Parallel Verses

World English Bible

I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen!'

New American Standard Bible

“And I set watchmen over you, saying,
‘Listen to the sound of the trumpet!’
But they said, ‘We will not listen.’

King James Version

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Holman Bible

I appointed watchmen over you
and said: Listen for the sound of the ram’s horn.
But they protested, “We won’t listen!”

International Standard Version

I appointed watchmen over you. Listen for the sound of the trumpet. But they said, "We won't listen!'

A Conservative Version

And I set watchmen over you, [saying], Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

American Standard Version

And I set watchmen over you,'saying , Hearken to the sound of the trumpet; but they said, We will not hearken.

Amplified


“I have set watchmen (prophets) over you,
Saying, ‘Listen and pay attention to the [warning] sound of the trumpet!’
But they said, ‘We will not listen.’

Bible in Basic English

And I put watchmen over you, saying, Give attention to the sound of the horn; but they said, We will not give attention.

Darby Translation

Also I have set watchmen over you: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Julia Smith Translation

And I set up watchers over you, Attend ye to the voice of the trumpet And they will say, We will not attend.

King James 2000

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I raised up watchmen over you: 'Listen attentively to [the] sound of a horn.' But they said, 'We will not listen attentively.'

Modern King James verseion

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Listen to the sound of the ram's horn. But they said, We will not listen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I will set watchmen over you, and therefore take heed unto the voice of the trumpet. But they say, 'We will not take heed.'

NET Bible

The Lord said, "I appointed prophets as watchmen to warn you, saying: 'Pay attention to the warning sound of the trumpet!'" But they said, "We will not pay attention!"

New Heart English Bible

"I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet.'" But they said, "We will not listen."

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore will I raise up over you, watchmen, Give ye heed to the sound of a horn, - But they said, We will not give heed!

Webster

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have raised up for you watchmen, Attend ye to the voice of the trumpet. And they say, 'We do not attend.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Also I set
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

to the sound
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of the trumpet
שׁפר שׁופר 
Showphar 
Usage: 72

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

16 Thus says Yahweh, "Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, 'Where is the good way?' and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.' 17 I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen!' 18 Therefore hear, you nations, and know, congregation, what is among them.



Cross References

Jeremiah 25:4

Yahweh has sent to you all his servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them (but you have not listened, nor inclined your ear to hear)

Isaiah 21:11

The burden of Dumah. One calls to me out of Seir, "Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?"

Isaiah 58:1

"Cry aloud, don't spare, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their disobedience, and to the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Habakkuk 2:1

I will stand at my watch, and set myself on the ramparts, and will look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

Son of man, I have made you a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 33:2-9

Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and tell them, When I bring the sword on a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;

Hosea 8:1

"Put the trumpet to your lips! Something like an eagle is over Yahweh's house, because they have broken my covenant, and rebelled against my law.

Amos 3:6-8

Does the trumpet alarm sound in a city, without the people being afraid? Does evil happen to a city, and Yahweh hasn't done it?

Acts 20:27-31

for I didn't shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch on behalf of your souls, as those who will give account, that they may do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be unprofitable for you.

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