Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 he'll reveal their actions to them, when their transgressions have become excessive. 10 He opens their ears and instructs them, commanding them to repent from evil. 11 If they listen and serve him, they'll finish their lives in prosperity and their years will be pleasant.



Cross References

Job 36:15

He'll deliver the afflicted through their afflictions and open their ears when they are oppressed."

Proverbs 8:4-5

"I'm calling to you, men! What I have to say pertains to all mankind!

Isaiah 1:16-20

"Wash yourselves, and make yourselves clean; remove your evil behavior from my presence; stop practicing what is evil.

Isaiah 48:17

"This is what the LORD says, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you how to succeed, who directs you in the path by which you should go.

Isaiah 50:5

My Lord GOD has opened my ears, and I did not rebel; I did not shrink back.

Isaiah 55:6-7

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

Matthew 3:8

Produce fruit that is consistent with repentance!

James 4:8

Come close to God, and he will come close to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

2 Kings 17:13

Nevertheless, the LORD had warned both Israel and Judah by means of every prophet and seer: "Turn away from your evil practices and keep my commandments and statutes according to the entire Law that I gave your ancestors and that I sent to you through my servants, the prophets."

Job 33:16-23

That's when he opens the ear of mankind, authenticating his messages to them,

Psalm 40:6

You take no delight in sacrifices and offerings you have prepared my ears to listen you require no burnt offerings or sacrifices for sin.

Proverbs 1:22-23

"You naive ones, how long will you love naivety And how long will scoffers delight in scoffing or fools hate knowledge?"

Proverbs 9:4-6

"Let whoever is naive, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says,

Isaiah 48:8

And neither had you heard, nor did you understand, nor did you open your ear long ago. Indeed, I knew that you would act very deceitfully, and they would call you a rebel from birth.

Jeremiah 4:3-4

For this is what the LORD says to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, "Break up your unplowed ground, and don't sow among thorns.

Jeremiah 7:3-7

This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says:

Ezekiel 18:30-31

"Therefore, Israel, I'm going to judge you according to the behavior of each and every one of you," declares the Lord GOD. "So repent and turn from all your sins so that sin won't keep on being a stumbling block for you.

Hosea 14:1

"Return, Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have fallen due to your own iniquity.

Acts 3:19

Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a dealer in purple goods, was listening to us. She was a worshiper of God, and the Lord opened her heart to listen carefully to what was being said by Paul.

Acts 17:30

Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,

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