Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He opens their ear to instruction, And commands that they return from evil.

King James Version

He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Holman Bible

He opens their ears to correction and insists they repent from iniquity.

International Standard Version

He opens their ears and instructs them, commanding them to repent from evil.

A Conservative Version

He also opens their ear to instruction, and commands that they return from iniquity.

American Standard Version

He openeth also their ear to instruction, And commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Amplified

He also opens their ears to instruction and discipline, and commands that they return from iniquity.

Bible in Basic English

Their ear is open to his teaching, and he gives them orders so that their hearts may be turned from evil.

Darby Translation

And he openeth their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He opens their ear to instruction and commands that they turn from iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will uncover their ear for instruction, and he will say that they shall turn back from iniquity.

King James 2000

He opens also their ear to discipline, and commands that they return from iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he opens their ear to the discipline, and he commands that they return from mischief.

Modern King James verseion

He also opens their ears to teaching, and commands that they return from iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He with punishing and nurturing of them, roundeth them in the ears, warneth them to leave off from their wickedness, and to amend.

NET Bible

And he reveals this for correction, and says that they must turn from evil.

New Heart English Bible

He also opens their ears to instruction, and commands that they return from iniquity.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus hath he uncovered their ear to a warning, and said - that they should turn from iniquity.

Webster

He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

World English Bible

He also opens their ears to instruction, and commands that they return from iniquity.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He uncovereth their ear for instruction, And saith that they turn back from iniquity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He openeth
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Hastings

Job

Morish

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

9 Then He declares to them their work And their transgressions, that they have magnified themselves. 10 "He opens their ear to instruction, And commands that they return from evil. 11 "If they hear and serve Him, They will end their days in prosperity And their years in pleasures.



Cross References

Job 36:15

"He delivers the afflicted in their affliction, And opens their ear in time of oppression.

Proverbs 8:4-5

"To you, O men, I call, And my voice is to the sons of men.

Isaiah 1:16-20

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

Isaiah 48:17

Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit, Who leads you in the way you should go.

Isaiah 50:5

The Lord GOD has opened My ear; And I was not disobedient Nor did I turn back.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Matthew 3:8

"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;

James 4:8

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

2 Kings 17:13

Yet the LORD warned Israel and Judah through all His prophets and every seer, saying, "Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments, My statutes according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you through My servants the prophets."

Job 33:16-23

Then He opens the ears of men, And seals their instruction,

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and meal offering You have not desired; My ears You have opened; Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.

Proverbs 1:22-23

"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 9:4-6

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,

Isaiah 48:8

"You have not heard, you have not known Even from long ago your ear has not been open, Because I knew that you would deal very treacherously; And you have been called a rebel from birth.

Jeremiah 4:3-4

For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem, "Break up your fallow ground, And do not sow among thorns.

Jeremiah 7:3-7

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Amend your ways and your deeds, and I will let you dwell in this place.

Ezekiel 18:30-31

"Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each according to his conduct," declares the Lord GOD. "Repent and turn away from all your transgressions, so that iniquity may not become a stumbling block to you.

Hosea 14:1

Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, For you have stumbled because of your iniquity.

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul.

Acts 17:30

"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

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