Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Alas for this sinful nation, which are expert in blasphemies; a seed of ungracious people, corrupt in their ways. They have forsaken the LORD; they have provoked the holy one of Israel unto anger, and are gone backward.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.

Holman Bible

Oh sinful nation,
people weighed down with iniquity,
brood of evildoers,
depraved children!
They have abandoned the Lord;
they have despised the Holy One of Israel;
they have turned their backs on Him.

International Standard Version

"Oh, you sinful nation! You people burdened down by iniquity! You offspring of those who keep practicing what is evil! You corrupt children! "They've abandoned the LORD; they've despised the Holy One of Israel; in their estrangement, they've walked away from me.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers, children that deal corruptly! they have forsaken Jehovah, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are estranged and gone backward.

Amplified


Ah, sinful nation,
A people loaded down with wickedness [with sin, with injustice, with wrongdoing],
Offspring of evildoers,
Sons who behave corruptly!
They have abandoned (rejected) the Lord,
They have despised the Holy One of Israel [provoking Him to anger],
They have turned away from Him.

Bible in Basic English

O nation full of sin, a people weighted down with crime, a generation of evil-doers, false-hearted children: they have gone away from the Lord, they have no respect for the Holy One of Israel, their hearts are turned back from him.

Darby Translation

Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that corrupt themselves! They have forsaken Jehovah; they have despised the Holy One of Israel; they are turned away backward.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo! sinful nation, a people heavy with sin, a seed doing evil, sons acting wickedly; they forsook Jehovah; they despised the holy one of Israel; they separated themselves backward.

King James 2000

Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a descendant of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they have turned away backward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah, sinful nation, a people heavy [with] iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly. They have forsaken Yahweh; they have despised the holy one of Israel. They are estranged [and gone] backward.

Modern King James verseion

Woe, sinful nation, a people heavy with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, sons who corrupt! They have forsaken Jehovah; they have provoked the Holy One of Israel to anger; they have gone away backward.

NET Bible

The sinful nation is as good as dead, the people weighed down by evil deeds. They are offspring who do wrong, children who do wicked things. They have abandoned the Lord, and rejected the Holy One of Israel. They are alienated from him.

New Heart English Bible

Ah sinful nation, a people loaded with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children who deal corruptly. They have forsaken the LORD. They have despised the Holy One of Israel. They are estranged and backward.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas! a nation - committing sin, a people - burdened with iniquity, a seed - practising wickedness, sons - acting corruptly. They have forsaken Yahweh despised the Holy One of Israel, - Are estranged and gone back.

Webster

Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel to anger, they are gone away backward.

World English Bible

Ah sinful nation, a people loaded with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken Yahweh. They have despised the Holy One of Israel. They are estranged and backward.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ah, sinning nation, a people heavy with iniquity, A seed of evil doers, sons -- corrupters! They have forsaken Jehovah, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have gone away backward.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ah
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

a people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

with iniquity
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

a seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

the Lord

Usage: 0

the Holy One
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

Context Readings

Rebellious Judah

3 The ox knoweth his owner, and the Ass his master's crib; but Israel knoweth nothing. My people hath no understanding. 4 Alas for this sinful nation, which are expert in blasphemies; a seed of ungracious people, corrupt in their ways. They have forsaken the LORD; they have provoked the holy one of Israel unto anger, and are gone backward. 5 Wherefore should ye be plagued any more? For ye are ever falling away. The whole head is sick, and the heart is very heavy.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore like as fire licketh up the straw, and as the flame consumeth the stubble: Even so - when their root is full - their blossom shall vanish away like dust or smoke. For they have cast away the law of the LORD of Hosts, and blaspheme the word of the holy maker of Israel.

Isaiah 5:19

Which used to speak on this manner: "Let him make haste now, and go forth with his work, that we may see it! Let that counsel of the holy one of Israel come, and draw nigh, that we may know it!"

Jeremiah 2:13

For my people hath done two evils: They have forsaken me, the well of the water of life; and digged them pits, yea, vile and broken pits, that hold no water.

Matthew 3:7

When he saw many of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, "O generation of vipers, who hath taught you to flee from the vengeance to come?

Genesis 13:13

But the men of Sodom were wicked, and sinned exceedingly against the LORD.

Numbers 32:14

"And behold, ye are risen up in your father's stead, the increase of sinful men, to augment the fierce wrath of the LORD to Israelward.

Deuteronomy 29:25

And men shall say, 'Because they left the covenant of the LORD God of their fathers which he made with them, when he brought them out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 31:16

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Behold, thou must sleep with thy fathers, and this people will go a whoring after strange gods of the land whither they go and will forsake me and break the covenant which I have made with them.

Deuteronomy 32:19

And when the LORD saw it, he was angry because of the provoking of his sons and daughters.

Judges 10:10

Then the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, saying, "We have sinned against thee: for we have forsaken our own God, and have served Baalim."

Psalm 58:3

The ungodly are froward, even from their mother's womb; as soon as they be born, they go astray and speak lies.

