Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master's manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand."

King James Version

The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.

Holman Bible

The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's feeding-trough, [but] Israel does not know; My people do not understand."

International Standard Version

The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's feeding trough, but Israel doesn't know, and my people don't understand.

A Conservative Version

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib, [but] Israel does not know; my people does not consider.

American Standard Version

The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.

Amplified

The ox [instinctively] knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib, but Israel does not know or recognize Me [as Lord], My people do not consider or understand.

Bible in Basic English

Even the ox has knowledge of its owner, and the ass of the place where its master puts its food: but Israel has no knowledge, my people give no thought to me.

Darby Translation

The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; Israel doth not know, my people hath no intelligence.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The ox knows his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not have understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

. The ox knew his possessor, and the ass his lord's stall: Israel knew not; my people understood not

King James 2000

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib: but Israel does not know, my people do not consider.

Lexham Expanded Bible

An ox knows its owner and a donkey the manger of its master. Israel does not know; my people do not understand.

Modern King James verseion

The ox knows his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel does not know; My people do not understand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ox knoweth his owner, and the Ass his master's crib; but Israel knoweth nothing. My people hath no understanding.

NET Bible

An ox recognizes its owner, a donkey recognizes where its owner puts its food; but Israel does not recognize me, my people do not understand."

New Heart English Bible

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib; but Israel doesn't know, my people do not consider.

The Emphasized Bible

An ox knoweth, his owner, And an ass his masters crib, - Israel, doth not know, My people doth not consider.

Webster

The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.

World English Bible

The ox knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib; but Israel doesn't know, my people don't consider."

Youngs Literal Translation

An ox hath known its owner, And an ass the crib of its master, Israel hath not known, My people hath not understood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
The ox
שׁור 
Showr 
Usage: 78

קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

and the ass
חמר חמור 
Chamowr 
Usage: 96

אבוּס 
'ebuwc 
Usage: 4

but Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Images Isaiah 1:3

Prayers for Isaiah 1:3

Context Readings

Rebellious Judah

2 Listen, O heavens, and hear, O earth; For the LORD speaks, "Sons I have reared and brought up, But they have revolted against Me. 3 "An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master's manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand." 4 Alas, sinful nation, People weighed down with iniquity, Offspring of evildoers, Sons who act corruptly! They have abandoned the LORD, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have turned away from Him.


Cross References

Jeremiah 8:7

"Even the stork in the sky Knows her seasons; And the turtledove and the swift and the thrush Observe the time of their migration; But My people do not know The ordinance of the LORD.

Isaiah 44:18

They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared over their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they cannot comprehend.

Deuteronomy 32:28-29

"For they are a nation lacking in counsel, And there is no understanding in them.

Psalm 94:8

Pay heed, you senseless among the people; And when will you understand, stupid ones?

Proverbs 6:6

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Isaiah 5:12

Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine; But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the LORD, Nor do they consider the work of His hands.

Isaiah 27:11

When its limbs are dry, they are broken off; Women come and make a fire with them, For they are not a people of discernment, Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them. And their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

Jeremiah 9:3-6

"They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are altogether stupid and foolish In their discipline of delusion--their idol is wood!

Jeremiah 10:14

Every man is stupid, devoid of knowledge; Every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols; For his molten images are deceitful, And there is no breath in them.

Matthew 13:13-15

"Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see, and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.

Matthew 13:19

"When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is the one on whom seed was sown beside the road.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

2 Peter 3:5

For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water,

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