Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.

New American Standard Bible

“They say to God, ‘Depart from us!
We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.

King James Version

Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.

Holman Bible

Yet they say to God: “Leave us alone!
We don’t want to know Your ways.

International Standard Version

"They say to God, "Turn away from us! We have no desire to know your ways.

A Conservative Version

And they say to God, Depart from us, for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.

Amplified


“Yet they say to God, ‘Depart from us,
For we do not desire the knowledge of Your ways.

Bible in Basic English

Though they said to God, Go away from us, for we have no desire for the knowledge of your ways.

Darby Translation

And they say unto God, Depart from us, for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they say to God, 'Turn away from us, for we do not desire to know your ways.

Modern King James verseion

And they say to God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of Your ways;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They say unto God, 'Go from us: we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!

NET Bible

So they say to God, 'Turn away from us! We do not want to know your ways.

New Heart English Bible

They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we do not want to know about your ways.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet they said unto GOD, Depart from us, and, In the knowledge of thy ways, find we no pleasure.

Webster

Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.

World English Bible

They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we don't want to know about your ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say to God, 'Turn aside from us, And the knowledge of Thy ways We have not desired.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

from us for we desire
חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

not the knowledge
דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

References

Fausets

Hastings

Way

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

13 They spend their days in prosperity, And in a moment they go down to Sheol. 14 And they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. 15 What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?



Cross References

Job 22:17

Who said unto God, Depart from us; And, What can the Almighty do for us?

Proverbs 1:29

For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:

Psalm 10:4

The wicked, in the pride of his countenance,'saith , He will not require it . All his thoughts are, There is no God.

Psalm 10:11

He saith in his heart, God hath forgotten; He hideth his face; he will never see it.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; But the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, And fools hate knowledge?

Habakkuk 1:15

He taketh up all of them with the angle, he catcheth them in his net, and gathereth them in his drag: therefore he rejoiceth and is glad.

Luke 8:28

And when he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the Most High God? I beseech thee, torment me not.

Luke 8:37

And all the people of the country of the Gerasenes round about asked him to depart from them, for they were holden with great fear: and he entered into a boat, and returned.

John 3:19-20

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

John 8:45-47

But because I say the truth, ye believe me not.

John 15:23-24

He that hateth me hateth my Father also.

Romans 1:28

And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Romans 8:7

because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be:

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with all deceit of unrighteousness for them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not endure the sound doctrine; but, having itching ears, will heap to themselves teachers after their own lusts;

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