Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to me, Israel in her turning away is seen to be more upright than false Judah.

New American Standard Bible

And the Lord said to me, “Faithless Israel has proved herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

King James Version

And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

Holman Bible

The Lord announced to me, “Unfaithful Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

International Standard Version

Then the LORD told me, "Unfaithful Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto me, Backsliding Israel hath showed herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

Amplified

And the Lord said to me, “Faithless Israel has proved herself less guilty than treacherous Judah [a land of renegades].

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said unto me, Backsliding Israel hath shewn herself more just than treacherous Judah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to me, Israel turning away justified her soul above faithless Judah.

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel has justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh said to me, "Apostate Israel has proved herself more upright than treacherous Judah.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said to me, The backsliding Israel has justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said unto me, "The shrinking Israel is more righteous than the unfaithful Judah:

NET Bible

Then the Lord said to me, "Under the circumstances, wayward Israel could even be considered less guilty than unfaithful Judah.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said to me, "Backsliding Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Yahweh unto me, - Apostate Israel, hath justified herself, - more than treacherous Judah.

Webster

And the LORD said to me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

World English Bible

Yahweh said to me, "Backsliding Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith unto me: 'Justified herself hath backsliding Israel, More than treacherous Judah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

משׁבה משׁוּבה 
M@shuwbah 
Usage: 12

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Context Readings

A Call For Repentance

10 But for all this, her false sister Judah has not come back to me with all her heart, but with deceit, says the Lord. 11 And the Lord said to me, Israel in her turning away is seen to be more upright than false Judah. 12 Go, and give out these words to the north, and say, Come back, O Israel, though you have been turned away from me, says the Lord; my face will not be against you in wrath: for I am full of mercy, says the Lord, I will not be angry for ever.


Cross References

Ezekiel 16:51-52

And Samaria has not done half your sins; but you have made the number of your disgusting acts greater than theirs, making your sisters seem more upright than you by all the disgusting things which you have done.

Ezekiel 23:11

And her sister Oholibah saw this, but her desire was even more unmeasured, and her loose behaviour was worse than that of her sister.

Jeremiah 3:8

And though she saw that, because Israel, turning away from me, had been untrue to me, I had put her away and given her a statement in writing ending the relation between us, still Judah, her false sister, had no fear, but went and did the same.

Jeremiah 3:22

Come back, you children who have been turned away, and I will take away your desire for wandering. See, we have come to you, for you are the Lord our God.

Ezekiel 16:47

Still you have not gone in their ways or done the disgusting things which they have done; but, as if that was only a little thing, you have gone deeper in evil than they in all your ways.

Hosea 4:16

For Israel is uncontrolled, like a cow which may not be controlled; now will the Lord give them food like a lamb in a wide place.

Hosea 11:7

My people are given up to sinning against me; though their voice goes up on high, no one will be lifting them up.

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