Parallel Verses

World English Bible

But Ahaz said, "I will not ask, neither will I tempt Yahweh."

New American Standard Bible

But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, nor will I test the Lord!”

King James Version

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the LORD.

Holman Bible

But Ahaz replied, “I will not ask. I will not test the Lord.”

International Standard Version

But Ahaz replied, "I won't ask! I won't put the LORD to the test."

A Conservative Version

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, nor will I challenge LORD.

American Standard Version

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt Jehovah.

Amplified

But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, nor will I test the Lord!”

Bible in Basic English

But Ahaz said, I will not put the Lord to the test by making such a request.

Darby Translation

And Ahaz said, I will not ask, and will not tempt Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Ahaz will say, I will not ask and I will not tempt Jehovah.

King James 2000

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I test the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Ahaz said, "I will not ask, and I will not put Yahweh to the test."

Modern King James verseion

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, nor will I tempt Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Ahaz answered, "I will not ask, neither will tempt the LORD."

NET Bible

But Ahaz responded, "I don't want to ask; I don't want to put the Lord to a test."

New Heart English Bible

But Ahaz said, "I will not ask, neither will I tempt the LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

But Ahaz said, - I will not ask Nor will I put Yahweh to the proof.

Webster

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the LORD.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Ahaz saith, 'I do not ask nor try Jehovah.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחז 
'Achaz 
Usage: 41

I will not ask
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

neither will I tempt
נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

References

Context Readings

The Immanuel Prophecy

11 "Ask a sign of Yahweh your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above." 12 But Ahaz said, "I will not ask, neither will I tempt Yahweh." 13 He said, "Listen now, house of David. Is it not enough for you to try the patience of men, that you will try the patience of my God also?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:16

You shall not tempt Yahweh your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

2 Kings 16:15

King Ahaz commanded Urijah the priest, saying, "On the great altar burn the morning burnt offering, and the evening meal offering, and the king's burnt offering, and his meal offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land, and their meal offering, and their drink offerings; and sprinkle on it all the blood of the burnt offering, and all the blood of the sacrifice; but the bronze altar shall be for me to inquire by."

2 Chronicles 28:22

In the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against Yahweh, this same king Ahaz.

Ezekiel 33:31

They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Malachi 3:15

Now we call the proud happy; yes, those who work wickedness are built up; yes, they tempt God, and escape.'

Acts 5:9

But Peter asked her, "How is it that you have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? Behold, the feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out."

1 Corinthians 10:9

Neither let us test the Lord, as some of them tested, and perished by the serpents.

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