Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD.

King James Version

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.

Holman Bible

"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not My ways." [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

International Standard Version

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways," declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says LORD.

American Standard Version

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith Jehovah.

Amplified

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, or your ways my ways, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For my thoughts are not as your thoughts, neither are your ways as my ways, saith the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

For not my purposes your purposes and not your ways my ways, says Jehovah

King James 2000

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For my thoughts [are] not your thoughts, and your ways [are] not my ways," {declares} Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor your ways My ways, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thus sayeth the LORD: My thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not my ways.

NET Bible

"Indeed, my plans are not like your plans, and my deeds are not like your deeds,

New Heart English Bible

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," says the LORD.

New simplified Bible

My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares Jehovah.

The Emphasized Bible

For, my thoughts, are not, your thoughts, Nor, your ways, my ways, - Declareth Yahweh.

Webster

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.

World English Bible

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," says Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

For not My thoughts are your thoughts, Nor your ways My ways, -- an affirmation of Jehovah,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

my ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 55:8

Devotionals containing Isaiah 55:8

References

Hastings

Watsons

Images Isaiah 55:8

Context Readings

Invitation To True Rewards

7 Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon. 8 "For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD. 9 "For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.


Cross References

Psalm 92:5

How great are Your works, O LORD! Your thoughts are very deep.

Psalm 40:5

Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count.

Proverbs 25:3

As the heavens for height and the earth for depth, So the heart of kings is unsearchable.

2 Samuel 7:19

"And yet this was insignificant in Your eyes, O Lord GOD, for You have spoken also of the house of Your servant concerning the distant future And this is the custom of man, O Lord GOD.

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of the LORD are lovingkindness and truth To those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.

Proverbs 21:8

The way of a guilty man is crooked, But as for the pure, his conduct is upright.

Isaiah 53:6

All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.

Jeremiah 3:1

God says, "If a husband divorces his wife And she goes from him And belongs to another man, Will he still return to her? Will not that land be completely polluted? But you are a harlot with many lovers; Yet you turn to Me," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 18:29

"But the house of Israel says, 'The way of the Lord is not right.' Are My ways not right, O house of Israel? Is it not your ways that are not right?

Daniel 4:37

"Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride."

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

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