Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed. How then have thou turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me?

New American Standard Bible

"Yet I planted you a choice vine, A completely faithful seed How then have you turned yourself before Me Into the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine?

King James Version

Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me?

Holman Bible

I planted you, a choice vine from the very best seed. How then could you turn into a degenerate, foreign vine?

International Standard Version

I planted you myself as a choice vine, from the very best seed. How did you turn against me into a degenerate and foreign vine?

American Standard Version

Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then art thou turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine unto me?

Amplified

Yet I had planted you [O house of Israel] a choice vine, wholly of pure seed. How then have you turned into degenerate shoots of wild vine alien to Me?

Bible in Basic English

But when you were planted by me, you were a noble vine, in every way a true seed: how then have you been changed into the branching plant of a strange vine?

Darby Translation

And I, I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed; how then art thou turned into the degenerate shoots of a strange vine unto me?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, a seed of Truth, all of her; how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me?

Julia Smith Translation

And I planted thee a vine of purple grapes, wholly a true seed: and how didst thou turn to me the removings of a strange vine?

King James 2000

Yet I had planted you a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then are you turned into the degenerate plant of a wild vine unto me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yet I planted you [as] a choice vine, all of it a seed of trustworthiness. How then have you altered before me [into something that is] degenerate, the foreign vine?

Modern King James verseion

Yet I planted you a noble vine, wholly a true seed. How then have you turned into the degenerate shoots of an alien vine to Me?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and among all green trees. Whereas I planted thee out of noble grapes and good roots. How art thou turned then into a bitter, unfruitful, and strange grape?

NET Bible

I planted you in the land like a special vine of the very best stock. Why in the world have you turned into something like a wild vine that produces rotten, foul-smelling grapes?

New Heart English Bible

Yet I had planted you a noble vine, wholly a right seed. How then have you turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me?

The Emphasized Bible

Yet, I, planted thee a precious vine, a wholly true seed, - How then didst thou change thyself towards me, into the degenerate plantings of the alien vine?

Webster

Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine to me?

World English Bible

Yet I had planted you a noble vine, wholly a right seed. How then have you turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me?

Youngs Literal Translation

And I planted thee a choice vine, wholly a true seed, And how hast thou been turned to Me, To the degenerate shoots of a strange vine?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

שׂרקה שׂורק שׂרק 
Soreq 
Usage: 3

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 1

of a strange
נכרי 
Nokriy 
Usage: 46

גּפן 
Gephen 
Usage: 55

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Consequences Of Apostasy

20 For from old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bonds. And thou said, I will not serve, for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou bowed thyself, playing the harlot. 21 Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed. How then have thou turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me? 22 For though thou wash thee with lye, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me, says lord LORD.



Cross References

Exodus 15:17

Thou will bring them in, and plant them on the mountain of thine inheritance, the place, O LORD, which thou have made for thee to dwell in, the sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands have established.

Psalm 80:8

Thou brought a vine out of Egypt. Thou drove out the nations, and planted it.

Isaiah 5:4

What could have been done more to my vineyard that I have not done in it? Why, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, it brought forth wild grapes?

Psalm 44:2

Thou drove out the nations with thy hand, but thou planted them. Thou afflicted the peoples, but thou spread them abroad.

Deuteronomy 32:32

For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter.

Genesis 18:19

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of LORD, to do righteousness and justice, to the end that LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoke

Genesis 26:3-5

Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee. For to thee, and to thy seed, I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham thy father.

Genesis 32:28

And he said, Thy name shall no more be called Jacob, but Israel, for thou have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.

Deuteronomy 4:37

And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out with his presence, with his great power, out of Egypt,

Joshua 24:31

And Israel served LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, and had known all the work of LORD that he had wrought for Israel.

Psalm 105:6

O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye sons of Jacob, his chosen.

Isaiah 1:21

How the faithful city has become a harlot! She who was full of justice! Righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.

Isaiah 5:1-2

Let me sing for my well-beloved a song of my beloved concerning his vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard in a very fruitful hill.

Isaiah 41:8

But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend,

Isaiah 60:21

Thy people also shall all be righteous. They shall inherit the land forever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Isaiah 61:3

to appoint to those who mourn in Zion, to give to them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of LORD, that

Lamentations 4:1

How the gold has become dim, the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Matthew 21:33

Hear ye another parable. There was a certain man who was a house-ruler, who planted a vineyard, and placed a hedge around it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a tower, and leased it to farmers, and went on a journey.

Mark 12:1

And he began to speak to them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set up a hedge, and dug a winevat, and built a tower, and leased it to farmers, and went on a journey.

Luke 20:9

And he began to speak this parable to the people. A man planted a vineyard, and leased it to farmers, and went abroad for a considerable time.

John 15:1

I am the TRUE grapevine, and my Father is the farmer.



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