Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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,
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.

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,

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

Prayers for Isaiah 55:8

Context Readings

Invitation To True Rewards

7 Let the ungodly man forsake his ways and the unrighteous his imaginations, and turn again unto the LORD: so shall he be merciful unto him; and to our God, for he is ready to forgive. 8 For thus sayeth the LORD: My thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not my ways. 9 But as far as the heavens are higher than the earth, so far do my ways exceed yours, and my thoughts yours.


Cross References

Psalm 92:5

O LORD, how glorious are thy works! Thy thoughts are very deep.

Psalm 40:5

O LORD my God, great are the wondrous works which thou hast done, like as be also thy thoughts, which are to us-ward; and yet there is no man that ordereth them unto thee. If I should declare them, and speak of them, they should be more than I am able to express.

Proverbs 25:3

The heaven is high, the earth is deep, and the kings' heart is unsearchable.

2 Samuel 7:19

And is this a small thing in thy sight Lord Jehovah, but that thou shouldest speak also of thy servant's house for a great while to come? Is this a law among men Lord Jehovah?

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Proverbs 21:8

The ways of the froward are strange; but the works of him that is clean, are right.

Isaiah 53:6

And we went astray as sheep, and turned every man his way: and the LORD put on him the wickedness of us all.

Jeremiah 3:1

Commonly, when a man putteth away his wife, and she goeth from him, and marrieth with another, then the question is: should he resort unto her any more after that? Is not this field then defiled and unclean? But as for thee, thou hast played the harlot with many lovers, yet turn again to me, sayeth the LORD.

Ezekiel 18:29

And yet sayeth the house of Israel, 'Tush, the way of the LORD is not equal.' Are my ways unright, O ye house of Israel? Are not your ways rather unequal?

Daniel 4:37

Then did I, Nebuchadnezzar, love, magnify and praise the King of heaven: for all his works are true, and his ways right. As for those that go on proudly, he is able to bring them down.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise to understand these things and hath wit to perceive them? For the ways of the LORD are straight, and the righteous shall walk in them: but the wicked shall tumble in them.

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