Psalm 78:8

And not to be as their forefathers, a faithless and stubborn generation, a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not true toward God.

Psalm 78:40

O how oft did they grieve him in the wilderness? How many a time did they provoke him in the desert?

Psalm 89:18

The LORD is our defense, and the holy one of Israel is our king.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are traitors and companions of thieves. They love gifts altogether, and gape for rewards. As for the fatherless, they help him not to his right, neither will they let the widows causes come before them.

Isaiah 3:8

For Jerusalem is overthrown, and Judah must fall to the ground, because that both their words and counsels are against the LORD, they provoke the presence of his Majesty unto anger.

Isaiah 10:6

For I shall send him among those hypocritical people, among the people that have deserved my disfavour shall I send him: that he may utterly rob them, spoil them, and tread them down like the mire in the street.

Isaiah 12:6

Cry and shout thou inhabiter of Zion, for great among you is the holy of Israel.

Isaiah 14:20

and art not buried with them. Even because that thou hast wasted thy land, and destroyed thy people. For the generation of the wicked shall be without honour, forever.

Isaiah 29:19

The meek-spirited shall hold a merry feast in the LORD, and the poor among them that be lowly shall rejoice in the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 30:9

For it is an obstinate people, unfaithful children, children that will not hear the law of the LORD.

Isaiah 30:11-12

Tread out of the way, go out of the path, turn the holy one of Israel from us."

Isaiah 30:15

For the LORD God, even the holy one of Israel, hath promised this: "In repentance and in rest shall ye be safe; in quietness and hope shall your strength lie."

Isaiah 37:23

But thou Sennacherib, whom hast thou defied and blasphemed? And against whom hast thou lifted up thy voice, and exalted thy proud looks? Even against the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 41:14

Be not afraid, thou little worm Jacob, and thou despised Israel: for I will help thee, sayeth the LORD, and the holy one of Israel thine avenger.

Isaiah 41:16

Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the whirlwind shall scatter them. But thou shalt rejoice in the LORD, and shall delight in praising the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 41:20

All this do I, that they altogether may see a mark, perceive with their hearts and consider, that the hand of the LORD maketh these things, and that the holy one of Israel bringeth them to pass.

Isaiah 57:3-4

Come hither, therefore, ye charmer's children; ye sons of the adulterer and the whore.

Isaiah 65:3

To a people that is ever defying me to my face. They make their oblations in gardens, and their smoke upon altars of brick;

Jeremiah 2:5

Thus sayeth the LORD unto you, "What unfaithfulness found your fathers in me, that they went so far away from me, falling to lightness, and being so vain?

Jeremiah 2:17

Cometh not this unto thee, because thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, ever since he led thee by the way?

Jeremiah 2:19

Thine own wickedness shall reprove thee, and thy turning away shall condemn thee: that thou mayest know and understand, how evil and hurtful a thing it is, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and not feared him, sayeth the LORD God of Hosts.

Jeremiah 2:31

If ye be the people of the LORD, then hearken unto his word: Am I then become a wilderness unto the people of Israel? Or a land that hath no light? Wherefore sayeth my people then, 'We are lords; and we will come no more unto thee'?

Jeremiah 2:33

Why boastest thou thy ways so highly, to obtain favour therethrough, when thou hast yet stained them with blasphemies?

Jeremiah 7:19

Howbeit, they hurt not me," sayeth the LORD, "but rather confound, and shame themselves."

Jeremiah 7:26

yet would they not hearken, nor offer me their ears; but were obstinate and worse than their fathers.

Jeremiah 16:11-12

Then make thou them this answer: Because your fathers have forsaken me, sayeth the LORD, and have cleaved unto strange gods, whom they have honored and worshiped: but me have they forsaken, and have not kept my law.

Jeremiah 50:29

'Call up all the archers against Babylon! Pitch your tents round about her, that none escape!' Recompense her, as she hath deserved: and according as she hath done, so deal with her again. For she hath set up herself against the LORD, against the holy one of Israel.

Jeremiah 51:5

As for Israel and Judah, they shall not be forsaken of their God, of the LORD of Hosts, of the holy one of Israel: no, though they have filled all their land full of sin.

Ezekiel 16:33

Gifts are given to all other whores, but thou givest rewards unto all thy lovers; and offerest them gifts, to come unto thee out of all places and to commit fornication with thee.

Matthew 11:28

Come unto me all ye that labor, and are laden, and I will ease you.

Matthew 23:33

ye serpents and generation of vipers, how should ye escape the damnation of hell?

Acts 7:51-52

"Ye stiffnecked and of uncircumcised hearts and ears: ye have always resisted the holy ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.

Romans 8:7

because that the fleshly mind is enmity against God: For it is not obedient to the law of God, neither can be.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Either, shall we provoke the Lord? Or are we stronger than he?

Colossians 1:24

Now joy I in my sufferings which I suffer, for you; and fulfill that which is behind of the passions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the congregation -

Revelation 18:5

For her sins are gone up to heaven, and God hath remembered her wickedness.

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