Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now when this people or the prophet or a priest asks you saying, 'What is the oracle of the LORD?' then you shall say to them, 'What oracle?' The LORD declares, 'I will abandon you.'

King James Version

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? thou shalt then say unto them, What burden? I will even forsake you, saith the LORD.

Holman Bible

"Now when these people or a prophet or a priest asks you: What is the burden of the Lord? you will respond to them: What is the burden? I will throw you away"-[this is] the Lord's declaration.

International Standard Version

"Jeremiah, when these people, the prophet, or a priest ask you, "What is the oracle of the LORD?' say to them, "You are the burden, and I'll cast you out,'" declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of LORD? Then thou shall say to them, What burden! I will cast you off, says LORD.

American Standard Version

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of Jehovah? then shalt thou say unto them, What burden! I will cast you off, saith Jehovah.

Amplified

And when these people, or a prophet or a priest, ask you, What is the burden of the Lord [the thing to be lifted up now]? then you shall say to them, What burden [indeed]! [You are the burden!] And I will disburden Myself of you and I will cast you off, says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And if this people, or the prophet, or a priest, questioning you, says, What word of weight is there from the Lord? then you are to say to them, You are the word, for I will not be troubled with you any more, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

And when this people, or a prophet, or a priest, ask thee, saying, What is the burden of Jehovah? thou shalt then say unto them, What burden? I will even cast you off, saith Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when this people or the prophet or the priest shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? thou shalt then say unto them, What burden? I will forsake you, said the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And when this people, or prophet, or priest, shall ask thee, saying, What the burden of Jehovah? and thou saidst to them, What burden? And I cast you off, says Jehovah.

King James 2000

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? you shall then say unto them, What burden? I will even forsake you, says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now when this people, or a prophet, or a priest, ask you, {saying}, 'What [is] the burden of Yahweh?' then you shall say to them, '{You are the burden}, and I will forsake you,'" {declares} Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, What is the burden of Jehovah? You shall then say to them, What burden? I will even forsake you, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If this people, either any prophet or priest ask thee, and say, 'What is the burden of the LORD?' Thou shalt say unto them, 'What burden? I will cast you from me, sayeth the LORD, because ye yourselves are a burden.'

NET Bible

The Lord said to me, "Jeremiah, when one of these people, or a prophet, or a priest asks you, 'What burdensome message do you have from the Lord?' Tell them, 'You are the burden, and I will cast you away. I, the Lord, affirm it!

New Heart English Bible

'When this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, "What is the burden of the LORD?" Then you shall tell them, "You are the burden, and I will cast you off," says the LORD.

New simplified Bible

Jehovah said to me: Jeremiah, when one of my people or a prophet or a priest asks you, what is Jehovah's message? You are to say: 'You are a burden to Jehovah, and he is going to get rid of you.'

The Emphasized Bible

But when this people or a prophet or a priest shall ask thee saying What is the oracle of Yahweh? Then shalt thou say unto them Ye, yourselves, are the oracle, Therefore will I reject you Declareth Yahweh;

Webster

And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? thou shalt then say to them, What burden? I will even forsake you, saith the LORD.

World English Bible

When this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, What is the burden of Yahweh? Then you shall tell them, What burden! I will cast you off, says Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And when this people, or the prophet, Or a priest, doth ask thee, saying, What is the burden of Jehovah? Then thou hast said unto them: Ye are the burden, and I have left you, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

or the prophet
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

or a priest
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172


Usage: 0

What is the burden
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

of the Lord

Usage: 0

thou shalt then say

Usage: 0

משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

I will even forsake
נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Burden Of The Lord

32 "Behold, I am against those who have prophesied false dreams," declares the LORD, "and related them and led My people astray by their falsehoods and reckless boasting; yet I did not send them or command them, nor do they furnish this people the slightest benefit," declares the LORD. 33 "Now when this people or the prophet or a priest asks you saying, 'What is the oracle of the LORD?' then you shall say to them, 'What oracle?' The LORD declares, 'I will abandon you.' 34 "Then as for the prophet or the priest or the people who say, 'The oracle of the LORD,' I will bring punishment upon that man and his household.



Cross References

Malachi 1:1

The oracle of the word of the LORD to Israel through Malachi.

Isaiah 13:1

The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.

Jeremiah 12:7

"I have forsaken My house, I have abandoned My inheritance; I have given the beloved of My soul Into the hand of her enemies.

Nahum 1:1

The oracle of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

Habakkuk 1:1

The oracle which Habakkuk the prophet saw.

Deuteronomy 31:17-18

"Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, 'Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?'

Deuteronomy 32:19-20

"The LORD saw this, and spurned them Because of the provocation of His sons and daughters.

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

Psalm 78:59-60

When God heard, He was filled with wrath And greatly abhorred Israel;

Isaiah 14:28

In the year that King Ahaz died this oracle came:

Jeremiah 17:15

Look, they keep saying to me, "Where is the word of the LORD? Let it come now!"

Jeremiah 20:7-8

O LORD, You have deceived me and I was deceived; You have overcome me and prevailed I have become a laughingstock all day long; Everyone mocks me.

Jeremiah 23:39-40

"Therefore behold, I will surely forget you and cast you away from My presence, along with the city which I gave you and your fathers.

Hosea 9:12

Though they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left. Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!



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