Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

New American Standard Bible

They are worthless, a work of mockery;
In the time of their punishment they will perish.

King James Version

They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

Holman Bible

They are worthless, a work to be mocked.
At the time of their punishment
they will be destroyed.

International Standard Version

They're worthless, a work of mockery, and when the time of punishment comes, they'll perish.

A Conservative Version

They are vanity, a work of delusion. In the time of their visitation they shall perish.

Amplified


They are worthless and devoid of promise, a work of delusion and mockery;
In their time of [trial and] punishment they will perish [without hope].

Bible in Basic English

They are nothing, a work of error: in the time of their punishment, destruction will overtake them.

Darby Translation

They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

Julia Smith Translation

They are vanity, the work of delusions: in the time of their reviewing they shall perish.

King James 2000

They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their judgment they shall perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They [are] vanity, a work of mockery, at the time of their punishment, they will perish.

Modern King James verseion

They are vanity, the work of delusion; in the time of their judgment they shall perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The vain craftsmen with their works, that they in their vanity hath made, shall perish one with another in the time of visitation.

NET Bible

They are worthless, mere objects to be mocked. When the time comes to punish them, they will be destroyed.

New Heart English Bible

They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

The Emphasized Bible

Vanity, they are, the handiwork of mockeries, - In the time of their visitation, shall they perish.

Webster

They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

World English Bible

They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

Vanity are they, work of erring ones, In the time of their inspection they perish.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הבל הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 73

and the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of errors
תּעתּע 
Ta`tua` 
Usage: 2

in the time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

פּקדּה 
P@quddah 
Usage: 32

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Hymn Of Praise To God

14 Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. 15 They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish. 16 The portion of Jacob is not like these; for he is the former of all things; and Israel is the tribe of his inheritance: Jehovah of hosts is his name.



Cross References

Isaiah 41:24

Behold, ye are of nothing, and your work is of nought; an abomination is he that chooseth you.

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Jehovah our God? therefore we will wait for thee; for thou hast made all these things.

Jeremiah 8:12

Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall; in the time of their visitation they shall be cast down, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 8:19

Behold, the voice of the cry of the daughter of my people from a land that is very far off: is not Jehovah in Zion? is not her King in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images, and with foreign vanities?

Jeremiah 51:18

They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; They have provoked me to anger with their vanities: And I will move them to jealousy with those that are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

1 Samuel 12:21

and turn ye not aside; for then would ye go after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.

Isaiah 2:18-21

And the idols shall utterly pass away.

Isaiah 41:29

Behold, all of them, their works are vanity and nought; their molten images are wind and confusion.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols! it is but a stock.

Jeremiah 10:11

Thus shall ye say unto them, The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, these shall perish from the earth, and from under the heavens.

Jonah 2:8

They that regard lying vanities Forsake their own mercy.

Zephaniah 1:3-4

I will consume man and beast; I will consume the birds of the heavens, and the fishes of the sea, and the stumblingblocks with the wicked; and I will cut off man from off the face of the ground, saith Jehovah.

Zechariah 13:2

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered; and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to pass out of the land.

Acts 14:15

and saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and bring you good tidings, that ye should turn from these vain things unto a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that in them is:

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