Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"In vain I have struck your sons; They accepted no chastening Your sword has devoured your prophets Like a destroying lion.

King James Version

In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Holman Bible

I have struck down your children in vain; they would not accept discipline. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a ravaging lion.

International Standard Version

"I've punished your children with no results, they have accepted no discipline. Your sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion."

A Conservative Version

In vain I have smitten your sons. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion.

American Standard Version

In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Amplified

In vain have I stricken your children (your people); they received no discipline (no correction). Your own sword devoured your prophets like a destroying lion.

Bible in Basic English

I gave your children blows to no purpose; they got no good from training: your sword has been the destruction of your prophets, like a death-giving lion.

Darby Translation

In vain have I smitten your children: they received no correction. Your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have smitten your children in vain; they have received no correction; your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Julia Smith Translation

In vain did I strike your sons; they received no instruction: your sword consumed the prophets as a lion destroying.

King James 2000

In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For {in vain} I have struck your children. They accepted no discipline. Your sword devoured your prophets, like a ravening lion.

Modern King James verseion

In vain I have stricken your sons; they received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is but lost labour, that I smite your children, for they receive not my correction. Your own sword destroyeth your prophets, like a devouring lion.

NET Bible

"It did no good for me to punish your people. They did not respond to such correction. You slaughtered your prophets like a voracious lion."

New Heart English Bible

"I have struck your children in vain. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

The Emphasized Bible

In vain, have I smitten your children, Correction, have they not accepted, - Your sword hath devoured your prophets, as a lion that destroyeth.

Webster

In vain have I smitten your children; they have received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

World English Bible

"I have struck your children in vain. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Youngs Literal Translation

In vain I have smitten your sons, Instruction they have not accepted, Devoured hath your sword your prophets, As a destroying lion.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In vain
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel Deserves To Be Punished

29 "Why do you contend with Me? You have all transgressed against Me," declares the LORD. 30 "In vain I have struck your sons; They accepted no chastening Your sword has devoured your prophets Like a destroying lion. 31 "O generation, heed the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, Or a land of thick darkness? Why do My people say, 'We are free to roam; We will no longer come to You'?



Cross References

Nehemiah 9:26

"But they became disobedient and rebelled against You, And cast Your law behind their backs And killed Your prophets who had admonished them So that they might return to You, And they committed great blasphemies.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

Isaiah 1:5

Where will you be stricken again, As you continue in your rebellion? The whole head is sick And the whole heart is faint.

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, do not Your eyes look for truth? You have smitten them, But they did not weaken; You have consumed them, But they refused to take correction They have made their faces harder than rock; They have refused to repent.

Acts 7:52

"Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become;

Isaiah 9:13

Yet the people do not turn back to Him who struck them, Nor do they seek the LORD of hosts.

Jeremiah 7:28

"You shall say to them, 'This is the nation that did not obey the voice of the LORD their God or accept correction; truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.

Jeremiah 26:20-24

Indeed, there was also a man who prophesied in the name of the LORD, Uriah the son of Shemaiah from Kiriath-jearim; and he prophesied against this city and against this land words similar to all those of Jeremiah.

1 Kings 19:10

He said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

1 Kings 19:14

Then he said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

2 Chronicles 24:21

So they conspired against him and at the command of the king they stoned him to death in the court of the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 28:22

Now in the time of his distress this same King Ahaz became yet more unfaithful to the LORD.

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

Jeremiah 6:29-30

The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain the refining goes on, But the wicked are not separated.

Jeremiah 31:18

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

Ezekiel 24:13

"In your filthiness is lewdness. Because I would have cleansed you, Yet you are not clean, You will not be cleansed from your filthiness again Until I have spent My wrath on you.

Zephaniah 3:2

She heeded no voice, She accepted no instruction She did not trust in the LORD, She did not draw near to her God.

Matthew 21:35-36

"The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third.

Matthew 23:29

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,

Matthew 23:34-37

"Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,

Mark 12:2-8

"At the harvest time he sent a slave to the vine-growers, in order to receive some of the produce of the vineyard from the vine-growers.

Luke 11:47-51

"Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and it was your fathers who killed them.

Luke 13:33-34

"Nevertheless I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a prophet would perish outside of Jerusalem.

Revelation 9:20-21

The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;

Revelation 16:9

Men were scorched with fierce heat; and they blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.



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