Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 iniquities testify against us [prays Jeremiah], deal and work with us for Your own name's sake [that the heathen may witness Your might and faithfulness]! For our backslidings are many; 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do it for thy name's sake; for our rebellions have multiplied; 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.

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 And the wild donkeys did stand in the high places, they sniffed at the wind like jackals; their eyes did fail, because there was no grass. 7 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. 8 O the hope of Israel, its savior in time of trouble, why should you be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man that turns aside to tarry for a night?


Cross References

Psalm 25:11

For your name's sake, O LORD, pardon my iniquity; for it is great.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: everyone that goes out there shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

Jeremiah 14:20-21

We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers: for we have sinned against you.

Hosea 5:5

And the pride of Israel does testify to his face: therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity; Judah also shall fall with them.

Isaiah 59:12

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

Jeremiah 2:19

Your own wickedness shall correct you, and your backslidings shall reprove you: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that you have forsaken the LORD your God, and that my fear is not in you, says the Lord GOD of hosts.

Deuteronomy 32:27

Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should misunderstand, and lest they should say, Our hand has triumphed, and the LORD has not done all this.

Joshua 7:9

For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall surround us, and cut off our name from the earth: and what will you do for your great name?

Ezra 9:6-7

And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to you, my God: for our iniquities have risen higher than our head, and our trespass has grown up unto the heavens.

Ezra 9:15

O LORD God of Israel, you are righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before you in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before you because of this.

Nehemiah 9:33-34

Yet you are just in all that is brought upon us; for you have done right, but we have done wickedly:

Psalm 115:1

Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto your name give glory, for your mercy, and for your truth's sake.

Jeremiah 3:6

The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Have you seen that which backsliding Israel has done? she has gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there has played the harlot.

Jeremiah 8:14

Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fortified cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God has put us to silence, and given us poisoned water to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.

Ezekiel 20:9

But I acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the nations, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

But I acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

Ezekiel 20:22

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Daniel 9:5-16

We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even by departing from your precepts and from your judgments:

Daniel 9:18-19

O my God, incline your ear, and hear; open your eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by your name: for we do not present our supplications before you for our righteousness, but for your great mercies.

Hosea 7:10

And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.

Ephesians 1:6

To the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he has made us accepted in the beloved.

Ephesians 1:12

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

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