Parallel Verses

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.

American Standard Version

And they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not 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 pleasure and in a moment go down to Sheol. 14 “They say to God, ‘Depart from us!
We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.
15 Who 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 unto us?

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Psalm 10:4

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, does not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Psalm 10:11

He has said in his heart, God has forgotten; he hides his face; he will never see it.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and chastening.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge?

Habakkuk 1:15

He shall take up all of them with his hook; he shall catch them in his net and gather them in his drag: therefore, he shall rejoice and be glad.

Luke 8:28

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 God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not.

Luke 8:37

Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought him to depart from them, for they were taken with great fear; and he went up into the ship and returned back again.

John 3:19-20

And this is the condemnation, that the light is come into the world, and men loved darkness more than the light because their deeds were evil.

John 8:45-47

And because I tell you the truth, ye do not believe me.

John 15:23-24

He that hates me hates my Father also.

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient,

Romans 8:7

because the prudence of the flesh is enmity against God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, neither indeed can it.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and with all deception of iniquity working in those that perish because they did not receive the charity of the truth, to be saved.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but, having itching ears, they shall heap up unto themselves teachers who shall speak to them according to their own lusts,

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