Parallel Verses

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;

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,

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,

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 Neither let the son of the stranger, that hath joined himself to the LORD, speak, saying, The LORD hath utterly separated me from his people: neither let the eunuch say, Behold, I am a dry tree. 4 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; 5 Even to them will I give in my house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.


Cross References

Joshua 24:15

And if it seemeth evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

2 Samuel 23:5

Although my house is not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he maketh it not to grow.

Psalm 119:111

Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

Isaiah 27:5

Or let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me, and he shall make peace with me.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Isaiah 56:2

Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it; that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

Isaiah 56:6

Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and taketh hold of my covenant;

Jeremiah 50:5

They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces towards it, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.

Luke 10:42

But one thing is needful; and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Hebrews 6:17

Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:

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