Parallel Verses

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.

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 have I here, says the Lord, seeing that My people have been taken away for nothing? Those who rule over them howl [with joy], says the Lord, and My name continually is 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nothing? And those among my people that take rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name is continually blasphemed every day.

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.

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 says the Lord Yahweh: "My people went down [to] Egypt in the beginning, to dwell as aliens there, and Assyria oppressed him {without cause}. 5 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. 6 Therefore my people shall know my name, therefore in that day, that I [am] the one who speaks. {Here am I}."


Cross References

Romans 2:24

For just as it is written, "The name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you."

Exodus 1:13-16

And the Egyptians ruthlessly compelled the {Israelites} to work.

Exodus 2:23-24

{And then} during those many days, the king of Egypt died, and the {Israelites} groaned because of the work, and they cried out, and their cry for help because of the work went up to God.

Exodus 3:7

And Yahweh said, "Surely I have seen the misery of my people who [are] in Egypt, and I have heard their cry of distress because of their oppressors, for I know their sufferings.

Judges 18:3

While they [were] with the house of Micah, they recognized the voice of the young Levite, and they turned aside there and said to him, "Who brought you here? What [are] you doing in this place, and {what is your business here}?"

Psalm 44:12

You have sold your people {cheaply}, and did not profit by their price.

Psalm 44:16

because of [the] voice of [the] taunter and [the] reviler, because of [the] enemy and [the] avenger.

Psalm 74:10

How long, O God, will [the] adversary taunt? Will [the] enemy treat your name with contempt forever?

Psalm 74:18

O Yahweh, remember this: [the] enemy taunts, and foolish people treat your name with contempt.

Psalm 74:22-23

Rise up, O God, plead your cause; remember the reproaching of you by [the] foolish {all day long}.

Psalm 137:1-2

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Isaiah 22:16

'What {business do you have} here, and who {do you have} here, that you have cut a grave cutting here for yourself, carving his grave [on] the height, a dwelling place for him in the rock?

Isaiah 37:6

Isaiah said to them, "You must say this to your master: 'Thus says Yahweh: "You must not be afraid because of the words that you have heard, [with] which the servants of the king of Assyria have blasphemed me.

Isaiah 37:28

And I know your sitting down and your going out, and your coming in, and your raging {against} me.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry with my people; I profaned my inheritance, and I gave them into your hand. You did not {give} them mercy; on [the] aged you made your yoke very heavy.

Isaiah 51:20

Your children have fainted; they lie at [the] head of all [the] streets, like an antelope in a snare, those who are full [of] the wrath of Yahweh, the rebuke of your God.

Isaiah 51:23

And I will put it in the hand of your tormenters, who have said to {you}, 'Bow down that we may {pass} over [you]!' And you have {made} your back like the ground, and like the street for those who {pass} over [you]."

Isaiah 52:3

For thus says Yahweh: "You were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money."

Jeremiah 50:17

Israel [is] a sheep scattered, lions drove [them] away. [The] first who devoured it [was] the king of Assyria, and now [at] the end Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, gnawed its bones."

Lamentations 1:21

They hear that I was groaning; [there is] no comforter for me. All my enemies have heard my misery, they are pleased that you have done it. Bring [that] day that you have proclaimed, And let them be like me.

Lamentations 2:3

He has cut down {in fierce anger} all the might of Israel; he has withdrawn his right hand from the faces of [the] enemy, and he has burned in Jacob like a flaming fire, it has consumed all around.

Lamentations 5:13-15

Young men must carry a hand-mill and boys stumble under the wood.

Ezekiel 20:9

"But I acted for the sake of my name {to keep it from being profaned} before the eyes of the nations {among whom they lived}, where I made known to them before their eyes, to bring them out from the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

and I acted for the sake of my name, [that it] not be profaned before the eyes of the nations {before whom I brought them out}.

Ezekiel 36:20-23

And they came into the nations {to which they went}, and they profaned {my holy name} when they said to them, 'These [are] the people of Yahweh, and from his land they went out.'

Zephaniah 1:10

"And there shall be on that day"--a declaration of Yahweh-- "a {loud outcry} from the Fish Gate, and a wailing from the Second District, and a loud crashing from the hills.

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