Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who said to them, "Here is rest, give rest to the weary," And, "Here is repose," but they would not listen.

King James Version

To whom he said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.

Holman Bible

He had said to them:
“This is the place of rest,
let the weary rest;
this is the place of repose.”
But they would not listen.

International Standard Version

to whom he said, "This is the resting place, so give rest to the weary"' and, "This is the place of repose" - but they would not listen.

A Conservative Version

to whom he said, This is the rest. Give ye rest to him who is weary. And this is the refreshing. Yet they would not hear.

American Standard Version

to whom he said, This is the rest, give ye rest to him that is weary; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.

Amplified

To these [complaining Jews the Lord] had said, This is the true rest [the way to true comfort and happiness] that you shall give to the weary, and, This is the [true] refreshing -- "yet they would not listen [to His teaching].

Bible in Basic English

To whom he said, This is the rest, give rest to him who is tired; and by this you may get new strength; but they would not give ear.

Darby Translation

to whom he said, This is the rest: cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing. But they would not hear.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

To whom he said, This is the rest with which ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.

Julia Smith Translation

To whom he said to them, This the rest they caused to the weary to rest; and this the quiet: and they would not hear.

King James 2000

To whom he said, This is the rest with which you may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to whom he has said, "This [is] rest; give rest to the weary; and this [is] repose"; yet they were not willing to hear.

Modern King James verseion

To whom He said, This is the rest; cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing. Yet they were not willing to hear.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"This shall bring rest, if one refresh the weary, yea this shall bring rest." But they had no will to hear.

NET Bible

In the past he said to them, "This is where security can be found. Provide security for the one who is exhausted! This is where rest can be found." But they refused to listen.

New Heart English Bible

to whom he said, "This is the resting place. Give rest to weary;" and "This is the refreshing;" yet they would not hear.

The Emphasized Bible

To whom he said - This, is the rest - give ye rest to the weary, and This, is the quietness, - But they were unwilling to hear.

Webster

To whom he said, This is the rest with which ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.

World English Bible

to whom he said, "This is the resting place. Give rest to weary;" and "This is the refreshing;" yet they would not hear.

Youngs Literal Translation

Unto whom He hath said, 'This is the rest, give ye rest to the weary, And this -- the refreshing:' And they have not been willing to hear,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To whom he said

Usage: 0

This is the rest
מנחה מנוּחה 
M@nuwchah 
Usage: 21

עיף 
`ayeph 
Usage: 17

to rest
נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

and this is the refreshing
מרגּעה 
Marge`ah 
Usage: 1

H14
אבה 
'abah 
Usage: 54

References

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Law

Images Isaiah 28:12

Prayers for Isaiah 28:12

Context Readings

Isaiah And The Drunken Prophets Of Judah

11 Indeed, He will speak to this people Through stammering lips and a foreign tongue, 12 He who said to them, "Here is rest, give rest to the weary," And, "Here is repose," but they would not listen. 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.



Cross References

Matthew 11:28-29

"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.

Isaiah 30:15

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, "In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength." But you were not willing,

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says the LORD, "Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'

2 Chronicles 14:11

Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; so help us, O LORD our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God; let not man prevail against You."

2 Chronicles 16:8-9

"Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubim an immense army with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet because you relied on the LORD, He delivered them into your hand.

Psalm 81:11-13

"But My people did not listen to My voice, And Israel did not obey Me.

Isaiah 11:10

Then in that day The nations will resort to the root of Jesse, Who will stand as a signal for the peoples; And His resting place will be glorious.

Jeremiah 44:16

"As for the message that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we are not going to listen to you!

Zechariah 7:11

"But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.

Zechariah 7:14

"but I scattered them with a storm wind among all the nations whom they have not known Thus the land is desolated behind them so that no one went back and forth, for they made the pleasant land desolate."

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.

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