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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.

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


He who said to them, “This is the place of quiet, give rest to the weary,”
And, “This is the resting place,” yet they would not listen.

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.

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 No, but with broken talk, and with a strange tongue, he will give his word to this people: 12 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. 13 For this cause the word of the Lord will be to them rule after rule, line after line, here a little, there a little; so that they may go on their way, and falling back may be broken, and taken in the net.



Cross References

Matthew 11:28-29

Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.

Isaiah 30:15

For the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, said, In quiet and rest is your salvation: peace and hope are your strength: but you would not have it so.

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the Lord has said: Take your place looking out on the ways; make search for the old roads, saying, Where is the good way? and go in it that you may have rest for your souls. But they said, We will not go in it.

2 Chronicles 14:11

And Asa made prayer to the Lord his God and said, Lord, you only are able to give help against the strong to him who has no strength; come to our help, O Lord our God, for our hope is in you, and in your name we have come out against this great army. O Lord, you are our God; let not man's power be greater than yours.

2 Chronicles 16:8-9

Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubim a very great army, with war-carriages and horsemen more than might be numbered? but because your faith was in the Lord, he gave them up into your hands.

Psalm 81:11-13

But my people did not give ear to my voice; Israel would have nothing to do with me.

Isaiah 11:10

And in that day, the eyes of the nations will be turned to the root of Jesse which will be lifted up as the flag of the peoples; and his resting-place will be glory.

Jeremiah 44:16

As for the word which you have said to us in the name of the Lord, we will not give ear to you.

Zechariah 7:11

But they would not give attention, turning their backs and stopping their ears from hearing;

Zechariah 7:14

But with a storm-wind I sent them in flight among all the nations of whom they had no knowledge. So the land was waste after them, so that no man went through or came back: for they had made waste the desired land.

Hebrews 12:25

See that you give ear to his voice which comes to you. For if those whose ears were shut to the voice which came to them on earth did not go free from punishment, what chance have we of going free if we give no attention to him whose voice comes from heaven?

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