Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But you are to no longer mention the oracle of the LORD, because the oracle is only for the person to whom the LORD gives his message, and you have overturned the words of the living God, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, our God.

New American Standard Bible

"For you will no longer remember the oracle of the LORD, because every man's own word will become the oracle, and you have perverted the words of the living God, the LORD of hosts, our God.

King James Version

And the burden of the LORD shall ye mention no more: for every man's word shall be his burden; for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.

Holman Bible

But no longer refer to the burden of the Lord, for each man’s word becomes his burden and you pervert the words of the living God, the Lord of Hosts, our God.

A Conservative Version

And the burden of LORD ye shall mention no more, for every man's own word shall be his burden. For ye have perverted the words of the living God, of LORD of hosts our God.

American Standard Version

And the burden of Jehovah shall ye mention no more: for every man's own word shall be his burden; for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of Jehovah of hosts our God.

Amplified

But the burden of the Lord you must mention no more, for every man's burden is his own response and word [for as they mockingly call all prophecies burdens, whether good or bad, so will it prove to be to them; God will take them at their own word]; for you pervert the words [not of a lifeless idol, but] of the living God, the Lord of hosts, our God!

Bible in Basic English

And you will no longer put people in mind of the word of weight of the Lord: for every man's word will be a weight on himself; for the words of the living God, of the Lord of armies, our God, have been twisted by you

Darby Translation

And the burden of Jehovah shall ye mention no more; for every man's own word shall be his burden: for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of Jehovah of hosts, our God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And never again shall it come to your memory to say, The burden of the LORD; for every man's word shall be his burden; for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of the hosts, our God.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye shall no more make mention of the burden of Jehovah, for the burden to a man shall be his word; and ye perverted the words of the living God, Jehovah of armies our God.

King James 2000

And the burden of the LORD shall you mention no more: for every man's word shall be his burden; for you have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you shall not mention the burden of Yahweh, for the burden is to each one his word, and so you twist the words of [the] living God, Yahweh of hosts, our God

Modern King James verseion

And you shall mention the burden of Jehovah no more. For every man's word shall be his burden; for you have perverted the Words of the living God, of Jehovah of Hosts our God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as for 'the burden of the LORD,' ye shall speak no more of it: for every man's own word is his burden, because ye have altered the words of the living God the LORD of Hosts our God.

NET Bible

You must no longer say that the Lord's message is burdensome. For what is 'burdensome' really pertains to what a person himself says. You are misrepresenting the words of our God, the living God, the Lord who rules over all.

New Heart English Bible

You shall mention the burden of the LORD no more: for every man's own word shall be his burden; for you have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.

The Emphasized Bible

but the oracle of Yahweh, shall ye not mention, any more, - for, every man's oracle, shall be his own word, because ye have perverted the words of a Living God, Yahweh of hosts our God.

Webster

And the burden of the LORD shall ye mention no more: for every man's word shall be his burden; for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.

World English Bible

You shall mention the burden of Yahweh no more: for every man's own word shall be his burden; for you have perverted the words of the living God, of Yahweh of Armies our God.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the burden of Jehovah ye do not mention any more, For the burden to each is -- His word, And ye have overturned the words of the living God, Jehovah of Hosts, our God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the burden
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

of the Lord



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the living
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

References

Morish

Context Readings

The Burden Of The Lord

35 This is what you should say to one another and among yourselves, "What has the LORD answered?' or "What has the LORD said?' 36 But you are to no longer mention the oracle of the LORD, because the oracle is only for the person to whom the LORD gives his message, and you have overturned the words of the living God, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, our God. 37 This is what you should say to the prophet, "What has the LORD answered?' or "What has the LORD said?'



Cross References

2 Peter 3:16

He speaks about this subject in all his letters. Some things in them are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, leading to their own destruction, as they do the rest of the Scriptures.

2 Kings 19:4

"This is what Hezekiah says: "Today is a day of trouble, rebuke, and blasphemy, because children are about to be born, but there is no strength to bring them to birth. Perhaps the LORD your God will take note of everything that Rab-shakeh has said, whom his master the king of Assyria sent to taunt the living God, and then he will rebuke the words that the LORD your God has heard. Therefore offer a prayer for the survivors who remain.'"

Jeremiah 10:10

The LORD is the true God; he's the living God and the everlasting king. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation.

Deuteronomy 5:26

For what mortal man has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the fire like we did, and lived?

1 Samuel 17:26

David asked the men who were standing by him, "What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? Indeed, who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?"

1 Samuel 17:36

Your servant has struck down both lions and bears, and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, since he defied the armies of the living God."

Psalm 12:3

The LORD will cut off all slippery lips, and the tongue that boasts great things,

Psalm 64:8

They tripped over their own tongues, and everyone who was watching ran away.

Psalm 120:3

What will be given to you, and what will be done to you, you treacherous tongue?

Psalm 149:9

and executing the judgment written against them. This is honor for all the ones he loves. Hallelujah!

Proverbs 17:20

The person whose mind is perverse does not find good, and anyone with perverted speech falls into trouble.

Isaiah 3:8

"For Jerusalem has stumbled, and Judah has fallen, because what they say and do opposes the LORD; they keep defying him.

Isaiah 28:13-14

So, then, the message from the LORD to them will become: "Do this and do that, do this and do that, line upon line, line upon line, a little here, a little there," so that they will go, but fall backward, and be injured, snared, and captured.

Isaiah 28:22

But as for you, don't start mocking, or your chains will become tighter; for I have heard from the LORD of the Heavenly Armies about destruction, and it is decreed against the whole land.

Matthew 12:36

I tell you, on Judgment Day people will give an account for every thoughtless word they have uttered,

Luke 19:22

The king told him, "I will judge you by your own words, you evil servant! You knew, did you, that I was a hard man, and that I withdraw what I didn't deposit and harvest what I didn't plant?

Acts 14:15

"Men, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings with natures like yours. We are telling you the good news so you'll turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

Galatians 1:7-9

not that another one really exists. To be sure, there are certain people who are troubling you and want to distort the gospel about the Messiah.

Galatians 6:5

For everyone must carry his own load.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For people keep telling us what kind of welcome you gave us and how you turned away from idols to serve a living and true God

2 Peter 2:17-18

These men are dried-up springs, mere clouds driven by a storm. Gloomy darkness is reserved for them.

Jude 1:15-16

15He will judge all people and convict everyone of all the ungodly things that they have done in such an ungodly way, including all the harsh things that these ungodly sinners have said about him."

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