formerly.

2 Kings 13:23

But the LORD was gracious to them and had compassion on them and turned to them because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them or cast them from His presence until now.

2 Kings 14:25-27

He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke through His servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.

Job 5:17

"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

Psalm 2:1

Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Psalm 62:3

How long will you assail a man, That you may murder him, all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

Psalm 94:12

Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law;

Psalm 106:43-45

Many times He would deliver them; They, however, were rebellious in their counsel, And so sank down in their iniquity.

Proverbs 3:11

My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof,

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

Acts 4:25

who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, 'WHY DID THE GENTILES RAGE, AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?

Romans 1:21

For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

2 Corinthians 10:5

We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,

Hebrews 12:5

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;

Revelation 3:19

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.

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