Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 knows his owner, and the donkey his master's crib; but Israel doesn't know, my people do not consider. 4 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. 5 Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and as the dry grass sinks down in the flame, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; because they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 5:19

Who say, "Let him make speed, let him hasten his work, that we may see it; and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may know it."

Jeremiah 2:13

"For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the spring of living waters, and cut them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Genesis 13:13

Now the men of Sodom were exceedingly wicked and sinners against the LORD.

Numbers 32:14

"Behold, you have risen up in your fathers' place, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the LORD toward Israel.

Deuteronomy 29:25

Then men shall say, "Because they forsook the covenant of the LORD, the God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt,

Deuteronomy 31:16

The LORD said to Moses, "Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up, and play the prostitute after the strange gods of the land, where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.

Deuteronomy 32:19

The LORD saw and abhorred, because of the provocation of his sons and his daughters.

Judges 10:10

The children of Israel cried to the LORD, saying, "We have sinned against you, even because we have forsaken our God, and have served the Baals."

Psalm 58:3

The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Psalm 78:8

and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that did not make their hearts loyal, whose spirit was not steadfast with God.

Psalm 78:40

How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness, and grieved him in the desert.

Psalm 89:18

For our shield belongs to the LORD; our king to the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They do not judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.

Isaiah 3:8

For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen; because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.

Isaiah 10:6

I will send him against a profane nation, and against the people who anger me will I give him a command to take the spoil and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

Isaiah 12:6

Cry aloud and shout, you inhabitant of Zion; for the Holy One of Israel is great in the midst of you."

Isaiah 14:20

You will not join them in burial, because you have destroyed your land. You have killed your people. The seed of evildoers will not be named forever.

Isaiah 29:19

The humble also will increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 30:9

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

Isaiah 30:11-12

Get out of the way. Turn aside from the path. Cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us."

Isaiah 30:15

For thus said the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, "You will be saved in returning and rest. Your strength will be in quietness and in confidence." You refused,

Isaiah 37:23

Whom have you defied and blasphemed? Against whom have you exalted your voice and lifted up your eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 41:14

Do not be afraid, you worm Jacob, and you men of Israel. I will help you," says the LORD, "and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 41:16

You will winnow them, and the wind will carry them away, and the whirlwind will scatter them. You will rejoice in the LORD. You will glory in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 41:20

that they may see, know, consider, and understand together, that the hand of the LORD has done this, and the Holy One of Israel has created it.

Isaiah 57:3-4

"But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the prostitute.

Isaiah 65:3

a people who provoke me to my face continually as they sacrifice in gardens and burn incense on bricks;

Jeremiah 2:5

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

Jeremiah 2:17

"Haven't you brought this on yourself, in that you have forsaken the LORD your God, when he led you by the way?

Jeremiah 2:19

"Your own wickedness shall correct you, and your backsliding shall reprove you. Know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter that you have forsaken the LORD your God, and that my fear is not in you," says the Lord, GOD of Hosts.

Jeremiah 2:31

Generation, consider the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel? Or a land of thick darkness? Why do my people say, 'We have broken loose. We will come to you no more?'

Jeremiah 2:33

How well you prepare your way to seek love. Therefore you have taught even the wicked women your ways.

Jeremiah 7:19

Do they provoke me to anger?" says the LORD. "Do they not provoke themselves, to the confusion of their own faces?"

Jeremiah 7:26

yet they did not listen to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers."

Jeremiah 16:11-12

Then you shall tell them, 'Because your fathers have forsaken me, says the LORD, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshiped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law;

Jeremiah 50:29

"Call together the archers against Babylon, all those who bend the bow; encamp against her all around; let none of it escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she has done, do to her; for she has been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 51:5

"For Israel is not forsaken, nor Judah, of his God, of the LORD of hosts; though their land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel.

Ezekiel 16:33

They give gifts to all prostitutes; but you give your gifts to all your lovers, and bribe them, that they may come to you on every side for your prostitution.

Matthew 11:28

"Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 23:33

You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of hell?

Acts 7:51-52

"You stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so you do.

Romans 8:7

because the mind set on the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.

1 Corinthians 10:22

Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;

Revelation 18:5

for her sins have reached to the sky, and God has remembered her iniquities.

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