Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Men will call them rejected silver, because Yahweh has rejected them."

New American Standard Bible

They call them rejected silver,
Because the Lord has rejected them.

King James Version

Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them.

Holman Bible

They are called rejected silver,
for the Lord has rejected them.

International Standard Version

They're called reject silver, because the LORD has rejected them.

A Conservative Version

Waste silver, men shall call them, because LORD has rejected them.

American Standard Version

Refuse silver shall men them, because Jehovah hath rejected them.


They call them rejected silver [only dross, without value],
Because the Lord has rejected them.

Bible in Basic English

They will be named waste silver, because the Lord has given them up.

Darby Translation

Reprobate silver shall they call them, for Jehovah hath rejected them.

Julia Smith Translation

They called to them, Rejected silver, because Jehovah rejected them.

King James 2000

Rejected silver shall men call them, because the LORD has rejected them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{They are called} rejected silver, For Yahweh has rejected them."

Modern King James verseion

Reprobate silver they call them, because Jehovah has rejected them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore shall they be called reprobate silver, because the LORD hath cast them out."

NET Bible

They are regarded as 'rejected silver' because the Lord rejects them."

New Heart English Bible

Men will call them 'rejected silver,' because the LORD has rejected them."

The Emphasized Bible

Rejected silver, are they called, For, Yahweh, hath rejected them.


Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Silver rejected,' they have called to them, For Jehovah hath kicked against them!


Root Form
Usage: 76

Usage: 403

Usage: 736

Usage: 76


Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

29 The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away. 30 Men will call them rejected silver, because Yahweh has rejected them."

Cross References

Psalm 119:119

You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross. Therefore I love your testimonies.

Isaiah 1:22

Your silver has become dross, your wine mixed with water.

Hosea 9:17

My God will cast them away, because they did not listen to him; and they will be wanderers among the nations.

Proverbs 25:4

Take away the dross from the silver, and material comes out for the refiner;

Isaiah 1:25

and I will turn my hand on you, thoroughly purge away your dross, and will take away all your tin.

Jeremiah 7:29

Cut off your hair, [Jerusalem], and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on the bare heights; for Yahweh has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.

Jeremiah 14:19

Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you struck us, and there is no healing for us? We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of healing, and behold, dismay!

Lamentations 5:22

But you have utterly rejected us; You are very angry against us.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: all of them are brass and tin and iron and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are the dross of silver.

Matthew 5:13

"You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt has lost its flavor, with what will it be salted? It is then good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under the feet of men.

Romans 11:1

I ask then, did God reject his people? May it never be! For I also am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

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