Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

I have put your evil doings out of my mind like a thick cloud, and your sins like a mist: come back to me; for I have taken up your cause.

New American Standard Bible

“I have wiped out your transgressions like a thick cloud
And your sins like a heavy mist.
Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.”

King James Version

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

Holman Bible

I have swept away your transgressions like a cloud,
and your sins like a mist.
Return to Me,
for I have redeemed you.

International Standard Version

I've wiped away your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist. Return to me; because I've redeemed you.

A Conservative Version

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins. Return to me, for I have redeemed thee.

American Standard Version

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

Amplified


“I have wiped out your transgressions like a thick cloud
And your sins like a heavy mist.
Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.”

Darby Translation

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

Julia Smith Translation

I wiped away as a cloud thy transgressions, and as a cloud thy sins: turn back to me for I redeemed thee.

King James 2000

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have wiped your transgressions out like cloud and your sins like mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you!"

Modern King James verseion

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins; return to Me; for I have redeemed you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for thine offenses, I drive them away like the clouds, and thy sins as the mist. Turn ye again unto me, and I will deliver thee.

NET Bible

I remove the guilt of your rebellious deeds as if they were a cloud, the guilt of your sins as if they were a cloud. Come back to me, for I protect you."

New Heart English Bible

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.

The Emphasized Bible

O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me, I have wiped out, As with a thick cloud, thy transgressions, And as with a broad cloud, thy sins, - Return unto me, for I have redeemed thee.

Webster

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and as a cloud, thy sins: return to me; for I have redeemed thee.

World English Bible

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have blotted out, as by a thick cloud, Thy transgressions, And as by a cloud thy sins, Return unto Me, for I have redeemed thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מחה 
Machah 
Usage: 36

as a thick cloud
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

and, as a cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Yahweh Remembers Israel

21 Keep these things in mind, O Jacob; and you Israel, for you are my servant: I have made you; you are my servant; O Israel, I will not let you go out of my memory. 22 I have put your evil doings out of my mind like a thick cloud, and your sins like a mist: come back to me; for I have taken up your cause. 23 Make a song, O heavens, for the Lord has done it: give a loud cry, you deep parts of the earth: let your voices be loud in song, you mountains, and you woods with all your trees: for the Lord has taken up the cause of Jacob, and will let his glory be seen in Israel.


Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he who takes away your sins; and I will no longer keep your evil doings in mind.

1 Corinthians 6:20

For a payment has been made for you: let God be honoured in your body.

Psalm 51:1

Have pity on me, O God, in your mercy; out of a full heart, take away my sin.

Psalm 51:9

Let your face be turned from my wrongdoing, and take away all my sins.

Isaiah 43:1

But now, says the Lord your Maker, O Jacob, and your life-giver, O Israel: have no fear, for I have taken up your cause; naming you by your name, I have made you mine.

Isaiah 48:20

Go out of Babylon, go in flight from the Chaldaeans; with the sound of song make it clear, give the news, let the word go out even to the end of the earth: say, The Lord has taken up the cause of his servant Jacob.

1 Peter 1:18-19

Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,

Nehemiah 4:5

Let not their wrongdoing be covered or their sin washed away from before you: for they have made you angry before the builders.

Job 37:11

The thick cloud is weighted with thunder-flame, and the cloud sends out its light;

Psalm 103:12

As far as the east is from the west, so far has he put our sins from us.

Psalm 109:14

Let the Lord keep in mind the wrongdoing of his fathers; and may the sin of his mother have no forgiveness.

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?

Isaiah 1:27

Upright acts will be the price of Zion's forgiveness, and by righteousness will men be living there.

Isaiah 51:11

Those whom the Lord has made free will come back with songs to Zion; and on their heads will be eternal joy: delight and joy will be theirs, and sorrow and sounds of grief will be gone for ever.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the sinner give up his way, and the evil-doer his purpose: and let him come back to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for there is full forgiveness with him.

Isaiah 59:20-21

And as a saviour he will come to Zion, turning away sin from Jacob, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 3:1

They say, If a man puts away his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's, will he go back to her again? will not that land have been made unclean? but though you have been acting like a loose woman with a number of lovers, will you now come back to me? says the Lord.

Jeremiah 3:12-14

Go, and give out these words to the north, and say, Come back, O Israel, though you have been turned away from me, says the Lord; my face will not be against you in wrath: for I am full of mercy, says the Lord, I will not be angry for ever.

Jeremiah 18:23

But you, Lord, have knowledge of all the designs which they have made against my life; let not their evil-doing be covered or their sin be washed away from before your eyes: but let it be a cause of falling before you: so do to them in the time of your wrath.

Jeremiah 33:8

And I will make them clean from all their sin, with which they have been sinning against me; I will have forgiveness for all their sins, with which they have been sinning against me, and with which they have done evil against me.

Lamentations 3:42-44

We have done wrong and gone against your law; we have not had your forgiveness.

Hosea 14:1-4

O Israel, come back to the Lord your God; for your evil-doing has been the cause of your fall.

Luke 1:73-74

The oath which he made to Abraham, our father,

Acts 3:18-19

But the things which God had made clear before, by the mouth of all the prophets, that the Christ would have to undergo, he has put into effect in this way.

Titus 2:12-14

Training us so that, turning away from evil and the desires of this world, we may be living wisely and uprightly in the knowledge of God in this present life;

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