Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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 will ye contend with me? Ye have all transgressed against me, says LORD. 30 In vain I have smitten your sons. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion. 31 O generation, see ye the word of LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, or a land of thick darkness? Why do my people say, We have broken loose. We will come no more to thee?



Cross References

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their back, and killed thy prophets who testified against them to turn them again to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

The men who both killed the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and who persecuted us, and are not pleasing to God, and are contrary to all men.

Isaiah 1:5

Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, do not thine eyes look upon truth? Thou have stricken them, but they were not grieved. Thou have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused t

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,

Isaiah 9:13

Yet the people have not turned to him who smote them, nor have they sought LORD of hosts.

Jeremiah 7:28

And thou shall say to them, This is the nation that has not hearkened to the voice of LORD their God, nor received instruction. Truth has perished, and is cut off from their mouth.

Jeremiah 26:20-24

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

1 Kings 19:10

And he said, I have been very jealous for LORD, the God of hosts. For the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword. And I, even I only, am left, and they seek my lif

1 Kings 19:14

And he said, I have been very jealous for LORD, the God of hosts. For the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword. And I, even I only, am left, and they seek my lif

2 Chronicles 24:21

And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of LORD.

2 Chronicles 28:22

And in the time of his distress he trespassed yet more against LORD, this same king Ahaz.

2 Chronicles 36:16

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

Jeremiah 6:29-30

The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is consumed of the fire. In vain do they go on refining, for the wicked are not plucked away.

Jeremiah 31:18

I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself [saying], Thou have chastised me, and I was chastised as a calf unaccustomed [to the yoke]. Turn thou me back, and I shall be turned back, for thou are LORD my God.

Ezekiel 24:13

In thy filthiness is lewdness. Because I have cleansed thee and thou were not cleansed, thou shall not be cleansed from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my wrath toward thee to rest.

Zephaniah 3:2

She obeyed not the voice. She received not correction. She trusted not in LORD. She did not draw near to her God.

Matthew 21:35-36

And the farmers having taken his bondmen, they beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.

Matthew 23:29

Woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and adorn the sepulchers of the righteous,

Matthew 23:34-37

Because of this, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scholars. And some of them ye will kill and crucify, and some of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will persecute from city to city,

Mark 12:2-8

And at the season he sent forth a bondman to the farmers, so that he might receive by the farmers from the fruit of the vineyard.

Luke 11:47-51

Woe to you! Because ye build the sepulchers of the prophets, but your fathers killed them.

Luke 13:33-34

Nevertheless it is necessary for me to go today and tomorrow and the following, because it is not possible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem.

Revelation 9:20-21

And the rest of the men who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so that they would not worship the demons, and the golden and silver and brass and stone and wooden idols, which can neither

Revelation 16:9

And the men were scorched with great heat. And the men blasphemed the name of God who has power over these plagues, and they did not repent to give him glory.



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