Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I will declare thy righteousness. And as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.

New American Standard Bible

“I will declare your righteousness and your deeds,
But they will not profit you.

King James Version

I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.

Holman Bible

I will expose your righteousness,
and your works—they will not profit you.

International Standard Version

"I will denounce your righteousness and your works, for your collections of idols will not benefit you.

American Standard Version

I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.

Amplified


“I will declare your [hypocritical] righteousness and your deeds,
But they will not benefit you.

Bible in Basic English

I will make clear what your righteousness is like and your works; you will have no profit in them.

Darby Translation

I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; and they shall not profit thee.

Julia Smith Translation

I will announce thy justice and thy works, and they shall not profit thee.

King James 2000

I will declare your righteousness, and your works; for they shall not profit you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I myself will declare your righteousness and your works, but they will not benefit you.

Modern King James verseion

I will declare your righteousness, and your works; for they shall not do you any good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, verily, I will declare thy goodness and thy works, but they shall not profit thee.

NET Bible

I will denounce your so-called righteousness and your deeds, but they will not help you.

New Heart English Bible

I will declare your righteousness; and as for your works, they shall not profit you.

The Emphasized Bible

I, will expose thy righteousness, - And thy works - but they will not profit thee!

Webster

I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.

World English Bible

I will declare your righteousness; and as for your works, they shall not profit you.

Youngs Literal Translation

I declare thy righteousness, and thy works, And they do not profit thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will declare
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

and thy works
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

Context Readings

Idolatry Is Adultery

11 And of whom have thou been afraid and in fear, that thou lie, and have not remembered me, nor laid it to thy heart? Have I not held my peace even of long time, and thou do not fear me? 12 I will declare thy righteousness. And as for thy works, they shall not profit thee. 13 When thou cry, let those whom thou have gathered deliver thee. But the wind shall take them; a breath shall carry them all away. But he who takes refuge in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain.



Cross References

Micah 3:2-4

Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,

Isaiah 1:11-15

What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says LORD. I have had enough of the burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts. And I do not delight in the blood of bullocks or of lambs or of he-goats.

Isaiah 29:15

Woe to those who hide deep their counsel from LORD, and whose works are in the dark, and who say, Who sees us? and, Who knows us?

Isaiah 58:2-6

Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways. As a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God, they ask of me righteous judgments; they delight to draw near to God.

Isaiah 59:6-8

Their webs shall not become garments, nor shall they cover themselves with their works. Their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Isaiah 64:5

Thou meet him who rejoices and works righteousness, those who remember thee in thy ways. Behold, thou were angry, and we sinned. Therefore we have erred.

Isaiah 66:3-4

He who slaughters an ox is as he who kills a man. He who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck. He who offers an oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t

Jeremiah 7:4-11

Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of LORD, the temple of LORD, the temple of LORD, are these.

Matthew 23:5

But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.

Matthew 23:13

Woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye close up the kingdom of the heavens ahead of men. For ye enter not in, nor do ye allow those who are entering to enter in.

Romans 3:10-20

as it is written, There is no righteous man, not even one.

Romans 10:2-3

For I testify to them that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

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