Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 its owner,
And the donkey its master’s feeding trough,
But Israel does not know [Me as Lord],
My people do not 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.

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 
ox, bullock, cow, bull, wall
Usage: 78

קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

and the ass
חמר חמור 
Chamowr 
ass
Usage: 96

H18
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 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. 4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers, sons who deal corruptly! They have forsaken LORD. They have despised the Holy One of Israel. They have gone away backward.


Cross References

Jeremiah 8:7

Yea, the stork in the heavens knows her appointed times, and the turtledove and the swallow and the crane observe the time of their coming, but my people know not the law of LORD.

Isaiah 44:18

They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Deuteronomy 32:28-29

For they are a nation void of counsel, and there is no understanding in them.

Psalm 94:8

Consider, ye brutish among the people, and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Proverbs 6:6

Go to the ant, thou sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise.

Isaiah 5:12

And the harp and the lute, the tambourine and the pipe, and wine, are [in] their feasts, but they do not regard the work of LORD, nor have they considered the operation of his hands.

Isaiah 27:11

When the boughs of it are withered, they shall be broken off. The women shall come, and set them on fire, for it is a people of no understanding. Therefore he who made them will not have compassion upon them, and he who formed them

Isaiah 27:11

When the boughs of it are withered, they shall be broken off. The women shall come, and set them on fire, for it is a people of no understanding. Therefore he who made them will not have compassion upon them, and he who formed them

Jeremiah 9:3-6

And they bend their tongue--their bow--for falsehood, and they have grown strong in the land, but not for truth. For they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not know me, says LORD.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are together brutish and foolish, the instruction of idols! It is but a block of wood.

Jeremiah 10:14

Every man has become brutish, without knowledge. Every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image. For his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Matthew 13:13-15

Because of this I speak to them in parables, because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, nor do they understand.

Matthew 13:19

Of every man who hears the word of the kingdom, and does not understands it, evil comes, and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is that which was sown by the wayside.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not approve having God in knowledge, God gave them over to an unfit mind, to do things that are not fit;

2 Peter 3:5

For this is willfully ignored by them, that long ago there were heavens, and an earth that came together out of water and by water by the word of God,

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