Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit; by deceit they refused to know me, says Jehovah.

New American Standard Bible

“Your dwelling is in the midst of deceit;
Through deceit they refuse to know Me,” declares the Lord.

King James Version

Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.

Holman Bible

You live in a world of deception.
In their deception they refuse to know Me.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

International Standard Version

You yourself live in the midst of deception, and because they are deceived they do not know me," declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit. Through deceit they refuse to know me, says LORD.

American Standard Version

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.

Amplified


“Your dwelling is in the midst of deceit [oppression upon oppression and deceit upon deceit];
Through deceit they refuse to know (understand) Me,” says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

There is wrong on wrong, deceit on deceit; they have given up the knowledge of me, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.

King James 2000

Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your dwelling [is] in the midst of deceit, upon deceit they refuse to know me," {declares} Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Your dwelling is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know Me, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They have set their stole in the midst of deceit, and for very dissembling falsity they will not know me, sayeth the LORD.

NET Bible

They do one act of violence after another, and one deceitful thing after another. They refuse to pay attention to me," says the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me," says the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Thy dwelling, is in the midst of deceit, - Through deceit, have they rejected the knowledge of, me, Declareth Yahweh.

Webster

Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.

World English Bible

Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit, Through deceit they refused to know Me, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

is in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of deceit
מרמה 
Mirmah 
Usage: 39

מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 41

me, saith
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

Context Readings

A Nation Characterized By Deceit

5 And they will mock, a man upon his neighbor, and they will not speak the truth: they taught their tongue to speak falsehood, they wearied themselves to sin. 6 Thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit; by deceit they refused to know me, says Jehovah. 7 For this, thus said Jehovah of armies, Behold me melting them, and I tried them; for how shall I do for the face of the daughter of my people?



Cross References

Job 21:14-15

And they will say to God, Depart from us; and we desired not the knowledge of thy ways.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I called and ye will refuse; I stretched forth my hands, and none attending;

Jeremiah 13:10

This evil people, refusing to hear my words, going in the stubbornness of their heart, and they will go after other gods to serve them and to worship to them, and it shall be as this girdle which shall not profit for anything.

John 3:19-20

And this is the judgment, that light has come into the world, and men rather loved darkness than light, for their works were evil.

Psalm 120:2-6

O Jehovah, deliver my soul from lips of falsehood, from a tongue of deceit.

Proverbs 1:29

For that they hated knowledge, and chose not the fear of Jehovah:

Jeremiah 5:27

As a cane full of birds, so their houses full of deceit: for this they were magnified and they will be rich.

Jeremiah 8:5

Wherefore did this people of Jerusalem turn away a continual turning away? they laid hold upon deceit; they refused to turn back.

Jeremiah 11:19

And I as a gentle lamb being brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that against me they purposed purposes: We will destroy the tree with its food, and we will cut him off from the land of the living, and his name shall no more be remembered.

Jeremiah 18:18

And they will say, Come, and we will purpose purposes against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, and counsel from the wise, and the word from the prophet Come, and we will strike him with the tongue, and we will not attend to any of his words.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I heard the slander of many, terror from round about Announce ye, and we will announce. Every man of my peace watching my halting: perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we will take our vengeance of him.

Hosea 4:6

My people were cut off from not knowing: because thou didst reject knowledge and I will reject thee from being priest to me: and thou wilt forget the instructions of thy God; I will also forget thy sons, also I

Romans 1:28

And as they chose not to have God in knowledge, God delivered them to an adulterated purpose, to do things not fitting;

1 Corinthians 15:34

Recover your senses rightly, and in not; for some have a want of knowledge of God: I speak to your confusion.

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