Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But if they had stood in my council, then they would have caused my people to hear my words, and would have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

New American Standard Bible

“But if they had stood in My council,
Then they would have announced My words to My people,
And would have turned them back from their evil way
And from the evil of their deeds.

King James Version

But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Holman Bible

If they had really stood in My council,
they would have enabled My people to hear My words
and would have turned them back from their evil ways
and their evil deeds.

International Standard Version

If they had stood in my council and had delivered my words to my people, then they would have turned them back from their evil way, from their evil deeds."

American Standard Version

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Amplified


“But if they had stood in My council,
Then they would have caused My people to hear My words,
Then they would have turned My people from their evil way
And from the evil of their decisions and deeds.

Bible in Basic English

But if they had been in my secret, then they would have made my people give ear to my words, turning them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Darby Translation

But if they had stood in my council, and had caused my people to hear my words, then would they have turned them from their evil way and from the wickedness of their doings.

Julia Smith Translation

And if they stood in my consultation, and they will cause my people to hear my word, and turn them back from their evil way and from the evil of their doings.

King James 2000

But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if they had stood in my council, then they would have proclaimed my words [to] my people, and they would have caused them to turn from their evil way, and from the evil of their deeds.

Modern King James verseion

But if they had stood in My wisdom and had caused My people to hear My Words, then they would have turned them from their evil way and from the evil of their doings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But if they had continued in my counsel and heard my words: they had turned my people from their evil ways and wicked imaginations.

NET Bible

But if they had stood in my inner circle, they would have proclaimed my message to my people. They would have caused my people to turn from their wicked ways and stop doing the evil things they are doing.

New Heart English Bible

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

The Emphasized Bible

But if they had stood in my council, Then might they have announced my words unto my people, And have turned them from their wicked way and from the wickedness of their doings.

Webster

But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they would have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

World English Bible

But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Youngs Literal Translation

But -- if they stood in My counsel, Then they cause My people to hear My words, And they turn them back from their evil way, And from the evil of their doings.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in my counsel
סוד 
Cowd 
Usage: 21

and had caused my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and from the evil
רע 
Roa` 
Usage: 19

Context Readings

The Unfaithful Prophets

21 I did not send these prophets, yet they ran. I did not speak to them, yet they prophesied. 22 But if they had stood in my council, then they would have caused my people to hear my words, and would have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings. 23 Am I a God at hand, says LORD, and not a God afar off?


Cross References

Jeremiah 23:18

For who has stood in the council of LORD, that he should perceive and hear his word? Who has marked my word, and heard it?

Jeremiah 25:5

saying, Return ye now each one from his evil way, and from the evil of your doings, and dwell in the land that LORD has given to you and to your fathers, from of old and even for evermore.

Zechariah 1:4

Be ye not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus says LORD of hosts: Return ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings, but they did not hear, nor hearken to me, says LORD.

Jeremiah 35:15

I have also sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the

Jeremiah 36:3

It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do to them, that they may return every man from his evil way, that I may forgive their iniquity and their sin.

Ezekiel 2:7

And thou shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, for they are most rebellious.

Ezekiel 3:17

Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies ye have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad, and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, and be saved alive.

Ezekiel 18:30

Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each one according to his ways, says lord LORD. Return ye, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions, so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Acts 20:27

For I did not withdraw from declaring to you the whole plan of God.

Acts 26:18-20

to open their eyes to turn about from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, for them to receive remission of sins and a lot among those who have been sanctified by faith in me.

1 Thessalonians 1:9-10

For they report about us what kind of entrance we had with you, and how ye turned to God from the idols to serve a living and TRUE God,

1 Thessalonians 5:6

So then let us not sleep, as also the others, but let us watch and be sober.

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