Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

and now, what have I here, saith Jehovah, that my people hath been taken away for nought? They that rule over them make them to howl, saith Jehovah; and continually all the day is my name scorned.

New American Standard Bible

Now therefore, what do I have here,” declares the Lord, “seeing that My people have been taken away without cause?” Again the Lord declares, “Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually blasphemed all day long.

King James Version

Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nought? they that rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name continually every day is blasphemed.

Holman Bible

So now what have I here”—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
“that My people are taken away for nothing?
Its rulers wail”—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
“and My name is continually blasphemed all day long.

International Standard Version

"Now therefore, what am I doing here," asks the LORD, "seeing that my people are taken away without cause? Those who rule over them are deluded," says the LORD, "and continuously, all the day long, my name is blasphemed.

A Conservative Version

Now therefore, what do I do here, says LORD, seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? Those who rule over them howl, says LORD, and {because of you (LXX/NT)} my name is continually blasphemed {among the Gentiles (LXX/NT)}.

American Standard Version

Now therefore, what do I here, saith Jehovah, seeing that my people is taken away for nought? they that rule over them do howl, saith Jehovah, and my name continually all the day is blasphemed.

Amplified

But now, what do I have here,” declares the Lord, “seeing that My people have been taken away without reason? Those who rule over them howl [with taunting and mockery of salvation],” declares the Lord, “and My name is continually blasphemed all day long.

Bible in Basic English

Now then, what have I here? says the Lord, for my people are taken away without cause; they are made waste and give cries of sorrow, says the Lord, and all the day the nations put shame on my name.

Julia Smith Translation

And now what to me here, says Jehovah, that my people were taken gratuitously? ruling, they will cause to give a sharp sound, says Jehovah; and continually all the day my name being despised.

King James 2000

Now therefore, what have I here, says the LORD, that my people are taken away for nothing? they that rule over them make them to wail, says the LORD; and my name continually every day is blasphemed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And now what do I have here?"{declares} Yahweh, "for my people is taken without cause. Its rulers howl," {declares} Yahweh--"and my name [is] reviled continually, all day.

Modern King James verseion

Now therefore, what have I here, says Jehovah, that My people are taken away for nothing? Those who rule make them howl, says Jehovah; and without ceasing My name is blasphemed every day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now what profit is it to me, sayeth the LORD? That my people is freely carried away, and brought into heaviness by their rulers, and my name ever still blasphemed, sayeth the LORD?

NET Bible

And now, what do we have here?" says the Lord. "Indeed my people have been carried away for nothing, those who rule over them taunt," says the Lord, "and my name is constantly slandered all day long.

New Heart English Bible

"Now therefore, what do I do here," says the LORD, "seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? Those who rule over them mock," says the LORD, "and my name continually all the day is blasphemed among the Gentiles.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, what do I here? Demandeth Yahweh. That my people have been taken away for nought? They who rule them, do howl, Declareth Yahweh, And, continually - all the day, is my Name brought into contempt.

Webster

Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for naught? they that rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name continually every day is blasphemed.

World English Bible

"Now therefore, what do I here," says Yahweh, "seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? those who rule over them mock," says Yahweh, "and my name continually all the day is blasphemed.

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, what -- to Me here, An affirmation of Jehovah, That taken is My people for nought? Its rulers cause howling, -- an affirmation of Jehovah, And continually all the day My name is despised.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

is taken away
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

ילל 
Yalal 
Usage: 32

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

and my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Redeems Zion

4 For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there, and Assyria oppressed them without cause; 5 and now, what have I here, saith Jehovah, that my people hath been taken away for nought? They that rule over them make them to howl, saith Jehovah; and continually all the day is my name scorned. 6 Therefore my people shall know my name; therefore they shall know in that day that I am HE, that saith, Here am I.


Cross References

Romans 2:24

For the name of God is blasphemed on your account among the nations, according as it is written.

Exodus 1:13-16

And the Egyptians made the children of Israel serve with harshness;

Exodus 2:23-24

And it came to pass during those many days, that the king of Egypt died. And the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and cried; and their cry came up to God because of the bondage;

Exodus 3:7

And Jehovah said, I have seen assuredly the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and their cry have I heard on account of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.

Judges 18:3

When they were by the house of Micah, they recognized the voice of the young Levite; and they turned aside and said to him, "Who brought you here? What are you doing in this place? What is your business here?"

Psalm 44:12

Thou hast sold thy people for nought, and hast not increased thy wealth by their price;

Psalm 44:16

Because of the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason of the enemy and the avenger.

Psalm 74:10

How long, O God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy contemn thy name for ever?

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, that an enemy hath reproached Jehovah, and a foolish people have contemned thy name.

Psalm 74:22-23

Rise up, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee all the day;

Psalm 137:1-2

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion.

Isaiah 22:16

What hast thou here? and whom hast thou here, that thou hast hewn thee out a sepulchre here, as he that heweth out his sepulchre on high, cutting out in the rock a habitation for himself?

Isaiah 37:6

And Isaiah said to them, Thus shall ye say to your master, Thus saith Jehovah: Be not afraid of the words that thou hast heard, wherewith the servants of the king of Assyria have blasphemed me.

Isaiah 37:28

But I know thine abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy raging against me.

Isaiah 47:6

I was wroth with my people, I polluted mine inheritance, and gave them into thy hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the aged didst thou very heavily lay thy yoke;

Isaiah 51:20

Thy children have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets, as an oryx in a net: they are full of the fury of Jehovah, the rebuke of thy God.

Isaiah 51:23

and I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; who have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over; and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street to them that went over.

Isaiah 52:3

For thus saith Jehovah: Ye have sold yourselves for nought, and ye shall be redeemed without money.

Jeremiah 50:17

Israel is a hunted sheep; the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria devoured him, and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.

Lamentations 1:21

They have heard that I sigh: I have no comforter: all mine enemies have heard of my calamity; they are glad that thou hast done it. Thou wilt bring the day that thou hast called, and they shall be like unto me.

Lamentations 2:3

He hath cut off in fierce anger all the horn of Israel: he hath withdrawn his right hand from before the enemy; and he burned up Jacob like a flaming fire, devouring round about.

Lamentations 5:13-15

The young men have borne the mill, and the youths have stumbled under the wood.

Ezekiel 20:9

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations among whom they were, in whose sight I had made myself known unto them in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I had brought them out.

Ezekiel 36:20-23

And when they came to the nations whither they went, they profaned my holy name, when it was said of them, These are the people of Jehovah, and they are gone forth out of his land.

Zephaniah 1:10

And in that day, saith Jehovah, there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish-gate, and a howling from the second quarter, and a great crashing from the hills.

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