Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for LORD has spoken. I have nourished and brought up sons, and they have rebelled against me.

New American Standard Bible

Listen, O heavens, and hear, O earth;
For the Lord speaks,
Sons I have reared and brought up,
But they have revolted against Me.

King James Version

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Holman Bible

Listen, heavens, and pay attention, earth,
for the Lord has spoken:
“I have raised children and brought them up,
but they have rebelled against Me.

International Standard Version

Listen, you heavens, and let the earth pay attention, because the LORD has spoken: "I reared children and brought them to adulthood, but then they rebelled against me.

American Standard Version

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for Jehovah hath spoken: I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Amplified


Hear, O heavens, and listen, O earth;
For the Lord has spoken:
“I have reared and brought up sons,
But they have rebelled against Me and have broken away.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O heavens, and you, O earth, to the word which the Lord has said: I have taken care of my children till they became men, but their hearts have been turned away from me.

Darby Translation

Hear, ye heavens, and give ear, thou earth! for Jehovah hath spoken: I have nourished and brought up children; and they have rebelled against me.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear, ye heavens, and give ear thou earth, for Jehovah spake: for I caused to grow and lifted up sons, and they rebelled against me.

King James 2000

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD has spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hear, heavens, and listen, earth, for Yahweh has spoken: "I reared children and I brought [them] up, but they rebelled against me.

Modern King James verseion

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for Jehovah has spoken, I have nursed and brought up sons, and they have rebelled against Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear O heaven, and hearken O earth, for the LORD hath spoken: I have nourished and brought up children, and they are fallen away from me.

NET Bible

Listen, O heavens, pay attention, O earth! For the Lord speaks: "I raised children, I brought them up, but they have rebelled against me!

New Heart English Bible

Hear, heavens, and listen, earth; for the LORD has spoken: I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear O heavens, And give ear, O earth, for Yahweh, hath spoken: - Sons, have I brought up, and advanced, And, they, have rebelled against me.

Webster

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

World English Bible

Hear, heavens, and listen, earth; for Yahweh has spoken: "I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, For Jehovah hath spoken: Sons I have nourished and brought up, And they -- they transgressed against Me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and give ear
אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 42

O earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

for the Lord

Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

and brought up
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

Context Readings

Rebellious Judah

1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for LORD has spoken. I have nourished and brought up sons, and they have rebelled against me. 3 The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib, [but] Israel does not know; my people does not consider.


Cross References

Micah 1:2

Hear, ye peoples, all of you. Hearken, O earth, and all who are in it, and let lord LORD be witness against you, LORD from his holy temple.

Deuteronomy 32:1

Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak, and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Deuteronomy 4:26

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land to which ye go over the Jordan to possess it. Ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall be utterly destroyed.

Deuteronomy 1:31

and in the wilderness, where thou have seen how that LORD thy God bore thee, as a man bears his son, in all the way that ye went, until ye came to this place.

Deuteronomy 4:7-8

For what great nation is there that has a god so near to them, as LORD our God is whenever we call upon him?

Deuteronomy 9:22-24

And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, ye provoked LORD to wrath.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before thee life and death, the blessing and the curse. Therefore choose life, that thou may live, thou and thy seed,

Psalm 50:4

He calls to the heavens above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

Isaiah 5:1-2

Let me sing for my well-beloved a song of my beloved concerning his vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard in a very fruitful hill.

Isaiah 30:1

Woe to the rebellious sons, says LORD, who take counsel, but not of me, and who make a league, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin,

Isaiah 30:9

For it is a rebellious people, lying sons, sons who will not hear the law of LORD,

Isaiah 46:3-4

Hearken to me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, who have been borne [by me] from their birth, who have been carried from the womb.

Isaiah 63:9-10

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.

Isaiah 65:2

I have spread out my hands all the day to a {disobedient and (LXX/NT)} rebellious people, who walk in a way that is not good, according to their own thoughts,

Jeremiah 2:5-13

Thus says LORD: What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they have gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and have become vain?

Jeremiah 6:19

Hear, O earth: Behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened to my words. And as for my law, they have rejected it.

Jeremiah 13:15

Hear ye, and give ear, be not proud, for LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 22:29

O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of LORD.

Jeremiah 31:9

They shall come with weeping. And I will lead them with supplications. I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way in which they shall not stumble. For I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Ezekiel 16:6-14

And when I passed by thee, and saw thee weltering in thy blood, I said to thee, in thy blood, Live! Yea, I said to thee, in thy blood, Live!

Ezekiel 20:5-32

and say to them, Thus says lord LORD: In the day when I chose Israel, and swore to the seed of the house of Jacob, and made myself known to them in the land of Egypt, when I swore to them, saying, I am LORD your God,

Ezekiel 36:4

therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of lord LORD. Thus says lord LORD to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which have be

Amos 3:1

Hear this word that LORD has spoken against you, O sons of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up out of the land of Egypt, saying,

Micah 3:8

But as for me, I am full of power by the Spirit of LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare to Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.

Micah 6:1-2

Hear ye now what LORD says: Arise, contend thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.

Malachi 1:6

A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? and if I am a master, where is my fear? says LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. And ye say, How have we despised thy na

Acts 4:20

For we are not able not to speak what we saw and heard.

Romans 3:1-2

What then is the advantage of the Jew? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?

Romans 9:4-5

who are Israelites, of whom is the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the lawgiving, and the divine service, and the promises,

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