Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

"But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it."

New American Standard Bible

“But your eyes and your heart
Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain,
And on shedding innocent blood
And on practicing oppression and extortion.”

King James Version

But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Holman Bible

But you have eyes and a heart for nothing
except your own dishonest profit,
shedding innocent blood
and committing extortion and oppression.

International Standard Version

But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."

A Conservative Version

But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

American Standard Version

But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Amplified


“But your eyes and your heart
Are only intent on your own dishonest gain,
On shedding innocent blood,
On oppression and extortion and violence.”

Bible in Basic English

But your eyes and your heart are fixed only on profit for yourself, on causing the death of him who has done no wrong, and on violent and cruel acts.

Darby Translation

But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.

Julia Smith Translation

For thine eyes and thy heart not but for thy plunder and for guiltless blood to pour out, and for oppression and for running, to do.

King James 2000

But your eyes and your heart are for nothing but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."

Modern King James verseion

But your eyes and your heart are for nothing but your unjust gain, and to shed innocent blood, and for cruelty, and to do violence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, as for thine eyes and thine heart, they look upon covetousness, to shed innocent blood, and to do wrong and violence.'"

NET Bible

But you are always thinking and looking for ways to increase your wealth by dishonest means. Your eyes and your heart are set on killing some innocent person and committing fraud and oppression.

The Emphasized Bible

Verily thou hast neither eyes nor heart, save for thy plundering and for thy shedding of innocent blood, and for oppression and for crushing to do them!

Webster

But thy eyes and thy heart are only for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

World English Bible

But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Youngs Literal Translation

But thine eyes and thy heart are not, Except on thy dishonest gain, And on shedding of innocent blood, And on oppression, and on doing of violence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

and for to shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

נקיא נקי 
Naqiy 
Usage: 43

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

עשׁק 
`osheq 
Usage: 15

מרצה 
M@rutsah 
Usage: 1

to do

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

A Message Concerning Jehoiakim

16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Wasn't this to know me?' says the LORD. 17 "But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it." 18 Therefore thus says the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah: "they shall not lament for him, saying, 'Ah my brother. or, Ah sister.' They shall not lament for him, saying, 'Ah lord.' or, 'Ah his glory.'



Cross References

2 Kings 24:4

and also for the innocent blood that he shed; for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood: and the LORD would not pardon.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says the LORD: "Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Ezekiel 19:6

He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery, and who cannot cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;

Exodus 18:21

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoil a beautiful garment from Shinar, two hundred shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels, then I coveted them and took them. Behold, they are hidden in the ground in the middle of my tent, with the silver under it."

1 Kings 21:19

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"

2 Chronicles 36:8

Now the rest of the acts of Jehoiakim, and his abominations which he did, and that which was found in him, behold, they are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah: and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his place.

Job 31:7

if my step has turned out of the way, if my heart walked after my eyes, if any defilement has stuck to my hands,

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns the LORD.

Psalm 119:36-37

Turn my heart toward your statutes, not toward selfish gain.

Jeremiah 26:22-24

And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and certain men with him, into Egypt;

Ezekiel 33:31

They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but do not do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing until the next day.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Luke 12:15-21

He said to them, "Beware. Keep yourselves from all covetousness, for a man's life does not consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses."

Luke 16:13-14

No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You are not able to serve God and wealth."

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers,

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor slanderers, nor swindlers, will inherit the Kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:3-5

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;

Colossians 3:5

Put to death, therefore, whatever is worldly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

James 1:14-15

But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

2 Peter 2:3

In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old does not linger, and their destruction is not asleep.

1 John 2:15-16

Do not love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love is not in him.

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