Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For my people have forgotten me. They have burned incense to FALSE [gods]. And they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in bypaths, in a way not cast up,

New American Standard Bible

‘For My people have forgotten Me,
They burn incense to worthless gods
And they have stumbled from their ways,
From the ancient paths,
To walk in bypaths,
Not on a highway,

King James Version

Because my people hath forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in paths, in a way not cast up;

Holman Bible

Yet My people have forgotten Me.
They burn incense to false idols
that make them stumble in their ways
on the ancient roads
and walk on new paths, not the highway.

International Standard Version

Yet my people have forgotten me, and they burn incense to worthless idols that make them stumble in their journey on the ancient paths. They walk on trails, on a way that is not built up.

American Standard Version

For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false gods ; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in bypaths, in a way not cast up;

Amplified


‘Yet My people have forgotten Me;
They burn incense to worthless gods,
They have stumbled from their ways
From the ancient roads,
To walk in pathways,
Not on a highway,

Bible in Basic English

For my people have put me out of their memory, burning perfumes to that which is nothing; and because of this, I will put a cause of falling in their ways, even in the old roads, and will make them go on side-roads, in a way not lifted up;

Darby Translation

For my people hath forgotten me: they burn incense to vanity; and they have caused them to stumble in their ways, the ancient paths, to walk in by-paths of a way not cast up;

Julia Smith Translation

Because my people forgat me they will burn incense in vain; by their ways they will cause the paths of old to fail, to go beaten paths, a way not cast up;

King James 2000

Because my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to worthless idols, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in pathways, and not on a highway;

Lexham Expanded Bible

But my people have forgotten me. They make smoke offerings to the idols, and they caused them to stumble in their ways, [the] ancient ways, to go [into] {bypaths}, not [one that] is built up.

Modern King James verseion

Because My people have forgotten Me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused themselves to stumble in their ways from the old paths, to walk in by-paths, not in the highway,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But my people hath so forgotten me, that they have made sacrifice unto vain gods. And while they followed their own ways they are come out of the high street, and gone into a foot way not used to be trodden.

NET Bible

Yet my people have forgotten me and offered sacrifices to worthless idols! This makes them stumble along in the way they live and leave the old reliable path of their fathers. They have left them to walk in bypaths, in roads that are not smooth and level.

New Heart English Bible

For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false gods; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up;

The Emphasized Bible

Yet my people have forgotten me, Unto vanity, have they been burning incense; And it hath caused them to stumble In their ways The roads of age-past times, To walk in by-paths - A way not cast up.

Webster

Because my people hath forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in paths, in a way not cast up;

World English Bible

For my people have forgotten me, they have burned incense to false [gods]; and they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in byways, in a way not built up;

Youngs Literal Translation

But My people have forgotten Me, to a vain thing they make perfume, And they cause them to stumble in their ways -- paths of old, To walk in paths -- a way not raised up,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

to vanity
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

in their ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

שׁביל 
Shabiyl 
Usage: 2

to walk
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in paths
נתבה נתיבה נתיב 
Nathiyb 
Usage: 26

in a way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

American

Smith

Context Readings

Deluded Israel

14 Shall the snow of Lebanon fail from the rock of the field? [Or] shall the cold waters that flow down from afar be dried up? 15 For my people have forgotten me. They have burned incense to FALSE [gods]. And they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in bypaths, in a way not cast up, 16 to make their land an astonishment, and a perpetual hissing, everyone who passes by it shall be astonished, and shake his head.



Cross References

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says LORD, Stand ye in the ways and see. And ask for the old paths where is the good way. And walk in it, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk.

Isaiah 57:14

And he will say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way. Take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people.

Jeremiah 10:15

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

Jeremiah 2:32

Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

Isaiah 65:7

your own iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, says LORD, [those] who have burned incense upon the mountains, and blasphemed me upon the hills. Therefore I will measure their former work into their bosom.

Jeremiah 2:13

For my people have committed two evils: They have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.

Jeremiah 2:13

For my people have committed two evils: They have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.

Jeremiah 16:19

O LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to thee the nations shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in whic

Jeremiah 17:13

O LORD, the hope of Israel, all who forsake thee shall be put to shame. Those who depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken LORD, the fountain of living waters.

Isaiah 3:12

As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, those who lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.

Isaiah 9:16

For those who lead this people cause them to err, and those who are led by them are destroyed.

Isaiah 41:29

Behold, all of them, their works are vanity [and] nothing. Their molten images are wind and confusion.

Isaiah 62:10

Go through, go through the gates. Prepare ye the way of the people. Cast up, cast up the highway. Gather out the stones. Lift up an ensign for the peoples.

Jeremiah 2:19

Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee. Know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and a bitter, that thou have forsaken LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, says the Lord, L

Jeremiah 13:25

This is thy lot, the portion measured to thee from me, says LORD, because thou have forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

Jeremiah 19:5

and have built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons in the fire for burnt-offerings to Baal, which I commanded not, nor spoke it, neither did it come into my mind.

Jeremiah 44:15-19

Then all the men who knew that their wives burned incense to other gods, and all the women who stood by, a great assembly, even all the people who dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying,

Jeremiah 44:25

Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, Ye and your wives have both spoken with your mouths, and with your hands have fulfilled it, saying, We will surely perform our vows that we have vowed, to burn incense to the quee

Hosea 2:13

And I will visit upon her the days of the Baalim, to which she burned incense when she decked herself with her earrings and her jewels, and went after her lovers, and forgot me, says LORD.

Hosea 11:2

The more [the prophets] called them, the more they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

Malachi 2:8

But ye are turned aside out of the way. Ye have caused many to stumble in the law. Ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, says LORD of hosts.

Matthew 15:6

And he will, no, not honor his father or mother. And ye have annulled the command of God because of your tradition.

Romans 14:21

It is good not to eat meats, nor to drink wine, nor in whatever thy brother stumbles against, or is caused to stumble, or becomes weak.

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