Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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 Lord’s declaration.

International Standard Version

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways," declares the 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,
Nor are your ways My ways,” declares 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.

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.

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,

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

Prayers for Isaiah 55:8

Context Readings

Invitation To True Rewards

7 Let the wicked man forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. And let him return to LORD, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. 8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says 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 thy works, O LORD! Thy thoughts are very deep.

Psalm 40:5

Many, O LORD my God, are the wonderful works which thou have done, and thy thoughts which are toward us. They cannot be set in order to thee. If I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.

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 this was yet a small thing in thine eyes, O lord LORD, but thou have spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and this [too] according to the manner of men, O lord LORD!

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of LORD are loving kindness and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Proverbs 21:8

The way of him who is laden with guilt is exceedingly crooked, but as for a pure man, his work is right.

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray. We have turned every one to his own way, and LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray. We have turned every one to his own way, and LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Ezekiel 18:29

Yet the house of Israel says, The way of LORD is not equitable. O house of Israel, are not my ways equitable? Are not your ways inequitable?

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are truth, and his ways justice. And he is able to abase those who walk in pride.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, that he may understand these things, prudent, that he may know them? For the ways of LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them. But transgressors shall fall therein.

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