Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For thus says the LORD, "To the eunuchs who keep My sabbaths, And choose what pleases Me, And hold fast My covenant,

King James Version

For thus saith the LORD unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;

Holman Bible

For the Lord says this: "For the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths, and choose what pleases Me, and hold firmly to My covenant,

International Standard Version

For this is what the LORD says: "To the eunuchs who observe my Sabbaths, who choose the things that please me, and who hold fast my covenant

A Conservative Version

For thus says LORD of the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and hold fast my covenant:

American Standard Version

For thus saith Jehovah of the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and hold fast my covenant:

Amplified

For thus says the Lord: To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths and choose the things which please Me and hold firmly My covenant -- "

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord says, As for the unsexed who keep my Sabbaths, and give their hearts to pleasing me, and keep their agreement with me:

Darby Translation

for thus saith Jehovah: Unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and hold fast to my covenant,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thus has the LORD said unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;

Julia Smith Translation

For thus said Jehovah to the eunuchs who shall watch my Sabbaths, and choose in what I delighted, and taking hold upon my covenant;

King James 2000

For thus says the LORD: Unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For thus says Yahweh, "To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, and choose that in which I delight, and who keep hold of my covenant.

Modern King James verseion

For so says Jehovah to the eunuchs who keep My Sabbath, and choose things that please Me, and take hold of My covenant;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thus sayeth the LORD, first unto the gelded that keepeth my Sabbath - namely, that holdeth greatly of the thing that pleaseth me, and keepeth my covenant -

NET Bible

For this is what the Lord says: "For the eunuchs who observe my Sabbaths and choose what pleases me and are faithful to my covenant,

New Heart English Bible

For thus says the LORD, "To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and hold fast my covenant:

The Emphasized Bible

For thus, saith Yahweh - Of the eunuchs, Who shall keep my sabbaths, And choose what I delight in, - And lay firm hold on my covenant,

Webster

For thus saith the LORD to the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;

World English Bible

For thus says Yahweh, "To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and hold fast my covenant:

Youngs Literal Translation

For thus said Jehovah of the eunuchs, Who do keep My sabbaths, And have fixed on that which I desired, And are keeping hold on My covenant:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

סרס סריס 
Cariyc 
Usage: 42

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

and choose
בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

References

Context Readings

Salvation For All Who Obey

3 Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely separate me from His people " Nor let the eunuch say, "Behold, I am a dry tree." 4 For thus says the LORD, "To the eunuchs who keep My sabbaths, And choose what pleases Me, And hold fast My covenant, 5 To them I will give in My house and within My walls a memorial, And a name better than that of sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name which will not be cut off.


Cross References

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

2 Samuel 23:5

"Truly is not my house so with God? For He has made an everlasting covenant with me, Ordered in all things, and secured; For all my salvation and all my desire, Will He not indeed make it grow?

Psalm 119:111

I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

Isaiah 27:5

"Or let him rely on My protection, Let him make peace with Me, Let him make peace with Me."

Isaiah 55:3

"Incline your ear and come to Me Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

Isaiah 56:2

"How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Isaiah 56:6

"Also the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, To minister to Him, and to love the name of the LORD, To be His servants, every one who keeps from profaning the sabbath And holds fast My covenant;

Jeremiah 50:5

"They will ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces in its direction; they will come that they may join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.

Luke 10:42

but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

Hebrews 6:17

In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,



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