Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For He says, 'Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there.'"

King James Version

For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

Holman Bible

For he says: “Law after law, law after law,
line after line, line after line,
a little here, a little there.”

International Standard Version

For it is: "Do this and do that, do this and do that, Line upon line, line upon line, a little here, a little there."

A Conservative Version

For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little.

American Standard Version

For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, there a little.

Amplified

For it is [His prophets repeating over and over]: precept upon precept, precept upon precept, rule upon rule, rule upon rule; here a little, there a little.

Bible in Basic English

For it is one rule after another; one line after another; here a little, there a little.

Darby Translation

For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, there a little. ...

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

Julia Smith Translation

For precept to precept, precept to precept; line to line, line to line; a little there, a little there:

King James 2000

For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [it is] blah-blah upon blah-blah, blah-blah upon blah-blah, gah-gah upon gah-gah, gah-gah upon gah-gah, a little here, a little there.

Modern King James verseion

For precept must be on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Command that may be commanded, bid that may be bidden, forbid that may be forbidden, keep back that may be kept back, here a little, there a little.

NET Bible

Indeed, they will hear meaningless gibberish, senseless babbling, a syllable here, a syllable there.

New Heart English Bible

For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is - Precept upon precept, precept upon precept, Line upon line, line upon line, - A little here a little there.

Webster

For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

World English Bible

For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little.

Youngs Literal Translation

For rule is on rule, rule on rule, line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צו צו 
Tsav 
Usage: 9

צו צו 
Tsav 
Usage: 9

צו צו 
Tsav 
Usage: 9

צו צו 
Tsav 
Usage: 9

קו קו 
Qav 
קו קו 
Qav 
Usage: 25
Usage: 25

קו קו 
Qav 
קו קו 
Qav 
Usage: 25
Usage: 25

זעיר 
Ze`eyr 
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Isaiah 28:10

References

Context Readings

Isaiah And The Drunken Prophets Of Judah

9 "To whom would He teach knowledge, And to whom would He interpret the message? Those just weaned from milk? Those just taken from the breast? 10 "For He says, 'Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there.'" 11 Indeed, He will speak to this people Through stammering lips and a foreign tongue,



Cross References

Isaiah 28:13

So the word of the LORD to them will be, "Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there," That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.

Deuteronomy 6:1-6

"Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the judgments which the LORD your God has commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land where you are going over to possess it,

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

The LORD, the God of their fathers, sent word to them again and again by His messengers, because He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place;

Nehemiah 9:29-30

And admonished them in order to turn them back to Your law Yet they acted arrogantly and did not listen to Your commandments but sinned against Your ordinances, By which if a man observes them he shall live And they turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck, and would not listen.

Isaiah 5:4

"What more was there to do for My vineyard that I have not done in it? Why, when I expected it to produce good grapes did it produce worthless ones?

Jeremiah 11:7

'For I solemnly warned your fathers in the day that I brought them up from the land of Egypt, even to this day, warning persistently, saying, "Listen to My voice."

Jeremiah 25:3-7

"From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even to this day, these twenty-three years the word of the LORD has come to me, and I have spoken to you again and again, but you have not listened.

Matthew 21:34-41

"When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.

Philippians 3:1

Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things again is no trouble to me, and it is a safeguard for you.

2 Timothy 3:7

always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Hebrews 5:12

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.

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