Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And God saw their doings, that they turned from their wicked way, - and God was grieved over the calamity which he had spoken of executing upon them, and executed it not.

New American Standard Bible

When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God relented concerning the calamity which He had declared He would bring upon them. And He did not do it.

King James Version

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.

Holman Bible

Then God saw their actions—that they had turned from their evil ways—so God relented from the disaster He had threatened to do to them. And He did not do it.

International Standard Version

God took note of what they did that they turned from their evil ways. Because God relented concerning the trouble about which he had warned them, he did not carry it out.

A Conservative Version

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. And God relented of the evil which he said he would do to them, and he did not do it.

American Standard Version

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil which he said he would do unto them; and he did it not.

Amplified

When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God [had compassion and] relented concerning the disaster which He had declared that He would bring upon them. And He did not do it.

Bible in Basic English

And God saw what they did, how they were turned from their evil way; and God's purpose was changed as to the evil which he said he would do to them, and he did it not.

Darby Translation

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil that he had said he would do unto them, and he did it not.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will see their works that they turned back from their evil way, and God will lament for the evil which he spake to do to them: and he did it not

King James 2000

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God relented of the disaster, that he had said that he would bring upon them; and he did it not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God saw their deeds--that they turned from their evil ways--and God changed his mind about the evil that he had said [he would] bring upon them, and he did not do [it].

Modern King James verseion

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. And God was compassionate over the evil that He had said to do to them, and He did not do it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when God saw their works, how they turned from their wicked ways, he repented on the evil which he said he would do unto them, and did it not.

NET Bible

When God saw their actions -- they turned from their evil way of living! -- God relented concerning the judgment he had threatened them with and he did not destroy them.

New Heart English Bible

God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he did not do it.

Webster

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do to them; and he did it not.

World English Bible

God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he didn't do it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God seeth their works, that they have turned back from their evil way, and God repenteth of the evil that He spake of doing to them, and he hath not done it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

of the evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

American

Hastings

Context Readings

The King's Proclamation

9 Who knoweth whether God himself - may turn and grieve, - and turn away from the glow of his anger, that we perish not? 10 And God saw their doings, that they turned from their wicked way, - and God was grieved over the calamity which he had spoken of executing upon them, and executed it not.


Cross References

Jeremiah 18:8

and that nation return from its wickedness against whom I have spoken, then will I repent concerning the calamity which I had devised to bring upon it.

Amos 7:6

Grieved was Yahweh, over this, - Even this, shall not be, said My Lord, Yahweh.

Exodus 32:14

So then Yahweh was grieved, - over the calamity - which he had spoken of inflicting on his people.

1 Kings 21:27-29

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard these words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, - and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Amos 7:3

Grieved was Yahweh, over this, - It shall not be, said Yahweh?

Job 33:27-28

He sang before men, and said, I sinned, and, uprightness, I perverted, yet he requited me not;

Jeremiah 31:18-20

I have, heard, Ephraim bemoaning himself, Thou hast chastised me and I have been chastised, Like a bullock, not broken in, Suffer me to return that I may return, For thou, art Yahweh my God.

Joel 2:13

And rend your heart, and not your garments, turn therefore, unto Yahweh your God, - for, gracious and full of compassion, is he, slow to anger, and abundant in loving- kindness, and will grieve over calamity.

Jonah 4:2

So he prayed unto Yahweh, and said - Ah now! Yahweh! Was not, this, my word, while I was yet upon mine own soil? For this cause, did I hasten to flee unto Tarshish, - because I knew that, thou, art a GOD of favour and compassion, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, and art grieved over calamity.

Luke 11:32

Men of Nineveh, will rise up, in the judgment, with this generation, and will condemn it; because they repented into the proclamation of Jonah, - and lo! something more than Jonah, here.

Luke 15:20

Now, while yet he was holding afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and, running, fell upon his neck, and tenderly kissed him.

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