Parallel Verses

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;

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

This is what the Lord says,

“To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths
And choose what pleases Me,
And hold firmly to 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,

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

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Salvation For All Who Obey

3 And the son of the stranger joining himself to Jehovah, shall not say, saying, Jehovah separating, will separate me from his people; and the eunuch shall not say, Behold me a dry tree. 4 For thus said Jehovah to the eunuchs who shall watch my Sabbaths, and choose in what I delighted, and taking hold upon my covenant; 5 And I gave to them in my house and in my walls a hand and a name good above sons and above daughters: an eternal name will I give to him which shall not be cut off.


Cross References

Joshua 24:15

And if evil in your eyes to serve Jehovah, choose for yourselves this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served which are beyond the river, and whether the gods of the Amorite which ye dwelt in their land: and I and my house, we will serve Jehovah.

2 Samuel 23:5

For not thus my house with the Strong One, for he set to me an eternal covenant, prepared in all, and watched: for all my salvation and delight will he not bring forth.

Psalm 119:111

I inherited thy testimonies forever: for they are the joy of my heart.

Isaiah 27:5

Or he shall lay hold upon my strength, he shall make peace to me, he shall make peace to me.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come to me, and hear, and your soul shall live; and I will cut out with you an eternal covenant, the sure mercies of David.

Isaiah 56:2

Happy the man that shall do this, and the son of man that shall lay hold upon it; watching the Sabbath from defiling it, and watching his hand from doing all evil.

Isaiah 56:6

And the sons of the stranger joining themselves to Jehovah to serve him, and to love the name of Jehovah, to be to him for servants, every one watching the Sabbath from defiling it, and taking hold upon my covenant;

Jeremiah 50:5

To Zion shall they ask the way, thither their faces: Come ye, and we will join ourselves to Jehovah an eternal covenant; it shall not be forgotten.

Luke 10:42

And of one thing there is need : and Mary has chosen the 'good part which shall not betaken away from her.

Hebrews 6:17

In which God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of the promise the firmness of his counsel, he intervened by an oath:

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