Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

if it does evil in My sight by not obeying My voice, then I will think better of the good with which I had promised to bless it.

King James Version

If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.

Holman Bible

However, if it does what is evil in My sight by not listening to My voice, I will relent concerning the good I had said I would do to it.

International Standard Version

But if that nation does evil in my eyes by not obeying me, I'll change my mind about the good that I said I would bring on it.

A Conservative Version

if they do that which is evil in my sight, that they obey not my voice, then I will relent of the good with which I said I would benefit them.

American Standard Version

if they do that which is evil in my sight, that they obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.

Amplified

and if they do evil in My sight by not obeying My voice, then I will reverse My decision concerning the good with which I had promised to bless them.

Bible in Basic English

If, in that very minute, it does evil in my eyes, going against my orders, then my good purpose, which I said I would do for them, will be changed.

Darby Translation

if it do evil in my sight, that it hearken not unto my voice, then I will repent of the good wherewith I said I would benefit them.

Julia Smith Translation

And it did evil in mine eyes not to hear to my voice, and I lamented for the good which I said to do well to it

King James 2000

If it does evil in my sight, that it obeys not my voice, then I will change from the good, with which I said I would benefit them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [if] it does evil in my sight, to not listen to my voice, then I will relent concerning the good that I said I would do [to] it.

Modern King James verseion

if it does evil in My sight, not to obey My voice, then I will repent of the good with which I said I would do them good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

if the same people do evil before me, and hear not my voice: Immediately, I repent of the good, that I devised to do for them.

NET Bible

But if that nation does what displeases me and does not obey me, then I will cancel the good I promised to do to it.

New Heart English Bible

if they do that which is evil in my sight, that they not obey my voice, then I will repent of the good, with which I said I would benefit them.

The Emphasized Bible

and it commit wickedness in mine eyes, in not hearkening unto my voice, then will I repent concerning the good wherewith I had said I would do it good.

Webster

If it shall do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, with which I said I would benefit them.

World English Bible

if they do that which is evil in my sight, that they not obey my voice, then I will repent of the good, with which I said I would benefit them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath done the evil thing in Mine eyes, So as not to hearken to My voice, Then I have repented of the good That I have spoken of doing to it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If it do

Usage: 0

in my sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

not my voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

then I will repent
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

References

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Potter And The Clay

9 Or at another moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to build up or to plant it; 10 if it does evil in My sight by not obeying My voice, then I will think better of the good with which I had promised to bless it. 11 So now then, speak to the men of Judah and against the inhabitants of Jerusalem saying, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Behold, I am fashioning calamity against you and devising a plan against you. Oh turn back, each of you from his evil way, and reform your ways and your deeds.”’


Cross References

1 Samuel 2:30

Therefore the Lord God of Israel declares, ‘I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever’; but now the Lord declares, ‘Far be it from Me—for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.

Ezekiel 33:18

When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, then he shall die in it.

1 Samuel 13:13

Samuel said to Saul, “You have acted foolishly; you have not kept the commandment of the Lord your God, which He commanded you, for now the Lord would have established your kingdom over Israel forever.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways,
The Lord will lead them away with the doers of iniquity.
Peace be upon Israel.

Ezekiel 18:24

“But when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, will he live? All his righteous deeds which he has done will not be remembered for his treachery which he has committed and his sin which he has committed; for them he will die.

Numbers 14:22

Surely all the men who have seen My glory and My signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have put Me to the test these ten times and have not listened to My voice,

Numbers 14:34

According to the number of days which you spied out the land, forty days, for every day you shall bear your guilt a year, even forty years, and you will know My opposition.

1 Samuel 15:11

I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands.” And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the Lord all night.

1 Samuel 15:35

Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death; for Samuel grieved over Saul. And the Lord regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel.

Jeremiah 7:23-28

But this is what I commanded them, saying, ‘Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and you will be My people; and you will walk in all the way which I command you, that it may be well with you.’

Ezekiel 45:20

Thus you shall do on the seventh day of the month for everyone who goes astray or is naive; so you shall make atonement for the house.

Zephaniah 1:6

And those who have turned back from following the Lord,
And those who have not sought the Lord or inquired of Him.”

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