Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Listen, earth! I'm about to bring calamity on this people, on the fruit of their plans, because they didn't listen to my words and they rejected my instruction.

New American Standard Bible

"Hear, O earth: behold, I am bringing disaster on this people, The fruit of their plans, Because they have not listened to My words, And as for My law, they have rejected it also.

King James Version

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.

Holman Bible

Listen, earth!
I am about to bring disaster on these people,
the fruit of their own plotting,
for they have paid no attention to My word.
They have rejected My instruction.

A Conservative Version

Hear, O earth: Behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened to my words. And as for my law, they have rejected it.

American Standard Version

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words; and as for my law, they have rejected it.

Amplified

Hear, O earth: behold, I am bringing evil upon this people, the fruit of their thoughts (their schemes and devices) because they have not listened and obeyed My words, and as for My law, they have rejected it.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O earth: see, I will make evil come on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not given attention to my words, and they would have nothing to do with my law.

Darby Translation

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, the fruit of their thoughts; for they have not hearkened unto my words, and as to my law, they have rejected it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts because they have not hearkened unto my words, and they hated my law.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear, thou earth: Behold me bringing evil to this people, the fruit of their purposes, for to my word they hearkened not, and my law they will reject it.

King James 2000

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hear, O earth, look, I [am] about to bring disaster to this people, the fruit of their plans, because they have not listened attentively to my words, and my teaching, they have rejected it also.

Modern King James verseion

Hear, O earth; behold, I will bring evil on this people, the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not listened to My Words, nor to My Law, but have rejected it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear thou earth also: behold, I will cause a plague come upon this people, even the fruit of their own imaginations. For they have not been obedient unto my words and to my law, but abhorred them.

NET Bible

Hear this, you peoples of the earth: 'Take note! I am about to bring disaster on these people. It will come as punishment for their scheming. For they have paid no attention to what I have said, and they have rejected my law.

New Heart English Bible

Hear, earth. 'Behold, I will bring disaster on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not listened to my words; and as for my law, they have rejected it.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear thou - O earth, Lo! I, am bringing in Calamity against this people the fruit of their own devices, - For unto my words, have they not given heed, And as for my law, they have rejected it.

Webster

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened to my words, nor to my law, but have rejected it.

World English Bible

Hear, earth! Behold, I will bring evil on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not listened to my words; and as for my law, they have rejected it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, O earth, lo, I am bringing evil on this people, The fruit of their devices, For to My words they gave no attention, And My law -- they kick against it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

behold, I will bring

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

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

even the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

unto my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

nor to my law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

but rejected
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

References

Fausets

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

18 Therefore, hear, nations, and know, congregation, what will happen to them. 19 Listen, earth! I'm about to bring calamity on this people, on the fruit of their plans, because they didn't listen to my words and they rejected my instruction. 20 What good is frankincense that comes from Sheba to me, or sweet cane from a distant country? Your burnt offerings aren't acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me."



Cross References

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise men will be put to shame. They'll be dismayed and taken captive. Look, they have rejected the message from the LORD! So what kind of wisdom do they have?

Isaiah 1:2

Listen, you heavens, and let the earth pay attention, because the LORD has spoken: "I reared children and brought them to adulthood, but then they rebelled against me.

Jeremiah 22:29

Land, land, land, listen to this message from the LORD!

Deuteronomy 4:26

Heaven and earth will testify against what has occurred today: you'll surely and swiftly be destroyed from the land that you are about to possess by crossing the Jordan River. You won't live long in it, because you'll certainly be exterminated.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to testify against you today! I've set life and death before you today: both blessings and curses. Choose life, that it may be well with you you and your children.

Deuteronomy 32:1

Hear, heavens, and I will speak! Listen, earth, to the words of my mouth!

1 Samuel 15:23

Indeed, rebellion is the sin of divination, and arrogance is iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected this message from the LORD, he has rejected you from being king."

1 Samuel 15:26

Samuel told Saul, "I won't return with you because you have rejected the message from the LORD, and the LORD has rejected you from being king over Israel."

Proverbs 1:24-31

"Because I called out to you and you refused to respond I appealed, but no one paid attention

Proverbs 15:26

To the LORD evil plans are detestable, but pleasant words are pure.

Proverbs 28:9

If someone quits listening to the Law even his prayer is detestable.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet rush to evil, and they are quick to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; ruin, destruction, and violence are in their paths.

Isaiah 66:18

"But as for me, I know their actions and their thoughts. Come and gather all nations and languages, and they will come and see my glory.

Jeremiah 4:4

Circumcise yourselves to the LORD and remove the foreskin of your heart, you men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem, or else my wrath will break out like fire and burn with no one to put it out, because of your evil deeds."

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom will I speak and give a warning so they'll listen? Look, their ears are closed, and they cannot hear. Look, this message from the LORD is contemptible to them; they don't delight in it.

Jeremiah 17:10

I am the LORD who searches the heart, who tests the inner depths to give to each person according to what he deserves, according to the fruit of his deeds.

Jeremiah 19:15

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "I'm about to bring on this city and all its towns all the disaster that I declared against it because they were determined not to obey my message.'"

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed evil; you have reaped unrighteousness; you have eaten the fruit of hypocrisy; because you trusted in your own direction, and in the number of your mighty forces.

Micah 6:2

Listen, you mountains, to the LORD's argument! Listen, you strong foundations of the earth, because the LORD has a dispute with his people, and he will set out his case before Israel.

John 3:19-21

And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.

John 12:48

The one who rejects me and doesn't receive my words has something to judge him: The word that I've spoken will judge him on the last day,

Acts 8:22

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you.

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