Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They have lied about the LORD And said, "Not He; Misfortune will not come on us, And we will not see sword or famine.

King James Version

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

Holman Bible

They have contradicted the Lord and insisted, "It won't happen. Harm won't come to us; we won't see sword or famine."

International Standard Version

"They have lied about the LORD by saying, "He wouldn't do that! Disaster won't come on us. We won't see sword and famine.

A Conservative Version

They have denied LORD, and said, It is not he. Neither shall evil come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine.

American Standard Version

They have denied Jehovah, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

Amplified

They have lied about and denied the Lord by saying, It is not He [Who speaks through His prophets]! Evil shall not come upon us; nor shall we see war or famine.

Bible in Basic English

They would have nothing to do with the Lord, saying, He will do nothing, and no evil will come to us; we will not see the sword or be short of food:

Darby Translation

They have denied Jehovah, and say, He is not; and evil shall not come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They have denied the LORD and said, He is not; and evil shall not come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine;

Julia Smith Translation

They lied against Jehovah, and they will say, Not he; and evil shall not come upon us; and we shall not see the sword and famine:

King James 2000

They have lied about the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"They have denied Yahweh, and have said, 'Not he, {for} evil will not come on us, we will see neither sword nor famine.

Modern King James verseion

They have lied against Jehovah and said, It is not He; neither shall evil come on us; nor shall we see sword nor famine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They have denied the LORD, and said, 'It is not he. Tush, there shall no misfortune come upon us; we shall see neither sword nor hunger.'

NET Bible

"These people have denied what the Lord says. They have said, 'That is not so! No harm will come to us. We will not experience war and famine.

New Heart English Bible

They have denied the LORD, and said, "It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine.

The Emphasized Bible

They have acted deceptively against Yahweh, And have said, Not He! Neither shall there come upon us, calamity, Nor sword nor famine, shall we see;

Webster

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:

World English Bible

They have denied Yahweh, and said, "It is not he; neither shall evil come on us; neither shall we see sword nor famine.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have lied against Jehovah, And they say, 'It is not He, Nor come in against us doth evil, Yea, sword and famine we do not see.

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

and said

Usage: 0

It is not he neither shall evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

Verse Info

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

11 "For the house of Israel and the house of Judah Have dealt very treacherously with Me," declares the LORD. 12 They have lied about the LORD And said, "Not He; Misfortune will not come on us, And we will not see sword or famine. 13 "The prophets are as wind, And the word is not in them. Thus it will be done to them!"



Cross References

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

Deuteronomy 29:19

"It shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will boast, saying, 'I have peace though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order to destroy the watered land with the dry.'

1 Samuel 6:9

"Watch, if it goes up by the way of its own territory to Beth-shemesh, then He has done us this great evil But if not, then we will know that it was not His hand that struck us; it happened to us by chance."

Psalm 10:6

He says to himself, "I will not be moved; Throughout all generations I will not be in adversity."

Isaiah 28:14-15

Therefore, hear the word of the LORD, O scoffers, Who rule this people who are in Jerusalem,

Jeremiah 4:10

Then I said, "Ah, Lord GOD! Surely You have utterly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, 'You will have peace'; whereas a sword touches the throat."

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule on their own authority; And My people love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?

Jeremiah 14:13-14

But, "Ah, Lord GOD!" I said, "Look, the prophets are telling them, 'You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'"

Jeremiah 23:14-17

"Also among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing: The committing of adultery and walking in falsehood; And they strengthen the hands of evildoers, So that no one has turned back from his wickedness All of them have become to Me like Sodom, And her inhabitants like Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 28:4

'I am also going to bring back to this place Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and all the exiles of Judah who went to Babylon,' declares the LORD, 'for I will break the yoke of the king of Babylon.'"

Jeremiah 28:15-17

Then Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah the prophet, "Listen now, Hananiah, the LORD has not sent you, and you have made this people trust in a lie.

Jeremiah 43:2-3

Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the arrogant men said to Jeremiah, "You are telling a lie! The LORD our God has not sent you to say, 'You are not to enter Egypt to reside there';

Ezekiel 12:22-28

"Son of man, what is this proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The days are long and every vision fails'?

Ezekiel 13:6

"They see falsehood and lying divination who are saying, 'The LORD declares,' when the LORD has not sent them; yet they hope for the fulfillment of their word.

Micah 2:11

"If a man walking after wind and falsehood Had told lies and said, 'I will speak out to you concerning wine and liquor,' He would be spokesman to this people.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe, Her priests instruct for a price And her prophets divine for money Yet they lean on the LORD saying, "Is not the LORD in our midst? Calamity will not come upon us."

Habakkuk 1:5-6

"Look among the nations! Observe! Be astonished! Wonder! Because I am doing something in your days-- You would not believe if you were told.

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

1 John 5:10

The one who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself; the one who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning His Son.

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