Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

LORD,even though our iniquities testify against us, do something for the sake of your name. Indeed, our apostasies are many, and we have sinned against you.

New American Standard Bible

“Although our iniquities testify against us,
O Lord, act for Your name’s sake!
Truly our apostasies have been many,
We have sinned against You.

King James Version

O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou it for thy name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

Holman Bible

Though our guilt testifies against us,
Yahweh, act for Your name’s sake.
Indeed, our rebellions are many;
we have sinned against You.

A Conservative Version

Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O LORD. For our backslidings are many. We have sinned against thee.

American Standard Version

Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O Jehovah; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

Amplified


“O Lord, though our many sins testify against us” [prays Jeremiah],
“Act now [for us and] for Your name’s sake [so that the faithless may witness Your faithfulness]!
For our backslidings are countless;
We have sinned against You.

Bible in Basic English

Though our sins give witness against us, do something, O Lord, for the honour of your name: for again and again we have been turned away from you, we have done evil against you.

Darby Translation

Jehovah, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou act for thy name's sake; for our backslidings are many we have sinned against thee.

Julia Smith Translation

If our iniquities answered against us, O Jehovah, do for sake of thy name: for our turnings back were many; we sinned against thee.

King James 2000

O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do it for your name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Although our iniquities testify against us, Yahweh, act for the sake of your name. Yes, our apostasies are many; we have sinned against you.

Modern King James verseion

O Jehovah, though our iniquities testify against us, act for Your name's sake; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Doubtless our own wickedness reward us: But LORD do thou according to thy name, though our transgressions and sins be many.

NET Bible

Then I said, "O Lord, intervene for the honor of your name even though our sins speak out against us. Indeed, we have turned away from you many times. We have sinned against you.

New Heart English Bible

"Though our iniquities testify against us, work for your name's sake, LORD; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.

The Emphasized Bible

Though, our iniquities, have testified against us, O Yahweh, effectually work thou for the sake of thy Name, - For our apostasies have abounded Against thee, have we sinned.

Webster

O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou it for thy name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

World English Bible

Though our iniquities testify against us, work for your name's sake, Yahweh; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Surely our iniquities have testified against us, O Jehovah, work for Thy name's sake, For many have been our backslidings, Against Thee we have sinned.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O Lord

Usage: 0

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

thou it for thy name's
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

משׁבה משׁוּבה 
M@shuwbah 
Usage: 12

References

Morish

Context Readings

The Severe Drought

6 Wild donkeys stand on the barren hills. They pant for air like jackals. Their eyesight fails because there is no vegetation." 7 LORD,even though our iniquities testify against us, do something for the sake of your name. Indeed, our apostasies are many, and we have sinned against you. 8 Hope of Israel, its deliverer in time of trouble, why are you like a stranger in the land, like a traveler who sets up his tent for a night?


Cross References

Psalm 25:11

For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my sin, for it is great.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from the forest will attack them, a wolf from the desert will devastate them. A leopard is watching their towns, and everyone who goes out of them will be torn to pieces. For their transgressions are many, and their apostasies numerous.

Jeremiah 14:20-21

We acknowledge, LORD, our wickedness, the guilt of our ancestors. Indeed, we have sinned against you.

Hosea 5:5

The arrogance of Israel testifies against him; therefore Israel and Ephraim will stumble in their iniquity, and Judah with them.

Isaiah 59:12

"For our transgressions before you are many, and our sins testify against us; for our transgressions are with us, and as for our iniquities, we acknowledge them:

Jeremiah 2:19

Your wickedness will be punished, and you will be corrected due to your acts of apostasy. Know and see that it's evil and bitter for you to forsake the LORD your God, but the fear of me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies.

Deuteronomy 32:27

if it weren't for dreading the taunting of their enemies otherwise, their adversary might misinterpret and say, "Our power is great. It isn't the LORD who made all of this happen."'"

Joshua 7:9

The Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of this, will surround us, and eliminate us from the earth! Then what will you do about your great reputation?"

Ezra 9:6-7

and said,

Ezra 9:15

LORD God of Israel, you are just: As a result, we remain here today delivered. Look at us! Because of our sin, we cannot stand in your presence as a result of everything that has happened."

Nehemiah 9:33-34

You are righteous in all that is happening to us, because you have acted faithfully while we have practiced evil.

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, LORD, not to us, but to your name be given glory on account of your gracious love and faithfulness.

Jeremiah 3:6

In the time of King Josiah the LORD told me, "Have you seen what unfaithful Israel did? She went up on every high hill and under every green tree, and she committed fornication there.

Jeremiah 8:14

Why are we sitting here? Join together! Let's go to the fortified cities and perish there! For the LORD our God has condemned us to perish and given us poisoned water to drink, because we have sinned against him.

Ezekiel 20:9

I did this so my reputation might not be tarnished among the nations where they were living, among whom I made myself known in their presence when I brought them out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

I did this so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations in whose presence I had brought them out.

Ezekiel 20:22

But I withdrew my decision so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations before whose eyes I brought them out.

Daniel 9:5-16

"Lord! Great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant and gracious love for those who love him and obey his commandments, we've sinned, we've practiced evil, we've acted wickedly, and we've rebelled, turning away from your commands and from your regulations.

Daniel 9:18-19

Turn your ear and listen, O God. Open your eyes and look at our desolation and at the city that is called by your name. We're not presenting our requests before you because of our righteousness, but because of your great compassion.

Hosea 7:10

Israel's arrogance testifies against him; but they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him in all of this.

Ephesians 1:6

so that we would praise his glorious grace that he gave us in the Beloved One.

Ephesians 1:12

so that we who had already fixed our hope on the Messiah might live for his praise and glory.

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