Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For thou are our Father, though Abraham knows us not, and Israel does not acknowledge us, thou, O LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer, from everlasting is thy name.

New American Standard Bible

For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us
And Israel does not recognize us.
You, O Lord, are our Father,
Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.

King James Version

Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.

Holman Bible

Yet You are our Father,
even though Abraham does not know us
and Israel doesn’t recognize us.
You, Yahweh, are our Father;
from ancient times,
Your name is our Redeemer.

International Standard Version

But you are our Father, even Abraham does not know us and Israel has not acknowledged us; you are he, O LORD, our Father, from long ago, "Our Redeemer' is your name.

American Standard Version

For thou art our Father, though Abraham knoweth us not, and Israel doth not acknowledge us: thou, O Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer from everlasting is thy name.

Amplified


For [most certainly] You are our Father, even though Abraham [our ancestor] does not know us
And Israel does not acknowledge us.
You, O Lord, are [still] our Father,
Our Redeemer from everlasting is Your name.

Bible in Basic English

For you are our father, though Abraham has no knowledge of us, and Israel gives no thought to us: you, O Lord, are our father; from the earliest days you have taken up our cause.

Darby Translation

For thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer, from everlasting, is thy name.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou our Father, for Abraham knew us not, and Israel will not recognize us: thou Jehovah our Father redeeming us; thy name from eternity.

King James 2000

Doubtless you are our father, though Abraham is ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledges us not: you, O LORD, are our father, our redeemer; your name is from everlasting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you [are] our father, although Abraham does not know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us. You, Yahweh [are] our father, Our Redeemer from [of] old [is] your name.

Modern King James verseion

For You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us. You, O Jehovah, are our Father, our Redeemer; Your name is from everlasting.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yet art thou our father: For Abraham knoweth us not, neither is Israel acquainted with us. But thou LORD art our father and redeemer, and thy name is everlasting.

NET Bible

For you are our father, though Abraham does not know us and Israel does not recognize us. You, Lord, are our father; you have been called our protector from ancient times.

New Heart English Bible

For you are our Father, though Abraham doesn't know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us: you, LORD, are our Father; our Redeemer from everlasting is your name.

The Emphasized Bible

For, thou, art our father, Though, Abraham, knew us not, And Israel could not acknowledge us, - Thou, O Yahweh, art our father, Our Redeemer from the Age-past time, is thy name.

Webster

Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our Redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.

World English Bible

For you are our Father, though Abraham doesn't know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us: you, Yahweh, are our Father; our Redeemer from everlasting is your name.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou art our Father, For Abraham hath not known us, And Israel doth not acknowledge us, Thou, O Jehovah, art our Father, Our redeemer from the age, is Thy name.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175


Usage: 0

of us, and Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

us not thou, O Lord

Usage: 0

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

Context Readings

Prayer For Mercy

15 Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory. Where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? The yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me. 16 For thou are our Father, though Abraham knows us not, and Israel does not acknowledge us, thou, O LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer, from everlasting is thy name. 17 O LORD, why do thou make us to err from thy ways, and harden our heart from thy fear? Return for thy servants' sake, the tribes of thine inheritance.


Cross References

Isaiah 44:6

Thus says LORD, the King of Israel, and his Redeemer, LORD of hosts: I am the first, and I am the last, and besides me there is no God.

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do ye thus requite LORD, O foolish people and unwise? Is not he thy father who has bought thee? He has made thee, and established thee.

Isaiah 41:14

Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel. I will help thee, says LORD, and thy Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 64:8

But now, O LORD, thou are our Father. We are the clay, and thou our potter, and we are all the work of thy hand.

Job 14:21

His sons come to honor, and he does not know it, and they are brought low, but he does not perceive it of them.

Isaiah 43:14

Thus says LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and I will bring down all of them as fugitives, even the Chaldeans, in the ships of their rejoicing.

Malachi 2:10

Have we not all one father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, profaning the covenant of our fathers?

Exodus 4:22

And thou shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says LORD, Israel is my son, my first-born,

1 Chronicles 29:10

Therefore David praised LORD before all the assembly. And David said, Blessed be thou, O LORD, the God of Israel our father, forever and ever.

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know not anything, nor have they any more a reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.

Isaiah 54:5

For thy maker is thy husband. LORD of hosts is his name. And the Holy One of Israel is thy Redeemer. He shall be called the God of the whole earth.

Isaiah 63:12

who caused his glorious arm to go at the right hand of Moses, who divided the waters before them, to make himself an everlasting name,

Isaiah 63:12

who caused his glorious arm to go at the right hand of Moses, who divided the waters before them, to make himself an everlasting name,

Jeremiah 31:9

They shall come with weeping. And I will lead them with supplications. I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way in which they shall not stumble. For I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Malachi 1:6

A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? and if I am a master, where is my fear? says LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. And ye say, How have we despised thy na

Matthew 6:9

Pray ye therefore this way: Our Father in the heavens, hallowed be thy name.

1 Peter 1:18-21

Knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain behavior inherited from fathers, not with perishable silver or gold,

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