Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

New American Standard Bible

But afterward they turned around and took back the male servants and the female servants whom they had set free, and brought them into subjection for male servants and for female servants.

King James Version

But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

Holman Bible

Afterward, however, they changed their minds and took back their male and female slaves they had freed and forced them to become slaves again.

International Standard Version

But afterward they turned around and took back the male and female slaves that they had set free, and they forced them to become male and female slaves.

American Standard Version

but afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

Amplified

But afterward they backed out [of the covenant] and made the male servants and the female servants whom they had set free return [to them], and brought the male servants and the female servants again into servitude.

Bible in Basic English

But later, they took back again the servants and the servant-girls whom they had let go free, and put them again under the yoke as servants and servant-girls.

Darby Translation

But afterwards they turned, and caused the bondmen and the bondmaids whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for bondmen and for bondmaids.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will turn back after this, and they will cause their servants and their maids to turn back whom they sent away free, and they subdued them for servants and for maids.

King James 2000

But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But {afterward} they turned back and they brought back the [male] slaves and the female slaves whom they had let go free, and they subdued them as [male] slaves and female slaves.

Modern King James verseion

But afterward they turned and caused the slaves and slave women whom they had let go free, to return! And they subjected them for slaves and slave women.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But afterward they repented, and took again the servants and the hand maidens, whom they had let go free, and so made them bond again.

NET Bible

But later they had changed their minds. They had taken back their male and female slaves that they had freed and forced them to be slaves again.

New Heart English Bible

but afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

The Emphasized Bible

howbeit they turned after that, and brought back the servants and the handmaids whom they had let go, free, and brought them into subjection as servants and as handmaids,

Webster

But afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had liberated, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

World English Bible

but afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they turn afterwards, and cause the men-servants and the maid-servants to return, whom they had sent forth free, and they subdue them for men-servants and for maid-servants.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

and caused the servants
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and the handmaids
שׁפחה 
Shiphchah 
Usage: 63

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

חפשׁי 
Chophshiy 
Usage: 17

to return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Zedekiah's Covenant Concerning Slaves

10 And all the rulers and all the people obeyed, who had entered into the covenant, that everyone should let his man-servant, and everyone his maid-servant, go free, that none should make bondmen of them any more. They obeyed, and let 11 But afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids. 12 Therefore the word of LORD came to Jeremiah from LORD, saying,


Cross References

Exodus 8:8

Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, Entreat LORD, that he take away the frogs from me, and from my people, and I will let the people go, that they may sacrifice to LORD.

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart, and did not hearken to them, as LORD had spoken.

Exodus 9:28

Entreat LORD, for there has been enough of [these] mighty thunderings and hail, and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.

Exodus 9:34-35

And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.

Exodus 10:17-20

Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and entreat LORD your God, that he may only take away from me this death.

Exodus 14:3-9

And Pharaoh will say of the sons of Israel, They are entangled in the land; the wilderness has shut them in.

1 Samuel 19:6-11

And Saul hearkened to the voice of Jonathan. And Saul swore, As LORD lives, he shall not be put to death.

1 Samuel 24:19

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away well? Therefore LORD reward thee good for that which thou have done to me this day.

1 Samuel 26:21

Then Saul said, I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will no more do thee harm because my life was precious in thine eyes this day. Behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise [and] to do good.

Psalm 78:34-36

When he killed them, then they inquired after him, and they returned and sought God earnestly.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, LORD will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog who returns to his vomit, [is] a fool who repeats his folly.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Jeremiah 34:21

And I will give Zedekiah king of Judah, and his rulers, into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those who seek their life, and into the hand of the king of Babylon's army that has gone away from you.

Jeremiah 37:5

And Pharaoh's army came forth out of Egypt. And when the Chaldeans who were besieging Jerusalem heard news of them, they broke away from Jerusalem.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do to thee? O Judah, what shall I do to thee? For your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that goes away early.

Hosea 7:16

They return, but not to [him] on high. They are like a deceitful bow. Their rulers shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue. This shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.

Zephaniah 1:6

and those who are turned back from following LORD, and those who have not sought LORD, nor inquired after him.

Matthew 12:43-45

But when the unclean spirit goes forth out of the man, it passes through waterless places, seeking rest, and finds it not.

Romans 2:4-5

Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if, having escaped the defilements of the world by knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and, having been again entangled in these, they are overcome, the last things have become worse for them than the first.

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