Parallel Verses

World English Bible

When I look, there is no man; even among them there is no counselor who, when I ask of them, can answer a word.

New American Standard Bible

"But when I look, there is no one, And there is no counselor among them Who, if I ask, can give an answer.

King James Version

For I beheld, and there was no man; even among them, and there was no counseller, that, when I asked of them, could answer a word.

Holman Bible

When I look, there is no one;
there is no counselor among them;
when I ask them, they have nothing to say.

International Standard Version

But when I look, there is no one among them there's no one to give counsel, no one to give an answer when I ask them.

A Conservative Version

And when I look, there is no man. Even among them there is no counselor, that, when I ask of them, can answer a word.

American Standard Version

And when I look, there is no man: even among them there is no counsellor, that, when I ask of them, can answer a word.

Amplified

For I look [upon the heathen prophets and the priests of pagan practices] and there is no man among them [who could predict these events], and among these [idols] there is no counselor who, when I ask of him, can answer a word.

Bible in Basic English

And I saw that there was no man, even no wise man among them, who might give an answer to my questions.

Darby Translation

And I beheld, and there was no man; even among them, and there was no counsellor, that, when I asked of them, could answer a word.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I beheld, and there was no one; and I asked regarding these things, and there was no counsellor; I asked them, and they did not answer a word.

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall see, and no man; and from these, and no counselor; and I shall ask them, and they will not turn back a word.

King James 2000

For I beheld, and there was no man; even among them, and there was no counselor, that, when I asked of them, could answer a word.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I look and there is no man, and [I look] among these and there is no counselor, that I might ask them and they might answer a word.

Modern King James verseion

For I looked, and there was no man; and of these no counselor was, that I might ask and they could answer.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But when I consider, there is not one among them that prophesieth; neither, when I ask him, that answereth one word.

NET Bible

I look, but there is no one, among them there is no one who serves as an adviser, that I might ask questions and receive answers.

New Heart English Bible

When I look, there is no man; even among them there is no counselor who, when I ask of them, can answer a word.

The Emphasized Bible

So I look, And there is not, a Man! Even among these And there is none to advise, - That, when I ask them, can answer a word.

Webster

For I beheld, and there was no man; even among them, and there was no counselor, that, when I asked of them, could answer a word.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I see that there is no man, Yea, of these that there is no counsellor, And I ask them, and they return word:

Themes

No » Helper

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and there was no man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Context Readings

God Helps Israel

27 I am the first to say to Zion, 'Behold, look at them;' and I will give one who brings good news to Jerusalem. 28 When I look, there is no man; even among them there is no counselor who, when I ask of them, can answer a word. 29 Behold, all of them, their works are vanity and nothing. Their molten images are wind and confusion.



Cross References

Isaiah 63:5

I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered that there was none to uphold: therefore my own arm brought salvation to me; and my wrath, it upheld me.

Isaiah 40:13-14

Who has directed the Spirit of Yahweh, or has taught him as his counselor?

Isaiah 50:2

Why, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it can't redeem? or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.

Isaiah 59:16

He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his own arm brought salvation to him; and his righteousness, it upheld him.

Daniel 2:10-11

The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man on the earth who can show the king's matter, because no king, lord, or ruler, has asked such a thing of any magician, or enchanter, or Chaldean.

Daniel 4:7-8

Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.

Daniel 5:8

Then came in all the king's wise men; but they could not read the writing, nor make known to the king the interpretation.

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